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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.

April 2nd runoff election set for Village of Sloan

SLOAN - A runoff election will be held on April 2nd in the Village of Sloan after two candidates running for trustee received an...
Firefighters attend to smoke inside Maryvale East Senior Apartments during the early morning of March 24, 2019. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Smoke forces Maryvale East residents from their apartments

CHEEKTOWAGA - Residents at a senior living community got an abrupt wake-up call Sunday morning after an oven fire caused smoke to fill the...
From left, Andrew Laurie, past commander Frank L. Gierlach Post 1320; Erie County Clerk Michael “Mickey” Kearns; Russell J. Salvatore; Veteran Michael Budowski; Kenneth MacKay, President American Institute of Architects (AIA) Buffalo Chapter; Robert Stark, past president AIA; Rich Pulaski, Commander, Gierlach Post. Mr. Salvatore and Mr. Budowski cut the ribbon for the new handicap accessible rest rooms funded by Mr. Salvatore. (Photo by Michael J. Billoni, Contributor)

Salvatore helps cut ribbon on new bathrooms at Gierlach Post

SLOAN - The Buffalo Chapter of the American Institute of Architects announced Friday that it would begin an urgent handicap accessibility focus for veterans...
South Line firefighters and Cheektowaga Police attend to a two-car crash on French Road during the afternoon of March 22, 2019. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

French Road crash zaps power to over 1,000 NYSEG customers

CHEEKTOWAGA - A two-car crash on French Road zapped power to over 1,000 people in the area of French and Border Roads Friday afternoon.The crash...
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.