Tuesday, September 19, 2017
One person was killed and three others hurt in a rollover crash on airport property. June 8, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Person dies in rollover pickup crash at Buffalo Airport

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – One person was killed in a motor vehicle crash at the Buffalo-Niagara International Airport overnight Thursday. Chief George Gast of the Niagara...
Jennifer Lawrence speaking at the 2013 San Diego Comic Con International, for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire", at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California. (Gage Skidmore, via Wikipedia)

Actress Jennifer Lawrence on plane that made emergency landing

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A private jet with actress Jennifer Lawrence onboard was diverted to Prior Aviation Saturday afternoon after encountering a problem with the...
Contractors demolish the N.F.T.A. Noise Comparability House on Cayuga Road on June 12, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

NFTA Quieter Home Program house demolished

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The home used by the Niagara Frontier Transportation Agency to demonstrate upgrades that could quiet homes near the airport was demolished Monday. Demolition...
Daisy Josiah died in a hit-and-run crash at Buffalo-Niagara International Airport on June 7th.

Victims of deadly hit-and-run crash at airport identified

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The victims of the deadly hit-and-run crash at Buffalo-Niagara International Airport last Wednesday have been identified by authorities. Daisy Josiah, 53, of...
Unarmed security guards that provide pedestrian and traffic control at the BNIA terminal will be laid-off. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

34 security guards at BNIA will be laid-off

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Subcontracted security guards at Buffalo-Niagara International Airport have been issued layoff notices according to the Department of Labor. According to the DOL...
Lawrence Penna appeared before Justice Paul Piotrowski July 5, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Lawrence Penna’s felony hearing adjourned until August

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The felony hearing for the man NFTA Police say caused a deadly crash at the Buffalo-Niagara International Airport last month return...
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...
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...

JetBlue pilot and two flight attendants take ill in flight, divert to Buffalo

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Three JetBlue crew members were taken to a local hospital after their flight was diverted to Buffalo-Niagara International Airport after they...
Lawrence J. Penna and his attorney Herbert Greenman appear before Town Justice Paul Piotrowski on August 17, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Plea deal being worked out in airport hit & run case

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The criminal case against the man accused of leaving the scene of a deadly auto crash on airport property this past...