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...
Doritex Corp of Alden is remediating their family's old dry cleaning site at 3460 Genesee Street. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Doritex voluntarily pays $491,000 to start cleanup of Cheektowaga dry cleaners site

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A family-owned Alden based industrial uniform company is working with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to pay for 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 Cheektowaga Police Sergeant and an Erie County Sheriff's Deputy walk to the rear of 138 Toelsin Road to recover a grenade on September 12th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Bomb squad called to Toelsin Road after a grenade was found

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Erie County Sheriff's Bomb Squad was called out to assist the Cheektowaga Police on Toelsin Road Tuesday afternoon after a...
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...
A U-Crest fire truck crashed into a power pole on September 21st. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

U-Crest fire truck snaps power pole on Union Road

CHEEKTOWAGA - Traffic on Union Road was impacted after a U-Crest fire truck crashed into a power pole Thursday afternoon. First responders were at the...
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