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...
Mug shot of Brain Kubisty.

Two pounds of pot found in storage unit across from the police station

CHEEKTOWAGA - A Depew man was charged with Felony Possession of Marijuana after the police investigated a hit-and-run crash on Union Road and later...
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...
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...
A Cheektowaga Police patrol car was rear-ended while attending to a seperate property damage only crash on Broadway, July 8, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Police officer okay after patrol car is rear-ended

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A Cheektowaga Police Officer was not hurt when his patrol car was smashed by another vehicle late Saturday afternoon.The crash happened...
Ducklings were reunited with their mom Monday morning along Walden Avenue. (Submitted)

Ducklings rescued from Walden Avenue sewer

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y - A mother duck and her ducklings waddled away unharmed after being rescued from a storm sewer Monday morning.The rescue unfolded around...
Firefighters responded to the Pepsi distribution warehouse on January 21, 2019, after two fork trucks caught fire inside the building. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Fork trucks catch fire inside Pepsi distribution warehouse

CHEEKTOWAGA - Two fork trucks caught fire inside the Pepsi distribution warehouse at 2710 Walden Avenue around 7 am Monday morning according to the Forks...
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...
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...