SPRINGVILLE, N.Y. — New York State Troopers are blocking the entrance to the Hogarosa Campground in Springville.
The move came after the state pulled the plug on the three-day Jamboree in the Woods music festival.
According to Buffalo Business First, organizers intended to defy a cease-and-desist order from the state Department of Health, and a temporary restraining order from the State Supreme Court, by holding a camping event without music.
Public health officials argue that an event with several hundred people is a big risk for transmission of the coronavirus, even with masks and proper social distancing.
Meantime, organizers are expected back in court later next month.