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Where we live: Cheektowaga


The Cheektowaga Police Department was among two dozen public safety agencies across the state to receive funding to help reduce motor vehicle theft and insurance fraud.

The department received $38,542.

“Every year, New Yorkers pay millions in higher insurance premiums due to car theft and motor vehicle fraud,” Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said in a statement. “This funding will help ensure these thieves are caught, these crimes are prosecuted, and motorists no longer have to foot the bill for these crimes.”

This week:

• The Town Board meets at 6 p.m. Monday for an executive work session to discuss and/or adopt a resolution relating to collective bargaining negotiations. It will be followed by a regular meeting at 6:45 p.m. Monday in Council Chambers, 3301 Broadway.

• The Maryvale School Board meets at 6 p.m. Monday in the Samuel R. Bennett Bldg. on the main campus, 1050 Maryvale Drive.

• The Cheektowaga Central School Board meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at 3600 Union Road.

• The town Planning Board meets at 6 p.m. Thursday in Council Chambers.