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

Firefighters fight flames in bedroom on Springfield Drive on October 2nd. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Firefighters fight flames on Springfield Drive

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Firefighters responded to a bedroom fire in a multi-unit apartment building off Cedargrove Circle Monday morning in the Cleveland Hill Fire...

Partner’s Pizza woman robbed at gunpoint

CHEEKTOWAGA - A pizza delivery person was robbed at gunpoint overnight Friday while delivering a pizza to an address near Cedargrove Park. A woman driver from...
Firefighters work to extinguish a Cleveland Drive basement fire on September 21st. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Oxygen-dependent woman assisted from Cleveland Drive fire

CHEEKTOWAGA -  An oxygen-dependent woman was assisted out of her burning house by a passerby Thursday afternoon. Firefighters were called to a basement fire just after...
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...
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