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...
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...
Map of Marywood Drive and the surrounding area. (Google)

Sonic boom heard in Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Several residents in the area of Marywood Drive reported hearing a loud boom around 2:45 p.m. Friday according to reports in...

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...
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...
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...
Bellevue firefighters assist two residents on Rowley Road after nearby Cayuga Creek floods and surrounds their home. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cayuga Creek floods Thursday night

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Several hours after flash flooding wrecked havoc across Cheektowaga, Cayuga Creek jumped its banks and threatened life and property in two...
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...

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...
Attorney Joel Daniels talks to his client SirWilliam Hardy before a proceeding in Cheektowaga Town Court on April 21, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Grand jury indictment returned in Hardy homicide

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Defense attorney Joel Daniels says an Erie County grand jury has returned an indictment formally charging his client with killing his...