A crowd of over 200 South Cheektowaga residents attend a community forum on August 27th, hosted by the town at South Line Fire Company. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Residents use community forum to air frustrations over flood issues

CHEEKTOWAGA - Over 200 South Cheektowaga residents packed South Line Fire Company's meeting hall on French Road Monday night to air their frustration over...
South Line firefighter Todd Roland uses a drone during a training exercise between Bellevue and South Line Fire Companies on August 22nd. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

South Cheektowaga firefighters train with technology

CHEEKTOWAGA - Firefighters from the Bellevue and South Line Fire Companies participated in a joint training exercise Wednesday night combining tried and true search-and-rescue...
Flash flood waters consume E. Mayberry Drive the night of August 17th.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga to host flood talk at South Line fire hall

CHEEKTOWAGA - South Cheektowaga residents impacted by this weekend's flood can attend a community forum to ask questions of our elected leaders and government...
Flash flood waters consume E. Mayberry Drive the night of August 17th.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Flash flood impacts residents of South Line Fire District

CHEEKTOWAGA - Several homes were flooded, and a handful of people had to be rescued from their cars after torrential rain submerged several streets in...
The signal light at Walden Galleria Drive and East Drive was on flash at the time of a car crash on August 6th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Five traffic signals on French Road to see improvements

CHEEKTOWAGA - Town officials have retained the professional services of DiDonato Associates to examine and make recommendations for traffic signal improvements at five intersections on...

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 dinnertime kitchen fire gutted an Autumnwood Drive home and left a family of five homeless on June 27th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Community rallies around victims of kitchen fire

CHEEKTOWAGA - The victims of a kitchen fire on Autumnwood Drive are getting assistance in rebuilding their lives from caring community members.South Line firefighters...
A dinnertime kitchen fire gutted an Autumnwood Drive home and left a family of five homeless on June 27th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Autumnwood Dr. kitchen fire displaces family of five

CHEEKTOWAGA - A dinnertime kitchen fire gutted an Autumnwood Drive home and left a family of five homeless.South Line firefighters were alerted to the...
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...
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...