Firefighters battle flames at a Haller Avenue home on September 27th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Careless cooking sparks Haller Avenue fire

CHEEKTOWAGA - Cheektowaga Police say careless cooking is to blame for an overnight fire on Haller Avenue in the Walden Fire District Thursday.Rescue firefighters...
Rescue firefighters extricate a victim from a crash at Harlem and Walden on September 2nd.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Firefighters extricate victims from two different crashes

CHEEKTOWAGA - Firefighters from two different companies had to extricate victims at two separate collisions Sunday night.Doyle firefighters went to work at 7:08 pm...
A child fell from a Walden Avenue window on August 9th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Child sent to hospital after fall from window

CHEEKTOWAGA - A child was sent to the hospital after falling out of a window Thursday evening according to police records.Rescue Hose firefighters, police,...
Firefighters work through stifling heat on July 4th after an electrical fire broke out inside a home on Hedwig Avenue. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Firefighters fight electrical fire inside Hedwig Avenue home

CHEEKTOWAGA - Firefighters worked through stifling heat Wednesday night after an electrical fire broke out inside a home on Hedwig Avenue in the Walden Fire...
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...
Cheektowaga Central's SADD organization, in conjunction with the Erie County Medical Examiner's Office, Cheektowaga Police, Forks and Rescue firefighters, and AMR Ambulance put on a simulated crash on June 8th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Simulated crash hopes to educate Central students

CHEEKTOWAGA - The blood was fake and the work to free students from a mangled car was simulated, but the message was clear for...
Christine Pusateri and her son, Ryan, see their McNaughton Avenue home for the first time on April 28th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Gold Star family receives donated home on McNaughton Avenue

CHEEKTOWAGA - Citizens Bank and the Military Warriors Support Foundation partnered together this year to give a remodeled home to a local Gold Star spouse Saturday...
A van smashed into a utility pole on Walden Avenue Friday morning. (Submitted)

Van into utility pole shuts down Walden Avenue

CHEEKTOWAGA - Walden Avenue was shut down for a short time Friday morning after a vehicle crashed into a utility pole.The crash happened around...
File photo of Walden Fire District apparatus. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Audit: Walden Fire District failed to obtain quotes for purchases totaling $77,044

ALBANY - A recent audit by the New York State Comptroller's Office found that the Walden Fire District failed to obtain quotes for 27...
Tyler Simmage and Diamond Allen were arrested by Cheektowaga Police following the execution of a search warrant on Gualbert Avenue. (CPD mug shots)

Cheektowaga Police heroin drug raid nets two arrests

CHEEKTOWAGA - Two people were arrested following the execution of a search warrant on Gualbert Avenue Thursday afternoon.The Cheektowaga Police Department's SWAT Team executed the...