Thursday, October 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...
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 telecommunications company has expressed an interest in locating its telecommunications tower behind the James J. Matecki Center at 500 Losson Road. (jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

South Cheektowaga cell tower negotiations extended thru December 1st

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The town and Up State Tower Co. LLC and Buffalo-Lake Erie Wireless Systems have agreed to extend negotiations over a proposed...
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...

Woodside Villas project granted green light by town board

CHEEKTOWAGA – The town board approved an Elma developer's luxury apartment complex along the 4700 block of Transit Road. Young Development Inc.'s site plan was accepted at...
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...
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