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Local News from around the Town of Cheektowaga and the Village of Sloan.

Cheektowaga Police secure the scene of a shooting at Atwood and Barbara Place on June 22, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Thursday, July 20, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Police and firefighters responded to 183 calls across the Town of Cheektowaga on July 20. Here's a look at some of...

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Wednesday, July 19, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. –First responders were called out to a number of issues across the Town on July 19. 194 calls came into dispatchers. Here...
A Cheektowaga Police car blocks traffic from driving into high water on William Street under the I-90 on July 20, 2017. (Jim Herr/CheektowagaChronicle)

Flooding roads the only issue in Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The few rounds of thunderstorms that passed over Cheektowaga early Thursday afternoon only caused minor traffic headaches for motorists. Cheektowaga Police say...
A Cheektowaga Police car blocks traffic from driving into high water on William Street under the I-90 on July 20, 2017. (Jim Herr/CheektowagaChronicle)

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The severe thunderstorm warning issued by the National Weather Service has expired for Cheektowaga. Torrential rainfall resulted from the storm and flash...
A power line fell across Red Oak Drive on the morning of July 20, 2017 knocking out power to over 2,000 NYSEG customers. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Over 2,000 S. Cheektowaga residents in dark

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A fallen power line has knocked out power to an estimated 2,165 NYSEG customers in the area of South Cheektowaga and...
A Sloan woman was charged with DWI after a minivan collided with a tanker truck on Harlem Road the evening of July 19, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Sloan woman charged with DWI in crash with tanker truck

SLOAN, N.Y. - A Village of Sloan woman was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated after her car and a tanker truck collided Wednesday evening. The...

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Tuesday, July 18, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The Cheektowaga Police Department attended to 174 calls on July 18, 2017. The following is a brief report of some of...
Robert Westgate of Frontier Airlines announces new service out of Buffalo-Niagara International Airport on July 18, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Frontier Airlines to start service out of Buffalo Airport

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Frontier Airlines will soon offer low-cost air service between Buffalo-Niagara International Aiport and five cities. The ultra low-cost carrier based out of...
Cheektowaga Police investigate a scene on Park Edge Drive on March 6, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Monday, July 17, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The Cheektowaga Police Department attended to 207 calls on July 17, 2017. The following is a brief report of some of...

Feds: Buffalo man indicted after his stash killed a Cheektowaga man

BUFFALO, N.Y. - A federal grand jury returned an eight-count indictment charging a Buffalo man with the death of a Cheektowaga resident. Acting U.S. Attorney...

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