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...
A Cheektowaga Police officer marks casings outside Dollar General feet away from an assault weapon on November 14th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Dollar General suspect not cooperating with Cheektowaga Police

CHEEKTOWAGA - Very little is known about the suspect who opened fire at the Dollar General store on Union Road near French Road Tuesday...
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...
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...
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...
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...
(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...
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...
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...