Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kristina Groff, Cheektowaga Central Superintendent Mary Morris, and BOCES Board of Education President John Sherman cut the ribbon the EDGE Academy on November 14th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Erie 1 BOCES celebrates EDGE Academy

CHEEKTOWAGA - Erie 1 BOCES celebrated the opening of their new EDGE Academy Wednesday afternoon with a ribbon cutting inside the former Pine Hill...

Warriors win Class B Championship

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Central Warriors are advancing in the high school playoffs for the fifth year in a row.The Warriors met the Pioneer...
Drone shot of Central's new stadium courtesy of Stephen Rosenthal/Marketing Mayor.

Warriors celebrate new stadium opening

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Central School District honored ten families who were instrumental in saving extra-curricular activities forty years ago as they celebrated the opening...
Cheektowaga Central teacher and President of the Cheektowaga Central Teachers Association, Jeffrey Kuemmel, speaks at a public hearing on August 7th in opposition to a proposed charter school in their district.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Community speaks out against proposed charter school plan

CHEEKTOWAGA - A public hearing at Cheektowaga Central drew a standing room only crowd Tuesday night as community stakeholders gathered to discuss a proposed charter school...
A school bus waits for students at a town school on February 8, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Charter School of the Arts looks to open in Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA - The State University of New York's Charter Schools Institue could soon greenlight the first charter school in the Town of Cheektowaga after reviewing...
Cheektowaga Central's SADD organization, in conjunction with the Erie County Medical Examiner's Office, Cheektowaga Police, Forks and Rescue firefighters, and AMR Ambulance put on a simulated crash on June 8th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Simulated crash hopes to educate Central students

CHEEKTOWAGA - The blood was fake and the work to free students from a mangled car was simulated, but the message was clear for...

Cheektowaga Central’s 2018-2019 proposed budget

The 2018-19 Proposed Budget of $45,156,821 is a 4.4% increase over the 2017-18 budget.  Click here to view the budget statement."Some positive factors that helped...
Dominick Welch (center) pauses for media to take a photo of him with (l-r) Central Assistant Basketball Coach Demario Rhodes, Spire Academy Basketball Coach Dave Briskio, his mother Brandon Welch, brother Darrell Delaney, Jr. and nephew Darrell Delaney III, and Central Head Basketball Coach Pat Cullinan. (Cheektowaga Central)

Dominick Welch signs with St. Bonaventure

CHEEKTOWAGA - Western New York's all-time leading scorer in basketball came back to his alma mater Friday to announce that he was going to...
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz releases his report on school district expenses on April 16. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Poloncarz starts school merger conversation

BUFFALO - Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz is spearheading a controversial conversation which he hopes would encourage select school districts to think about merging...
File photo of Pine Hill Education Center. (Cheektowaga Chronicle)

BOCES will lease entire Pine Hill Education Center building

CHEEKTOWAGA - Erie 1 BOCES recently finalized a five-year lease agreement with the Cheektowaga Central School District to take over the Pine Hill Education Center...