Friday, September 21, 2018

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: September 17, 2018

First responders attended to 197 calls for service over September 17, 2018. 12:25 am - A resident of Genesee Street called the police to have an unwelcomed guest removed.  It turns out the guest had...
Two people appeared to have escaped major injury after a car struck a building the afternoon of September 20th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Two suffer minor injuries after car hits building

CHEEKTOWAGA - Two people appeared to have escaped major injury after a car struck a building Thursday afternoon. A law enforcement source tells Cheektowaga Chronicle that the car was traveling eastbound on William Street around...

Maryvale to introduce Standards-based report cards

CHEEKTOWAGA - New standards-based report cards will be coming to the primary and intermediate schools at the Maryvale School District. The new system of grading will assess subsets of skills within subjects such as math...

County Democrats choose candidate hours after Judge renders Rogowski decision

CHEEKTOWAGA - The political process to fill James Rogowski's town council seat is moving ahead while Mr. Rogowski's legal team is appealing a Supreme Court decision that said the democrat councilmember vacated his seat when he pleaded...

Bison Fleet Specialists Open House Celebration

Bison Fleet Specialists is getting ready to show off its new showroom at this year's open house on Wednesday, September 19th. The company on William Street specializes in vehicle and equipment repair and maintenance.   In addition...
Councilmember James Rogowski attends the September 11th town board meeting.  Board members are formally calling for his resignation. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Judge: Rogowski must vacate seat

BUFFALO - State Supreme Court Justice Mark Montour has ruled that Councilmember James Rogowski vacated his seat when he pleaded guilty to Attempted Criminal Contempt on September 5th according to the judgment obtained by Cheektowaga...
Harris Hill residents Kevin McCabe, formerly of Williamsville (left), and Russell Gerardi, formerly of Clarence, have a mountain of supplies to sort through. (Harris Hill Nursing Facility)

Cheektowaga Nursing Home Residents Get Ready for School

Residents at Harris Hill Nursing Facility got in the back to school spirit.  Throughout the summer the facility held a school supply drive and managed to collect a bunch of items.  Recently, the residents then took...
Chronicle file photo of Cheektowaga Police Lieutenant Anthony Filipski.

Lt. Anthony Filipski honored by Governor Cuomo

ALBANY - Cheektowaga Police Lieutenant Anthony Filipski was honored with a Certificate of Exceptional Valor from Governor Andrew Cuomo for the actions he took to subdue a man accused of shooting up a Dollar...
Chronicle file photo of Cheektowaga Police.

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Weekend of September 15, 2018

Friday, September 14th | 220 Calls for Service 1:54 am - A man called police because he wanted an escort to go and talk to his friend's drug dealer to "make his stop selling" to...
Pine Hill firefighters had to fight a car fire the morning of September 15th while ammunition inside the car was exploding. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Bullets explode inside car fire on Pine Ridge Road

CHEEKTOWAGA - Pine Hill firefighters had to fight a car fire on Saturday morning while bullets inside the car were exploding. The fire was on Pine Ridge Road near the entrance to St. Stanislaus Cemetery. The initial...
Firefighters attend to a George Urban Boulevard house fire on September 14th.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Crew partially falls through floor while fighting fire

CHEEKTOWAGA - A Friday afternoon house fire was fraught with some tense moments after firefighters partially fell through the floor while fighting the fire. U-Crest Hose Company's First Assistant Chief Garrett Wynn says the fire broke...

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: September 13, 2018

First responders attended to 193 calls for service over September 13, 2018. 12:06 am - The police caught up to a hit-and-run driver on Broadway after following a fluid trail.  The driver was charged with...

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