South Line firefighter extinguish a fire inside a recreational vehicle at Elite Machine & Design Inc. on June 8th.  The arson destroyed the RV, several trailers, and a few race cars.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Burglary and arson at Elite Machine & Design

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Police Department is investigating an overnight arson and burglary at Elite Machine & Design Inc. at the dead end of...
A handful of employees inside the AT&T store at 4900 Transit Road walked off the job and joined over two dozen other striking Communication Workers of America members. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

CWA members strike at Cheektowaga AT&T Store

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Local Communication Workers of America union members joined a nationwide strike against AT&T Friday.The strike against AT&T started at 3 p.m.Cheektowaga...
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...
Travis Green appears in Cheektowaga Town Court on November 15th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Dollar General shooter arraigned in Cheektowaga Town Court

CHEEKTOWAGA - The suspect accused of shooting up the Dollar General on Union Road November 14th was arraigned before Justice Dennis Gorski Wednesday.Travis Green,...
A telecommunications company has expressed an interest in locating its telecommunications tower behind the James J. Matecki Center at 500 Losson Road. (jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

South Cheektowaga cell tower negotiations extended thru December 1st

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The town and Up State Tower Co. LLC and Buffalo-Lake Erie Wireless Systems have agreed to extend negotiations over a proposed...
(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 work a kitchen fire at 117 Dubonnet Drive on March 6, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Afternoon kitchen fire on Dubonnet Drive

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Volunteer firefighters from South Line and neighboring department's responded to a kitchen fire Monday afternoon.The homeowners of 117 Dubonnet Drive returned...
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...
A gaggle of geese stop off in Town Park for a quick snack on February 15, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga approves program to addle eggs

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Town Board passed a resolution Tuesday night releasing funds to help curb a problem with Canada Geese throughout the Town.The...

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...