Block grant funding is allowing the town to replace sidewalks in the southwest part of Cheektowaga. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Block grant funding helps replace town sidewalks

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. -Sidewalks on five streets in the southwest part of Town will be getting replaced thanks to block grant funding from the federal...
Results of 4/21/17 heroin raid. (ECSO Photo)

Williamstowne drug raid arrest pleaded guilty

BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Buffalo man arrested during a drug raid at Williamstowne Apartments pleaded guilty before Erie County Court Justice Thomas P. Franczyk.Eddie Fields,...
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)

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...
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...
A Dodge Durango crashes into Partner's Pizzeria on October 24th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Driver suffers cardiac arrest after crashing into Partner’s Pizzeria

CHEEKTOWAGA - A Buffalo man went into cardiac arrest moments after crashing his Dodge Durango into Partner's Pizzeria on Shanley Street Wednesday evening.The crash...
Doyle firefighters work alongside AMR medical personnel to stabilize a motorcycle operator after a crash on William Street the evening of October 26th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Motorcyclist thrown from bike on William Street

CHEEKTOWAGA - A motorcyclist was transported to the hospital after a crash on William Street Friday evening in the Doyle fire district.The accident happened...

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,...
Firefighters from Cheektowaga, Lancaster, and West Seneca assist Doyle Hose at a house fire on Cayuga Creek Road. (Contributed)

Fundraiser set for Vietnam Marine veteran displaced by fire

CHEEKTOWAGA - A benefit will be held in November to support a Vietnam combat veteran displaced by an apartment fire earlier this month.Ed Taton lost everything...
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...