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...
Cheektowaga Police stop a vehicle behind The Home Depot after it was involved in a crash at Walden Avenue and Anderson Road on February 10, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Police detain hit-and-run driver after short pursuit

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The driver of a pickup truck who led Cheektowaga Police on a brief pursuit midday Friday was detained by police after...
Cheektowaga Police stop a vehicle behind The Home Depot after it was involved in a crash at Walden Avenue and Anderson Road on February 10, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Walden Avenue hit-and-run driver charged

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Cheektowaga Police Department charged the pickup driver who left the scene of an injury accident midday Friday. Police tell the Cheektowaga...
Cheektowaga Police investigate a robbery call at the Cash for Cans store on Harlem Road on February 9, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle.)

Cash for Cans robbery

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - An employee at the Cash for Cans store at 2377 Harlem Road called Cheektowaga Police to report an armed robbery Thursday...
A car crashed into the front porch of 141 Gualbert Avenue in the afternoon of February 5, 2017. (Jim Herr, II/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Car crashes into Gualbert Avenue home

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Rescue Hose firefighters attended to a woman who lost control of her car and crashed into a Gualbert Avenue home Sunday...
(From L to R) Richard Siejak, John Tryjankowski, Robert Pszczolkowski, Niles Brzezinski, James Herr, Don Rowland and Paul Lorefice are installed as officers at Rescue Hose Company's Installation of Officers on February 11, 2017. (Rose Herr/Submitted Photo)

Rescue Hose installs 2017 officers

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Rescue Volunteer Hose Company installed their 2017 officers at the department’s annual Installation of Officers at the Sloan Fire Department Saturday...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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