Assemblymember Wallace announces upcoming fire safety community events

CHEEKTOWAGA - Assemblymember Monica P. Wallace has announced several upcoming events focused on fire safety, education, and firefighter recruitment that will be hosted by...
Firefighters attend to a George Urban Boulevard house fire on September 14th.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Crew partially falls through floor while fighting fire

CHEEKTOWAGA - A Friday afternoon house fire was fraught with some tense moments after firefighters partially fell through the floor while fighting the fire.U-Crest...
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Video of sleeping Burger King employee goes viral

CHEEKTOWAGA - A local Burger King employee is getting unwanted attention on social media after a Facebook video showing her napping on a piece...
State leaders are calling on the DOT to conduct a safety study at Union Road and the Kensington Expressway.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Safety study underway at Union Road intersection

CHEEKTOWAGA - State leaders announced Tuesday that the Department of Transportation will perform a safety study a section of Union Road following the death of 16-year-old Sherilann...
U-Crest firefighters use the Jaws of Law to free a man from a single-car crash on the Kensington Expressway in the early morning hours of August 25th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Man extricated from car crash on the Kensington Expressway

CHEEKTOWAGA - U-Crest firefighters went to work overnight to free a man from his wrecked vehicle on the Kensington Expressway.The single-car crash happened around...
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...