An unattended self-cleaning sparked a fire at 115 Meadow Place on June 8th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Self-cleaning oven sparks fire on Meadow Place

CHEEKTOWAGA - An unattended self-cleaning oven pushed firefighters into action midday Friday according to U-Crest Fire Chief Bryan Chapman. Several fire companies responded to 115...
A handful of Maryvale students were checked out by medical personnel at the scene of a May 25th school bus crash on Beach Road. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Maryvale students checked out after school bus crash

CHEEKTOWAGA - A handful of Maryvale students were checked out by medical personnel at the scene of a school bus crash on Beach Road...
Firefighters investigate the cause of smoke inside the Buell Avenue Holiday Inn Express on May 6th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Smoke fills Holiday Inn Express, forces evacuation

CHEEKTOWAGA - Several dozen firefighters from Cheektowaga, Lancaster, and Depew responded to the Holiday Inn Express on Buell Avenue Sunday night after smoke filled...
A Trailblazer drove into a home on George Urban Boulevard on April 24th after the driver suffered a medical emergency. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Three people hurt after SUV crashes into home

CHEEKTOWAGA - Three people were transported to the hospital after an SUV drove into a home on George Urban Boulevard. The crash happened around 9:30...
A Cheektowaga Police officer on duty. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Teenager slashed with razor blade during fight on Linda Drive

CHEEKTOWAGA - A teenager was treated at the hospital after being slashed with a razor blade during a fight on Linda Drive Tuesday afternoon. The...

Hy-View fire explorer battling cancer is home from the hospital

CHEEKTOWAGA - Hy-View Fire explorer Timothy Richardson is back home Monday evening after a stay in the hospital to begin his fight against T-cell leukemia. The 16-year-old firefighter in training from...
An airport fuel truck crashed into a chain link fence causing a jet fuel leak on March 16th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Airport fuel truck crashes into fence; causes jet fuel leak

CHEEKTOWAGA - A Prior Aviation fuel truck servicing the Buffalo Niagara International Airport slid off an airport perimeter road and crashed into a fence causing a...
First responders attend to a scene on the westbound Kensington Expressway on January 28th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Westbound expressway, Union Road shut down for police emergency

CHEEKTOWAGA - A portion of the Union Road overpass and the westbound Kensington Expressway was shut down for a short time Sunday afternoon as...
Serious Crash on Union Road 12/28/17 (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Crash on Union Road Sends Three People to ECMC

CHEEKTOWAGA - A serious head-on crash between two vehicles shut down Union Road in both directions on Thursday night. U-Crest firefighters along with CPD officers...
U-Crest and Forks firefighters rescue two people from Scajaquada Creek on December 15th. (Cheektowag Chronicle)

Car drives into Scajaquada Creek during whiteout conditions Friday

CHEEKTOWAGA - Firefighters rescued two seniors from a car after it drove into Scajaquada Creek at North Creek and Paula Drive just before 7...