An AMR paramedic escorts the victim of an apparent accidental gunshot on Ellwood Place to an ambulance on October 24th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Man accidentally shoots himself while cleaning handgun

CHEEKTOWAGA - An Ellwood Place resident was transported to the hospital after suffering an apparent accidental gunshot wound early Wednesday evening.A law enforcement source tells...
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz and Legislator Patrick Burke (7th District) tour ongoing road work on Beach Drive in Cheektowaga near Cleveland Drive. (Contributed Photo/County Executive's Office)

Cleveland and Beach get $1.3 million makeover

CHEEKTOWAGA - Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz and Legislator Patrick Burke say county road rehab work is progressing on schedule in North Cheektowaga.Beach Road...

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...
A portion of Beach Road was shut down on August 24th after a tree pulled down power lines from a house. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Fallen power lines shut down Beach Road

CHEEKTOWAGA - A portion of Beach Road was shut down Friday afternoon after a tree pulled down power lines from a house.The incident happened...
Chronicle file photo of Cheektowaga Police.

Man stabbed during Aurora Drive robbery

CHEEKTOWAGA - A man sought treatment for a stab wound he suffered during an armed robbery Wednesday afternoon Cheektowaga Police say.The incident happened on...

Obituary: Roy P. Roland

ROLAND P. ROY, August 5, 2018, age 94, beloved husband of the late Shirley M. (nee Hiebler); dearest father of Susan (Ronald) West and...
Firefighters overhaul a wall at 91 Loretto Drive on July 23rd moments after they extinguished a fire.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Three dogs rescued from Loretto Drive fire

CHEEKTOWAGA - Ryan Miller was doing work on his Loretto Drive home around 1:30 pm Monday and smelled something burning."I thought it was my...
Mug shot of Carlton Tompkins. (ECSO)

Driver admits to leaving crash scene; faces 4 years in prison

CHEEKTOWAGA - A hit-and-run driver faces 4 years in prison after he admitted to causing a rollover crash on the Kensington Expressway last month...
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...
Mr. Bill's Restaurant on Cleveland Drive. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Judge to decide Mr. Bill’s future in foreclosure case

CHEEKTOWAGA - The future of Mr. Bill's Restaurant currently rests in the hands of Supreme Court Justice E. Jeannette Ogden after a state-wide business development...