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...
The spirit of giving was alive and well Thanksgiving morning as a local restaurant donated several pancake breakfasts to the firefighters of Rescue Hose Company on Pine Ridge Road. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

IHOP donates Thanksgiving breakfast to Rescue firefighters

CHEEKTOWAGA - The spirit of giving was alive and well Thanksgiving morning as a local restaurant donated several pancake breakfasts to the firefighters of...
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...
Police officers detain a suspect on Paradise Court moments after deploying a Taser the night of July 27, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police officer deploys Taser on suspect resisting arrest

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A Cheektowaga Police officer had to deploy his Taser to subdue a suspect during a foot chase Thursday night.Three teens were trying...
Chick-fil-A site plans submitted to the Town of Cheektowaga. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Planning Board to review Chick-fil-A plans

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Cheektowaga Planning Board will review the site plan and special use permit for the new Chick-fil-A restaurant at their upcoming...
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...
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...
Town officials deemed 105 Hoerner Avenue temporarily uninhabitable since March 7, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Violations for Hoerner Avenue house of squalor

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A Canadian property owner has taken the initial steps to rectify numerous housing code violations at a property on Hoerner Avenue...
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...
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...