Condrey told the Journal-News that, “Our local businesses are crucial to the cultural fiber of our communities. This letter to our citizens is an effort to demonstrate the unity and communications between our cities and that the issues at hand today are greater than each of us individually.”
Miller said people need to support local businesses to help them stay afloat. He said it would be “a nightmare” for local businesses if they are forced to close because of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
“If you’re sick definitely stay home. Don’t spread it,” he said. But said this pandemic will not last forever. “Get what you need, think of others.”