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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.

Construction crews start to remove concrete curbing on Greenleaf Lane on July 24th.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Work on Greenleaf Lane impacts residents for second summer

CHEEKTOWAGA - Many residents on Greenleaf Lane have a feeling of Déjà vu after construction crews tore up their street for the second summer...
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...
Two people were transported to the hospital after a crash at the intersection of Transit and French Roads. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Severe injuries reported at French Road crash

CHEEKTOWAGA - Cheektowaga Police accident investigators were called to the scene of an injury accident after one person suffered severe injuries.Two vehicles collided around 8:15 pm...
Firefighters from Cheektowaga, Lancaster, and West Seneca assist Doyle Hose at a house fire on Cayuga Creek Road. (Contributed)

Vietnam veteran loses home and possessions to fire

CHEEKTOWAGA - A Vietnam veteran who served in the Marine Corps is homeless and has lost all of his possessions after a fire tore through...
Doyle firefighters on scene of a carbon monoxide leak at 49 Williamstowne on April 5, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

CO forces Williamstowne residents from their homes

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Several elderly residents were forced from their homes after a carbon monoxide leak in an apartment building at the Williamstowne Village...
Firefighters responded to the Pepsi distribution warehouse on January 21, 2019, after two fork trucks caught fire inside the building. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Fork trucks catch fire inside Pepsi distribution warehouse

CHEEKTOWAGA - Two fork trucks caught fire inside the Pepsi distribution warehouse at 2710 Walden Avenue around 7 am Monday morning according to the Forks...
Jennifer Lawrence speaking at the 2013 San Diego Comic Con International, for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire", at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California. (Gage Skidmore, via Wikipedia)

Actress Jennifer Lawrence on plane that made emergency landing

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A private jet with actress Jennifer Lawrence onboard was diverted to Prior Aviation Saturday afternoon after encountering a problem with the...
A $100,000 state grant will replace an inadequate drainage system on Winston and Vegola Avenues. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

State grant to improve drainage on Winston and Vegola Avenues

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A long-standing infrastructure problem impacting residents on Winston and Vegola Avenues will soon be corrected thanks to a $100,000 grant secured in...

National Night Out events to be held on August 1st

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Town of Cheektowaga will join over 30 million people across the United States in celebrating the 34th Annual National Night...
Cheektowaga Police and U-Crest firefighters care for a pedestrian who was hit by a vehicle on Genesee Street on March 23, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Pedestrian hit by car on Genesee Street

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - One person was taken to the hospital after being hit by a car late Thursday night.The incident happened at 9:19 p.m. on...