Thursday, September 21, 2017
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...
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...
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...
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...
A motorcycle operator lost control of his bike on the Broadway access road near Town Hall on May 28, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Motorcyclist injured in midday crash, issued tickets

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - An unlicensed motorcycle operator crashed his bike midday Sunday near Town Hall. The motorcycle was traveling northbound on Union Road around 11:40...
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...
Owners Aria and David Ferguson celebrate the grand opening of their second CPR Cell Phone Repair store at 2190 Walden Avenue on June 3, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

CPR Cell Phone Repairs open in Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The second CPR Cell Phone Repair franchise in Buffalo held its grand opening Saturday in Cheektowaga. Owner Aria and David Ferguson officially...
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...