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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.

The Erie County Sheriff's Bomb Squad responded to the Target store on Walden Avenue May 13, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)video

Target Plaza on Walden evacuated

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A major shopping center in the heart of Cheektowaga's commercial corridor was evacuated Saturday evening after a suspicious package was found at...
Firefighters from Cheektowaga and Buffalo fight a house fire on Shanley Street. August 1, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Police: Kids playing with lighter sparked fire

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Detectives assigned to the Cheektowaga Police Fire Investigation Unit say kids playing with fire caused Tuesday evening's fire on Shanley Street.Multiple...
A Budget Rental truck caused a tree limb to crash down on a passing car on Wagner Avenue, February 26, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Tree limb crashes down on passing car

SLOAN, N.Y. - Two people escaped injury after a tree branch came crashing down on top of a car Sunday afternoon.Patricia Borowicz of South...
A Cheektowaga Highway Department crew cut down overgrown grass and weeds on Rowan Road. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Highway Department cuts overgrown grass and weeds on Rowan Road

CHEEKTOWAGA - Overgrown weeds and grass along a Rowan Road sidewalk have been cut down after neighbors reached out to Cheektowaga Chronicle for help.Robert...

Missing dog near Bellevue Fire Company

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Animal Control Office is seeking the public's help Saturday afternoon in locating a missing dog in South Cheektowaga.The pup was last...
Buffalo Bread Company on Nagel Drive is closed (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Buffalo Bread Company shuts doors

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The doors to the Buffalo Bread Company on Nagel Drive are locked. A sign placed on the door says the property...
A dump truck crashed into power lines in Sloan on September 19th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Damage from dump truck is the responsibility of homeowners

SLOAN - Residents who had their service line ripped from their house Tuesday afternoon after a dump truck crashed into utility lines must repair...
The St. Andrew Sloan High School Softball Team won the 2017 Catholic Youth Sports championship. (Submitted)

St. Andrew Sloan wins Softball Championship

SLOAN, N.Y. - The St. Andrew's Sloan softball team won the 2017 Catholic Youth Sports Softball Championship.The co-ed team played against four other teams...
Chronicle file photo of a Cheektowaga Police car.

Police investigating accidental shooting on White Road

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Police Department is investigating an accidental shooting for the second time in two weeks.Police responded to an address on White...