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Local News from around the Town of Cheektowaga and the Village of Sloan organized so you can find news specific to your neighborhood.

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...

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...
Chronicle file photo of Buffalo Niagara International Airport.

United plane hits jet bridge at Buffalo Niagara International Airport

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority announced that a plane hit a jet bridge Wednesday morning at Buffalo Niagara International Airport.The authority says...
Emergency responders responded to the I-90 eastbound after a tractor-trailer truck rolled into a ditch just before the Cleveland Drive exit on February 7, 2019.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Truck driver needs extrication after overturning into I-90 ditch

CHEEKTOWAGA - Firefighters had to extricate a driver from his tractor-trailer truck after it veered off the road and crashed into a ditch along the eastbound...
Cheektowaga Police investigate a February 4, 2019 garage fire on Charles Street. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Vehicle and garage damaged by fire on Charles Street

CHEEKTOWAGA - Firefighters responded to an address on Charles Street to battle a garage fire Monday morning.The blaze was reported around 7:16 am at...

Photos from the January 2019 Blizzard

Here's a look at the Blizzard through the eyes of Cheektowaga residents.  Thank you for allowing us to tell your story.
Garbage and recycling totes are stuck in a snowbank on a Cheektowaga road on January 30, 2019. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga, Sloan postpone sanitation service

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Town of Cheektowaga and Village of Sloan have postponed sanitation service due to the winter storm.Cheektowaga canceled garbage and recycling for Wednesday...
Chronicle file photo of 3890 Broadway.

Zombie home on Broadway faces demolition

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Town of Cheektowaga is taking steps to demolish a vacant home on Broadway that has become dangerous and unsafe to the...
Chronicle file photo of 155 Wellworth Place.

Cheektowaga council absolves $11k bill attached to Wellworth Place parcel

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Town Council recently waived clean-up costs associated with a vacant parcel of land on Wellworth Place.The town approved the demolition of 155 Wellworth...
U-Crest and Hy-view fire departments attended to a crash scene at Genesee Street and Buell Avenue on January 22, 2019. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Three people hurt in Genesee Street crash

CHEEKTOWAGA - Three people were hurt and needed to be freed from their vehicle after a two-car crash around 9 am Tuesday morning at...