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A school bus waits for students at a town school on February 8, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Erie County School Bus Law could cost town schools $250,000

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – A law proposed in Erie County aims to make all children attending Kindergarten through eighth grade better protected on the school...
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Police Blotter: February 7, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Cheektowaga Police Department attended to 144 calls on February 7, 2017.  The following is a brief report of some of...
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Brian Lee pleaded guilty to crash that hurt two area women

BUFFALO, N.Y. - The driver of the vehicle that crashed onto railroad tracks last June injuring two area women pleaded guilty to Vehicular Assault in...
Cheektowaga Police are seeking information about his person. Call police at 716-686-3929 with information (CPD Photo)

Police seek to identify person involved in attemped robbery

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Cheektowaga Police Detective's Bureau is seeking the public's help in identifying a person who may be involved in an attempted robbery...
A vehicle rolled onto its side along the 2100 Block of Walden Avenue on February 7, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Child taken to hospital after Tuesday afternoon crash

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – A child will be checked out at the hospital following an afternoon crash on Walden Avenue.It happened midday along Walden Avenue...
Pressley Kelly and Richard Pearson are facing felony charges after stealing over $1,000 in surf and turf from town stores. (Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Surf and turf bandits caught by Cheektowaga Police

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Two Rochester men are under arrest by Cheektowaga Police after they forced their way out of a Tops Market and were...

Stiglmeier Park winter photo gallery

Cheektowaga Chronicle Publisher Jim Herr stopped off at Stiglmeier Park Monday afternoon to see what creatures were stirring about.  What part of town should we capture...

Average cost of gasoline in Cheektowaga

The average cost for a gallon of gasoline in Cheektowaga is $0.13 cheaper than the state average and New York State is down one...
Jim Herr covering the Buffalo Bills during their NFL football training camp in Pittsford, N.Y., Monday, July 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

Cheektowaga resident launches news website

Why would anyone start an online news publication devoted to covering the Town of Cheektowaga?It wasn't a decision that came easy to say the...
A car crashed into the front porch of 141 Gualbert Avenue in the afternoon of February 5, 2017. (Jim Herr, II/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Car crashes into Gualbert Avenue home

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Rescue Hose firefighters attended to a woman who lost control of her car and crashed into a Gualbert Avenue home Sunday...