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A piece of movie money like this was passed at Tryst Gentlemen’s Night Club. (CPD)

Funny money passed at Tryst Night Club

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A local strip club isn’t laughing after funny money was used to make purchases recently.Cheektowaga Police was called to Tryst Gentlemen’s...
A Verizon representative shows a town resident the details regarding the antenna’s aesthetics at a public hearing on May 24, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Verizon speaks at public hearing for micro-cell antenna

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – A public hearing was held at Tuesday night’s Town Board meeting to discuss a proposed micro-cell antenna that could be erected...
A flashlight illuminates the window in which a one-year-old child fell from on April 11, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Toddler’s fall from third-story window appears accidental

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The incident of a south Cheektowaga toddler falling from a window Tuesday night appears to be accidental according to law enforcement.Cheektowaga...
High winds snapped a tree branch on Pine Ridge Road on March 8, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Dangerous winds expected this afternoon

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a warning that our area can expect "dangerous winds" this afternoon.Very strong and...
Woodgate Drive resident Keith Szen speaks to the Town Board in opposition to a 135' cell tower on February 14, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Neighbors show solidarity against cell tower

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Southline neighbors who have been living on edge for months continue to hold their breath as a proposal to build a...
South Line firefighters attend to a basement on North Prince Drive on December 27th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Police fire investigators probe North Prince basement fire

CHEEKTOWAGA - South Line firefighters called in the Cheektowaga Police Department's Fire Investigators after they extinguished a basement fire on North Prince Drive Thursday...
Family of Pug displayed this sign at a Cheektowaga Town Board meeting Tuesday night. Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle

Judge Piotrowski renders decision in dangerous dog hearing

CHEEKTOWAGA - Cheektowaga Town Justice Paul Piotrowski has decided a dangerous dog hearing which was brought to the court following the deadly mauling of a...
The Sloan Fire Department extinguishes several brush fires at the reservoir on February 20, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Several brush fires ignited at Sloan reservoir

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A number of separate brush fires were ignited along the Norfolk Southern railroad tracks Monday night.Forks Fire Department was first alerted to a brush fire...
A Sloan woman was charged with DWI after a minivan collided with a tanker truck on Harlem Road the evening of July 19, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Sloan woman charged with DWI in crash with tanker truck

SLOAN, N.Y. - A Village of Sloan woman was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated after her car and a tanker truck collided Wednesday evening.The...
Westbound Genesee Street was closed to traffic after two vehicles collided on July 22, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Two-car crash shuts down Genesee Street

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Two people were sent to the hospital and a portion of Genesee Street was closed following a two-car crash Saturday afternoon.It...