Firefighters attend to a dryer fire on Unionvale Road on June 8, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Afternoon dryer fire on Unionvale Road

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Firefighters from multiple town departments and the Village of Depew attended to a dryer fire on Unionvale Road Thursday afternoon. The fire...
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...
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...
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...

North Cheektowaga sustains power outage

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - An estimated 1,650 NYSEG customers in North Cheektowaga were without power Thursday evening while crews investigated a fault in the local...
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...
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...