Minivan hits Aero Drive fire hydrant, rolls onto roof

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A woman was not seriously injured after she hit a fire hydrant and rolled her minivan on Aero Drive Saturday evening. The...
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Cheektowaga woman sentenced for stealing from elderly woman

CHEEKTOWAGA, NY - Mary Talbot, 54, of Cheektowaga has been sentenced to five years probation for stealing money from an 82-year-old woman from West...
Cheektowaga Police officers check a yard on Edison Avenue in Buffalo after a short vehicle pursuit Tuesday night. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The Cheektowaga Police Department attended to 161 calls on June 21, 2017. The following is a brief report of some of...
First responders attended to a rollover crash on Wagner Avenue overnight on June 22, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Rollover crash on Wagner Avenue overnight

SLOAN ,N.Y. - First responders attended to a rollover crash overnight in the Village of Sloan. The accident happened around 1 a.m. on Wagner Avenue...
Buffalo and Cheektowaga Police search for evidence at a shooting scene at Barbara and Atwood Place on June 22, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Atwood Place shooter arraigned in Cheektowaga Court

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A man was found shot and taken to the hospital after police responded to the city line area to investigate a...

Town man sentenced on federal drug charges

BUFFALO, N.Y. - A Cheektowaga man who was convicted of possession with intent to distribute, and distribution of, cocaine, was sentenced by a federal...

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Subject near car break-ins sought by police

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Cheektowaga Police Detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying a subject who may be involved in recent car break-ins. Video surveillance caught...
Cheektowaga Police officers secure evidence on Parker Street after the armed robbery of the Cash for Cans store at 1350 Harlem Road on April 8, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Tuesday, June 20, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The Cheektowaga Police Department attended to 157 calls on June 20, 2017. The following is a brief report of some of...
A road crew mills Sherry Drive on April 24, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Streets improvement program moves to phase II

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The first phase of the town's 2017 streets improvement program was recently completed by workers and Phase II is set to...

Four residents enrolled at GCC receive academic honors

BATAVIA, N.Y. - Four Genesee Community College students from Cheektowaga receive honors for outstanding academic achievement during the Sping 2017 semester. Cecilia Honan was among 221...

Two residents re-enlist in state guard

LATHAM, NY - Two Cheektowaga residents have re-enlisted in the New York State National Guard. According to Major General Anthony P. German, Sergeant David Dahlberg...

Cheektowaga man crashes rental truck in Clarence

CLARENCE, N.Y. - A Cheektowaga man was charged with impaired driving by Erie County Sheriff Deputies after crashing a rental truck in Clarence Tuesday evening. The...
Firefighters attend to a dryer fire on Unionvale Road on June 8, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cancer bill for volunteer firefighters goes to Cuomo

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Volunteer firefighters in Cheektowaga and across New York State are one step closer to receiving expanded health care benefits should they get cancer. The...
Pastor Leroy Wiggins outside The Chapel's new Cheektowaga worship site at the former Movieland 8 Theaters at the Thruway Plaza. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

The Chapel buys Movieland 8 building for new church

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Pastor Leroy Wiggins and his team turned the key for the first time Tuesday morning on the property they recently acquired...

Cheektowaga deals with power outages

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – A power outage is impacting residents and commuters in midtown Cheektowaga Tuesday afternoon. A downed power line around the 3400 block of...
A pickup truck drove down an embankment shearing a wooden utility pole before coming to rest in heavy brush along Harlem Road on June 20, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Pickup crashes down embankment shears utility pole

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – A pickup truck driver who drove down an embankment may have suffered a medical emergency resulting in the crash. The crash happened...

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Monday, June 19, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The Cheektowaga Police Department attended to 176 calls on June 19, 2017. The following is a brief report of some of...

Rochester man sentenced for robbing Northwest Savings Bank

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - A Rochester man who was convicted of bank robbery was sentenced to prison time by U.S. District Judge Frank P. Geraci, Jr....

NYSP make three DWI arrests in Town over the weekend

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The New York State Police made three DWI arrests and attended to an injury accident while patrolling Interstate 90 over the...

Cheektowaga man charged with DWI after crash in Colden

COLDEN, N.Y. - A Cheektowaga man was charged with DWI-Drugs after crashing his vehicle Sunday morning. The Erie County Sheriff's Office says Michael Gawinski, 60, was driving...