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...
Demolition work has started on the Garden Village Plaza site off French Road on July 25, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Garden Village Plaza being demolished

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Demolition work on the former Garden Village Plaza has begun ahead of a scheduled fall start date according to Councilmember James Rogowski.Demolition...
Family of Pug displayed this sign at a Cheektowaga Town Board meeting Tuesday night. Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle

Judge Piotrowski renders decision in dangerous dog hearing

CHEEKTOWAGA - Cheektowaga Town Justice Paul Piotrowski has decided a dangerous dog hearing which was brought to the court following the deadly mauling of a...
The owner and employees of Daryll's Car Audio were commended by the Cheektowaga Police Chief for their bravery when a gunman opened fire at the Dollar General store on November 14th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police chief commends Daryll’s Car Audio workers for their bravery

CHEEKTOWAGA - Mark Pinnavaia, the owner of Daryll's Car Audio at 2350 Union Road was sitting in his office when somebody in his shop...
Two people and a dog were displaced from an overnight house fire on East Rouen Drive on April 25, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Two people escape house fire on East Rouen Drive

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Two people and a dog escaped an overnight house fire in South Cheektowaga.Heavy smoke was puffing from the eves of 35...

N. Seine Drive residents posied to win war on rats 

CHEEKTOWAGA - There's a battle going on between the residents of N. Seine Drive and the rats that have taken up residence in the...
A public hearing to demolish 17 Yvette Drive was held on March 28, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Yvette demolition contract set to be awarded Tuesday

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Cheektowaga Town Board is expected to award a demolition contract to raze 17 Yvette Drive at Tuesday night's town board meeting...
Firefighters attend to a basement fire inside a Gaby Lane home on December 2nd. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Eleven people forced from their Gaby Lane home by fire

CHEEKTOWAGA - Emergency officials estimate that eleven people were displaced from a house fire early Sunday morning at 21 Gaby Lane in the South...