State leaders are calling on the DOT to conduct a safety study at Union Road and the Kensington Expressway.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

DOT study found aggressive drivers at Union Road intersection in 2016

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Chronicle has learned that a 2016 Department of Transportation safety study determined that aggressive drivers impacted operational issues at the intersection...
Cheektowaga Police investigate a deadly hit-and-run crash along the 4200 block of Genesee Street during the early morning hours of August 8. 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police renew call for help in deadly hit-and-run

CHEEKTOWAGA - August 8th marks one year since a hit-and-run driver struck and killed 55-year-old Robert Prigl while he crossed Genesee Street to catch...
Two U-Crest firefighters free a trapped crash victim on August 6th under the instruction of Chief Bryan Chapman. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

U-Crest firefighters pop door to free crash victim

CHEEKTOWAGA - U-Crest firefighters had to use a hydraulic tool to free a person after he became trapped in his car after a crash Monday...
State leaders are calling on the DOT to conduct a safety study at Union Road and the Kensington Expressway.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

State leaders call for safety study of Union Road after teen’s death

CHEEKTOWAGA - Local representatives in Albany are calling on the Department of Transportation to conduct a safety study of Union Road at the Kensington Expressway...

Teen bicyclist dies from injuries

CHEEKTOWAGA - The teenage bicyclist who was hit by a car on Monday has died according to Cheektowaga Police.Sherilann Lorenz died at 2:45 Wednesday...
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16-year-old bicyclist struck by car on Union Road

CHEEKTOWAGA - A teenage bicyclist is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle Monday afternoon.Cheektowaga Police say the 16-year-old girl was crossing Union Road...
Firefighters extinguish a dryer fire on Heritage Court on July 5th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Firefighters fight afternoon dryer fire on Heritage Court

CHEEKTOWAGA - Several fire departments assisted U-Crest firefighters at the scene of a dryer fire at 19 Heritage Court Thursday afternoon.Only one person was...
U-Crest firefighters pose with Nokomis Parkway resident Ed Krier on July 4th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Nokomis Parkway resident shows his patriotism

CHEEKTOWAGA - July 4, 2018, marks the 29th year 82-year-old Korean War veteran Ed Krier has erected his patriot display in front of his...
A big box store in Cheektowaga is selling sparkler type fireworks this year. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Sparklers and fountain fireworks legal in Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA - The State of New York has modified the penal law this year to allow residents the ability to purchase and use sparklers...
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...