Saturday, May 27, 2017
U-Crest and Depew firefighters attend to a two-car crash at George Urban and Dick Road on May 24, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

U-Crest and Depew firefighters work together at crash scene

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – U-Crest and Depew firefighters worked together Wednesday night at the scene of a two-car crash on the town line. Two cars collided...
A Verizon representative shows a town resident the details regarding the antenna’s aesthetics at a public hearing on May 24, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Verizon speaks at public hearing for micro-cell antenna

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – A public hearing was held at Tuesday night’s Town Board meeting to discuss a proposed micro-cell antenna that could be erected...
Fire crews investigate smoke inside Harkness Center the morning of May 22, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Smoke fills part of Harkness Center Monday morning

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Staff and students at Harkness Center had to evacuate the school after roofers caused smoke to permeate part of the building...
ECSO mug shots of (l) Barr and (r) Robinson.

Sheriff’s Office raids Floreis Court home; arrests two

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. –Two Cheektowaga residents were busted by the Erie County Sheriff’s Office during a Tuesday afternoon raid. The Sheriff's Narcotics Unit and officers from...
The unconscious driver of this Cadillac drove a whole street block before bystanders stopped the vehicle on April 19, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Unconscious driver ends up a block away from crash site

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - An unconscious driver traveled a street block in the opposite lanes of traffic after crashing into another car Wednesday afternoon. The crash happened just...
A SUV lost control and flipped several times on Genesee Street overnight Sunday. (Submitted)

Driver absconds from violent crash on Genesee Street

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A driver took off on foot after causing a violent crash overnight Sunday. The crash happened around 4:15 a.m. Sunday along the 3000...
Buffalo-Niagara International Airport firefighters standby to assist a plane. File Photo. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

JetBlue flight with brake issues lands at Buffalo Airport

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. –  A JetBlue flight inbound to Buffalo from Boston landed at Buffalo-Niagara International Airport Tuesday morning under Alert II conditions. JetBlue Flight 515 departed...
Delta Flight 4019 reported a problem with their landing gear around 1:35 p.m. on April 1, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Delta flight has issue with landing gear at Buffalo Airport

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. –  A Delta Air Lines flight inbound to Buffalo from New York City requested firefighters to be on standby as it landed at...
An AMR ambulance transports the victim from the scene minutes after being struck by a car on Genesee Street. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Woman in critical condition, DWI charges in Genesee Street crash

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The woman stuck by a car on Genesee Street Thursday night is listed in critical condition while the driver was arrested...
Cheektowaga Police and U-Crest firefighters care for a pedestrian who was hit by a vehicle on Genesee Street on March 23, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Pedestrian hit by car on Genesee Street

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - One person was taken to the hospital after being hit by a car late Thursday night. The incident happened at 9:19 p.m. on...

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