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...
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...

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...
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...
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...
Attorney Joel Daniels talks to his client SirWilliam Hardy before a proceeding in Cheektowaga Town Court on April 21, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Grand jury indictment returned in Hardy homicide

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Defense attorney Joel Daniels says an Erie County grand jury has returned an indictment formally charging his client with killing his...
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...
Map of Marywood Drive and the surrounding area. (Google)

Sonic boom heard in Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Several residents in the area of Marywood Drive reported hearing a loud boom around 2:45 p.m. Friday according to reports in...
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...