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Erie County HEAP registration opens November 13th

BUFFALO — Applications for Home Energy Assistance Program (“HEAP”) regular benefits will be accepted beginning Tuesday, November 13, 2018 and Erie County’s Department of Social Services...
First responders, residents, and lawmakers gather in Town Park to remember the September 11th terrorist attacks. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

9/11 remembrance to be held Tuesday in Town Park

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Town of Cheektowaga will mark the 17th year since the 9/11 terrorist attacks with a service in Town Park.Councilmember James Rogowski...
Pictured in the forefront, left to right, are Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes, Sheri Scavone, Senator Tim Kennedy. Submitted.

Kennedy makes nomination to Women in Human Services Hall of Fame

ALBANY (RELEASE) – Senator Tim Kennedy (D-Buffalo) honored WNY Women's Foundation Executive Director Sheri Scavone Tuesday as part of Strong Nonprofits for a Better...
Brian Nowak attends his first town board meeting on January 9th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Brian Nowak joins race for County Legislature seat

CHEEKTOWAGA - Cheektowaga Councilmember Brian Nowak has joined the race to fill Patrick Burke's soon to be vacant seat in the Erie County Legislature.Mr....
Rep. Higgins Official Photo (File Photo)

Congressman Higgins Announces January Congress On Your Corner Schedule

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the Congress on Your Corner schedule for the month of January.  Through the program, staff members from Congressman Higgins’...
Dave Stevens campaign photo. (Contributed)

Cheektowaga justice race heats up with Stevens’ announcement

CHEEKTOWAGA - Two candidates have emerged in the 2019 race for Cheektowaga town justice setting up a possible Democratic primary this September.Cheektowaga Police Detective Dave...
A snow cover sidestreet in Cheektowaga on February 12, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

2018 winter parking ban to be delayed a week

CHEEKTOWAGA - The start of the 2018 overnight winter parking ban has been delayed a week.Supervisor Diane Benczkowski announced the start of the overnight winter...
Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw participates in a student government roundtable at Cleveland Hill Middle School on November 8th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cleveland Hill students host government round table discussion

CHEEKTOWAGA - A group of around 15 Cleveland Hill Middle School students participated in a youth and government round table discussion Wednesday.The forum allowed students...
Assistant Chief of Police James Speyer speaks at Detective Mark Jedd’s retirement at police headquarters on March 30, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Town Democrats gives justice nomination to Speyer

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Democratic Town Committee has voted unanimously to endorse James J. Speyer, Jr. for Cheektowaga Town Justice Chairman Matt Janiszewski announced Tuesday.Mr. Speyer...
A $100,000 state grant will replace an inadequate drainage system on Winston and Vegola Avenues. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

State grant to improve drainage on Winston and Vegola Avenues

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A long-standing infrastructure problem impacting residents on Winston and Vegola Avenues will soon be corrected thanks to a $100,000 grant secured in...