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...
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...

Three people escape flames on Hedley Street

CHEEKTOWAGA - A man, his oxygen dependent wife, and their adult daughter escaped their house unharmed after flames consumed their laundry room late Thursday...
State Police handout photo of Jessica Rose Lane.

Cheektowaga woman subject of State Police cold case

BATAVIA, N.Y. - New York State Police are renewing their call for information surrounding the disappearance and murder of an elderly Cheektowaga woman nearly 40...
Rev. David J. Borowiak blesses Doyle Hose Squad 2 during a ceremony on November 2nd. (Contributed)

Doyle firefighters christen new piece of apparatus

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Doyle Fire District christened a new piece of firefighting apparatus this past week.The new Sparten Heavy Rescue and Pumper, dubbed Doyle Squad 2, will...

Buffalo man arrested for trying to boost parts at William Street junk yards

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Cheektowaga Police officers patrolling a William Street junk yard Wednesday night made an arrest after a suspect tried to run away.Assistant Chief...
$9,750 in rims were stolen from Greg's Auto Parts on William Street overnight Saturday. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

$9,750 in rims stolen from Greg’s Auto Parts

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Cheektowaga Police Department has opened a burglary investigation after three or four people stole around $9,750 in aluminium rims from an auto parts...
Doyle Hose firefighters attended to a brush fire on April 23rd. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Brush fire extinguished off Stradtman Street

CHEEKTOWAGA - Doyle Hose firefighters attended to a brush fire early Monday afternoon.The fire broke impacted a 50'x100' brushy area near the intersection of...
Cheektowaga Police mug shot of Robert Garry.

Corrections officer arrested in Cheektowaga overdose

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Cheektowaga Police arrested a New York State Corrections Officer following a drug overdose in Town.Police said Robert Garry, 38, was charged with...
Firefighters work to extinguish a fire in a multi-unit apartment building on Edmund Street on December 1st.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Fire displaces four Edmund Street residents

CHEEKTOWAGA - Four people were displaced after a fire severely damaged a three-unit apartment building in the Doyle Hose Fire District Saturday morning.The fire was reported around...