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...
Pine Hill firefighters had to fight a car fire the morning of September 15th while ammunition inside the car was exploding. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Bullets explode inside car fire on Pine Ridge Road

CHEEKTOWAGA - Pine Hill firefighters had to fight a car fire on Saturday morning while bullets inside the car were exploding.The fire was on...
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...
(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...
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...

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...

Pine Hill Drum and Bugle Corps marks 90th anniversary

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Pine Hill Drum and Bugle Corps is the only - if not - the oldest fireman's drum and bugle corps in...
Buffalo and Cheektowaga Police search for evidence at a shooting scene at Barbara and Atwood Place on June 22, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Atwood Place shooter arraigned in Cheektowaga Court

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A man was found shot and taken to the hospital after police responded to the city line area to investigate a...

Pine Hill Hose to host Meat Raffle

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The volunteer firefighters from Pine Hill Hose Company will host a meat raffle this Saturday.The event will take place from 6...
Cheektowaga Police officers check a yard on Edison Avenue in Buffalo after a short vehicle pursuit Tuesday night. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Man leads Cheektowaga Police in short pursuit into Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Cheektowaga Police engaged in a short vehicle pursuit that ended in the City of Buffalo Tuesday night.A police officer attempted to...