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It appears the fast food chain Chick-fil-A will soon double the number of stores in Western New York from two to four.

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While law enforcement officials say there are no specific threats at this time, they are preparing for demonstrations around the New York State Capitol in Albany in the run-up to Inauguration Day. The days ahead could see protests at state capitols across the country ahead of President-Elect Joe Biden’s inauguration next Wednesday.

Cheektowaga Police

A new Cheektowaga Police patrolman received an unexpected baptism into duty and a boxer was rescued for the second time in the dog's short life on Wednesday. Both are doing well in a feel-good story to end 2020.

Rosina Foods

The state Department of Environmental Conservation said Rosina Foods has completed brownfield clean-up at its Clinton Street location in West Seneca. This paves the way for construction of a new $58-million-dollar food manufacturing plant on the 10-acre site.

Courtesy of Lori and Gary Gniewecki

With more than 10,390 positive cases of COVID-19 to date, according to state data, Erie County has the highest number of virus infections in all of upstate and Western New York. Today on “The Toll,” a South Cheektowaga couple recounts how they overcame the virus together but apart.

A former Erie County Sheriff's Deputy was sentenced Wednesday to 12 months in prison for violating a protective order.

Town of Cheektowaga

Officials in Cheektowaga have looked through their calendar and canceled a number of spring and summertime events in the town due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

A Cheektowaga man has been arraigned on one count of second-degree murder in the Sunday shooting death of a woman who worked at a 7-Eleven store on French Road.

NYS Department of Health

New York State Health Department data show cancer cases on part of Buffalo's East Side and western Cheektowaga are out of line with averages. Tuesday night was time for a discussion of possible environmental causes in an an area with former industrial sites and hazardous waste areas.

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The Bed Bath and Beyond retail chain has announced it will be closing as many as 40 of its more than 900 stores across the country in the first half of this year.

Store closings announced by Pier 1 Imports and Valu will affect Western New York.

It is good to be an incumbent in Cheektowaga, where all of them, including Supervisor Diane Benczkowski, were returned to office.

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The Governor’s Cancer Research Initiative is out with its findings on why residents along the Buffalo-Cheektowaga border have a higher incidence of six cancers, compared to the rest of New York State. Its recommendations, however, are generic for cancer prevention overall.

A man wanted in connection with the stabbing death of his wife in Cheektowaga has been captured in Mexico.

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Protesters were in front of Christ the King Seminary in East Aurora Wednesday, while Bishop Richard Malone was inside talking to priests and deacons. It was the same day another Buffalo Catholic Diocese priests was put on administrative leave while an investigation takes place.

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A dedication ceremony and blessing was held Tuesday in Cheektowaga for a new training center that seeks to combat high caregiver turnover.

A Cheektowaga man has pleaded guilty to first degree reckless endangerment for nearly injuring a police officer at an accident scene.

A Cheektowaga man has pleaded guilty in Erie County Court to second degree manslaughter as a sexually motivated felony in connection with the strangulation death of his girlfriend.

National Public Radio

It's not clear when Albany will finally finish its study on the high rate of certain cancers on Buffalo's East Side and into Cheektowaga. However, Erie County is ready to award a contract for educating residents about what to do.

A New York State Corrections officer has been arrested on child pornography charges.

Town of Cheektowaga

Scajaquada Creek runs right across Buffalo, even if much of it is underground, and for many they can smell the creek at the Cheektowaga line and when it comes out of Forest Lawn Cemetery and into Hoyt Lake. Cheektowaga is spending millions to resolve the odor.

An Ohio man wanted for kidnapping five children and their mother has been arrested in Cheektowaga.

Tops Markets

Tops Markets has announced plans to close its store at 1770 Broadway, near Bailey Avenue, in Buffalo.

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers

Workers at the Ingersoll Rand plant scheduled to close in Cheektowaga have ratified a separation contract with the manufacturer.

Notre Dame Academy

A Cheektowaga man has been sentenced for embezzling nearly $50,000 from two area Catholic schools.

Nick Lippa / WBFO

There is a ban on tractor trailers and buses driving on upstate highways due to the extreme weather conditions. WBFO’s Nick Lippa spoke with a drivers at Jim’s Truck Plaza in Cheektowaga to see what they planned to do.

A Cheektowaga man is being charged with second-degree manslaughter in the death his girlfriend.

New York State Sen. Patrick Gallivan

A Cheektowaga man has been awarded the New York State Senate Liberty Medal for helping a Wyoming County Sheriff's deputy arrest a suspect.

Town of Cheektowaga

There is a new name being read in roll calls at the Erie County Legislature. The legislature on Thursday named Cheektowaga Deputy Supervisor Timothy Meyers as the replacement for Legislator Patrick Burke.

WNY to shine in 'Cold Brook' premiere Oct. 12

Oct 1, 2018
Woodstock Film Festival

Remember last summer when Western New York was all abuzz for a special film crew in town? Behind the camera for the first time was a "Chicktowaga" native. (Yes, he still pronounces it that way.) Veteran actor William Fichtner chose his hometown as the backdrop for his directorial debut, "Cold Brook."