Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Weekend of July 13, 2018

First responders attended to 604 complaints over the Weekend of July 13, 2018. Friday, July 13th | 236 Complaints 8:31 am - An unlocked vehicle on Chopin...

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Tuesday, July 10, 2018

First responders attended to 200 complaints on July 10, 2018. 1:14 am - A woman inside the cellblock was checked out by an ambulance crew. ...

N. Seine Drive residents posied to win war on rats 

CHEEKTOWAGA - There's a battle going on between the residents of N. Seine Drive and the rats that have taken up residence in the...
Cheektowaga Police Chief David Zack presents Officer Christopher Lovallo his new detective badge after the town board approved his appointment on July 10th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Patrol Officer Christopher Lovallo appointed to acting detective

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Town Board approved the appointment of Patrol Officer Christopher Lovallo to the rank of acting detective at their regular meeting...
Chronicle file photo of the Cheektowaga Town Hall.

Cheektowaga services and programs could be cut to prevent large tax increases

CHEEKTOWAGA - Supervisor Diane Benczkowski's Budget Advisory Committee is recommending a $2.4 million reduction in spending for the fiscal year of 2019 according to...

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Monday, July 9, 2018

First responders attended to 208 complaints on July 9, 2018. 12:02 am - The police checked the area of Randolph Avenue for two men carrying...
Cheektowaga Police Officers prepare to enter 127 Roland Street on June 10, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Weekend of July 6, 2018

First responders attended to 635 complaints over the Weekend of July 6, 2018. Friday, July 6th | 210 Complaints 1:35 am - An arrest warrant was applied...

Holiday Showcase Restaurant shutting down Sunday

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Holiday Showcase Family Restaurant at 3765 Union Road is closing its doors for good Sunday Cheektowaga Chronicle has learned. Opening in 1965,...

Maryvale Valedictorian killed in Buffalo car crash

BUFFALO - An alumnus of the Maryvale School District was killed in a crash on the Kensington Expressway Thursday according to published reports. WIVB-TV reports...
Officers with the Cheektowaga Police Bike Patrol Unit search for Andrew McClure after he bailed out of a car in a field on Leo Place the night of June 10, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Thursday, July 5, 2018

First responders attended to 248 complaints on July 5, 2018. 4:37 am - An intoxicated woman was arrested on Meadow Place after she harassed a...

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Independence Day 2018

Cheektowaga first responders were called out to 241 incidents on the 4th of July. Many of them involved issues with the heat and people...
Firefighters extinguish a dryer fire on Heritage Court on July 5th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Firefighters fight afternoon dryer fire on Heritage Court

CHEEKTOWAGA - Several fire departments assisted U-Crest firefighters at the scene of a dryer fire at 19 Heritage Court Thursday afternoon. Only one person was...
U-Crest firefighters pose with Nokomis Parkway resident Ed Krier on July 4th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Nokomis Parkway resident shows his patriotism

CHEEKTOWAGA - July 4, 2018, marks the 29th year 82-year-old Korean War veteran Ed Krier has erected his patriot display in front of his...
Firefighters work through stifling heat on July 4th after an electrical fire broke out inside a home on Hedwig Avenue. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Firefighters fight electrical fire inside Hedwig Avenue home

CHEEKTOWAGA - Firefighters worked through stifling heat Wednesday night after an electrical fire broke out inside a home on Hedwig Avenue in the Walden Fire...
Mr. Bill's Restaurant on Cleveland Drive. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)video

Referee appointed in Mr. Bill’s foreclosure case

CHEEKTOWAGA - A Supreme Court Justice has appointed a referee in the foreclosure complaint against Mr. Bill's Restaurant.  Justice E. Jeannette Ogden granted a default judgment...
Cheektowaga Police attend to a suspected burglary on Leonard Post Drive on June 29, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Tuesday, July 3, 2018

First responders attended to 243 complaints on Monday, July 3, 2018. 1:07 am - A stolen Chevrolet Impala from Buffalo was recovered on Pine Ridge Heritage...
Country music artist Ricky Lee performs at Freedom Fest at Town Park on July 3rd. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Freedom Fest 2018 goes off without a hitch

CHEEKTOWAGA - The 2nd Annual Freedom Fest in Town Park wrapped up Tuesday night without any major issues reported. Country music artist Ricky Lee was...
Cheektowaga Police officers check a yard on Edison Avenue in Buffalo after a short vehicle pursuit Tuesday night. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Monday, July 2, 2018

First responders attended to 219 complaints on Monday, July 2, 2018. 1:46 am - The police arrested a man on Garfield Court after he smashed his...
Mark Wegner presents Operation: Flags of Freedom as part of the town's Freedom Fest celebrations on July 3rd. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Mark Wegner brings Flags of Freedom tour to honor veterans

CHEEKTOWAGA - Operation: Flags of Freedom has come to town. Dozens of volunteers spent Tuesday morning setting up the patriotic display which features several hundred full-size...
A dinnertime kitchen fire gutted an Autumnwood Drive home and left a family of five homeless on June 27th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Community rallies around victims of kitchen fire

CHEEKTOWAGA - The victims of a kitchen fire on Autumnwood Drive are getting assistance in rebuilding their lives from caring community members. South Line firefighters...

Freedom Fest and 4th of July Parade details

CHEEKTOWAGA - Country music recording artist Ricky Lee returns to the Town Park Cultural Center July 3rd as part of the town's 2018 Freedom...

Dollar General Shooting: Continuing Coverage