Phase three of reopening The Southern Tier is underway …  

In phase three, restaurants are able to operate at 50 percent capacity and bands will be able to play as long as they follow social distancing rules …

Personal-care services can open with safety guidelines …

Garage and yard sales may happen as long as there are no more than 10 customers at the sale at a time …

Executive Jason Garnar has officially lifted an executive order he signed in March that closed playgrounds, athletic fields and sporting courts, allowing them to reopen …

Significant restrictions however remain, restricting groups to 10 people and all must continue to stay 6 feet apart …

While county does not operate any pools, Garnar did authorize municipalities to decide for themselves if they want to open their swimming pools …

Meanwhile the beach at Broome County’s Greenwood Park is open and will be open from 11 to 7:30 7 days a week, joining the beach at Cole Park.

Swimming at Dorchester Park remains closed at this time …

Concessions will remain CLOSED until further notice …

Please note the following restrictions are also in place until further notice.
• Stay local: Enjoy outdoor spaces close to
home and keep visits short.
• Go small: Go solo or with those in your
immediate household.
• Be safe: Keep 6’ from others.