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SBA Restaurant Revitalization Fund freezes some grants. But it’s still paying others.SBA Restaurant Revitalization Fund freezes some grants. But it’s still paying others.

Thousands of restaurants pursuing Small Business Administration Restaurant Revitalization Fund grants have had their applications frozen, even as the SBA continues to pay out others. It’s the result of a series of legal setbacks by the agency.

The freeze is the result of three lawsuits challenging the 21-day priority application period — in which restaurants owned by women, veterans and socially or economically disadvantaged people — would be able to apply first and have those funds set aside. But court rulings in the northern District of Texas and elsewhere forced the SBA to freeze pending payments to 2,965 priority applicants.

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York County businesses, restaurants to share $6.4 million CHIRP grantsYork County businesses, restaurants to share $6.4 million CHIRP grants

Steve D’Ettorre can’t wait to eat in a restaurant.

Pennsylvania’s deputy secretary for technology and innovation for the Department of Community and Economic Development said that his first post-COVID-19 venture will probably be to Revival Social Hall in downtown York.

And the York resident knows just what he’ll get — an order of General Tso’s cauliflower.

“These restaurants are our gathering places,” D’Ettorre said Friday during a news conference at Central Market. “They are owned by our families, friends and neighbors. They are where we go when we want to celebrate, see a familiar face or just don’t feel like

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