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...

Transformer fire knocks power out to Sky Harbor

CHEEKTOWAGA - A transformer fire on Jenny Lane has knocked out power to several streets in Sky Harbor according to fire department radio transmissions.Hy-View...
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...
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...

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...
File of Forks Fire District.

Two fire districts subject of Comptroller audits

ALBANY - Reports detailing separate audits for the Bellevue Fire District and Forks Fire District have been released by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli's office.The audit for the...
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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...
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...
A big box store in Cheektowaga is selling sparkler type fireworks this year. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Sparklers and fountain fireworks legal in Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA - The State of New York has modified the penal law this year to allow residents the ability to purchase and use sparklers...
Firefighters were called to 25 Rushford Lane to fight a fire inside of a garage on April 1, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Firefighters fight flames in Cheektowaga garage

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Firefighters from Bellevue were called out just after 6:00 a.m. after a homeowner on Rushford Lane called 911 to report a...