Andrew McClure of Alden was arrested after fleeing from police the night of June 10, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Alden man arrested after running from Cheektowaga Police

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – A Town of Alden man was arrested on a slew of charges Saturday night after he tried to run away from...
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...

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 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 U-Crest fire truck crashed into a power pole on September 21st. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

U-Crest fire truck snaps power pole on Union Road

CHEEKTOWAGA - Traffic on Union Road was impacted after a U-Crest fire truck crashed into a power pole Thursday afternoon.First responders were at the...
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...
Girl Scout Troop 30423 held a ceremonial flag burning on November 21st to dispose of old flags. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Crabapple Village girl scouts hosts ceremonial flag burning

CHEEKTOWAGA - The 3rd and 4th-grade girls from Girl Scout Troop 30423, their families, veterans, and friends from a local boy scout troop came together...
Delta Air Lines flight 1672 was inspected by airport firefighters after landing at Buffalo-Niagara International Airport on March 5, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Delta flight requests firefighters at Buffalo airport

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. -  A Delta Air Lines flight inbound to Buffalo from Atlanta requested firefighters to be on standby as it landed at Buffalo-Niagara...
A bicyclist was struck by a car on Union Road on June 2, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Bicyclist struck on Union Road

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – A bicyclist was struck by a car on Union Road late Friday night.The accident happened just before 10 p.m. near the...

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...