Jim Herr covering the Buffalo Bills during their NFL football training camp in Pittsford, N.Y., Monday, July 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

Cheektowaga resident launches news website

Why would anyone start an online news publication devoted to covering the Town of Cheektowaga?It wasn't a decision that came easy to say the...
(From L to R) Daniel Malkowski, Christopher Murtha, Christopher Saxer, Connie Calandra and Jessica Calandra are installed by Chief Leonard Luh as Pine Hill Hose Company's 2017 firematic and ems officers. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Pine Hill Hose Company installs 2017 officers

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Pine Hill Hose Company and affiliate organizations installed their 2017 officers at the department's 90th Installation of Officers at the Bellevue...

Police chase person on Marne Road

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A Cheektowaga Police officer engaged in a foot chase after a suspect took off during a traffic stop on Sunday.It happened...

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...
Country music artist Ricky Lee performs at Freedom Fest at Town Park on July 3rd. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Freedom Fest 2018 goes off without a hitch

CHEEKTOWAGA - The 2nd Annual Freedom Fest in Town Park wrapped up Tuesday night without any major issues reported.Country music artist Ricky Lee was...

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...
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...
Construction crews start to remove concrete curbing on Greenleaf Lane on July 24th.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Work on Greenleaf Lane impacts residents for second summer

CHEEKTOWAGA - Many residents on Greenleaf Lane have a feeling of Déjà vu after construction crews tore up their street for the second summer...
Cleveland Hill ladders the Caritas Medical Arts Building on June 8, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Caritas patients and staff forced to evacuate building

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A malfunctioning air handling pump forced patients and staff members to evacuate the Caritas Medical Arts Building Thursday afternoon. Just before 2 p.m....