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...

Photos from the January 2019 Blizzard

Here's a look at the Blizzard through the eyes of Cheektowaga residents.  Thank you for allowing us to tell your story.
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...

Assemblymember Wallace announces upcoming fire safety community events

CHEEKTOWAGA - Assemblymember Monica P. Wallace has announced several upcoming events focused on fire safety, education, and firefighter recruitment that will be hosted by...

Fight breaks out after political fundraiser for Mark Wegner

CHEEKTOWAGA - Cheektowaga Police were called to a fight at The Bellevue Hotel Thursday evening about a half-hour after a fundraiser for Highway Superintendent...
South Line firefighter Todd Roland uses a drone during a training exercise between Bellevue and South Line Fire Companies on August 22nd. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

South Cheektowaga firefighters train with technology

CHEEKTOWAGA - Firefighters from the Bellevue and South Line Fire Companies participated in a joint training exercise Wednesday night combining tried and true search-and-rescue...
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...
Bellevue firefighters assisted a woman after she fell into a backyard garden pond on March 25, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Woman rescued from backyard pond

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Bellevue firefighters were called to assist a woman after she fell into a backyard pond.The incident happened around 11:15 p.m. Saturday...
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...
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...