Joshua Mootz looks at the damage at Athens Family Restuarant on April 10th minutes after he accidentally drove into the building. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Mini-van crashes into Athens Restaurant during lunchtime

CHEEKTOWAGA - Lunchtime for patrons inside Athens Family Restaurant on Harlem Road Tuesday afternoon was interrupted after a mini-van drove through a plate glass...
A Cheektowaga Highway Department crew cut down overgrown grass and weeds on Rowan Road. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Highway Department cuts overgrown grass and weeds on Rowan Road

CHEEKTOWAGA - Overgrown weeds and grass along a Rowan Road sidewalk have been cut down after neighbors reached out to Cheektowaga Chronicle for help.Robert...
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...
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...
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...
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 donate money raised from a t-shirt drive to Making Strides of Buffalo. (Contributed)

Pine Hill donates money to fight breast cancer

CHEEKTOWAGA - Pine Hill Hose Company organized a fundraiser to help fight breast cancer recently by selling t-shirts and donating the money to Making Strides of...
Cheektowaga Police investigate a scene on Park Edge Drive on March 6, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Police detain two on Park Edge Drive

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Two people were detained by Cheektowaga Police Monday morning after a reported burglary.It happened around 11 a.m. at 70 Park Edge...