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...

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...