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...
A flashlight illuminates the window in which a one-year-old child fell from on April 11, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Toddler’s fall from third-story window appears accidental

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The incident of a south Cheektowaga toddler falling from a window Tuesday night appears to be accidental according to law enforcement.Cheektowaga...
Viola Green embraces her son Travis Green during his arraignment on November 15th.  He is accused of being an active shooter outside the Dollar General store. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Mother of accused Dollar General shooter says stress “just took a toll on him”

CHEEKTOWAGA - Viola Green says her son was under pressure because he lost a construction job two months ago, was hurt at another job,...

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...
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...
Flash flood waters consume E. Mayberry Drive the night of August 17th.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Work to begin on storm sewers in Southeast Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Town of Cheektowaga will contract with a New Jersey company to conduct sewer inspections and cleanings in the areas impacted by...
Athletes from Southline Little League Athletic Association parade down Towers Boulevard on May 28th during their annual Memorial Day parade.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Photos: Southline Baseball Parade 2018

Athletes from Southline Little League Athletic Association parade down Towers Boulevard on May 28th during their annual Memorial Day parade. See a photo you like?  Help support...
Edbauer Construction of West Seneca will repair the Brentwood Drive bridge. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Road closure on Brentwood Drive for bridge work

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Brentwood Drive between French Road and Dartwood Drive will be closed to all traffic starting Monday, July 17th to finish repair...
Shane Stevenson pleaded guilty before State Supreme Court Justice Russell P. Buscaglia to two counts of Murder in the Second Degree for the killing of a woman and her son. (ECHC)

Stevenson pleaded guilty to killing girlfriend and her son

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A Cheektowaga man has pleaded guilty to killing his girlfriend and her 7-year-old son in State Supreme Court today.Shane Stevenson, 31, will...
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...