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Kevin Hardwick
District 4

District Office:
Old Erie County Hall
92 Franklin Street
Fourth Floor
Buffalo, N.Y. 14202
Phone: 858-8672
Fax: 858-8895

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HAWK signal installed at Sheridan Drive and Rails to Trails entrance to improve safety

Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick has joined New York State officials and the NYS Department of Transportation (DOT) to educate residents about the new High-Intensity Activated CrossWalK (HAWK) signal installed on Sheridan Drive in the Town of Tonawanda. HAWK is a new traffic control device designed to improve pedestrian safety.

Purple Heart sign finds permanent home on Tonawanda’s Vietnam Memorial Highway

Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick, joined by Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs, Purple Heart recipient Ron Pilozzi, and City of Tonawanda Mayor and Air Force veteran Rick Davis, dedicated the new Purple Heart sign that was recently installed on the Vietnam Memorial Highway in the City of Tonawanda on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. 

Boys and Girls Club, Town of Tonawanda Rec to receive Primetime Funding

Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick announces that a package approved at the June 9, 2016 session provides funding for the Boys and Girls Club of the Northtowns and the Town of Tonawanda Youth and Recreation Program through Erie County’s Primetime Program to support summer activities.

June 2016 Column - The Rules of the Game

The rules of any game are important.  They make a difference in how the game is played and who wins.  Even little known rules have consequences.  Who even heard of the NFL’s “tuck rule” before it cost Oakland a playoff game and propelled New England to a Super Bowl in 2002?

May 2016 Column - Our Moment on the World Stage

Normally I discuss Erie County issues in this space.  But I would be remiss if I did not take this opportunity to share my thoughts regarding last month’s presidential primary.  After all, it is not every year that the attention of the nation is focused on the Empire State.  The presidential nominations of both parties are usually sewn up by the time we have our primary.  So every four years I end up lamenting that my vote does not matter in the nomination phase of the presidential contest.  This adds insult to injury, as New York typically is not a factor in the general election.  This year, though, was different.