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Cheektowaga Central's SADD organization, in conjunction with the Erie County Medical Examiner's Office, Cheektowaga Police, Forks and Rescue firefighters, and AMR Ambulance put on a simulated crash on June 8th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Simulated crash hopes to educate Central students

CHEEKTOWAGA - The blood was fake and the work to free students from a mangled car was simulated, but the message was clear for...
An unattended self-cleaning sparked a fire at 115 Meadow Place on June 8th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Self-cleaning oven sparks fire on Meadow Place

CHEEKTOWAGA - An unattended self-cleaning oven pushed firefighters into action midday Friday according to U-Crest Fire Chief Bryan Chapman. Several fire companies responded to 115...
South Line firefighter extinguish a fire inside a recreational vehicle at Elite Machine & Design Inc. on June 8th.  The arson destroyed the RV, several trailers, and a few race cars.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Burglary and arson at Elite Machine & Design

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Police Department is investigating an overnight arson and burglary at Elite Machine & Design Inc. at the dead end of...
File of Forks Fire District.

Two fire districts subject of Comptroller audits

ALBANY - Reports detailing separate audits for the Bellevue Fire District and Forks Fire District have been released by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli's office. The audit for the...
The community gathers in Town Park on May 28th to commemorate Memorial Day. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Photos: Memorial Day Service in Town Park

The community gathers in Town Park on May 28th to commemorate Memorial Day. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle) See a photo you like?  Help support the mission of Cheektowaga Chronicle...
Athletes from Southline Little League Athletic Association parade down Towers Boulevard on May 28th during their annual Memorial Day parade.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Photos: Southline Baseball Parade 2018

Athletes from Southline Little League Athletic Association parade down Towers Boulevard on May 28th during their annual Memorial Day parade.  See a photo you like?  Help support...
Firefighters fight a living room fire on Matthew Lane the morning of May 24th in Cleveland Hill's Fire District.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Preliminary cause released for Matthew Lane fire

CHEEKTOWAGA - Fire investigators with the Cheektowaga Police Department have listed a preliminary cause in Thursday's fire which sent three people to the hospital. Police...
A handful of Maryvale students were checked out by medical personnel at the scene of a May 25th school bus crash on Beach Road. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Maryvale students checked out after school bus crash

CHEEKTOWAGA - A handful of Maryvale students were checked out by medical personnel at the scene of a school bus crash on Beach Road...
Firefighters fight a living room fire on Matthew Lane the morning of May 24th in Cleveland Hill's Fire District.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Three people hurt in Matthew Lane fire

CHEEKTOWAGA - Three people were hurt after a fire broke out inside a Matthew Lane duplex Thursday morning Cleveland Hill Fire Chief Matthew Chowaniec says. Firefighters...

JetBlue flight encounters bird strike after takeoff

CHEEKTOWAGA - A JetBlue flight had to return to Buffalo after declaring an emergency shortly after takeoff Thursday morning. JetBlue flight 2216 sustained a bird...