Emergency responders responded to the I-90 eastbound after a tractor-trailer truck rolled into a ditch just before the Cleveland Drive exit on February 7, 2019.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Truck driver needs extrication after overturning into I-90 ditch

CHEEKTOWAGA - Firefighters had to extricate a driver from his tractor-trailer truck after it veered off the road and crashed into a ditch along the eastbound...

Photos from the January 2019 Blizzard

Here's a look at the Blizzard through the eyes of Cheektowaga residents.  Thank you for allowing us to tell your story.
Chronicle file photo of 155 Wellworth Place.

Cheektowaga council absolves $11k bill attached to Wellworth Place parcel

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Town Council recently waived clean-up costs associated with a vacant parcel of land on Wellworth Place.The town approved the demolition of 155 Wellworth...
U-Crest and Hy-view fire departments attended to a crash scene at Genesee Street and Buell Avenue on January 22, 2019. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Three people hurt in Genesee Street crash

CHEEKTOWAGA - Three people were hurt and needed to be freed from their vehicle after a two-car crash around 9 am Tuesday morning at...
Firefighters fight a fire inside a basement apartment at 37 Linda Drive on December 26th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Linda Drive residents jump from windows to escape fire

CHEEKTOWAGA - A fire in a Linda Drive apartment complex forced several residents from their homes late Wednesday afternoon.  At least two people had to...
The driver of a 2014 Chevy Impala lost control of his car while he was changing lanes, went over the curb, and crashed into a utility pole and traffic sign along Union Road on November 19th. (Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Crash brings down utility pole; impacts Union Road traffic for hours

CHEEKTOWAGA - A single-car crash Monday afternoon snarled traffic on Union Road for over eight hours while emergency responders and utility crews worked the...
Chronicle file photo of a Cheektowaga Police car.

Police investigating accidental shooting on White Road

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Police Department is investigating an accidental shooting for the second time in two weeks.Police responded to an address on White...

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...