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...
First responders treat a one-year-old child in the back of an AMR ambulance after she fell from a third story window on April 11, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Toddler falls from South Cheektowaga apartment window

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A one-year-old toddler was rushed to the hospital after falling from a third-story window Tuesday night.The South Line Fire Company, Cheektowaga...
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 gaggle of geese stop off in Town Park for a quick snack on February 15, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga approves program to addle eggs

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Town Board passed a resolution Tuesday night releasing funds to help curb a problem with Canada Geese throughout the Town.The...
South Line firefighters work a kitchen fire at 117 Dubonnet Drive on March 6, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Afternoon kitchen fire on Dubonnet Drive

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Volunteer firefighters from South Line and neighboring department's responded to a kitchen fire Monday afternoon.The homeowners of 117 Dubonnet Drive returned...
Cheektowaga Police car. (Chronicle File Photo)

Cheektowaga Police officer hurt subduing suspect

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A Cheektowaga Police officer was hurt while subduing a suspect Monday night.Assistant Chief of Police James Speyer tells Cheektowaga Chronicle that the...
(From L to R) Eamon Riley, '18, Christina Kennedy, '17, Leah Bernhardi, '17, Francis Marrano, '18. (Submitted Photo)

Law students help Southline neighbors in cell tower fight

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The determined group of neighbors from Southline who are fighting the construction of a cell phone tower near their backyards are...
Woodgate Drive resident Keith Szen speaks to the Town Board in opposition to a 135' cell tower on February 14, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Neighbors show solidarity against cell tower

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Southline neighbors who have been living on edge for months continue to hold their breath as a proposal to build a...
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...