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Demolition work has started on the Garden Village Plaza site off French Road on July 25, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Garden Village Plaza being demolished

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Demolition work on the former Garden Village Plaza has begun ahead of a scheduled fall start date according to Councilmember James Rogowski. Demolition...

Buffalo man arrested for trying to boost parts at William Street junk yards

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Cheektowaga Police officers patrolling a William Street junk yard Wednesday night made an arrest after a suspect tried to run away. Assistant Chief...
Cleveland Hill ladders the Caritas Medical Arts Building on June 8, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Caritas patients and staff forced to evacuate building

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A malfunctioning air handling pump forced patients and staff members to evacuate the Caritas Medical Arts Building Thursday afternoon.  Just before 2 p.m....

Jessica D. Huber moves onto Mafalda Drive

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services reports that Jessica D. Huber, 41, moved from an unknown address to 145...
A tow truck from Kwitzer's Collision Service winches a car off an embankment along Maryvale Drive on May 15, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Suspected overdose causes crash on Maryvale Drive

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A suspected opiate overdose may have caused a driver to lose consciousness behind the wheel causing a one car crash Sunday...
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...
Buffalo-Niagara International Airport firefighters standby to assist a plane. File Photo. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

JetBlue flight with brake issues lands at Buffalo Airport

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. –  A JetBlue flight inbound to Buffalo from Boston landed at Buffalo-Niagara International Airport Tuesday morning under Alert II conditions. JetBlue Flight 515 departed...
Two cars crashed on Caygua Road on February 13, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Two-car crash sends one to the hospital Monday night

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A two-car crash on Cayuga Road sent one person to the hospital Monday night. The crash happened just before 10 p.m. in...
First responders from Pine Hill Hose Company and American Medical Response attend to a stabbing victim while a Cheektowaga Police officer talks to a detained suspect on April 29, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Man treated after stabbing on Genesee Street

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – One person was treated by emergency medical services after a domestic dispute led to a stabbing Saturday night. It happened around 10...

Walden Avenue getting a $2.3 million makeover

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The intersection of Walden Avenue at Galleria Drive and Anderson Road will be getting a make-over during the coming months. Governor Andrew...