Jim Herr covering the Buffalo Bills during their NFL football training camp in Pittsford, N.Y., Monday, July 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

Cheektowaga resident launches news website

Why would anyone start an online news publication devoted to covering the Town of Cheektowaga?It wasn't a decision that came easy to say the...

Stiglmeier Park winter photo gallery

Cheektowaga Chronicle Publisher Jim Herr stopped off at Stiglmeier Park Monday afternoon to see what creatures were stirring about.  What part of town should we capture...
The Bellevue Fire Company shut down a portion of Como Park Blvd after a power line caught fire on February 25, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Arcing power lines close Como Park Blvd

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Arcing and burning power lines in a tree shut down a portion of Como Park Boulevard Saturday morning.The Bellevue Fire Company...
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 Parktrail Lane resident documented damage done to a camper on August 11th. (Contributed)

One arrested for paintball shooting spree

CHEEKTOWAGA - A 17-year-old Croydon Drive resident was arrested over the weekend for his role in a paintball shooting spree in South Cheektowaga.The teen was...
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Whitney Place homicide press conference with Cheektowaga Police

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Cheektowaga Police Department held a press conference Tuesday afternoon to address the homicide on Whitney Place. Assistant Chief of Police James...
Supervisor Diane Benczkowski, Town Councilmembers, Lt. Brian Gould and the Stephen Siller Race Organizers promote the race following the Town Board meeting on June 27, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Register: Tunnel to Towers 5K to be held this September

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation will hold a 5K Run along Como Park Boulevard this September.The Town Board approved the...
KeyBank volunteers work at Hospice Buffalo on the afternoon of May 24, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

KeyBank employees volunteer at Hospice Buffalo

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A group of volunteers from KeyBank spent the afternoon at Hospice Buffalo Wednesday as part of the bank's 27th annual Neighbors...
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...
Cheektowaga Police investigate a shooting inside 212 Whitney Place on April 4, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police investigates Whitney Place shooting

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Cheektowaga Police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened inside of a home late Monday night.Police officers were called to 212...