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...
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...

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...
Submitted site plan of the DePaul project at 2224-2240 Old Union Road.

DePaul Properties wants to build 95 new apartments on Old Union Road

CHEEKTOWAGA - The town board has called for a public hearing to solicit comments from town residents regarding a new development planned by DePaul...

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...

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...
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...
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 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...