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...
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...
Cheektowaga Police investigate a shots fired call on Aero Drive July 2, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Shots fired on Aero Drive, police investigate

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Cheektowaga Police say five people were arrested and charged after police responded to a “shots fired” incident on Aero Drive.Assistant Chief of...
A piece of movie money like this was passed at Tryst Gentlemen’s Night Club. (CPD)

Funny money passed at Tryst Night Club

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A local strip club isn’t laughing after funny money was used to make purchases recently.Cheektowaga Police was called to Tryst Gentlemen’s...

Photos from the January 2019 Blizzard

Here's a look at the Blizzard through the eyes of Cheektowaga residents.  Thank you for allowing us to tell your story.

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...
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...
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...

Timothy Scheifla registers an address on Melody Lane

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services reports that Timothy Scheifla, 49, has registered an address at 44 Melody Lane.Mr. Scheifla, a level...