Category Archives: COVID-19

Mid-Hudson ESD Office: COVID Updates & Resources as of 7.21.2020

“As infection rates increase in 41 other states, our numbers continue to steadily decline, thanks to the hard work of New Yorkers and our incremental, data-driven opening. Yesterday, we had our lowest death toll since the pandemic began – and with no fatalities in New York City. While today’s numbers are encouraging, we must remain […]

Business Interrupted: SBA, Treasury Issue Guidance on PPP Flexibility, New Application Form for Borrowers

The Small Business Administration and Treasury Department late Wednesday released an interim final rule to reflect changes made by H.R. 7010, the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act. SBA also published updated, streamlined application forms for borrowers and lenders to use for loans made on or after June 5, 2020. The interim final rule codifies several changes […]

Responsibly Re-Opening the Galleria at Crystal Run

Over the last several weeks we have worked with hundreds of businesses to ensure a safe and responsible re-opening consistent with the detailed phasing plan released by New York State. Our collective investment of time and money into safely and responsibly re-opening the Galleria at Crystal Run was considerable. What’s more, our retailers and their […]

New York State Liquor Authority Guidance on Outdoor Expansion of Licensed Premises in Response to COVID-19 Outbreak

Effective Thursday, June 4, 2020 Pursuant to the Governor’s order, effective Thursday, June 4, 2020, all licensees in regions that have entered phase 2 of reopening and which have on-premises service privileges under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law (ABC Law) may, subject to the guidance below, resume outdoor, on-premises service of alcoholic beverages and/or food.  This […]