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Edward Rath III
District 6

District Office:
Old Erie County Hall
92 Franklin Street
Fourth Floor
Buffalo, N.Y. 14202
Phone: (716) 858-8676
Fax: (716) 858-8895
Email: edward.rath@erie.gov

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June 2015 Column - Thriving community college necessary for region’s success

In May, Erie Community College graduates proudly walked in their commencement ceremony, each celebrating a personal achievement. Congratulations to all the graduates and best of luck in your next endeavor. ECC has a saying, “Start here. Go anywhere,” and has been a launch pad for so many, from recent high school graduates to residents starting a second career.

Free Guided Walk in Akron Falls Park on Saturday, May 30

A free guided walk through Akron Falls Park will be held Saturday, May 30. Registration begins at 9 a.m. at Cummings Lodge.

May 2015 Column - Elder Abuse Seminar takes aim at preventing, stopping mistreatment

Unfortunately, elder abuse is not uncommon in Erie County. A report released about a year ago reported that 1,500 incidents happened in one year. While this staggering statistic is very concerning, there are individuals and agencies committed to not only stopping current abuse, but also preventing new abuse from beginning.

Legislator Rath, Sheriff’s Office to host Elder Abuse Seminar to address threats to vulnerable residents

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath invites residents to attend an Elder Abuse Seminar being held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 11 at the Amherst Center for Senior Services, 370 John James Audubon Parkway, Amherst. The purpose of the seminar is to address the various forms of abuse that threaten senior citizens on a daily basis, and to provide valuable assistance to victims, family members or anyone with a concern.

Statement from Legislator Rath regarding vote to oppose Conditional Release program

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath has released the following statement with regard to his vote against a local law to reinstate the county’s conditional release program.