SBA and Treasury Announce Simpler PPP Forgiveness for Loans of $50,000 or Less
October 13, 2020

The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Treasury Department, today released a simpler loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $50,000 or less. This action streamlines the PPP forgiveness process to provide financial and administrative relief to America’s smallest businesses while also ensuring sound stewardship of taxpayer dollars.

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Empire State Development Expands New York Forward Loan Fund to Include Paycheck Protection Program Recipients
September 24, 2020

Available to Small Businesses That Received PPP Assistance of $50,000 or Less 

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It’s Not Too Late to Respond to the 2020 Census and Shape Your Future
September 3, 2020

The 2020 Census has been underway since earlier this year, but if you haven’t responded yet, it’s not too late to respond and shape your future.

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New York State Economic Re-Opening
May 12, 2020

Businesses in each region will re-open in phases. Each business will have to create a plan to protect employees and customers.

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New York State Launches NY Forward Loan Fund
April 3, 2020

New York state has announced a $100 million loan fund, of which $4 million will be lent in the Southern Tier, the region where Delaware County resides. Loans are for small businesses (with 20 or fewer employees,) non-profits and some landlords. The pre-application portal opens Mat 26 at noon and will be reviewed by Community Development Financial Institutions around the state starting June 1.

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SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans for Small Businesses
March 19, 2020

SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza has approved a statewide disaster declaration for NY. Eligible small businesses may now apply for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) online at

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Delaware County IDA Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Agricultural Support Services
March 11, 2020

The Delaware County Industrial Development Agency is seeking to enter into a contract with an independent professional with experience in the agricultural field for the provision of services to support the agricultural industry within Delaware County.

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Delaware County IDA Requests Proposals for Delhi Property
January 31, 2020

Delaware County Industrial Development Agency is issuing a Request for Proposals for leasing, buying and developing a property near the corner of Meredith Street and Main Street in Delhi. The property is about 18,500 square feet and has access to State Route 10, State Route 28 and Downtown Delhi.

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WDB Announces New Local Job Search Resource
January 28, 2020

The Workforce Development Board of Herkimer, Madison and Oneida Counties (WDB/HMO) now offers a local job search link on its website. This valuable new resource allows you to input job titles and search available positions in real-time in six counties: Herkimer, Madison, Oneida, Chenango, Delaware and Otsego. The resource also shows a running total of jobs currently available in each of these counties.

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2020 Tourism Promotion and Development Grant Program
December 22, 2019

The Delaware County Occupancy Tax was enacted into law by the Board of Supervisors for the purposes of creating a dedicated funding stream to promote and develop the tourism industry within Delaware County and stimulating economic growth.

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New Restaurant-Hollow
September 25, 2019

DELHI, NEW YORK- Delicious potatoes rendered in duck fat, mushrooms simmered in thyme, rosemary, crispy onion, scallions and yuzu, a roast pork sandwich with fennel.

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In First Half of 2019, Delaware County Creates Jobs, Supports Economy
August 26, 2019

DELHI, NEW YORK—The Delaware County Department of Economic Development announced today that through the first half of 2019 it has provided 26 businesses with $1.58 million of financial assistance. These funds were utilized to stimulate $5.48 million of new private sector investment and will result in the creation of 96 full time jobs within the county.

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