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York County Launches its Open Space and Land Preservation Grant Program

access_time Posted on: August 19th, 2020

The York County Planning Commission (YCPC) has announced the launch of the County’s Open Space and Land Preservation Grant Program. The program is funded with County tax dollars and is designed to support open space preservation, resource protection, and outdoor recreation, with the objective of assisting the County to achieve its goal of preserving worthy York County land. Funds for Local Preservation  The program is open to York County municipalities and non-profit organizations which support open space preservation and natural resource protection. Funds can be used for acquisition of property; but funding does NOT support the purchase or construction of improvements on properties.  The… read more »

What to Know About Bankruptcy

access_time Posted on: August 11th, 2020

Join York County Economic Alliance and CGA Law Firm for a Leadership Webinar on bankruptcy. CGA Law Firm’s experienced Bankruptcy Attorneys Larry Young and Brent Diefenderfer provide an overview on bankruptcy law and procedures for a business or an individual considering a filing. Please follow the link below to access the webinar on Business Bankruptcy. Please follow the link below to access the webinar on Personal Bankruptcy. To learn more about Bankruptcy and Debt Restructuring, visit our website. AttorneyBrent C. Diefenderfer is a shareholder with CGA Law Firm.  Brent is a board certified Consumer Bankruptcy Specialist by the American Board of Certification and is one of only… read more »

COVID-19 Update: SBA Released FAQs Today Regarding PPP Loan Forgiveness

access_time Posted on: August 4th, 2020

The SBA just released additional guidance on Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan forgiveness in the form of Frequently Asked Questions and answers. The PPP resumed accepting applications July 6, 2020, and will continue until August 8, 2020. The SBA will forgive loans if the funds are used for employee retention and eligible expenses.  FAQs about PPP Loan Forgiveness (8/4/2020) Loans used for payroll costs, rent, interest on mortgages, and utilities will be fully forgiven. (At least 60% of the forgiven loan must have been spent on payroll.) Other important details include: –    PPP loans have a 1% interest rate and payments will be… read more »

COVID-19 Update: YoCo Strong Restart Fund for Small Business & Nonprofit Support

access_time Posted on: July 30th, 2020

The York County Commissioners voted to use a portion of the  Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to support YoCo Strong Restart Fund, a small business and nonprofit organization grant program. The County allocated $4 million for nonprofit organizations and $10 million for small businesses. Eligible organizations will receive grant funding between $10,000 to $35,000. Organizations are eligible if they have been negatively impacted by the COVID‐19 pandemic and meet any of the following criteria: Small business with less than 50 full‐time equivalent employees and gross revenues of $3 million or less for the 12‐month period.Restaurant with less… read more »

Leadership Luncheon Virtual Event: What to Know About Personal Bankruptcy

access_time Posted on: July 28th, 2020

Join the York County Economic Alliance and CGA Law Firm for a Virtual Leadership Luncheon on Thursday, August 6 at 2 p.m. CGA Law Firm’s experienced bankruptcy attorneys, Haley Rohrbaugh, Brent Diefenderfer, and Larry Young, will provide an overview on bankruptcy law and procedures to consider for filing for personal bankruptcy.  You can register to receive an email with a link to join the webinar by clicking HERE, but registration is not required. For privacy, attendees can join this presentation and ask questions anonymously. CLICK HERE to join the webinar at 2 p.m. on August 6. Brent C. Diefenderfer is a shareholder with CGA… read more »

Leadership Luncheon Virtual Event: What to Know About Bankruptcy for Businesses

access_time Posted on: July 28th, 2020

Join CGA and YCEA for a Virtual Leadership Luncheon on Thursday, August 6 at 1 p.m. CGA Law Firm’s experienced bankruptcy attorneys, Haley Rohrbaugh, Brent Diefenderfer, and Larry Young, will provide an overview on bankruptcy law and procedures for a business considering a filing.  You can register to receive an email with a link to join the webinar by clicking HERE, but registration is not required. For privacy, attendees can join this presentation and ask questions anonymously. Join the webinar on August 6th at 1 pm. Brent C. Diefenderfer is a shareholder with CGA Law Firm.  Brent is a board certified Consumer Bankruptcy Specialist by the American… read more »

COVID-19 Update: $50 million to Reimburse Hazard Pay for Front Line Employees

access_time Posted on: July 22nd, 2020

$50 million in grant funding is available to assist employers in providing hazard pay to employees who are working in life-sustaining occupations during the pandemic. Hazard pay keeps essential employees working in vital Pennsylvania industry sectors. Hazard Pay Grant Funding Information on DCED Website This reimbursement-based grant is part of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and is available to employers who will be offering hazard pay during the eligible program period. The grants are administered by the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) and will not exceed $3 million per business. Applicants eligible to apply… read more »

YCEA y CGA Manual Legal para la Comunidad Latina

access_time Posted on: July 21st, 2020

CASA, 225 East Princess Street, York, Pennsylvania 17403 REGÍSTRATE AHORA La abogada, Liliana García Fisher de CGA Law Firm, ofrecerá una cartilla legal atractiva e interactiva sobre temas enviados anónimamente por parte de miembros de la comunidad Latina. Los temas de conversación incluyen la contratación de un abogado, el manejo de citaciones penales/de tráfico, problemas de bienes y racices, los pasos correctos a seguir cuando surge una demanda, la preparación de un testamento, la respuesta a preguntas sobre contratistas, la comprensión de los asuntos del propietario e inquilino y mucho más. Únase a la abogada, Liliana García Fisher de CGA… read more »

Pennsylvania Bar Institute Half-Day Webinar on Restrictive Covenants and Trade Secrets

access_time Posted on: July 20th, 2020

Restrictive Covenants and Trade Secrets On Monday morning, July 27, 2020, the Pennsylvania Bar Institute will hold a half-day webinar on Restrictive Covenants and Trade Secrets, which will feature Attorney Christine Nentwig, Co-Chair of CGA’s Labor and Employment Department, and Attorney Jeff Worley from Gibbel, Kraybill and Hess, presenting a session titled, No-Hire/No-Poach Agreements: The Latest Developments. The rapidly evolving law surrounding no-hire/no-poach agreements has the potential to affect businesses of all sizes in a wide range of industries, and the session will provide important, practical updates on current Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission guidance regarding such agreements, the… read more »

COVID-19 Update: Executive Order Extending Eviction and Foreclosure Protections

access_time Posted on: July 10th, 2020

Yesterday, Governor Wolf signed a new executive order extending eviction and foreclosure protections for homeowners and renters through August 31, 2020. The executive order must be read carefully because it does not provide protection in all cases. The Governor’s executive order precludes the initiation of new mortgage foreclosure action – however, it does not protect homes which had already been scheduled for sheriff sale or if the lender has already commenced the mortgage foreclosure process. Evictions are suspended for non-payment of rent or for “holding over” after the term of the lease has expired – but evictions for violations of other… read more »