Friday, December 15, 2017
Jim Herr covering the Buffalo Bills during their NFL football training camp in Pittsford, N.Y., Monday, July 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

Cheektowaga resident launches news website

Why would anyone start an online news publication devoted to covering the Town of Cheektowaga? It wasn't a decision that came easy to say the...
Variety Club Kids from this year's telethon eat lunch at Doyle Hose Company #2. (Doyle Hose No. 2)

Doyle Hose #2 welcomes Variety Club Kids

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. -  The volunteer firefighters at Doyle Hose Company #2 welcomed the Variety Club Kids to their fire house over the weekend. This year's...
High water closes William Street at the I-90 overpass on May 1, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Water floods out the William Street overpass

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Heavy rain Monday afternoon flooded at least two roads stalling out vehicles trying to wade through the water according to the...
Accident investigators inventory the scene where a bicyclist was struck on Shanley Street during the early morning hours of August 11, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Hit-and-run driver pleads not guilty in Cheektowaga Town Court

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A bicyclist was struck and severely hurt by a hit-and-run driver on Shanley Street just after midnight Friday. An eyewitness who didn't want...

Doyle Hose Company #2 “filling the boot” Saturday

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Doyle Hose Company #2 announces that volunteer firefighters will be at the intersection of Harlem and William this Saturday, March 18,...
National Grid constructed a temporary wooden road in back of Jane Drive to repair a transmission circuit on May 2, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

National Grid constructs wooded road to work in easement

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Residents on Jane Drive off Cayuga Creek Road reached out to Cheektowaga Chronicle Wednesday wondering why crews were working in the power...
Accident investigators inventory the scene where a bicyclist was struck on Shanley Street during the early morning hours of August 11, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Shanley Street hit-and-run victim dies

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The young man struck by a hit-and-run driver on Shanley Street Friday morning has died according to Cheektowaga Police. Damian Garra, 18,...

Photo Gallery: Doyle Hose #2 “Fill the Boot”

Doyle Hose Company #2 firefighters "Fill the Boot" for the Variety Club of Buffalo on March 18, 2017 at the intersection of Harlem Road...
Two men held-up the Cash for Cans store at 1350 Harlem Road on May 4, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Robbery attempt at Cash for Cans

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Two men - at least one of them armed - tried to rob a Cash for Cans store Thursday afternoon. Two brazen...
Firefighters from Doyle Hose and neighboring fire departments fight a fire inside R&R BBQ on Harlem Road August 20, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Fire at R&R BBQ

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Fire officials think a faulty cooler unit is to blame for a Sunday afternoon fire at R&R BBQ. Numerous phone calls flooded...
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