A road crew mills Sherry Drive on April 24, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

First phase of streets improvement program starts

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The first phase of the Town of Cheektowaga's streets improvement program began Monday in South Cheektowaga.Milling machines and dump trucks were...
Rowley Road in Cheektowaga. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Deal struck with Erie County to rehab Borden Road

CHEEKTOWAGA -  Borden Road could soon get a complete makeover with Erie County covering the entire expense - the only hitch is - Cheektowaga...
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...
The Bellevue Fire Company shut down a portion of Como Park Blvd after a power line caught fire on February 25, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Arcing power lines close Como Park Blvd

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Arcing and burning power lines in a tree shut down a portion of Como Park Boulevard Saturday morning.The Bellevue Fire Company...
Submitted site plan of the DePaul project at 2224-2240 Old Union Road.

DePaul project green lit; discussions turn to PILOT agreements

CHEEKTOWAGA - DePaul Properties got the green light from the Cheektowaga Town Council to build 95 new apartments on Old Union Road, now the...
A two-car rollover crash on Union Road on June 13, 2017 sent one woman to the hospital. A man was detained by police. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Shotgun recovered at rollover crash scene on Union Road

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - One woman was sent to the hospital, a man was detained by police and a shotgun and slugs were recovered at...
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...
Forks and Bellevue firefighters found smoldering rags on a dryer in the basement upon arrival at 35 Marie Avenue. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Firefighters ventilate smoke from Marie Avenue basement

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Firefighters were called to investigate a possible basement fire on Marie Avenue around 2 p.m. Thursday.Forks and Bellevue firefighters found smoldering...
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...
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...