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Cheektowaga Marriage Licenses: Week of August 14, 2017

Cheektowaga Town Clerk Vickie L. Dankowski reports that her office issued marriage licenses to the following couples during the week of August 14, 2017. Landon...
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Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Wednesday, August 16, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Dispatchers were called about 179 incidents in the Town on Wednesday. Here are just some of the things police, fire, and...
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Cheektowaga woman defrauds NYS out of $19,000

BUFFALO, N.Y. - A Cheektowaga woman was sentenced to eight months in prison after she admitted her involvement in a tax scam. Erie County District...
Snapshot of car believed to be involved in deadly hit and run on Genesee Street on 8/8/17. (Cheektowaga Police)

Photo and video released in deadly hit & run on Genesee Street

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Cheektowaga Police released some images from the scene of a deadly hit and run on Genesee Street.  The crash last Tuesday killed Robert...
Cheektowaga Police Accident Investigators are along the 4200 block of Genesee Street where a pedestrian was struck and killed at a pre-dawn hit-and-run crash the morning of August 8, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Police hope to identify deadly hit-and-run vehicle from part

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Cheektowaga Police Department is using the power of social media hoping mechanics and collision experts can identify a part they...

Teen pleads guilty to shooting on Atwood Place

BUFFALO, N.Y. - A Buffalo teenager responsible for shooting a 20-year-old man on Atwood Place in June pleaded guilty to two assault charges earlier...
Cheektowaga Police at the scene of an overnight shooting at Barbara and Atwood Place on June 22, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - First responders were called out to 184 incidents. Here are some of the calls that came into dispatch.  12:04 am - Bellevue...
Paul Hintermeier appears before Town Justice Paul Piotrowski on August 16, 2017. (L to R) Assistant District Attorney Patrick B. Shanahan, Paul Hintermeier, Defense Attorney Richard R. Shaw II. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Grand Jury to hear evidence in deadly hit-and-run case

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A grand jury will soon hear the case against accused hit-and-run driver Paul Hintermeier and decided if enough evidence exists to support upgrading...
A $100,000 state grant will replace an inadequate drainage system on Winston and Vegola Avenues. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

State grant to improve drainage on Winston and Vegola Avenues

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A long-standing infrastructure problem impacting residents on Winston and Vegola Avenues will soon be corrected thanks to a $100,000 grant secured in...

Cheektowaga Marriage Licenses: Week of August 7, 2017

Cheektowaga Town Clerk Vickie L. Dankowski reports that her office issued marriage licenses to the following couples during the week of August 7, 2017. ...

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Monday, August 14, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Police and firefighters were called out to 179 incidents throughout the Town on Monday. Here are some of the calls that...
A Cheektowaga Police officer on duty. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Weekend of August 11, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The weekend kept first responders in Cheektowaga busy. Here’s a look at some of the calls according to police records. Friday, August...
Accident investigators inventory the scene where a bicyclist was struck on Shanley Street during the early morning hours of August 11, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Shanley Street hit-and-run victim dies

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The young man struck by a hit-and-run driver on Shanley Street Friday morning has died according to Cheektowaga Police. Damian Garra, 18,...
Cheektowaga and Buffalo police track a bank robbery suspect to a charter school on Edison Avenue in Buffalo. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Bank of America robbed; suspect arrested at a Buffalo charter school

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Police officers from Cheektowaga and Buffalo surrounded the Charter School of Inquiry at 404 Edison Avenue Friday afternoon after a bank...

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Thursday, August 10, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - First responders were called to 185 incidents in the town on August 10. These are just some of the calls that...
Accident investigators inventory the scene where a bicyclist was struck on Shanley Street during the early morning hours of August 11, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Hit-and-run driver pleads not guilty in Cheektowaga Town Court

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A bicyclist was struck and severely hurt by a hit-and-run driver on Shanley Street just after midnight Friday. An eyewitness who didn't want...
Chronicle file photo of the Cheektowaga Town Hall.

Local CWA 1122 Endorses Town Board Candidates

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The CWA Local 1122 out of Buffalo announced its endorsed candidates for the 2017 election cycle on Thursday night.  The three candidates...

JetBlue pilot and two flight attendants take ill in flight, divert to Buffalo

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Three JetBlue crew members were taken to a local hospital after their flight was diverted to Buffalo-Niagara International Airport after they...

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Wednesday, August 9, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - 190 calls came in for dispatchers in Cheektowaga on Wednesday. Here are some of the incidents first responders were called out...
Buffalo Airport firefighters examine a United Airline's jet shortly after it made an emergency landing on August 9, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

United flight diverted to Buffalo-Niagara International Airport

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A United Airlines flight bound for Montreal was diverted to Buffalo-Niagara International Airport after smoke was discovered in the flight deck...

Galleria to host Bills greats for signing event

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Former Bills players Thurman Thomas, Kenneth Davis and Carwell Gardner will be signing autographs at the Walden Galleria on August 13th. The...