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U-Crest firefighters attend to a car fire in the Airport Plaza parking lot on February 27, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

U-Crest firefighters attend to car fire at Airport Plaza

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - U-Crest firefighters attended to a car fire in the parking lot of the Airport Plaza during rush hour Monday afternoon.The fire...
$9,750 in rims were stolen from Greg's Auto Parts on William Street overnight Saturday. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

$9,750 in rims stolen from Greg’s Auto Parts

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Cheektowaga Police Department has opened a burglary investigation after three or four people stole around $9,750 in aluminium rims from an auto parts...

Cheektowaga gasoline prices: February 27, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The average cost for a gallon of gasoline in Cheektowaga is $0.14 cheaper than the state average. The average is down one...
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Cheektowaga Police blotter for the weekend of February 24, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The Cheektowaga Police Department attended to 467 calls over the weekend.  The following is a brief report of some of the calls...
A Budget Rental truck caused a tree limb to crash down on a passing car on Wagner Avenue, February 26, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Tree limb crashes down on passing car

SLOAN, N.Y. - Two people escaped injury after a tree branch came crashing down on top of a car Sunday afternoon.Patricia Borowicz of South...
The Bellevue Fire Company shut down a portion of Como Park Blvd after a power line caught fire on February 25, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Arcing power lines close Como Park Blvd

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Arcing and burning power lines in a tree shut down a portion of Como Park Boulevard Saturday morning.The Bellevue Fire Company...
Dominick Welch on February 24, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Lew-Port falls to Warriors in quarterfinals

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Lew-Port held their own for a good portion of the first quarter of Friday night’s Section 6 Quarterfinals game against Cheektowaga...
Debra "Hillary" Singer cares for Virgil and Hector on February 24, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Town woman cares for bulls in her backyard

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A Cleveland Drive woman had to explain to Cheektowaga Police and Animal Control officers why she was housing bulls in her backyard Friday...
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Cheektowaga Police Blotter: February 23, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The Cheektowaga Police Department attended to 146 calls on February 23, 2017. The following is a brief report of some of...

Winds could be an issue over the next two days

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A Wind Advisory has been issued for Cheektowaga and the surrounding area from 10 a.m. Friday unit 10 p.m. Saturday.Storms will...