Saturday, May 27, 2017

Deputies arrest passenger for drugs during traffic stop

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Erie County Sheriff Deputies arrested a Cheektowaga man for various drug charges during a traffic stop Saturday morning. The Erie County Sheriff's Office says...
Block grant funding is allowing the town to replace sidewalks in the southwest part of Cheektowaga. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Block grant funding helps replace town sidewalks

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. -Sidewalks on five streets in the southwest part of Town will be getting replaced thanks to block grant funding from the federal...
Two men held-up the Cash for Cans store at 1350 Harlem Road on May 4, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Robbery attempt at Cash for Cans

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Two men - at least one of them armed - tried to rob a Cash for Cans store Thursday afternoon. Two brazen...
National Grid constructed a temporary wooden road in back of Jane Drive to repair a transmission circuit on May 2, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

National Grid constructs wooded road to work in easement

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Residents on Jane Drive off Cayuga Creek Road reached out to Cheektowaga Chronicle Wednesday wondering why crews were working in the power...
High water closes William Street at the I-90 overpass on May 1, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Water floods out the William Street overpass

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Heavy rain Monday afternoon flooded at least two roads stalling out vehicles trying to wade through the water according to the...
On April 6, 2017, WBBZ-TV records "Polka Buzz" from the Potts Banquet Hall on Rossler Avenue. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

WBBZ-TV’s “Polka Buzz” hosts fun dance parties in Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - April showers didn't stop Western New York's polka faithful from gathering earlier this month for a taping of "Polka Buzz," a dance...
Cheektowaga Police mug shot of Robert Garry.

Corrections officer arrested in Cheektowaga overdose

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Cheektowaga Police arrested a New York State Corrections Officer following a drug overdose in Town. Police said Robert Garry, 38, was charged with...
State Police handout photo of Jessica Rose Lane.

Cheektowaga woman subject of State Police cold case

BATAVIA, N.Y. - New York State Police are renewing their call for information surrounding the disappearance and murder of an elderly Cheektowaga woman nearly 40...
Cheektowaga Police investigate an armed robbery at the Cash for Cans store at 1350 Harlem Road on April 8, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cash for Cans at 1350 Harlem Rd robbed at gunpoint

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Two men robbed a Cash for Cans store minutes after the store opened for the day Saturday. The robbery happened at the Cash...
Doyle firefighters on scene of a carbon monoxide leak at 49 Williamstowne on April 5, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

CO forces Williamstowne residents from their homes

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Several elderly residents were forced from their homes after a carbon monoxide leak in an apartment building at the Williamstowne Village...

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