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...

McParlin neighborhood without power

CHEEKTOWAGA - A burning utility pole has forced the power company to cut the power to customers along McParlin Avenue and surrounding streets. NYSEG estimates...
10/05/17 KeyBank robbery suspect. CPD photo.

Cheektowaga Police on the hunt for bank robbery suspect

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Police are seeking leads from the public in identifying a bank robbery suspect. Police say this man held up the KeyBank at...
A Union East Elementary student is medically evaluated by a Rescue Hose firefighter and a doctor from ECMC after a school bus crash on September 25th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

School bus carrying Union East kids involved in hit-and-run crash

CHEEKTOWAGA - A school bus carrying a full bus of Union East Elementary students was involved in a hit-and-run crash Monday afternoon. First responders met...
Vandals damaged a fence along Scajaquada Creek. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Fence repaired after the Chronicle contacted Supervisor’s office

CHEEKTOWAGA - Town workers quickly fixed a damaged fence along Scajaquada Creek Monday after the Cheektowaga Chronicle brought the potential liability issue to the...
A man embraces the resident who escaped a kitchen fire in a Gualbert Avenue apartment on September 15th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Firefighters fight afternoon kitchen fire on Gualbert Avenue

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A senior citizen was able to escape her apartment after a fire broke out in her kitchen Friday afternoon. The fire started around...

LIVE: Gualbert Avenue house fire

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Firefighters are at a house on Gualbert Avenue. This incident is over - read our full article at https://cheektowagachronicle.com/firefighters-fight-afternoon-kitchen-fire-gualbert-avenue/ 3:30 pm - Crews...
A woman crashed into a wooden utility pole along Walden Avenue on September 14th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Car crashes into pole on Walden Avenue

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A woman was transported to the hospital after she crashed into a wooden utility pole and couldn't remember how it happened...