Saturday, May 27, 2017
Railroad tank cars are stopped along Broadway on May 22, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Schneiderman asks Trump to close “Bomb Train” loophole

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman is leading a coalition of six states urging the Trump Administration to close a loophole that...
Forks firefighters use the Jaws of Life to pry open a door at a May 9, 2017 crash on Broadway. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Jaws of Life used at crash in front of Senior Center

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Forks firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to pry open a door at a three car crash Tuesday morning. It...
Ducklings were reunited with their mom Monday morning along Walden Avenue. (Submitted)

Ducklings rescued from Walden Avenue sewer

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y - A mother duck and her ducklings waddled away unharmed after being rescued from a storm sewer Monday morning. The rescue unfolded around...
First responders attend to a drowning at the Millennium Hotel pool on April 9, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Teen drowns in Millennium Hotel pool Sunday evening

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A teenager was rushed to the hospital by ambulance after drowning in a hotel pool Sunday evening. It happened around 7:26 p.m. at...
Forks firefighters attended to a fire in a semi-tractor truck on March 20, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Forks firefighters attend to fire in semi-tractor

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Forks firefighters attended to a semi-tractor that caught fire Monday afternoon. It happened around 3:45 p.m. on Gruner Road between Bison Parkway...
Buffalo Bread Company on Nagel Drive is closed (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Buffalo Bread Company shuts doors

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The doors to the Buffalo Bread Company on Nagel Drive are locked. A sign placed on the door says the property...
The Sloan Fire Department extinguishes several brush fires at the reservoir on February 20, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Several brush fires ignited at Sloan reservoir

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A number of separate brush fires were ignited along the Norfolk Southern railroad tracks Monday night. Forks Fire Department was first alerted to a brush fire...
A two vehicle crash slowed monring rush hour traffic along the I-90 eastbound on February 9, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Two-vehicle crash slows rush hour traffic on I-90

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – A two-vehicle crash slowed morning rush hour traffic along the eastbound Interstate-90 Thursday morning. The crash happened around 8:45 a.m. between Walden...
A vehicle rolled onto its side along the 2100 Block of Walden Avenue on February 7, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Child taken to hospital after Tuesday afternoon crash

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – A child will be checked out at the hospital following an afternoon crash on Walden Avenue. It happened midday along Walden Avenue...
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...

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