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 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...
Firefighters attend to a basement fire inside a Gaby Lane home on December 2nd. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Eleven people forced from their Gaby Lane home by fire

CHEEKTOWAGA - Emergency officials estimate that eleven people were displaced from a house fire early Sunday morning at 21 Gaby Lane in the South...
Cheektowaga Police respond to a shooting outside the Union Road Dollar General near French Road on November 14th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Police Respond to Shooting at Dollar General on Union Road

CHEEKTOWAGA - Cheektowaga Police responded to an active shooter near the Dollar General on Union Road near French Road just before 3:00 pm Tuesday.Union Road...
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...
A public hearing to demolish 17 Yvette Drive was held on March 28, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Demolition work to start soon on 17 Yvette Drive

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - By the end of summer, demolition work on 17 Yvette Drive could be completed according to Town officials. The Town Board approved...
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...
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,...
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...
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...