Diane Benczkowski

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New York State is distributing $9 million dollars to 66 organizations that host in-demand job skills training. State government representatives appeared Tuesday at Erie 1 BOCES, one of the recipients, to announce the Workforce Development Initiative funding. 

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Local seniors gathered inside the Town of Cheektowaga's Senior Center on Broadway were visited Wednesday by special guests. Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul and State Assemblymember Monica Wallace joined Cheektowaga Town Supervisor Diane Benczkowski to explain where millions of dollars were set aside in the new state budget to support New York's more elderly citizens.

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Albany is helping the Town of Cheektowaga in its ongoing effort to reduce sewer overflows into Scajaquada Creek.

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Six hundred employees of Ahold USA’s distribution warehouses in the towns of Lancaster and Cheektowaga are continuing to receive details on the company’s plan to cease operations in Western New York.

Cheektowaga, Lancaster to lose 600 jobs

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Officials in Cheektowaga and Lancaster are dealing with word that a major employer is pulling out of their towns.

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The internal political warfare among Cheektowaga Democrats continues, with an affiliate of the county party winning a tough race for supervisor to replace the retiring Mary Holtz. Councilwoman Diane Benczkowski beat Town Clerk Alice Magierski.