Thursday, October 19, 2017
Jim Herr covering the Buffalo Bills during their NFL football training camp in Pittsford, N.Y., Monday, July 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

Cheektowaga resident launches news website

Why would anyone start an online news publication devoted to covering the Town of Cheektowaga? It wasn't a decision that came easy to say the...
Cheektowaga Police investigate a shooting inside 212 Whitney Place on April 4, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police investigates Whitney Place shooting

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Cheektowaga Police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened inside of a home late Monday night. Police officers were called to 212...
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 Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk at Bellevue Fire Company on September 9th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

2017 Tunnel to Towers Run & Walk

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Bellevue Fire Company hosted the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk Saturday morning. The race is held in...

Stiglmeier Park winter photo gallery

Cheektowaga Chronicle Publisher Jim Herr stopped off at Stiglmeier Park Monday afternoon to see what creatures were stirring about.  What part of town should we capture...
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...
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...
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...
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Whitney Place homicide press conference with Cheektowaga Police

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Cheektowaga Police Department held a press conference Tuesday afternoon to address the homicide on Whitney Place.  Assistant Chief of Police James...
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