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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.

Fuzzy Scherer of Fuzzy Fawn Wildlife Rescue attends to a fawn that fell into a utility pit on March 5th. (Courtesy Caleb Harte)

Fawn rescued from 8-foot utility pit Monday night

CHEEKTOWAGA - A unique rescue operation was conducted Monday night after a fawn fell into an 8-foot utility pit on town property just off...
U-Crest firefighters pose with Nokomis Parkway resident Ed Krier on July 4th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Nokomis Parkway resident shows his patriotism

CHEEKTOWAGA - July 4, 2018, marks the 29th year 82-year-old Korean War veteran Ed Krier has erected his patriot display in front of his...
State Police handout photo of Jessica Rose Lane.

Cheektowaga woman subject of State Police cold case

BATAVIA, N.Y. - New York State Police are renewing their call for information surrounding the disappearance and murder of an elderly Cheektowaga woman nearly 40...
Firefighters overhaul a wall at 91 Loretto Drive on July 23rd moments after they extinguished a fire.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Three dogs rescued from Loretto Drive fire

CHEEKTOWAGA - Ryan Miller was doing work on his Loretto Drive home around 1:30 pm Monday and smelled something burning."I thought it was my...
Two cars crashed on Caygua Road on February 13, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Two-car crash sends one to the hospital Monday night

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A two-car crash on Cayuga Road sent one person to the hospital Monday night.The crash happened just before 10 p.m. in...
Cheektowaga Police stop a vehicle behind The Home Depot after it was involved in a crash at Walden Avenue and Anderson Road on February 10, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Walden Avenue hit-and-run driver charged

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Cheektowaga Police Department charged the pickup driver who left the scene of an injury accident midday Friday.Police tell the Cheektowaga...
Cheektowaga's Central Council of Volunteer Firemen held its annual Communion Mass and breakfast on September 10th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Firefighters hold annual Communion Mass and breakfast

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Cheektowaga's Central Council of Volunteer Firemen gathered together at Resurrection R.C. Church for its annual Communion Mass and breakfast.Firefighters from each of...

Man nearly crashes into Genesee Street McDonald’s

CHEEKTOWAGA - A vehicle nearly crashed into the McDonald's restaurant on Genesee Street around 10 am Friday morning.It appears the driver of a sports...
Country music artist Ricky Lee performs at Freedom Fest at Town Park on July 3rd. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Freedom Fest 2018 goes off without a hitch

CHEEKTOWAGA - The 2nd Annual Freedom Fest in Town Park wrapped up Tuesday night without any major issues reported.Country music artist Ricky Lee was...

JetBlue flight lands in Buffalo with engine trouble

CHEEKTOWAGA - A JetBlue flight landed under emergency conditions at Buffalo Niagara International Airport Wednesday afternoon according to the airport.Flight 1735 was diverted to...