Len Saniewski's grandchildren, Jake, Nate, Camden, Alex, and Izzy lay a memorial brick in front a tree donated in their grandfather's memory on July 1, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Saniewski family donates 30 trees to Stiglmeier Park

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Family members of the late Len Saniewski gathered in Stiglmeier Park Saturday to remember the family’s patriarch by dedicating trees planted...
A Rusniniak tow operator works to right a minivan on March 8, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Three vehicle crash on Union Road

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Three people were checked out by EMS workers after a multi-vehicle crash involving a school bus on Union Road Wednesday afternoon.The...
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 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...
Bellevue firefighters, seen from a control room monitor, make a money drop during the Variety Club telethon. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga fire companies raise $8,000 for Variety Club

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Two volunteer fire companies raised over $8,000 for the kids at the Variety Club of Buffalo.Members from Doyle Hose Company #2...
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...
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...

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...

Vehicle drives into Dave’s Christmas Wonderland

CHEEKTOWAGA - A car caused damage to Dave's Christmas Wonderland after it drove into the store last Tuesday.The crash happened just before 6:30 pm...
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...