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...
Cheektowaga Police stop a vehicle behind The Home Depot after it was involved in a crash at Walden Avenue and Anderson Road on February 10, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Police detain hit-and-run driver after short pursuit

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The driver of a pickup truck who led Cheektowaga Police on a brief pursuit midday Friday was detained by police after...
Cheektowaga Police stop a vehicle behind The Home Depot after it was involved in a crash at Walden Avenue and Anderson Road on February 10, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Walden Avenue hit-and-run driver charged

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Cheektowaga Police Department charged the pickup driver who left the scene of an injury accident midday Friday.Police tell the Cheektowaga...
Cheektowaga Police investigate a robbery call at the Cash for Cans store on Harlem Road on February 9, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle.)

Cash for Cans robbery

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - An employee at the Cash for Cans store at 2377 Harlem Road called Cheektowaga Police to report an armed robbery Thursday...
A car crashed into the front porch of 141 Gualbert Avenue in the afternoon of February 5, 2017. (Jim Herr, II/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Car crashes into Gualbert Avenue home

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Rescue Hose firefighters attended to a woman who lost control of her car and crashed into a Gualbert Avenue home Sunday...
(From L to R) Richard Siejak, John Tryjankowski, Robert Pszczolkowski, Niles Brzezinski, James Herr, Don Rowland and Paul Lorefice are installed as officers at Rescue Hose Company's Installation of Officers on February 11, 2017. (Rose Herr/Submitted Photo)

Rescue Hose installs 2017 officers

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Rescue Volunteer Hose Company installed their 2017 officers at the department’s annual Installation of Officers at the Sloan Fire Department Saturday...
Rescue firefighters and neighboring companies attended to a fire on Haller Avenue on July 5, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Firefighters battle flames at Haller Avenue home

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Rescue Hose firefighters and mutual aid companies responded to Haller Avenue Wednesday night to fight a fire.The blaze broke out just...
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...
Rescue Hose firefighters attend to a small field fire on April 23, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Rescue Hose firefighters extinguish a small field fire

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Rescue Hose firefighters attended to a small field fire Sunday afternoon.The fire broke out in the field behind a set of...

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.