Publication note: December 3, 2018

Dear readers:I'm taking the next few days to convalescence after coming down with influenza.The news should start flowing again sometime later this week.Jim
Firefighters attend to a basement fire inside a Gaby Lane home on December 2nd. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Eleven people forced from their Gaby Lane home by fire

CHEEKTOWAGA - Emergency officials estimate that eleven people were displaced from a house fire early Sunday morning at 21 Gaby Lane in the South...
Firefighters work to extinguish a fire in a multi-unit apartment building on Edmund Street on December 1st.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Fire displaces four Edmund Street residents

CHEEKTOWAGA - Four people were displaced after a fire severely damaged a three-unit apartment building in the Doyle Hose Fire District Saturday morning.The fire was reported around...
A Chick-fil-A team member welcomes the public into the new restaurant on November 26th.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Buffalo area first Chick-fil-A opens in Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA - Western New York's first Chick-fil-A restaurant opened in Cheektowaga Thursday morning, and more than 100 people from the region lined up to...

Marne Road man sentenced to prison for attempted murder

BUFFALO - A Cheektowaga man was sentenced to prison for the attempted murder of an Amherst man.Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn's office...
Cheektowaga Police secure a home on Eggert Road the morning of November 29th after a shooting victim walked into ECMC.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police investigates shooting on Eggert Road

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Police Department is investigating a shooting on Eggert Road after a victim walked into Erie County Medical Center Thursday morning.Captain...
NFTA and elected leaders, along with support staff at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport celebrate their winning of a J.D. Power award on November 28th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

J.D. Powers says Buffalo Airport is tops in customer satisfaction

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Buffalo Niagara International Airport has brought home a prestigious award from J.D. Power after ranking number one in customer satisfaction among...
Chronicle file photo of a Cheektowaga Police car.

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Thanksgiving 2018

First responders were called out to 147 incidents on Thanksgiving.12:25 am - A woman on Como Park Boulevard needed help opening her garage door...
Pat Burke endorses Brian Nowak for his soon-to-be vacant county legislature seat. (Contributed)

Burke endorses Nowak for Legislature seat

BUFFALO - Assemblymember-elect Pat Burke took an opportunity Tuesday morning to throw his weight behind a candidate running for his soon to be vacant...

How to eat at Chick-fil-A during the grand opening

CHEEKTOWAGA - The doors to the Walden Avenue Chick-fil-A will open at 6:30 am Thursday, November 29th.Cheektowaga Police will have traffic restrictions in place...