Friday, December 15, 2017
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...

Emergency squad hits and kills dog

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A fire department emergency squad struck and killed a dog while returning back from a first aid call Tuesday morning. Assistant Chief...
Joseph Khoury cuts the ribbon at the new Rachel’s Mediterranean at 1526 Walden Avenue. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Rachel’s Mediterranean opens on Walden Avenue

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – A popular family owned restaurant chain with locations throughout Western New York held its grand opening in Cheektowaga Friday morning. State Senator...
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...
A humane officer from the S.P.C.A. walks from the home where around 20 cats were found on March 7, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

SPCA called to home on Hoerner Avenue

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The S.P.C.A. serving Erie County took five cats from a house after police found two men living in unsafe conditions.   The...
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