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Kevin Hardwick
District 4

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

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Legislator Hardwick tours sites with Visit Buffalo Niagara president

Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick, joined by Grand Island Supervisor Mary Cooke, City of Tonawanda Mayor Rick Davis and Town of Tonawanda Supervisor Anthony Caruana, recently welcomed Visit Buffalo Niagara President and CEO Patrick Kaler to the northern section of Erie County to tour sites in the municipalities they represent.

September 2014 Column - Erie County keeps a strong presence on the Web

It was 25 years ago that I began my job as a political science professor atCanisius College. Back then we were just becoming acquainted with that phenomenon known as the World Wide Web. Very few people had access to it, though. Gradually, folks started getting dial up Internet through AOL and other means. Even so, content on the Web was limited. If governments had websites, they were fairly basic. About all they contained were a few names and phone numbers.

Grand Island Golden Age Center receives van through grant

Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick announces that the Grand Island Golden Age Center, serving senior citizens, has received a new van thanks to the 2014 Community Development Block Grant (CDGB). The grant included $55,000 for a new van, which was delivered by Main Mobility on Tuesday, Sept. 2.

Reconstruction of Brighton Road in Tonawanda begins

Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick (R-4th District), joined Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz, Town of Tonawanda Supervisor Anthony Caruana, Town of Tonawanda Highway Superintendent William Swanson, Erie County Commissioner of the Department of Public Works John Loffredo, and representatives of the Erie County and Town of Tonawanda Highway Departments to announce extensive upcoming repairs to Brighton Road. The $2 million project, which will affect the stretch of Brighton between Fries Road and Niagara Falls Boulevard, will include a total road reconstruction along with the construction of new storm sewers, curbs, and the installation of new traffic signals.

August 2014 Column - Cooperation between county, towns helps repair roads

It is no secret that the county road system was in sorry shape even before the harsh winter of 2014. Some people I talk with blame the Red and Green Budget mess of 2005 with its Draconian cuts to the county Department of Public Works. Others say it has always been that way even before 2005. Regardless, it was obvious to everyone this spring that something had to be done.