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Bethlehem IDA COVID-19 Small Business Emergency Grant Program

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Bethlehem, NY – The Town of Bethlehem Industrial Development Agency (BIDA) has approved a new policy allocating $25,000 to fund a COVID-19 Small Business Emergency Grant Program. The Grant Program was made possible through a temporary program created by the State of New York permitting Industrial Development Agencies to make grants to small businesses and…

Road Work Alert: 9W

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Announcement regarding road work on US 9W between Magee Drive and the Wendy’s Entrance to the Bethlehem Town Center.

City of Albany Paving on Delaware Ave to Begin July 18

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City of Albany Paving on Delaware Ave to Begin July 18

New York Forward Loan Fund Webinar

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The New York Forward Loan Fund Webinar is happening one week from today on Wednesday, June 24th at 10:30am.

SBA and Treasury Announce New PPP EZ Forgiveness Application

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Updated PPP forgiveness applications, including a new EZ application have been posted, along with corresponding updates to the rules implementing the PPP Flexibility Act.

Overhead Utility Line & Pole Relocation Work to Begin in Glenmont

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Work to begin June 9, 2020.

Phase Two Industries

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New York Forward has provided information on Phase Two industries.

New York Forward Loan Fund

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New York Forward Loan Fund (NYFLF) is a new economic recovery loan program aimed at supporting New York State small businesses, nonprofits and small landlords as they reopen after the COVID-19 outbreak and NYS on PAUSE.

Announcing Capital Region Forward

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The action plan for safely reopening businesses and reinvigorating the economy.

NY Forward Shares Business Re-Opening Safety Plan Template

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Each re-opening business must develop a written Safety Plan outlining how its workplace will prevent the spread of COVID-19.