Saturday, August 19, 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...
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 Budget Rental truck caused a tree limb to crash down on a passing car on Wagner Avenue, February 26, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Tree limb crashes down on passing car

SLOAN, N.Y. - Two people escaped injury after a tree branch came crashing down on top of a car Sunday afternoon. Patricia Borowicz of South...

Sloan Warms Up with Soup on Sunday Fundraiser

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - On a cold day in Sloan, warm crock pots were a welcome sight in the village fire hall. Hundreds of people...
Cheektowaga Police Officers prepare to enter 127 Roland Street on June 10, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Four arrested on drug charges at Roland Street apartment

SLOAN, N.Y. – Four people were arrested on numerous drug charges after police investigated a possible burglary on Roland Street Saturday afternoon. The landlord of...
First responders attended to a rollover crash on Wagner Avenue overnight on June 22, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Rollover crash on Wagner Avenue overnight

SLOAN ,N.Y. - First responders attended to a rollover crash overnight in the Village of Sloan. The accident happened around 1 a.m. on Wagner Avenue...
(L) Ray Bienik retires after 31 years of service to the Town of Cheektowaga. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Ray Bienik retires with 31 years of service to Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Fellow Town of Cheektowaga employees and elected officials gathered Tuesday afternoon to celebrate the lunchtime retirement party of Ray Bienik. Mr. Bienik...
Law enforcement executed a search warrant at 172 Atlantic Avenue on July 9, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Police execute search warrant on Atlantic Avenue

SLOAN, N.Y. - Buffalo Police Narcotics officers with the assistance of Cheektowaga Police served a search warrant on Atlantic Avenue Sunday afternoon. Law enforcement officers...
A Sloan woman was charged with DWI after a minivan collided with a tanker truck on Harlem Road the evening of July 19, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Sloan woman charged with DWI in crash with tanker truck

SLOAN, N.Y. - A Village of Sloan woman was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated after her car and a tanker truck collided Wednesday evening. The...