South Line

News specific to the South Line neighborhood in the Town of Cheektowaga.

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...
Woodgate Drive resident Keith Szen speaks to the Town Board in opposition to a 135' cell tower on February 14, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Neighbors show solidarity against cell tower

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Southline neighbors who have been living on edge for months continue to hold their breath as a proposal to build a...
(From L to R) Eamon Riley, '18, Christina Kennedy, '17, Leah Bernhardi, '17, Francis Marrano, '18. (Submitted Photo)

Law students help Southline neighbors in cell tower fight

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The determined group of neighbors from Southline who are fighting the construction of a cell phone tower near their backyards are...
Two people and a dog were displaced from an overnight house fire on East Rouen Drive on April 25, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Two people escape house fire on East Rouen Drive

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Two people and a dog escaped an overnight house fire in South Cheektowaga. Heavy smoke was puffing from the eves of 35...
A public hearing to demolish 17 Yvette Drive was held on March 28, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Yvette demolition contract set to be awarded Tuesday

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Cheektowaga Town Board is expected to award a demolition contract to raze 17 Yvette Drive at Tuesday night's town board meeting...
A car smashed into the front door of the Pizza Factory on Borden Road. May 4, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Car crashes into Pizza Factory’s front door

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Nobody was hurt after a car smashed into the Pizza Factory restaurant Thursday afternoon.   The crash happened around 1 p.m. at...
A man was stabbed in the arm inside 50 Garden Village Drive on the night of May 18, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Man stabbed in the arm on Garden Village Drive

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – A man said he was stabbed by his girlfriend late Thursday night. Cheektowaga Police responded to 50 Garden Village Drive around 10:22...
Cheektowaga Police car. (Chronicle File Photo)

Cheektowaga Police officer hurt subduing suspect

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A Cheektowaga Police officer was hurt while subduing a suspect Monday night. Assistant Chief of Police James Speyer tells Cheektowaga Chronicle that the...
A handful of employees inside the AT&T store at 4900 Transit Road walked off the job and joined over two dozen other striking Communication Workers of America members. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

CWA members strike at Cheektowaga AT&T Store

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Local Communication Workers of America union members joined a nationwide strike against AT&T Friday. The strike against AT&T started at 3 p.m. Cheektowaga...
South Line firefighters work a kitchen fire at 117 Dubonnet Drive on March 6, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Afternoon kitchen fire on Dubonnet Drive

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Volunteer firefighters from South Line and neighboring department's responded to a kitchen fire Monday afternoon. The homeowners of 117 Dubonnet Drive returned...