Cheektowaga

Tom Puckett
September 06, 2018 - 12:58 pm
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) Cheektowaga Police say a 3 year old was rescued from a hot car when her mother overdosed on heroin. Late Tuesday night, police say an officer saw what appeared to be an unoccupied vehicle, parked but running with its lights on in the parking lot of a closed business on...
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September 04, 2018 - 3:53 pm
Cheektowaga, N.Y. (WBEN) - With the constant roar of the busy traffic along Union Road in the background, New York State and local lawmakers gathered to announce the New York State Department of Transportation(DOT) would begin a comprehensive safety evaluation along the busy stretch that was the...
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August 19, 2018 - 4:20 pm
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) A man claiming to be a volunteer fireman was caught speeding and using emergency-style lights Friday night. New York State Police say they observed an unmarked vehicle with emergency lights traveling at a high rate of speed on Route 33 in Cheektowaga at about 6:30 p.m. while...
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Tom Puckett
July 20, 2018 - 11:46 am
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) Cheektowaga could be easily called Cheek-Fil-A-owaga. The town announcing the chicken eatery has plans to open a second location in the town, at Transit and Losson in front of the Wegmans Plazza. The developer submitted plans to the town's building department. “This is a very...
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Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) - Mercy Flight is preparing for a big event Sunday, where they will invite the public to their hangar to check out helicopters and equipment up close and in person. The free 'Open House' Kick Off the Summer event this Sunday will allow people to learn more about Mercy Flight...
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Tom Puckett
May 24, 2018 - 12:54 pm
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) Hold the phone on the start of construction of the Chick-Fil-A in Cheektowaga. Supervisor Diane Benczkowski says contrary to previous reports, Chick-fil-A will not be breaking ground on Monday. She adds no start date has been determined. “While we are very disappointed, we...
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May 13, 2018 - 4:43 pm
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) Cheektowaga Police are investigating a report of shots fired at the Galleria Mall Sunday afternoon. It's reported that at least eight shots were fired in the parking lot near Macy's at the mall. There are no reported injuries and at this point it is unclear the motive or what...
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Tom Puckett
April 18, 2018 - 5:39 pm
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) Cheektowaga Police are warning residents that they have received several reports of men going into residents’ homes posing as utility workers. At least two incidents occurred in the early afternoon Wednesday. Police say in one case a young white male approached an elderly...
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March 08, 2018 - 6:06 am
BUFFALO (WBEN) - On Wednesday, Cheektowaga Councilmember Brian Nowak (D) called on fellow Councilmember James Rogowski (D) to resign. The request stems from the four-term councilmember's recent legal trouble, in which Rogowski was charged with first-degree criminal contempt for violating an Order...
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Richard Root
January 23, 2018 - 4:16 am
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) - Chick-fil-A says they will open a location in Cheektowaga in the fourth quarter of this year. They haven't released an exact date, yet, but we do know the location will be at 1753 Walden Avenue, which is on the east side of the 90 across the street from the Target Plaza. "...
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