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Coronavirus Information Page

The Adirondack Broadcasting Family of Radio Stations is keeping you informed as the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect our listeners here in the North Country.   This page is designed to present you with the information you need to know to help you through this current time.   Below find links to helpful news articles, find out what’s open and closed, and keep up to date with what’s going on in our communities.

If you know of a business whose operations are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, or an event that has been cancelled or rescheduled, please let us know and we will add it to the list below!


PLEASE NOTE: Adirondack Broadcasting is currently CLOSED TO ALL VISITORS until further notice.   If you need to reach us regarding general inquiries, prize pick-up arrangement, deliveries or to send us important information you need broadcast to our audience, please call our front desk at 518-793-7733 and leave a message.  If it is regarding advertising, please give Tom Jacobsen a call at 518-615-1000.  We will announce here and on social media when we re-open to the public.   We appreciate your understanding and patience in the matter.


HELPFUL LINKS:

CORONAVIRUS INFO PAGES:
U.S. CDC
New York | Warren | Washington | Saratoga | Essex
Vermont | Rutland, VT | Bennington, VT

STATE REOPENING PROCEDURES:
New York | Vermont

FURLOUGHED OR LAID OFF?   CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT:
New York | Vermont

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CARES PACKAGE / IRS TAX INFO:
IRS Page | 2019 Tax Return Filings DUE JUNE 15TH

U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ASSOCIATION – PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM & ECONOMIC INJURY DISASTER LOAN: MORE INFO [PDF]

WARREN COUNTY MASK INITIATIVE: Help Warren County Create Masks for ALL

TRANSPORTATION:
Local:
GGFT | CDTA | The Bus (Rutland) | Green Mountain (Bennington)
National: Greyhound Bus | Amtrak Train



Listing of local businesses and organizations that are open, and when others plan to open their doors back up as we Reopen the Tri-Counties. 


WHAT’S CLOSED, AND WHEN THEY MAY REOPEN TO THE PUBLIC


 

WARREN COUNTY

GLENS FALLS
STATE OF EMERGENCY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce

BJ’s Artworks – Closed until further notice.
Chapman Museum 
– Closed INDEFINITELY.
Christ Church United Methodist Church, 54 Bay St.
– All Sunday worship in-person services cancelled until April 8th; Pastor Meredith Vanderminden will live-stream sermons Sunday mornings at 10 a.m.
City Hall
, closed to the public until further notice.
Conkling Center – All programs postponed, On The Go Transportation suspended. 
Cool Insuring Arena
– Closed INDEFINITELY.  2019-20 Thunder (ECHL) season has been terminated, SUNY Adirondack Graduation cancelled.   Def Leppard Tribute show in April postponed.
Glens Falls Family YMCA – Closed INDEFINITELYCheck out their Facebook Page for live Facebook Live fitness videos posted daily.
Glens Falls Senior Center – Closed INDEFINITELY.  Basket raffle moved to May 29th.
Hyde Collection – Closed INDEFINITELY.  Check out the museum’s collection virtually at https://www.hydecollection.org/
Wood Theater – Closed INDEFINITELY.
World Children’s Awareness Museum – Closed INDEFINITELY.

QUEENSBURY
Adirondack Sports Complex – Closed, all programs, leagues and rentals have been cancelled until FURTHER NOTICE.
Glenwood Manor Antiques – Closed INDEFINITELY.
Queensbury Recreation 
– All current activities and all activities to start this month have been suspended.
Queensbury United Methodist Church 
– All Sunday Worship services cancelled until further notice.  Pastor Brooke Newell will livestream sermons.
Six Flags Indoor Water Park 
– Closed until JUNE 1st at the earliest.
Stanclift Law – Closed.  Tucker Stanclift is available for consolutation and will not be charging any consultation fees to ensure those in need are getting prompt advice without fear of financial obligation. Call 518-745-4346 or e-mail: tcs@stancliftlaw.com. 
Warren County Historical Society – Closed until further notice, all events and programs will be rescheduled.

OTHER PARTS OF WARREN COUNTY
Adirondack Winery – Wine Tastings have been halted, bottle sales still available Sun-Thurs 11a-6p; Fri-Sat 11a-7p.  See www.adkwinery.com for info.
Warren/Washington Counties STD/HIV Clinic – Cancelled until further notice

WASHINGTON COUNTY

The Washington County Offices Building is closed to the public except for extreme cases.  Please visit the Washington County Coronavirus Info Page for details: https://washingtoncountyny.gov/1147/Coronavirus-Information

American Legion Post 574, Hudson Falls – Friday night bingo is cancelled until further notice.
Broadway Lanes, Fort Edward & Slate Valley Lanes, Granville – Closed until further notice.
Hudson Falls United Methodist Church 
– All Sunday worship services and church-related activities are cancelled until further notice.   Pastor Kim Reed will record Sunday services and post them to www.hudsonfallsumc.org.
Kingsbury Volunteer Fire Department, Kingsbury
– Monday night bingo is cancelled until further notice.
St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s, Hudson Falls – Closed for all masses and activities until further notice.
St. Archibald’s, Fort Edward – Closed for all masses and activities until further notice.
Strand Theater – All in-person events are cancelled until further notice.
Warren/Washington Counties STD/HIV Clinic – Cancelled until further notice

SARATOGA COUNTY

Moreau Community Center – Closed until further notice.  All non-essential programs are suspended, Thrift and Craft Stores are closed, and the Dial-A-Bus is not running.  Client Services and Emergency Food Pantry still operating.
Operation Adopt-A-Soldier – Is not accepting donations at this time, will update when they are ready to accept again.
Saratoga Springs History Museum 
– Closed.
Saratoga Springs – All city parks are closed to the public until further notice.
Saratoga Casino and Hotel – Casino closed to all guests.   Racing suspended until further notice.   Hotel remains open.
South Glens Falls Village Hall – Closed until further notice.

BEYOND THE TRI-COUNTIES
National Baseball Hall of Fame – Closed.   Hall of Fame Weekend (May 22-24) is cancelled.
All Catholic Masses in the Albany Diocese
have been suspended until further notice. Churches will remain open for private prayer, weddings and funerals.
Adirondack Mountain Club closed its lodging facilities and High Peaks Information Center through April 30. Parking lots will remain open for hikers.
NY State MuseumNY State Library & NY State Archives, Albany – closed
Pawlet Community Church, Pawlet, VT –  Public suppers cancelled until further notice.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Warren and Essex Counties will be closing their offices effective 12:00noon on Wednesday 3/18 until further notice.   All programs, including 4-H club meetings, have been cancelled.

TRANSPORTATION

AMTRAK: All train service north of Albany is suspended until further notice as of Thursday, March 26th, as Vermont Governor Phil Scott suspends all Vermont rail service, including the Vermonter between St. Albans and Washington D.C., and the Ethan Allen Express between Rutland and New York City.   Amtrak announces that the Ethan Allen Express will now terminate in Albany, with service only between Albany and New York City.

This joins the Adirondack service which two weeks ago was announced by Amtrak that the line would be suspended north of Albany.

There will be no rail service between FORT EDWARDSARATOGA SPRINGS and New York City for the foreseeable future.

GREATER GLENS FALLS TRANSIT (GGFT) is running limited service to Queensbury, Hudson Falls and Fort Edward from Glens Falls Monday-Friday only.  F.A.M.E. SERVICE STILL SHUT DOWN.

CAPITAL DISTRICT TRANSIT AUTHORITY (CDTA) is amending weekday schedules on all bus routes, with many weekday routes shifting to a Saturday schedule with a stronger focus towards medical facilities.


CANCELLED EVENTS

April 28
New York’s Presidential Primary, postponed to June 23rd
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May 23
Hague Memorial Day Parade
May 25
Glens Falls/Queensbury Memorial Day Parade
June 2nd-7th
Americade
June 4th-6th
Cambridge Valley Balloon Festival, Cambridge
June 27th-28th
Adirondack Food & Wine Festival


Bowl for Kid’s Sake Postponed:
Due to the unprecedented health risks associated with the spread of the COVID-19 and the concerted effort of organizations at all levels to do their share to reduce those risks, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Southern Adirondacks will postpone our upcoming Bowl for Kids’ Sake event. We have made arrangements to reschedule this event to OCTOBER:

Registered bowlers are asked to call the BBBS office at 518-798-1010 to reschedule your bowling time. Any bowler/team unable to reschedule are asked to participate in our virtual bowling party. More information will be forthcoming in the next several days.

BBBS’s School-Based programs have been suspended until further notice in accordance with the guidance of public health and the school districts


MEALS ON WHEELS in Warren and Hamilton Counties needs your help!
They’re looking for younger volunteers that could  help deliver meals three days a week to seniors who are dependent on these meals to eat daily.

If you’re able to help, call 518-761-6347 and ask for Mary Ann.


TOURS CANCELLED:
All tours that were slated for the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in 2020 have cancelled their tours, with some rescheduling their dates to 2021.  Visit livenation.com for refund information.


 

DAIRY SEEKERS:
If you are in your local grocery stores or convenience stores and you see empty shelves of dairy products, please take a picture and/or send an email to the American Dairy Association North East division at: dairyspot@milk4u.org or call them directly at 315.472.9143.


If you know of an event that has been postponed or cancelled due to the coronavirus, please let us know!