Saturday, October 21, 2017

Officers pause to remember Officer David J. Tolsma

CHEEKTOWAGA - Cheektowaga Police officers assigned to the afternoon shift Friday paused for a moment of silence to remember Officer David J. Tolsma who...
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Mug shot of Brain Kubisty.

Two pounds of pot found in storage unit across from the police station

CHEEKTOWAGA - A Depew man was charged with Felony Possession of Marijuana after the police investigated a hit-and-run crash on Union Road and later...
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Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA – First responders were called to 131 incidents on Wednesday. Here are just some of the calls that came in for dispatchers. 12:48 am...
The $21,000 grant from the James H. Cummings Foundation, Inc. allows for the purchase of seven Sigma Spectrum IV pumps.

Mercy Flight receives grant to purchase new IV pumps

CHEEKTOWAGA - The non-profit medical transport service, Mercy Flight, has received a generous grant allowing them to purchase seven new IV pumps. The $21,000 grant from the James H....
Submitted photo of Linda Bozek.

Garden Gate payroll manager celebrates 25 years of employment

CHEEKTOWAGA - The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Center in Cheektowaga is pleased to announce that Linda Bozek celebrated her 25-year employment anniversary with...

Head to Toe clothing event will be held this Saturday

CHEEKTOWAGA - The New Creation Fellowship Church's Head to Toe Buffalo announced its first clothing event to be held on Saturday, October 21st from 10 am –...

Chamber to host “Fall about You” event for women

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce invites you to support local businesses during their, "It's Fall About You" event on November 12th.  The shopping...
U-Crest firefighters attend to a two-car crash on Union Road the night of October 18th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Rollover crash impacts Union Road traffic

CHEEKTOWAGA - Two cars collided on Union Road Wednesday night causing one of them to roll over and southbound traffic to be diverted. The crash...
Vice President Mike Pence poses for a picture with the motorcycle officers who escorted his motorcade during his October 17th visit.

VP Pence poses with local motorcycle officers

CHEEKTOWAGA - Vice President Mike Pence posed for a photo in front of Air Force 2 with the motorcycle officers that escorted his motorcade during...
File photo of a spare tire.

One third of new vehicles don’t have a spare tire

CHEEKTOWAGA - Did your automaker skimp on your spare tire to reduce and improve fuel economy?  Many automakers continue to eliminate spare tires from...

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - 168 calls came in for first responders on Tuesday. Here are some of the highlights from dispatch. 12:55 am - An officer...
Vice President Mike Pence and Congressman Chris Collins gladhands supporters at Buffalo Niagara International Airport on October 17th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Vice President Mike Pence visits the Buffalo region

CHEEKTOWAGA - Vice President Mike Pence visited Cheektowaga, Depew, and Lancaster Tuesday raising funds for Congressman Chris Collins' reelection bid and touting President Trump's...

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Monday, October 16, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - First responders were called to 155 incidents on Monday. Here are just some of the calls that came in for dispatchers. 12:14...

Crowd gathers to greet VP Pence

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - People started gathering at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport on Tuesday morning, looking to see Air Force Two, and catch a...
By Gage Skidmore from Peoria, AZ, United States of America. Vice President Mike Pence via Wikimedia Commons

Vice President Pence’s visit today is expected to impact traffic near the airport

CHEEKTOWAGA - Officials are warning motorists to expect traffic delays due to Vice President Michael Pence's visit to Buffalo today. Mr. Pence will fly into Buffalo-Niagara...
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Cheektowaga Police arrest five women in prostitution sting

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Police participated in a nationwide effort to crackdown on prostitution and child trafficking which netted a handful of arrests. The Cheektowaga...
Chronicle file photo of Cheektowaga Police.

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Weekend of October 14, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Here are some of the calls that first responders went out to over the weekend. Friday, October 13 - 187 Calls 12:12 am...

Cheektowaga man arrested by FBI on RICO charges for activities with Kingsmen

CHEEKTOWAGA - A Cheektowaga man was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation Thursday morning in connection with his involvement in The Kingsmen Motorcycle Club. Brian Witkowski,...
A snow cover sidestreet in Cheektowaga on February 12, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

DMV urges drivers to get prepared for snow driving

ALBANY - The New York State DMV is reminding motorists to winterize their vehicles and review safe driving tips ahead of the 2017-18 winter...

Frost expected overnight in Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA - The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a Frost Advisory for our area, which is in effect from midnight tonight to 8...

Cheektowaga Chronicle launches classifieds section

Looking to clean your house of clutter, rent your apartment, or fill a job vacancy?  Gain valuable search engine results by piggybacking off of Cheektowaga's...
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