Saturday, May 27, 2017
Railroad tank cars are stopped along Broadway on May 22, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Schneiderman asks Trump to close “Bomb Train” loophole

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman is leading a coalition of six states urging the Trump Administration to close a loophole that...
The Erie County Sheriff's Bomb Squad responded to the Target store on Walden Avenue May 13, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)video

Target Plaza on Walden evacuated

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A major shopping center in the heart of Cheektowaga's commercial corridor was evacuated Saturday evening after a suspicious package was found at...
The Famous Dave’s Barbecue restaurant at 1753 Walden Avenue closed their doors for good. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga’s Famous Dave’s Barbecue closed

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Cheektowaga residents have one less place to go to satisfy their barbecue desires. The Famous Dave’s Barbecue restaurant at 1753 Walden Avenue...

Walden Avenue getting a $2.3 million makeover

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The intersection of Walden Avenue at Galleria Drive and Anderson Road will be getting a make-over during the coming months. Governor Andrew...
A brush fire broke out at the Dale Road National Grid substation on April 27, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Brush fire at National Grid substation

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A brush fire at a National Grid substation pressed firefighters into action Thursday afternoon and affected power around the area for a...
Rescue Hose firefighters attend to a small field fire on April 23, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Rescue Hose firefighters extinguish a small field fire

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Rescue Hose firefighters attended to a small field fire Sunday afternoon. The fire broke out in the field behind a set of...
State Senator Tim Kennedy stopped by Rescue Hose Company No. 1 on Pine Ridge Road Saturday morning to present the volunteer fire department a New York State flag. (Submitted)

Senator Tim Kennedy presents flag to Rescue Hose

State Senator Tim Kennedy stopped by Rescue Hose Company No. 1 on Pine Ridge Road Saturday morning to present the volunteer fire department a...
Town officials deemed 105 Hoerner Avenue temporarily uninhabitable since March 7, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Violations for Hoerner Avenue house of squalor

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A Canadian property owner has taken the initial steps to rectify numerous housing code violations at a property on Hoerner Avenue...
High winds snapped a tree branch on Pine Ridge Road on March 8, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Dangerous winds expected this afternoon

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a warning that our area can expect "dangerous winds" this afternoon. Very strong and...
A humane officer from the S.P.C.A. walks from the home where around 20 cats were found on March 7, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

SPCA called to home on Hoerner Avenue

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The S.P.C.A. serving Erie County took five cats from a house after police found two men living in unsafe conditions.   The...

Follow us on Social Media

1,645FansLike
124FollowersFollow