Grand jury indicts Sonny Martinez in strangulation death of girlfriend

BUFFALO - A grand jury has indicted a Cheektowaga man in the strangulation death of his girlfriend this past January.Sonny Martinez, 26, of Ivanhoe Road, was arraigned before Erie County Court Judge James Bargnesi on...

Is Rogowski going to mount a primary challenge for Supervisor?

CHEEKTOWAGA - Inquiring minds want to know if former Cheektowaga Councilmember James Rogowski is eyeing a Democratic primary challenge for the office of town supervisor.Reached by phone Thursday, Mr. Rogowski tells Cheektowaga Chronicle that...
Cheektowaga Police investigate an armed robbery at the Tops Markets in the Thruway Plaza on June 25, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Multi-million dollar remodel underway at Thruway Plaza Tops

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Thruway Plaza Tops Friendly Markets is getting a multi-million dollar facelift the company announced Thursday.The grocery chain is investing approximately $2 million as part of its capital plan to remodel the store at 700...
Doino's pizza prep area on October 1st. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Doino’s Pizzeria being sued by alleged Hepatitis victim

CHEEKTOWAGA - A Cheektowaga man is bringing legal action against the Harlem Road pizzeria that was the subject of a Hepatitis A breakout last October.James Brocato has filed a lawsuit in Erie County Supreme Court...
The Cheektowaga Police investigate an armed robbery along the 100 block of Tudor Road during the morning hours of November 28th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Monday, March 18, 2019

Emergency responders in Cheektowaga were called out to 173 calls for service on Monday, March 18, 2019.5:02 am - Around 4-5 people snuck into the restaurant at the Millennium Hotel, smoked marijuana, and then...
Chronicle file photo of Cheektowaga Police headquarters.

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Weekend of March 15, 2019

Emergency responders in Cheektowaga were called out to 405 calls for service over the weekend of March 15, 2019.Friday, March 15th - 145 calls for service1:11 am - A resident met with a police...
Cheektowaga Police investigate a report of shots fired outside of Tryst Gentlemen's Club on October 29th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Thursday, March 14, 2019

Emergency responders in Cheektowaga were called out to 161 calls for service on Thursday, March 14, 2019.12:16 am - A 62-year-old woman on Alexander Avenue was transported to ECMC with burns after her oxygen...
Union East Elementary students were medically evaluated after a school bus crash on September 25th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Emergency responders in Cheektowaga were called out to 153 calls for service on Wednesday, March 13, 2019.12:47 am - A warrant was issued for a woman that broke a window on Clinton Street.12:13 pm...

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Emergency responders in Cheektowaga were called out to 143 calls for service on Tuesday, March 12, 2019.7:00 am - The police received an alarm at Regal Cinemas.  The alarm was canceled nine minutes later. ...

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Monday, March 11, 2019

Emergency responders in Cheektowaga were called out to 140 calls for service on Monday, March 11, 2019.12:47 am - A drunk driver was arrested at a traffic stop on William Street.3:56 am - A...
A road crew mills Sherry Drive on April 24, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Drainage problem in Towers area a priority for Highway’s summer projects

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Town of Cheektowaga will rectify an ongoing drainage issue in the south end of town, reconstruct a road in the north end, and repave several streets around town, Supervisor Diane Benczkowski...
Chronicle file photo of Cheektowaga Police.

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Weekend of March 8, 2019

Emergency responders in Cheektowaga were called out to 451 calls for service over the weekend of March 8, 2019.Friday, March 8th - 160 calls for service12:11 am - A drunk driver was arrested at...

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