Thursday, September 21, 2017
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...
(From L to R) Daniel Malkowski, Christopher Murtha, Christopher Saxer, Connie Calandra and Jessica Calandra are installed by Chief Leonard Luh as Pine Hill Hose Company's 2017 firematic and ems officers. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Pine Hill Hose Company installs 2017 officers

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Pine Hill Hose Company and affiliate organizations installed their 2017 officers at the department's 90th Installation of Officers at the Bellevue...

Police chase person on Marne Road

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A Cheektowaga Police officer engaged in a foot chase after a suspect took off during a traffic stop on Sunday. It happened...
Cleveland Hill ladders the Caritas Medical Arts Building on June 8, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Caritas patients and staff forced to evacuate building

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A malfunctioning air handling pump forced patients and staff members to evacuate the Caritas Medical Arts Building Thursday afternoon.  Just before 2 p.m....
Buffalo and Cheektowaga Police search for evidence at a shooting scene at Barbara and Atwood Place on June 22, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Atwood Place shooter arraigned in Cheektowaga Court

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A man was found shot and taken to the hospital after police responded to the city line area to investigate a...
Pine Hill and Rescue Hose firefighters fly the American flag as Kevin Przybyl is escorted to Saint Stanislaus Cemetery on February 17, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Town firefighters help sendoff Lancaster firefighter

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Town firefighters aid in the funeral send-off a Lancaster man who was very involved in the emergency services. Firefighters from Pine Hill...
Pine Ridge Pizza and Subs has been hit three times in the past month. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Man tries to steal the dough, gets rolled by police

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Cheektowaga Police slapped the cuffs on a town man after he and an accomplice tried to break into a Genesee Street...
Cheektowaga Police investigate a scene on Park Edge Drive on March 6, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Police detain two on Park Edge Drive

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Two people were detained by Cheektowaga Police Monday morning after a reported burglary. It happened around 11 a.m. at 70 Park Edge...
A Cheektowaga Police officer on duty. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Pine Hill firefighter robbed at gunpoint

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – A volunteer firefighter with the Pine Hill Hose Company was robbed at gunpoint overnight Thursday. The incident happened around 1:37 a.m. at...