Firefighters attend to smoke inside Maryvale East Senior Apartments during the early morning of March 24, 2019. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Smoke forces Maryvale East residents from their apartments

CHEEKTOWAGA - Residents at a senior living community got an abrupt wake-up call Sunday morning after an oven fire caused smoke to fill the...
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...

Neighbor saves woman from fire on Annamarie Terrace

CHEEKTOWAGA - An Annamarie Terrace resident is alive after her neighbor ran into her smoke-filled home and pulled her out as a fire was consuming her...
Hy-View firefighters extinguish a garage fire on Crandon Boulevard on September 7th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Hy-View firefighters extinguish garage fire on Crandon Blvd

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Hy-View firefighters were called to extinguish a garage fire on the 100 block of Crandon Boulevard Thursday evening.Hy-View Fire Chief Dan Hatfield...
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...

Hy-View fire explorer Timothy Richardson gets nationwide support

BUFFALO - Hy-View Fire Company explorer Timothy Richardson is fighting T-cell leukemia.  To raise his spirits during his fight, his family put out a plea on...
First responders attend to a crashed vehicle in an embankment along Genesee Street on April 25, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Car goes airborne before crashing into embankment

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – An N.F.T.A. police officer was involved in a crash while responding to assist Cheektowaga Police at the scene of a crash...
A large crowd spills out into the parking lot of 40/8 Club at 810 Rein Road after a fight on February 24th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Neighboring police officers assist Cheektowaga at large fight

CHEEKTOWAGA - Several neighboring law enforcement agencies assisted Cheektowaga Police officers at the scene of a large fight inside the 40/8 Club at 810...
A two car crash snarled afternoon traffic on Genesee Street and sent three people to the hospital on May 15, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Genesee Street crash sends three to the hospital

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A two-car crash snarled afternoon traffic and sent three people to the hospital Monday.It happened around 4 p.m. at the intersection...
A man wanted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement was arrested at Sky Harbor on May 25, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

ICE arrests wanted man at Sky Harbor

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – A man wanted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement was arrested at Sky Harbor Thursday afternoon.Cheektowaga Police officers were called after...