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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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Legislator Rath tours Tonawanda Creek Road landslide, requests state & federal aid

It’s been a year since a portion of Tonawanda Creek Road in Clarence slid into the creek, forcing an emergency closure. Concerned that repairs might continue to be delayed, Legislator Edward Rath recently toured the site with Clarence Highway Superintendent James Dussing and County DPW engineers to receive an update on what will be done to properly repair the roadway.

Legislator Rath announces Amherst Social Adult Day Program info available at Open House

Legislator Edward Rath reminds residents that information about the Amherst Adult Day Services program will be available at the Degraff Open House, being held at 3780 Commerce Court, Suite 100, in North Tonawanda, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 13. 

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.