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 public hearing to demolish 17 Yvette Drive was held on March 28, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Yvette demolition contract set to be awarded Tuesday

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Cheektowaga Town Board is expected to award a demolition contract to raze 17 Yvette Drive at Tuesday night's town board meeting...

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...
Two people and a dog were displaced from an overnight house fire on East Rouen Drive on April 25, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Two people escape house fire on East Rouen Drive

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Two people and a dog escaped an overnight house fire in South Cheektowaga.Heavy smoke was puffing from the eves of 35...
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...
Family of Pug displayed this sign at a Cheektowaga Town Board meeting Tuesday night. Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle

Family seeking justice after dog was viciously mauled Sunday

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Town of Cheektowaga is taking action against a Borden Road resident after dogs living on his property viciously mauled another dog...
Jim Herr covering the Buffalo Bills during their NFL football training camp in Pittsford, N.Y., Monday, July 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

Cheektowaga resident launches news website

Why would anyone start an online news publication devoted to covering the Town of Cheektowaga?It wasn't a decision that came easy to say the...
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...
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...
Firefighters found a seized motor inside a rooftop HVAC unit above the office space of Latina Food Service at 1 Scrivner Drive. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Fire inside Latina Food Service HVAC unit

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – South Line and neighboring fire departments worked to extinguish a fire in a rooftop HVAC unit at Latina Food Service Saturday...