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

Power outage strikes South Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA - A power outage is impacting residents in South Cheektowaga Tuesday morning according to emergency officials.Several 911 callers tell Cheektowaga's public safety dispatchers...
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...
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...
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...

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...