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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...
Parishioners receive ashes during a Mass at Infant of Prague Roman Catholic Church on March 1,. 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Ash Wednesday ushers in the season of Lent

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Christians across the World and here in Cheektowaga will gather in their respected houses of worship today to usher in the...
$9,750 in rims were stolen from Greg's Auto Parts on William Street overnight Saturday. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

$9,750 in rims stolen from Greg’s Auto Parts

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Cheektowaga Police Department has opened a burglary investigation after three or four people stole around $9,750 in aluminium rims from an auto parts...
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...
Firefighters fight a living room fire on Matthew Lane the morning of May 24th in Cleveland Hill's Fire District.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Preliminary cause released for Matthew Lane fire

CHEEKTOWAGA - Fire investigators with the Cheektowaga Police Department have listed a preliminary cause in Thursday's fire which sent three people to the hospital.Police...
Doritex Corp of Alden is remediating their family's old dry cleaning site at 3460 Genesee Street. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Doritex voluntarily pays $491,000 to start cleanup of Cheektowaga dry cleaners site

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A family-owned Alden based industrial uniform company is working with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to pay for the...
A chainsaw struck a man in the head at Wright Frontier Tree Care on November 13th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Chainsaw strikes tree worker in the head

CHEEKTOWAGA - A man was sent to the hospital after he was struck in the head by a chainsaw Monday afternoon according to the...
A mini-van carrying seven special needs residents from a group home was hit by a car that ran a red light at Union and William on May 20, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Car runs red light, hits group home van with residents

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – A mini-van carrying seven special needs residents from a group home was hit by a car that ran a red light...
Cheektowaga Police patrol the Haunted Catacombs parking lot on September 22nd after several hundred unsupervised adolescents caused a disturbance.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Haunted Catacombs to add more security following ruckus Saturday

CHEEKTOWAGA - The House of Horrors and Haunted Catacombs seasonal scare attraction will be adding more professional security personnel to its payroll after several...