Thursday, September 21, 2017
Vandals damaged a fence along Scajaquada Creek. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Fence repaired after the Chronicle contacted Supervisor’s office

CHEEKTOWAGA - Town workers quickly fixed a damaged fence along Scajaquada Creek Monday after the Cheektowaga Chronicle brought the potential liability issue to the...
A man embraces the resident who escaped a kitchen fire in a Gualbert Avenue apartment on September 15th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Firefighters fight afternoon kitchen fire on Gualbert Avenue

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A senior citizen was able to escape her apartment after a fire broke out in her kitchen Friday afternoon. The fire started around...

LIVE: Gualbert Avenue house fire

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Firefighters are at a house on Gualbert Avenue. This incident is over - read our full article at http://cheektowagachronicle.com/firefighters-fight-afternoon-kitchen-fire-gualbert-avenue/ 3:30 pm - Crews...
A woman crashed into a wooden utility pole along Walden Avenue on September 14th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Car crashes into pole on Walden Avenue

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A woman was transported to the hospital after she crashed into a wooden utility pole and couldn't remember how it happened...
Police officers detain a suspect on Paradise Court moments after deploying a Taser the night of July 27, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police officer deploys Taser on suspect resisting arrest

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A Cheektowaga Police officer had to deploy his Taser to subdue a suspect during a foot chase Thursday night. Three teens were trying...
Chick-fil-A site plans submitted to the Town of Cheektowaga. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Planning Board to review Chick-fil-A plans

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Cheektowaga Planning Board will review the site plan and special use permit for the new Chick-fil-A restaurant at their upcoming...
Rescue firefighters and neighboring companies attended to a fire on Haller Avenue on July 5, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Firefighters battle flames at Haller Avenue home

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Rescue Hose firefighters and mutual aid companies responded to Haller Avenue Wednesday night to fight a fire. The blaze broke out just...
Cheektowaga Police officers arrest a burglary suspect at the corner of Walden Terrace and Harlem Road on June 29, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Leonard Post burglary suspect arrested on Harlem Road

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – A burglary suspect was taken into custody by Cheektowaga Police after trying to escape a manhunt by both police officers and...
Pastor Leroy Wiggins outside The Chapel's new Cheektowaga worship site at the former Movieland 8 Theaters at the Thruway Plaza. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

The Chapel buys Movieland 8 building for new church

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Pastor Leroy Wiggins and his team turned the key for the first time Tuesday morning on the property they recently acquired...
A pickup truck drove down an embankment shearing a wooden utility pole before coming to rest in heavy brush along Harlem Road on June 20, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Pickup crashes down embankment shears utility pole

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – A pickup truck driver who drove down an embankment may have suffered a medical emergency resulting in the crash. The crash happened...