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News specific to the Cleveland Hill neighborhood in the Town of Cheektowaga.

Street lights on Harlem Road between the Kensington Expressway and Huth Road were removed by the highway department on August 30th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Removal of Harlem Road street lights causes stir

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – A Highway Department project to perform maintenance on street lights along a stretch of Harlem Road will take longer than expected...
Firefighters clean up after extinguishing a dumpster fire the behind Cleveland Hill school August 20, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Serial dumpster arsonist sought by Cheektowaga Police

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - For the second time in a little over a week, a serial arsonist lit a set of dumpsters on fire at two...
A $100,000 state grant will replace an inadequate drainage system on Winston and Vegola Avenues. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

State grant to improve drainage on Winston and Vegola Avenues

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A long-standing infrastructure problem impacting residents on Winston and Vegola Avenues will soon be corrected thanks to a $100,000 grant secured in...
Cheektowaga and Buffalo police track a bank robbery suspect to a charter school on Edison Avenue in Buffalo. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Bank of America robbed; suspect arrested at a Buffalo charter school

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Police officers from Cheektowaga and Buffalo surrounded the Charter School of Inquiry at 404 Edison Avenue Friday afternoon after a bank...
A kitten was rescued from an engine compartment on Woodland Terrace Sunday. (Photo by: Joe Acquisto)

Cuteness Alert: Kitten rescued from engine compartment

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Photos of the kitten rescued from an engine compartment over the weekend have been shared with the Cheektowaga Chronicle. We reported in...
EMS workers stabilize a National Grid worker after he was severely shocked while installing a wooden utility pole on Glenwood Court on July 26, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

National Grid worker shocked while installing new power pole

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A National Grid worker was severely shocked by electricity late Wednesday morning while a crew was installing a new power pole off...
Police officers located a stolen taxi cab from Cheektowaga along the 1200 block of West Avenue on July 24, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Buffalo man steals cab, flees to city’s west side

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A Buffalo man is accused of stealing a taxi cab from a Town business and driving it to the City's west side...
Three people were sent to ECMC following this crash on Harlem Road on June 23, 2017. (Submitted)

Three hurt in Harlem Road crash

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Three people went to the hospital following a violent crash on Harlem Road Friday morning. The accident happened around 9:30 a.m. on...
Cleveland Hill firefighters attended to two minor injuries at a two-car crash on Harlem Road. June 5, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Late afternoon crash shuts down Harlem Road

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – A two-car head-on crash shut down Harlem Road and sent two people to the hospital late Monday afternoon. The head-on crash happened...
The 99th annual Erie County American Legion Convention was held at the Donovan Post on Genesee Street, June 3, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

American Legion County Convention held in Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The 99th annual Erie County American Legion Convention was held at the Donovan Post on Genesee Street Saturday. Between 75 and 100...