Water from flooded homes on Towers Boulevard is pumped into the street by South Line firefighters the night of August 17th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

W. Toulon family files $9K claim against town for August flood damage

CHEEKTOWAGA - As residents in South Cheektowaga continue the process to recover from damages caused by floodwaters in August, some have begun to submit claims...

Cheektowaga Police chief says shooters intent “was to do significant harm”

CHEEKTOWAGA - Chief of Police David Zack says it's safe to assume Travis Green's intent "was to do significant harm" when he opened fire...
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Text through Cheektowaga’s Tip411 results in two drug arrests

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Two people were arrested on multiple drug charges Wednesday night after police received an anonymous tip through the department's Tip411 texting...
A dinnertime kitchen fire gutted an Autumnwood Drive home and left a family of five homeless on June 27th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Autumnwood Dr. kitchen fire displaces family of five

CHEEKTOWAGA - A dinnertime kitchen fire gutted an Autumnwood Drive home and left a family of five homeless.South Line firefighters were alerted to the...
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...
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...
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 road crew mills Sherry Drive on April 24, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

First phase of streets improvement program starts

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The first phase of the Town of Cheektowaga's streets improvement program began Monday in South Cheektowaga.Milling machines and dump trucks were...
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...