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...
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...
A car suspected of crashing into a gas pump at Red Tops Markets on June 17, 2017, was later towed from an address on Pinehurst Avenue. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Driver smashes into gas pump causing fire, later detained by police

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A car smashed into a gas pump at Red Top Markets on George Urban Boulevard early Saturday morning causing a small fire. The incident...
U-Crest firefighters attend to a car fire in the Airport Plaza parking lot on February 27, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

U-Crest firefighters attend to car fire at Airport Plaza

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - U-Crest firefighters attended to a car fire in the parking lot of the Airport Plaza during rush hour Monday afternoon. The fire...
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...
A minivan struck a fire hydrant and rolled onto its roof along Aero Drive the evening of June 24, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Minivan hits Aero Drive fire hydrant, rolls onto roof

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A woman was not seriously injured after she hit a fire hydrant and rolled her minivan on Aero Drive Saturday evening. The...
Delta Air Lines flight 1672 was inspected by airport firefighters after landing at Buffalo-Niagara International Airport on March 5, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Delta flight requests firefighters at Buffalo airport

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. -  A Delta Air Lines flight inbound to Buffalo from Atlanta requested firefighters to be on standby as it landed at Buffalo-Niagara...
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...

Jason Klinger registers an address on Grand Boulevard

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services reports that Jason M. Klinger, 42, has registered an address at 20 Grand...

Power outages hit North Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A number of NYSEG customers are without power this Friday evening. Around 60 neighbors around Maryvale Drive and Union Road are without power. ...