Friday, December 15, 2017
ECSO mug shots of (l) Barr and (r) Robinson.

Sheriff’s Office raids Floreis Court home; arrests two

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. –Two Cheektowaga residents were busted by the Erie County Sheriff’s Office during a Tuesday afternoon raid. The Sheriff's Narcotics Unit and officers from...
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...
U-Crest firefighters attend to a two-car crash on Union Road the night of October 18th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Rollover crash impacts Union Road traffic

CHEEKTOWAGA - Two cars collided on Union Road Wednesday night causing one of them to roll over and southbound traffic to be diverted. The crash...
Jim Herr covering the Buffalo Bills during their NFL football training camp in Pittsford, N.Y., Monday, July 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

Cheektowaga resident launches news website

Why would anyone start an online news publication devoted to covering the Town of Cheektowaga? It wasn't a decision that came easy to say the...
Doritex Corp of Alden is remediating their family's old dry cleaning site at 3460 Genesee Street. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Doritex voluntarily pays $491,000 to start cleanup of Cheektowaga dry cleaners site

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A family-owned Alden based industrial uniform company is working with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to pay for the...
U-Crest and Hy-View firefighters pull a man up the embankment of Scajaquada Creek the morning of August 8, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Man crashes into creek, rescued by firefighters

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A man was rescued by firefighters after his car crashed into Scajaquada Creek along George Urban Boulevard Tuesday morning. It happened just...

North Cheektowaga sustains power outage

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - An estimated 1,650 NYSEG customers in North Cheektowaga were without power Thursday evening while crews investigated a fault in the local...
Lawrence J. Penna and his attorney Herbert Greenman appear before Town Justice Paul Piotrowski on August 17, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Man responsible for fatal crash at airport pleaded guilty

BUFFALO - A Williamsville man pleaded guilty Friday to leaving the scene of a deadly accident on June 7th at Buffalo-Niagara International Airport. 68-Year-Old Lawrence...
A minivan struck a fire hydrant and rolled onto its roof along Aero Drive the evening of June 24, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Minivan hits Aero Drive fire hydrant, rolls onto roof

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A woman was not seriously injured after she hit a fire hydrant and rolled her minivan on Aero Drive Saturday evening. The...
The unconscious driver of this Cadillac drove a whole street block before bystanders stopped the vehicle on April 19, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Unconscious driver ends up a block away from crash site

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - An unconscious driver traveled a street block in the opposite lanes of traffic after crashing into another car Wednesday afternoon. The crash happened just...
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