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September 7, 2020

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Antonio Delgado visited Bethel Woods Center for the Arts to push for legislation to support live event venues and small to mid-sized businesses that have been hit hardest by the coronavirus crisis.


September 5, 2020

PINE PLAINS, NY – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) visited Chaseholm Farm, a family-owned dairy farm in Dutchess County. Rep. Delgado toured the 350-acre farm with owners Sarah Lyons Chase and Jordan Schmidt and stopped by the farm store, The Amazing Real Live Food Company, where they sell grass-fed dairy and meat products. The group's conversations focused on the unique needs of family farmers as they respond to the coronavirus pandemic, and Chaseholm Farm's experiences with federal agriculture relief programs.


September 2, 2020

On Monday, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) visited Cooperstown and stopped by small businesses in the area along with Village Mayor Ellen Tillapaugh, Deputy Mayor Cynthia Falk, Village Trustee Richard Sternberg, and Cooperstown Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Tara Burke. During the tour, the Congressman heard from local leaders and business owners about how the village is responding to the coronavirus and preparing for the fall and winter months. The Congressman visited Mickey's Place, Riverwood, Cooperstown Bat Company, Doubleday Café, and Kate's Upstate.


September 2, 2020

COXSACKIE – U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) held a roundtable with educators and school officials from the Coxsackie-Athens School District to hear about their experiences throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and preparations for reopening schools this fall. The conversation focused on the need for state and local funding to ensure schools have resources to provide a safe learning environment for students, access to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and widespread testing, and how the lack of rural broadband in our communities impacts remote learning.


September 2, 2020

U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) and Deposit Chamber of Commerce President Nick Barone visited Brown's Pharmacy and met with the new owner to learn about how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting the small, local pharmacy on Tuesday, Aug. 25. The Congressman then stopped by Hartz Plumbing and Sidney Flowers of Deposit, which are located in the same building.


September 1, 2020

19th District Congressman Antonio Delgado and Oneonta Mayor Gary Herzig toured small businesses in the Downtown Oneonta area on Monday. According to a press release, Delgado spoke with owners about how they have adjusted their business models during the coronavirus pandemic and discussed their experiences with federal small business recovery programs.


September 1, 2020

Oneonta and Sidney will each get federal money for aviation work, according to a media release Tuesday, Sept. 1, from the Federal Aviation Administration.

Oneonta's Albert S. Nader Regional Airport will get $1,516,224 to improve buildings, reconstruct the aircraft parking apron and reconstruct the taxiway and taxiway lighting.

Oneonta Mayor Gary Herzig said he thinks the money will come without the standard 5% local match the FAA normally requires to fund airport projects.


September 1, 2020

Mindful of physical distancing requirements, the recovery resources in the Twin Counties shifted gears Monday and made their annual vigil for International Overdose Awareness Day virtual.

Local recovery groups Greener Pathways, Twin County Recovery Services, Columbia Pathways to Recovery and Youth Voices Matter-New York marked the occasion by releasing a tribute video at 6 p.m. with photos of 44 loved ones from the community who lost their lives due to addiction.


September 1, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WBNG) -- Congressman Antonio Delgado joined 59 other members of Congress to urge Congress to prioritize mental health issues.

The bipartisan group is urging Congress to add funding for mental health, substance use disorder treatment and medical research in the next COVID-19 relief package.

The group is pushing for these issues to be in that package due to the stress and disruption caused by the pandemic.

Congressman Delgado says state and local funding is going to be key.


August 31, 2020

ALBANY — A dozen veterans from the U.S. Marines, Army, Air Force and Navy, along with three civilians arrived at the state Capitol in Albany on Monday morning after a 22-hour walk from Kingston through parts of Greene County.

Organized by the Hudson Valley Center for Veteran Reintegration's Vet2Vet of Ulster County program, the 56-mile walk kicked off at 11:30 a.m. Sunday with addresses delivered by guest speakers at Tech City in Kingston. Participants traveled up Route 9W through four counties and 12 towns.

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