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...
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...
Firefighters fight flames inside a home on Annamarie Terrace the night of December 13th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

GoFundMe established for Annamarie Terrace fire victim

CHEEKTOWAGA - A Cheektowaga woman has set up a GoFundMe page to help the victim of Wednesday night's fire on Annamarie Terrace.Polla Milligan volunteers...

Hy-View explorers hosting food drive for St. Martha’s food pantry

CHEEKTOWAGA - A food drive to benefit St. Martha's Food Pantry will be held this Saturday, December 16th by the Hy-View Fire Company Explorers.Hy-View...

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.
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...
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...