Woodside Villas project granted green light by town board

CHEEKTOWAGA – The town board approved an Elma developer's luxury apartment complex along the 4700 block of Transit Road.Young Development Inc.'s site plan was accepted at...
Two people were transported to the hospital after a crash at the intersection of Transit and French Roads. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Severe injuries reported at French Road crash

CHEEKTOWAGA - Cheektowaga Police accident investigators were called to the scene of an injury accident after one person suffered severe injuries.Two vehicles collided around 8:15 pm...
Cheektowaga Police investigate a robbery at the Noco Express Shop on the corner of Transit Road and Como Park Boulvard July 8, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Police investigate robbery at Transit Road Noco Express

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Cheektowaga Police arrested a man they think robbed a South Cheektowaga gas station late Saturday night.Police investigated a reported robbery at the Noco Express...
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...

Vote on cell towers delayed citing lack of environmental studies

CHEEKTOWAGA - Resolutions to built two cellular communications towers in South Cheektowaga were tabled for the second time in two months because two environmental...
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...

Dollar General location caused initial confusion according to police chief

CHEEKTOWAGA - In the initial moments of the active shooter call at Dollar General Tuesday afternoon dispatchers sent police officers to the Dollar General...
(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...
South Line firefighters and Cheektowaga Police attend to a two-car crash on French Road during the afternoon of March 22, 2019. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

French Road crash zaps power to over 1,000 NYSEG customers

CHEEKTOWAGA - A two-car crash on French Road zapped power to over 1,000 people in the area of French and Border Roads Friday afternoon.The crash...
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...