Hy-View fire explorer battling cancer is home from the hospital

CHEEKTOWAGA - Hy-View Fire explorer Timothy Richardson is back home Monday evening after a stay in the hospital to begin his fight against T-cell leukemia. The 16-year-old firefighter in training from...
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...
Submitted site plan of the DePaul project at 2224-2240 Old Union Road.

DePaul project green lit; discussions turn to PILOT agreements

CHEEKTOWAGA - DePaul Properties got the green light from the Cheektowaga Town Council to build 95 new apartments on Old Union Road, now 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...
Submitted site plan of the DePaul project at 2224-2240 Old Union Road.

DePaul Properties wants to build 95 new apartments on Old Union Road

CHEEKTOWAGA - The town board has called for a public hearing to solicit comments from town residents regarding a new development planned by DePaul...
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...
The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk at Bellevue Fire Company on September 9th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

2017 Tunnel to Towers Run & Walk

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Bellevue Fire Company hosted the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk Saturday morning. The race is held in...
Bellevue and South Line firefighters rescue two drivers from these overturned vehicles the evening of August 21, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Two drivers hurt in two-car rollover crash on Union Road

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A two-car rollover crash sent two people the hospital early Monday evening. The crash happened near the Tim Hortons on Union Road...
A power line fell across Red Oak Drive on the morning of July 20, 2017 knocking out power to over 2,000 NYSEG customers. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Over 2,000 S. Cheektowaga residents in dark

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A fallen power line has knocked out power to an estimated 2,165 NYSEG customers in the area of South Cheektowaga and...
The Cheektowaga Conservation Corps and Town Facilities employees work to remediate damaged trails in Stiglmeier Park on July 17, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Half of Stiglmeier Park’s nature trails closed due to flooding

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – An estimated three miles of nature trails in Stiglmeier Park are closed for repairs after Cayuga Creek flooded Thursday night sending...