Cheektowaga Police honors Do The Right Thing recipients

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Police Department recently honored 49 young people from our community through their Do The Right Thing program. The Do the Right...
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Two people were transported to the hospital after a crash at the intersection of Transit and French Roads. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Severe injuries reported at French Road crash

CHEEKTOWAGA - Cheektowaga Police accident investigators were called to the scene of an injury accident after one person suffered severe injuries. Two vehicles collided around 8:15 pm...
Firefighters put water on the remains of an Oehman Boulevard vacant house on September 29th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Four charged in Oehman Boulevard arson

BUFFALO - The Erie County District Attorney's Office says four people were recently charged with setting a fire that destroyed a vacant house on Oehman...

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Thursday, April 19, 2018

First responders were called out to 136 incidents in the town on Thursday. 9:26 am - A passing patrol car checked on a man who...

Multiple fire crews fight flames at Knob Hill Park

CHEEKTOWAGA - Multiple fire crews, including some from surrounding towns and the Buffalo Airport, were called to help put out a massive brush fire at...
Firefighters put water on a Tudor Road shed fire on April 23rd. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Firefighters fight shed fire on Tudor Road

CHEEKTOWAGA - Cheektowaga Police Fire Investigators are probing the cause of a shed fire which broke out Monday afternoon on the 100 block of...
Doyle Hose firefighters attended to a brush fire on April 23rd. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Brush fire extinguished off Stradtman Street

CHEEKTOWAGA - Doyle Hose firefighters attended to a brush fire early Monday afternoon. The fire broke impacted a 50'x100' brushy area near the intersection of...
Zara store at Walden Galleria. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Zara opens at Walden Galleria

CHEEKTOWAGA - Fashion store Zara has officially opened its doors for business at Walden Galleria. The 30,309 sq. ft., two-level store features on-trend apparel for men, women,...
3450 Union Road may soon be the site of a urgent care facility. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Public Hearing: Urgent Care at Walden and Union

CHEEKTOWAGA - Mr. Ray Trotta with the permission of the landowner, Buffalo City Digs, LLC has made an application requesting the rezoning of 3450 Union Road from...
104 Pinehurst Avenue. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Public Hearing: Demolition of 104 Pinehurst Avenue

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Town of Cheektowaga is taking action on a vacant property at 104 Pinehurst Avenue. The Supervising Code Enforcement Officer has deemed the...

Tortoise & the Hare 5k raises funds for Earth Spirit

ORCHARD PARK - The 3rd annual Tortoise & the Hare 5K Race and Fun Run was held in Chestnut Ridge Park Saturday morning. Thomas Willliams, 32, of...
Chronicle file photo of Cheektowaga Police headquarters.

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Wednesday, April 18, 2018

First responders were called out to 148 incidents in the town on Wednesday. 3:47 am - A driver was arrested for DWI on Rowland Road.  7:38...
A van smashed into a utility pole on Walden Avenue Friday morning. (Submitted)

Van into utility pole shuts down Walden Avenue

CHEEKTOWAGA - Walden Avenue was shut down for a short time Friday morning after a vehicle crashed into a utility pole. The crash happened around...
Dominick Welch (center) pauses for media to take a photo of him with (l-r) Central Assistant Basketball Coach Demario Rhodes, Spire Academy Basketball Coach Dave Briskio, his mother Brandon Welch, brother Darrell Delaney, Jr. and nephew Darrell Delaney III, and Central Head Basketball Coach Pat Cullinan. (Cheektowaga Central)

Dominick Welch signs with St. Bonaventure

CHEEKTOWAGA - Western New York's all-time leading scorer in basketball came back to his alma mater Friday to announce that he was going to...

Opioid epidemic: What’s in your medicine cabinet

CHEEKTOWAGA - Erie County Commissioner of Health Dr. Gale R. Burstein says young people who abuse prescription opioids face permanent damage.  "With opioid addiction, the brains get rewired and...

Opioid forum held at Maryvale High School

CHEEKTOWAGA - Erie County is poised to see a reduction in Opioid-related deaths compared to other parts of the state according to Erie County Commissioner...

Widespread power outage reported

CHEEKTOWAGA - A widespread power outage is impacting NYSEG customers in the neighborhoods around Dick Road and Walden Avenue. As of 10:30 am Thursday, an estimated...

Opioid epidemic forum to be held Thursday

CHEEKTOWAGA - A community forum to discuss the Opioid epidemic and the steps being taken to end addiction in Cheektowaga will be held at Maryvale...
Cheektowaga Police car. (Chronicle File Photo)

Cheektowaga Police warn of scammers posing as utility workers

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Police Department is warning residents that they have received several reports of scammers, posing as utility workers, gaining entry into...

Law firms made $50k defending town in defamation lawsuit

CHEEKTOWAGA - The defamation lawsuit filed by Highway Superintendent Mark Wegner against the Town of Cheektowaga, three sitting councilmembers, and former Supervisor Mary Holtz...

Earth Spirit ready to host 5k race this Saturday

ORCHARD PARK - Western New York's not-for-profit environmental education organization, is presenting its third annual Tortoise & the Hare 5K Race and Fun Run in...
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