Friday, December 15, 2017
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...
Woodgate Drive resident Keith Szen speaks to the Town Board in opposition to a 135' cell tower on February 14, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Neighbors show solidarity against cell tower

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Southline neighbors who have been living on edge for months continue to hold their breath as a proposal to build a...
(From L to R) Eamon Riley, '18, Christina Kennedy, '17, Leah Bernhardi, '17, Francis Marrano, '18. (Submitted Photo)

Law students help Southline neighbors in cell tower fight

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The determined group of neighbors from Southline who are fighting the construction of a cell phone tower near their backyards are...
A flashlight illuminates the window in which a one-year-old child fell from on April 11, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Toddler’s fall from third-story window appears accidental

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The incident of a south Cheektowaga toddler falling from a window Tuesday night appears to be accidental according to law enforcement. Cheektowaga...
Edbauer Construction of West Seneca will repair the Brentwood Drive bridge. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Road closure on Brentwood Drive for bridge work

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Brentwood Drive between French Road and Dartwood Drive will be closed to all traffic starting Monday, July 17th to finish repair...

Cheektowaga Police chief says shooters intent “was to do significant harm”

CHEEKTOWAGA - Chief of Police David Zack says it's safe to assume Travis Green's intent "was to do significant harm" when he opened fire...
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Text through Cheektowaga’s Tip411 results in two drug arrests

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Two people were arrested on multiple drug charges Wednesday night after police received an anonymous tip through the department's Tip411 texting...
A public hearing to demolish 17 Yvette Drive was held on March 28, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Demolition work to start soon on 17 Yvette Drive

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - By the end of summer, demolition work on 17 Yvette Drive could be completed according to Town officials.  The Town Board approved...
Viola Green embraces her son Travis Green during his arraignment on November 15th.  He is accused of being an active shooter outside the Dollar General store. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Mother of accused Dollar General shooter says stress “just took a toll on him”

CHEEKTOWAGA - Viola Green says her son was under pressure because he lost a construction job two months ago, was hurt at another job,...
A road crew mills Sherry Drive on April 24, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

First phase of streets improvement program starts

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The first phase of the Town of Cheektowaga's streets improvement program began Monday in South Cheektowaga. Milling machines and dump trucks were...
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