Thursday, December 14, 2017
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...
On October 11th, a wind gust snapped a tree on Avery Place causing to fall across Herbert Avenue and onto a house and car. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Wind gusts topples tree on Avery Place

CHEEKTOWAGA - A wind gust snapped a large tree on Avery Place in the Pine Hill Fire District toppling it over blocking traffic and...

25th annual Walk to Remember held in Town Park

CHEEKTOWAGA - Hundreds gathered in Town Park Sunday to pay tribute to the approximately 870,000 babies who die each year due to miscarriage, ectopic...

Willie L. Jones registers an address on Ivanhoe Road

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services reports that Willie L. Jones, 54, has registered an address at 135 Ivanhoe Road...
Pine Hill firefighters and neighboring departments work to extinguish a residential structure fire on July 7, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Investigators probe fire inside wall on Marne Road

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – A small overnight structure fire displaced four residents from a duplex in the Pine Hill Fire District Friday morning. Firefighters responded to...
Nashville recording artist Ricky Lee performs during Cheektowaga’s Freedom Fest at the Casmir Pulaski Cultural Center on July 3, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

PHOTOS: Freedom Fest concert at Town Park

Nashville recording artist Ricky Lee performs during Cheektowaga’s Freedom Fest at the Casimir Pulaski Cultural Center on July 3, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)  
A Cheektowaga Police officer on duty. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Pine Hill firefighter robbed at gunpoint

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – A volunteer firefighter with the Pine Hill Hose Company was robbed at gunpoint overnight Thursday. The incident happened around 1:37 a.m. at...
Pine Ridge Pizza and Subs has been hit three times in the past month. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Man tries to steal the dough, gets rolled by police

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Cheektowaga Police slapped the cuffs on a town man after he and an accomplice tried to break into a Genesee Street...
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