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...
Members of Doyle Hose Company # 2 - Explorer Post 300 train with a fire hose. (Submitted)

Doyle Hose fire explorers holding fundraiser

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Doyle Hose Company #2 has rebooted a program to help attract and retain younger members to their ranks, and they're asking...
Results of 4/21/17 heroin raid. (ECSO Photo)

Williamstowne drug raid arrest pleaded guilty

BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Buffalo man arrested during a drug raid at Williamstowne Apartments pleaded guilty before Erie County Court Justice Thomas P. Franczyk. Eddie Fields,...
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Undercover officer chases suspect into laundromat

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A man running from an undercover Cheektowaga Police officer gave up inside a William Street laundromat Friday. The police officer approached the man...

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...

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