On October 11th, a wind gust snapped a tree on Avery Place causing to fall across Herbert Avenue and onto a house and car. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

High winds could bring down power lines and trees Sunday

CHEEKTOWAGA - Strong wind gusts could bring down numerous trees and power lines causing widespread power outages Sunday the National Weather Service says.Most of Western New York is under a High Wind Warning which is in...
Man with concealed identity smoking a controversial vaping an electronic cigarette. Vaping is debatable in the health community if it is safe or a health risk. (Stock)

Vaping pens causing concern among lawmakers and school administrators

CHEEKTOWAGA - Vaping pens were introduced to the marketplace as a means for adults to kick their nicotine habit but now high school students are vaping, and that's a growing concern for lawmakers and school...
Walden Galleria file photo. (Cathy Smith, Creative Commons)

Evacuation alarm accidentally set off at Walden Galleria

CHEEKTOWAGA - An evacuation alarm was accidentally activated Wednesday afternoon at Walden Galleria according to Cheektowaga Police."A mistake was made by Walden Gallery Security," Assistant Chief of Police Michael Sliwinski said in an email. ...
Cleveland Hill firefighters salute as the body of Fire Commissioner Robert Trautman is moved into Maryvale Drive Presbyterian Church on February 20, 2019.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cleveland Hill sends off longtime firefighter

CHEEKTOWAGA - Over 200 people filled the Maryvale Drive Presbyterian Church in Cheektowaga Wednesday morning to say goodbye to longtime Cleveland Hill firefighter and Fire Commissioner Robert "Bob" Trautman.Mr. Trautman died on February 15th...
Broadway actor Clay Thomson talks with Cleveland Hill students on February 19, 2019. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cleveland Hill students get master class from Broadway actor

CHEEKTOWAGA - While a majority of their peers are enjoying winter break this week a select number of students at Cleveland Hill High School are preparing to present the school's annual musical next weekend,...
Police detain a man on Harlem Road on March 17, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Monday, February 18, 2019.

Emergency responders in Cheektowaga were called out to 171 calls for service on Monday, February 18, 2019.12:20 am - A man was arrested on Wheaton Drive after he broke things in a friend's house. ...
Cheektowaga Police investigate a scene on Park Edge Drive on March 6, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Weekend of February 15, 2019

Emergency responders were called to 479 calls for service over the weekend.Friday, February 15th | 186 calls:12:20 am - U-Crest firefighters found a faulty boiler at an apartment building on Dick Road.12:59 am -...
Police stand outside the Walden Galleria after a number of fights (12/26/18) (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Thursday, February 14, 2019.

Emergency responders in Cheektowaga were called out to 184 calls for service on Thursday, February 14, 2019.1:53 am - A juvenile was transported from the police station to the county youth detention center on E....

Longtime Cleveland Hill firefighter Robert Trautman dies

CHEEKTOWAGA - Cleveland Hill Fire Commissioner Robert Trautman has died the department announced Sunday night.The sudden passing of Mr. Trautman has left the fire organization with a "heavy heart" the department wrote on their official...

What’s closed on President’s Day 2019

CHEEKTOWAGA - The President's Day holiday has impacted the hours and operations of some services.Are banks open? Most banks are closed, but a few may be open. Best to call first.Are stock markets open? The New...
Walden Galleria file photo. (Cathy Smith, Creative Commons)

Winter break deals at Walden Galleria

CHEEKTOWAGA - Escape the cold and join Walden Galleria during your winter break vacation starting on Monday, February 18th with special events from 5 Wits, Apple, Bar Louie, Dave & Buster’s, Microsoft and RPM...

Charles Peters accused of DWI and Criminal Mischief

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Buffalo man who stood by the side of his wife Lynn DeJac Peters - a woman wrongfully convicted of killing her daughter in the 90s - was arrested by Cheektowaga Police...

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