Public Safety Dispatcher Gina Silsby monitors one of seven computer displays on November 15th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Public safety dispatchers were first to learn of Dollar General active shooter

CHEEKTOWAGA - The five public safety dispatchers on duty Tuesday afternoon just started their shift when the first call for help came in through...
A car smashed into the front door of the Pizza Factory on Borden Road. May 4, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Car crashes into Pizza Factory’s front door

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Nobody was hurt after a car smashed into the Pizza Factory restaurant Thursday afternoon.  The crash happened around 1 p.m. at...
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...
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...
South Line firefighters stopped a kitchen fire from spreading inside a home at 22 Bobby Drive on December 14th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Firefighters contain kitchen fire inside Bobby Drive home

CHEEKTOWAGA - South Line firefighters stopped a kitchen fire from spreading inside a home at 22 Bobby Drive Friday afternoon.Assistant Chief Dennis Rydzynski, Jr....
A Cheektowaga Police Department sergeant was talking to Travis Green's mother Viola outside the Dollar General store on November 16th. See went to the store and got into an argument with store employees and employees from Daryll's Car Audio. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Dollar General suspect’s mom causes disturbance at businesses

CHEEKTOWAGA - Cheektowaga Police say the mother of accused Dollar General shooter Travis Green was warned not to return to the scene of the...
A man was stabbed in the arm inside 50 Garden Village Drive on the night of May 18, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Man stabbed in the arm on Garden Village Drive

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – A man said he was stabbed by his girlfriend late Thursday night.Cheektowaga Police responded to 50 Garden Village Drive around 10:22...
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...

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...
South Line firefighters attend to a basement on North Prince Drive on December 27th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Police fire investigators probe North Prince basement fire

CHEEKTOWAGA - South Line firefighters called in the Cheektowaga Police Department's Fire Investigators after they extinguished a basement fire on North Prince Drive Thursday...