Thursday, December 14, 2017

Neighbor saves woman from fire on Annamarie Terrace

CHEEKTOWAGA - An Annamarie Terrace resident is alive after her neighbor ran into her smoke-filled home and pulled her out as a fire was consuming her...
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OneJet CEO Matthew Maguire announces non-stop air service from Buffalo to Albany starting in February. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Non-stop air service to Albany returns to Buffalo in February 2018

CHEEKTOWAGA - Non-stop daily air travel to the state capitol from Buffalo will be restored in February after a seven-year hiatus. Cambridge, Massachusetts based airline OneJet will...

Cheektowaga woman gets two decades in prison for manslaughter

BUFFALO - A Cheektowaga woman will spend nearly two-decades behind bars after she admitted to killing a Village of Sloan woman on New Years Day. Nadiyah...

Mounted deputies to host food drive

ERIE COUNTY - Erie County Sheriff’s Mounted Reserve Unit is hosting its 16th semi-annual Mounted for Meals food drive Saturday, December 16th from 10...

Sisters Hospital earns top honors in orthopedic care

CHEEKTOWAGA - Sisters of Charity Hospital was recently recognized as a leader in orthopedic surgery by Healthgrades - a national website for information about physicians and...
Chronicle file photo of a NFTA Metro bus on Genesee Street.

Proposed county law to prevent smoking in bus shelters

ERIE COUNTY - The Erie County Legislature is proposing to enact a local law that bans smoking near and inside bus shelters. A public hearing...
Chronicle file photo of Cheektowaga Police.

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Thursday, December 7, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA - 137 calls came in for first responders across the Town on Thursday, including snow ban warnings for vehicles overnight. This is a...
Chronicle file photo of Cheektowaga Police headquarters.

Cheektowaga Police Department becomes SafeTrade location

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Police Department announced Thursday that the police station on Union Road has become a SafeTrade location where citizens can complete...

Stadium streaker sentenced in Orchard Park court

ORCHARD PARK - The man who streaked across New Era Field this past November pleaded guilty before Orchard Park Town Justice Edward Pace and...
Robert Westgate of Frontier Airlines announces new service out of Buffalo-Niagara International Airport on July 18, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Frontier Airlines begins service to four destinations

CHEEKTOWAGA - Denver based Frontier Airlines started service to Fort Myers, Miami, Orlando, and Tampa from Buffalo Niagara International Airport Wednesday. Frontier's Bob Westgate says...
Cheektowaga Police investigate a shots fired call on Aero Drive July 2, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Wednesday, December 6, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA – First responders were called to 168 incidents throughout the town on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. 1:43 am - Traffic on Walden Avenue over...

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Tuesday, December 5, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA – First responders were called to 164 incidents throughout the town on Tuesday, December 5, 2017. 12:07 am - A car playing loud music...
Chronicle file photo of Tryst Gentleman's Club.

Tryst investor unhappy with liquor license suspension

CHEEKTOWAGA - A financial investor in Tryst Gentleman's Club is not happy to hear that the state liquor authority suspended the club's license to...
File photo of Tryst Gentleman's Club.

Tryst principal owned Chippewa club shut down by Buffalo Police

CHEEKTOWAGA – One of the four people listed on the liquor license for Tryst Gentleman’s Club operated a Chippewa Street nightclub which was shut...
Chronicle file photo of Tryst Gentleman's Club.

Liquor Authority suspends Tryst’s license during emergency hearing

NEW YORK CITY - The New York State Liquor Authority voted Wednesday morning to suspend the liquor license for Tryst's Gentleman's Club on Aero Drive. Buffalo-based...
Cheektowaga Police investigate a report of shots fired outside of Tryst Gentlemen's Club on October 29th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Tryst Gentlemen’s Club charged by state liquor authority

CHEEKTOWAGA - The New York State Liquor Authority has formally charged Tryst Gentlemen’s Club with three violations of the state’s alcoholic beverage control laws...
Firefighters fight flames at 3339 Genesee Street on September 5th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Assemblymember Wallace to sponsor Emergency Preparedness Training

(RELEASE) - This Saturday, December 9, 2017, Assemblymember Monica Wallace  will host a free American Red Cross Emergency Preparedness Training at 10 am at the Cheektowaga Senior...
Cheektowaga Police investigate an armed robbery at the Cash for Cans store at 1350 Harlem Road on April 8, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Monday, December 4, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA – First responders were called to 147 incidents throughout the town on Monday, December 4, 2017. 1:32 am - The police arrested a driver...
A snow cover sidestreet in Cheektowaga on February 12, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Snow bands to impact Wednesday morning’s commute

CHEEKTOWAGA - The placement of the lake effect snow bands are coming into focus now that forecasters are within 24-hours of the storm's start. As...
The former Manor Oak Nursing Home at 3600 Harlem Road may soon become housing for low-income seniors. (Jim Herr/ Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Former Manor Oak Nursing Home to become low-income senior housing

CHEEKTOWAGA - A $19 million project to transform the former Manor Oak nursing home on Harlem Road is picking up steam. The Town of Cheektowaga...
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: Weekend of December 1, 2017

Here is a look at some of the events first responders were called out to over the past weekend. Friday, December 1st - 169 calls: 1:08...
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