Cheektowaga woman gets two decades in prison for manslaughter

BUFFALO - A Cheektowaga woman will spend nearly two-decades behind bars after she admitted to killing a Village of Sloan woman on New Years Day.Nadiyah...

Cheektowaga woman admits to New Years Day homicide

BUFFALO - A Cheektowaga woman pleaded guilty to Manslaughter in the First Degree for her involvement in a homicide this past January. Nadiyah Whitaker, 32,...
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...

Photos from the January 2019 Blizzard

Here's a look at the Blizzard through the eyes of Cheektowaga residents.  Thank you for allowing us to tell your story.

Sloan Warms Up with Soup on Sunday Fundraiser

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - On a cold day in Sloan, warm crock pots were a welcome sight in the village fire hall. Hundreds of people...
(L) Ray Bienik retires after 31 years of service to the Town of Cheektowaga. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Ray Bienik retires with 31 years of service to Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Fellow Town of Cheektowaga employees and elected officials gathered Tuesday afternoon to celebrate the lunchtime retirement party of Ray Bienik.Mr. Bienik...
From left, Andrew Laurie, past commander Frank L. Gierlach Post 1320; Erie County Clerk Michael “Mickey” Kearns; Russell J. Salvatore; Veteran Michael Budowski; Kenneth MacKay, President American Institute of Architects (AIA) Buffalo Chapter; Robert Stark, past president AIA; Rich Pulaski, Commander, Gierlach Post. Mr. Salvatore and Mr. Budowski cut the ribbon for the new handicap accessible rest rooms funded by Mr. Salvatore. (Photo by Michael J. Billoni, Contributor)

Salvatore helps cut ribbon on new bathrooms at Gierlach Post

SLOAN - The Buffalo Chapter of the American Institute of Architects announced Friday that it would begin an urgent handicap accessibility focus for veterans...
Sub-contractors work to reline a sewer on Alpine Place on December 14th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Sloan getting $4.3 million to fix sewer problems

SLOAN - The Village of Sloan is getting a massive boost in state aid to help the municipality comply with a Department of Environmental...
First responders attended to a rollover crash on Wagner Avenue overnight on June 22, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Rollover crash on Wagner Avenue overnight

SLOAN ,N.Y. - First responders attended to a rollover crash overnight in the Village of Sloan.The accident happened around 1 a.m. on Wagner Avenue...
A Sloan woman was charged with DWI after a minivan collided with a tanker truck on Harlem Road the evening of July 19, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Sloan woman charged with DWI in crash with tanker truck

SLOAN, N.Y. - A Village of Sloan woman was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated after her car and a tanker truck collided Wednesday evening.The...