Category Archives: Goshen NY

Daylight Saving Committed to a Cleaner, Greener Orange County

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Orange County NY was the first County in NYS to become a Certified Climate Smart Community back in 2013, and like much of NYS has committed to establishing a cleaner energy economy. The majority of funding for these changes has been through NYSERDA’s Cleaner Greener Communities Program. Our community has acknowledged and taken steps to […]

Five Simple Tips to Maintain Positive Cash Flow in Your New Business

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When it comes to finances, the difference between success and failure is often the ability to maintain a positive cash flow. We have this goal in our everyday lives: we seek to earn enough to pay the bills each month while saving strategically for long-term investments that will fuel future growth. The same is true […]

The CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program

Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP March 30, 2020 The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Paycheck Protection Program will likely be one of the more popular programs included in the federal stimulus bill that was just signed into law. Congress wants to help small business employers maintain high employment by offering loans from Small […]

5 Tips to Keep Your Business Safe

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Coronavirus cases are steadily growing across North America while millions of people are getting used to the new normal of social distancing and self-quarantine. And guess what? Hackers are having a field day. On March 16th, cybercriminals tried to break into the Department of Health and Human Services’ website looking for network vulnerabilities. Meanwhile, phishing attacks have […]

Updates related to employment, utilities, education, testing capacity, and more, in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

TESTING CAPACITY The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has officially approved New York State to authorize 28 labs to test for novel coronavirus. This will increase capacity from 3,000 to about 6,000 tests per day in the coming week. TELE-HEALTH DURING COVID-19 The Governor announced that the State Department of Financial Services will require insurance […]

STATE LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS ON COVID-19

A number of bills have been introduced to address needs and concerns relating to the COVID-19 outbreak: S7932 Prohibits price gouging with respect to medical supplies during a public health emergency. S7996A Guarantees that any school that chooses to close due to COVID-19 concerns does not lose state funding under the 180 day law. S2520C Provides interest-free loans […]

New York State Plastic Bag Reduction Law: Impact on Farmers Markets

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March 1, 2020, heralds the beginning of the NYS Plastic Bag Reduction Law. There are still many unanswered questions on just exactly how this law is to be implemented. But we do have some information on how it will impact farmers’ markets and direct marketing farmers. read more here… Meg Oakes/OCDOH

Goshen Chamber of Commerce’s February Networking Breakfast with Orange County Tourism Director Amanda Dana and Village of Goshen Mayor Mike Nuzzolese was a SOLD-OUT event.

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NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release February 20, 2020 Goshen, N.Y. – The Goshen Chamber of Commerce hosts their second SOLD-OUT Networking Breakfast for 2020. Their featured speaker was Director of Orange County Tourism & Film Amanda Dana, who updated a packed house with exciting updates in the tourism for Orange County and their newly acquired […]