Monday, December 18, 2017
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News and information regarding the governments of the Town Cheektowaga and the Village of Sloan.

An outage of the street lights on the Kensington Expressway has plagued town highway crews for over a year. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Light outage on expressway is a bigger problem than first thought

CHEEKTOWAGA - In an ongoing effort to fix a street light outage along the Kensington Expressway, WGRZ-TV aired a report Monday night asking Town...
Steve Cichon says he is seeking the Democratic nomination for Erie County Clerk on the steps of Cheektowaga Town Hall on April 22, 2017. (Phtoto courtesy of Steve Cichon for Erie County Clerk Facebook page)

Cichon announces run for County Clerk from Town Hall

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Former WBEN-AM news director Steve Cichon announced his candidacy seeking the Democratic endorsement for Erie County Clerk on the steps of Cheektowaga...

Highway Superintendent’s defamation lawsuit appealed to Appellate Court

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The attorney for the defendants in a defamation lawsuit filed by Cheektowaga Highway Superintendent Mark Wegner is appealing to the Appellate...
A road crew mills Sherry Drive on April 24, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

First phase of streets improvement program starts

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The first phase of the Town of Cheektowaga's streets improvement program began Monday in South Cheektowaga. Milling machines and dump trucks were...
“For an individual with autism or a family or friend of someone with autism, just seeing this truck driving around the streets of our Town will let them know they are not alone. Many in our Town or across the region are autistic or know someone who is, and anything we can do to bring awareness to this disability and provide a welcoming and more understanding environment for those with autism is a service to the community at large.”

Autism themed highway truck placed into service

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Town of Cheektowaga placed into service a brand new truck that will bring awareness to Autism. The truck is painted blue...
An AMR ambulance transports the victim from the scene minutes after being struck by a car on Genesee Street. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga’s EMS board raises concerns over new ambulance contract

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Town of Cheektowaga is sticking with American Medical Response to be the exclusive provider for pre-hospital emergency care but the town's...

137 Cheektowaga properties need to repair their sidewalks

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Cheektowaga Town Board is sending notice to property owners to repair or replace their damaged sidewalks. Supervising Code Enforcement Officer Rick...

Cheektowaga Town Board Meeting: February 14, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – A number of resolutions were passed by the Town Board at its Valentine’s Day meeting, involving everything from upcoming festivals, sewer...
Firefighters fight flames at 3339 Genesee Street on September 5th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Assemblymember Wallace to sponsor Emergency Preparedness Training

(RELEASE) - This Saturday, December 9, 2017, Assemblymember Monica Wallace  will host a free American Red Cross Emergency Preparedness Training at 10 am at the Cheektowaga Senior...

Cheektowaga approves tax exemption for major home improvements

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Town of Cheektowaga has adopted a new law that will relieve some of the property tax burden on homeowners who...
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