Thursday, October 19, 2017
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...
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...

Photo Gallery: Doyle Hose #2 “Fill the Boot”

Doyle Hose Company #2 firefighters "Fill the Boot" for the Variety Club of Buffalo on March 18, 2017 at the intersection of Harlem Road...
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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...

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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
Bellevue firefighters, seen from a control room monitor, make a money drop during the Variety Club telethon. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga fire companies raise $8,000 for Variety Club

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Two volunteer fire companies raised over $8,000 for the kids at the Variety Club of Buffalo. Members from Doyle Hose Company #2...
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