Cheektowaga Police patrol the Haunted Catacombs parking lot on September 22nd after several hundred unsupervised adolescents caused a disturbance.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Haunted Catacombs to add more security following ruckus Saturday

CHEEKTOWAGA - The House of Horrors and Haunted Catacombs seasonal scare attraction will be adding more professional security personnel to its payroll after several...

Downed power line zaps power to hundreds

CHEEKTOWAGA - A downed power line near Walden Avenue and Dick Road has caused a power outage to several hundred NYSEG customers.The outage was...

Rollover impacts rush hour traffic on I-90

CHEEKTOWAGA - A rollover crash snarled rush-hour traffic on the Interstate 90 eastbound Friday morning.State Police tell Cheektowaga Chronicle that a Subaru Forester rolled...
A FedEx truck crashed on Walden Avenue sending the driver to the hospital as a precaution.  (Submitted)

FedEx truck crashes on Walden; pushes car into First Student building

CHEEKTOWAGA - A portion of Walden Avenue was shut down Wednesday morning after the driver of a delivery truck apparently suffered a medical emergency and...
A motorcycle operator was transported to the hospital after a crash on Walden Avenue the afternoon of August 24th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Motorcyclist hurt in Walden Avenue crash

CHEEKTOWAGA - A motorcycle operator was transported to the hospital after a crash on Walden Avenue Friday afternoon.The crash happened around 4:30 pm in front...
United States Army Private First Class Richard Harla was postumusly presented the service medals he earned in the Korean War on July 31st. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Service medals presented to sister of Korean War Soldier Killed in Action

CHEEKTOWAGA - Congressman Brian Higgins brought home a handful of military service medals earned by a Korean War serviceman killed in action over 67-years...
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...
Cheektowaga Central's SADD organization, in conjunction with the Erie County Medical Examiner's Office, Cheektowaga Police, Forks and Rescue firefighters, and AMR Ambulance put on a simulated crash on June 8th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Simulated crash hopes to educate Central students

CHEEKTOWAGA - The blood was fake and the work to free students from a mangled car was simulated, but the message was clear for...
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...
Two people were sent to ECMC after a rollover crash on Walden Avenue. October 28th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Walden Avenue rollover sends two people to ECMC

CHEEKTOWAGA - First responders attended to a rollover crash in the Forks Fire District Saturday afternoon.A sedan and pickup truck collided along the 2300 block of...