Jim Herr covering the Buffalo Bills during their NFL football training camp in Pittsford, N.Y., Monday, July 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

Cheektowaga resident launches news website

Why would anyone start an online news publication devoted to covering the Town of Cheektowaga? It wasn't a decision that came easy to say the...
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...

Buffalo man arrested for trying to boost parts at William Street junk yards

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Cheektowaga Police officers patrolling a William Street junk yard Wednesday night made an arrest after a suspect tried to run away. Assistant Chief...
$9,750 in rims were stolen from Greg's Auto Parts on William Street overnight Saturday. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

$9,750 in rims stolen from Greg’s Auto Parts

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Cheektowaga Police Department has opened a burglary investigation after three or four people stole around $9,750 in aluminium rims from an auto parts...
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...
Firefighters from Cheektowaga and Buffalo fight a house fire on Shanley Street. August 1, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Police: Kids playing with lighter sparked fire

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Detectives assigned to the Cheektowaga Police Fire Investigation Unit say kids playing with fire caused Tuesday evening's fire on Shanley Street. Multiple...
Variety Club Kids from this year's telethon eat lunch at Doyle Hose Company #2. (Doyle Hose No. 2)

Doyle Hose #2 welcomes Variety Club Kids

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. -  The volunteer firefighters at Doyle Hose Company #2 welcomed the Variety Club Kids to their fire house over the weekend. This year's...
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...
Accident investigators inventory the scene where a bicyclist was struck on Shanley Street during the early morning hours of August 11, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Hit-and-run driver pleads not guilty in Cheektowaga Town Court

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A bicyclist was struck and severely hurt by a hit-and-run driver on Shanley Street just after midnight Friday. An eyewitness who didn't want...

Doyle Hose Company #2 “filling the boot” Saturday

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Doyle Hose Company #2 announces that volunteer firefighters will be at the intersection of Harlem and William this Saturday, March 18,...