Cheektowaga Police investigate a reported armed robbery at 7-Eleven on August 29th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

7-Eleven store robbed at gunpoint Wednesday morning

CHEEKTOWAGA - Cheektowaga Police are investigating a reported armed robbery at a convenience store overnight.It happened around 3:45 am Wednesday inside the 7-Eleven store at the intersection...
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...
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...
A mobile speed radar trailer was placed along Harlem Road northbound near Town Park to remind drivers of the 35 mph speed limit. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Police setup radar unit following speed complaint

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Cheektowaga Police are reminding motorists of the speed limit on Harlem Road in a visible way.A mobile speed radar trailer was...
Pine Hill and Rescue Hose firefighters fly the American flag as Kevin Przybyl is escorted to Saint Stanislaus Cemetery on February 17, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Town firefighters help sendoff Lancaster firefighter

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Town firefighters aid in the funeral send-off a Lancaster man who was very involved in the emergency services.Firefighters from Pine Hill...
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...
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...
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...

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...