Government

News and information regarding the governments of the Town Cheektowaga and the Village of Sloan.

Governor Andrew Cuomo was in Cheektowaga on January 30th in response to the snow storm. (Courtesy County Executive Mark Poloncarz Facebook Page)

New York State mobilizing resources to Erie County

CHEEKTOWAGA - New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo stopped in Cheektowaga Wednesday morning to warn the public that this winter storm is "something different"...
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...

Democrats keep control of Rogowski’s council seat with a solid win

CHEEKTOWAGA - Democrats keep control of James Rogowski's council seat following his ousting by a State Supreme Court Justice this past September.Brian Pilarski beat out...
Block grant funding is allowing the town to replace sidewalks in the southwest part of Cheektowaga. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Block grant funding helps replace town sidewalks

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. -Sidewalks on five streets in the southwest part of Town will be getting replaced thanks to block grant funding from the federal...
Cheektowaga Day Camp Counselors from Camp Alexander and Camp Dartwood are recognized by the Cheektowaga Town Board on July 25, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga day camp counselors recognized for quick thinking during recent floods

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Cheektowaga Town Board recognized several Youth & Recreation day camp counselors at their recent board meeting.Town of Cheektowaga Supervisor Diane...
Discharge from the Harlem Road lift station bypass flows into Scajaquada Creek on May 25, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Motorists to see delays along Harlem Road this week

CHEEKTOWAGA - Motorists who use Harlem Road near Town Park should expect delays this week while crews reline sanitary sewers.Harlem Road between Straley Avenue...
Brian Nowak attends his first town board meeting on January 9th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Brian Nowak has concerns where Cheektowaga keeps its money

CHEEKTOWAGA - Freshman Councilmember Brian Nowak voted in favor with his seasoned colleagues on almost all resolutions at his first town board meeting Tuesday night...

Two South Cheektowaga cell phone towers are in a holding pattern

CHEEKTOWAGA - The process to build two cell phone towers in the south end of town hit a roadblock Tuesday evening after several resolutions...
Participants march in the 2017 Fourth of July Parade down Harlem Road. (Anne Madison/Special to the Chronicle)

July 4th parade applications due June 1st

CHEEKTOWAGA - If you haven't registered yet, time is running out for your chance to participate in the town's annual Fourth of July parade.Individuals, groups,...
The signal light at Walden Galleria Drive and East Drive was on flash at the time of a car crash on August 6th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Five traffic signals on French Road to see improvements

CHEEKTOWAGA - Town officials have retained the professional services of DiDonato Associates to examine and make recommendations for traffic signal improvements at five intersections on...