Neighborhoods

Local News from around the Town of Cheektowaga and the Village of Sloan organized so you can find news specific to your neighborhood.

South Line firefighters stopped a kitchen fire from spreading inside a home at 22 Bobby Drive on December 14th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Firefighters contain kitchen fire inside Bobby Drive home

CHEEKTOWAGA - South Line firefighters stopped a kitchen fire from spreading inside a home at 22 Bobby Drive Friday afternoon.Assistant Chief Dennis Rydzynski, Jr....

Vehicle drives into Dave’s Christmas Wonderland

CHEEKTOWAGA - A car caused damage to Dave's Christmas Wonderland after it drove into the store last Tuesday.The crash happened just before 6:30 pm...
Firefighters attend to a basement fire inside a Gaby Lane home on December 2nd. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Eleven people forced from their Gaby Lane home by fire

CHEEKTOWAGA - Emergency officials estimate that eleven people were displaced from a house fire early Sunday morning at 21 Gaby Lane in the South...
Firefighters work to extinguish a fire in a multi-unit apartment building on Edmund Street on December 1st.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Fire displaces four Edmund Street residents

CHEEKTOWAGA - Four people were displaced after a fire severely damaged a three-unit apartment building in the Doyle Hose Fire District Saturday morning.The fire was reported around...

Marne Road man sentenced to prison for attempted murder

BUFFALO - A Cheektowaga man was sentenced to prison for the attempted murder of an Amherst man.Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn's office...
Cheektowaga Police secure a home on Eggert Road the morning of November 29th after a shooting victim walked into ECMC.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police investigates shooting on Eggert Road

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Police Department is investigating a shooting on Eggert Road after a victim walked into Erie County Medical Center Thursday morning.Captain...
Assemblymember Monica Wallace and Senator Tim Kennedy join the Sloan Village Board to announce $1.5 million in state funding for the village. (Contributed)

$1.5 million to aid Sloan with NYDEC Consent Order

SLOAN - State money will be flowing into the Village of Sloan which will be used toward the correction of inflow and infiltration issues which...
The spirit of giving was alive and well Thanksgiving morning as a local restaurant donated several pancake breakfasts to the firefighters of Rescue Hose Company on Pine Ridge Road. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

IHOP donates Thanksgiving breakfast to Rescue firefighters

CHEEKTOWAGA - The spirit of giving was alive and well Thanksgiving morning as a local restaurant donated several pancake breakfasts to the firefighters of...
The driver of a 2014 Chevy Impala lost control of his car while he was changing lanes, went over the curb, and crashed into a utility pole and traffic sign along Union Road on November 19th. (Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Crash brings down utility pole; impacts Union Road traffic for hours

CHEEKTOWAGA - A single-car crash Monday afternoon snarled traffic on Union Road for over eight hours while emergency responders and utility crews worked the...

JetBlue flight lands in Buffalo with engine trouble

CHEEKTOWAGA - A JetBlue flight landed under emergency conditions at Buffalo Niagara International Airport Wednesday afternoon according to the airport.Flight 1735 was diverted to...