A Cheektowaga Highway Department crew cut down overgrown grass and weeds on Rowan Road. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Highway Department cuts overgrown grass and weeds on Rowan Road

CHEEKTOWAGA - Overgrown weeds and grass along a Rowan Road sidewalk have been cut down after neighbors reached out to Cheektowaga Chronicle for help. Robert...
Overgrown grass, weeds, and brush, along with steel pipes make for an ugly scene in one North Cheektowaga neighborhood according to residents. Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Sidewalk overgrown with grass and weeds

CHEEKTOWAGA - Overgrown grass, weeds, and brush, along with steel pipes make for an ugly scene in one North Cheektowaga neighborhood according to residents. It's...
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...
The community gathers in Town Park on May 28th to commemorate Memorial Day. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Photos: Memorial Day Service in Town Park

The community gathers in Town Park on May 28th to commemorate Memorial Day. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle) See a photo you like?  Help support the mission of Cheektowaga Chronicle...
Cheektowaga Police await the arrival of the Detective Bureau after an infant died on East End Avenue on April 29th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Police probe infant’s death on East End Avenue

CHEEKTOWAGA - It appears that a tragic, yet preventable accident took the life of a 5-month-old infant on East End Avenue Sunday according to...
Joshua Mootz looks at the damage at Athens Family Restuarant on April 10th minutes after he accidentally drove into the building. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Mini-van crashes into Athens Restaurant during lunchtime

CHEEKTOWAGA - Lunchtime for patrons inside Athens Family Restaurant on Harlem Road Tuesday afternoon was interrupted after a mini-van drove through a plate glass...

Rollover crash shuts down Kensington Expressway

CHEEKTOWAGA - Friday morning's commute on the Kensington Expressway was impacted by a rollover crash. The incident happened around 7:15 am under the overpass at...
Firefighters attend to a car fire and hazmat scare on Bell Street during the morning of November 26th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Hazmat crews called to Bell Street fire

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Erie County Hazardous Materials Team was requested to the scene of a fire after crews learned that hazardous materials could have...
An outage of the street lights on the Kensington Expressway has plagued town highway crews for over a year. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Light outage on expressway is a bigger problem than first thought

CHEEKTOWAGA - In an ongoing effort to fix a street light outage along the Kensington Expressway, WGRZ-TV aired a report Monday night asking Town...

Cheektowaga man arrested in Amherst shooting

CHEEKTOWAGA - Amherst Police arrested Raaquim Mccrayer, 25, of Marne Road in connection with a shooting back in January. The shooting took place on Hartford...