A big box store in Cheektowaga is selling sparkler type fireworks this year. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Sparklers and fountain fireworks legal in Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA - The State of New York has modified the penal law this year to allow residents the ability to purchase and use sparklers...
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...
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...

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...
Local girl scouts plant flowers at Town Park on May 21, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Girl Scout Troops plant flowers at Town Park

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Cheektowaga Girl Scouts Troops spent the better part of Sunday morning planting flowers at Town Park.Four troops from the Girl Scouts...
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...
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...
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...
(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...