NY Forward Program

NY Forward supports a more equitable downtown recovery for New York’s smaller and rural communities, with a focus on hamlets, villages, and neighborhood-scale municipal centers. Through the NY Forward program, these smaller downtowns will attract more businesses, residents, and visitors, while also providing a higher quality of life for residents.

The State has allocated $100 million for the first round of NY Forward. Each of the State’s ten REDCs will have the option of nominating two communities for $4.5 million NY Forward awards or three communities one of which will receive $4.5 million and two that will be awarded $2.25 million. NY Forward funds will also be used to provide robust capacity-building and technical assistance directly to communities throughout each phase of the program.

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Public Information Session | September 9, 2022

Thank you for coming out to the public information session at Food Truck Fridays, September 9th, 2022 from 5:00 - 8:00pm at the Lyons Falls Riverside Park! The public shared some great ideas for the future vision for the Village of Lyons Falls.

Food Truck Fridays Lewis County NY was founded in 2017 as a community event focused on providing great food truck eats, local live music, lawn games and a family-friendly atmosphere!

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Brittany Davis
Executive Director of Economic Development
Cheyenne Steria
Director of Finance and Incentives
Jenna Lauraine
Economic Development Specialist