Saturday, February 17, 2018

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...
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...