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...
The Cheektowaga Conservation Corps and Town Facilities employees work to remediate damaged trails in Stiglmeier Park on July 17, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Half of Stiglmeier Park’s nature trails closed due to flooding

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – An estimated three miles of nature trails in Stiglmeier Park are closed for repairs after Cayuga Creek flooded Thursday night sending...
Bellevue firefighters assist two residents on Rowley Road after nearby Cayuga Creek floods and surrounds their home. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cayuga Creek floods Thursday night

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Several hours after flash flooding wrecked havoc across Cheektowaga, Cayuga Creek jumped its banks and threatened life and property in two...
Len Saniewski's grandchildren, Jake, Nate, Camden, Alex, and Izzy lay a memorial brick in front a tree donated in their grandfather's memory on July 1, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Saniewski family donates 30 trees to Stiglmeier Park

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Family members of the late Len Saniewski gathered in Stiglmeier Park Saturday to remember the family’s patriarch by dedicating trees planted...
Supervisor Diane Benczkowski, Town Councilmembers, Lt. Brian Gould and the Stephen Siller Race Organizers promote the race following the Town Board meeting on June 27, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Register: Tunnel to Towers 5K to be held this September

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation will hold a 5K Run along Como Park Boulevard this September. The Town Board approved the...
A two-car rollover crash on Union Road on June 13, 2017 sent one woman to the hospital. A man was detained by police. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Shotgun recovered at rollover crash scene on Union Road

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - One woman was sent to the hospital, a man was detained by police and a shotgun and slugs were recovered at...
KeyBank volunteers work at Hospice Buffalo on the afternoon of May 24, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

KeyBank employees volunteer at Hospice Buffalo

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A group of volunteers from KeyBank spent the afternoon at Hospice Buffalo Wednesday as part of the bank's 27th annual Neighbors...
A mini-van carrying seven special needs residents from a group home was hit by a car that ran a red light at Union and William on May 20, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Car runs red light, hits group home van with residents

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – A mini-van carrying seven special needs residents from a group home was hit by a car that ran a red light...
A two-car crash shut down the southbound lanes of Union Road Wednesday afternoon. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Crash shuts down southbound Union Road

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A two-car crash shut down a portion of Union Road Wednesday afternoon. The crash happened around 12:45 p.m. in front of the...
Forks and Bellevue firefighters found smoldering rags on a dryer in the basement upon arrival at 35 Marie Avenue. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Firefighters ventilate smoke from Marie Avenue basement

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Firefighters were called to investigate a possible basement fire on Marie Avenue around 2 p.m. Thursday. Forks and Bellevue firefighters found smoldering...

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