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Posted on: January 27, 2022

Babylon Animal Shelter Receives Hundreds of Generous Donations in Memory of Betty White

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Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer and Councilmen Terence McSweeney and DuWayne Gregory recently gathered with Animal Shelter Director Chris Elton and the Town’s companion dog Trigger to celebrate the amazing outcome of the Betty White challenge.&am...

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ARPA

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Babylon Gives Back Through Direct Support Program

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A year ago last week the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) was passed and signed into law. As a part of the American Rescue Plan, funding was delivered to state and local governments across the country to support them in COVID-19 recovery.

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ARPA

News Flash

Posted on: September 20, 2022

Fall 2022 S.T.O.P. Collection Day

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The Town of Babylon Department of Environmental Control will hold its annual S.T.O.P. (Stop Throwing Out Pollutants) Day on Saturday, October 8, 2022 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Residential Recycling Center, 57 Field Street, West Babylon. ...

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Posted on: June 20, 2022

Department of Environmental Control Works to Install Eelgrass Signage along the Great South Bay

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The Town of Babylon Department of Environmental Control recently collaborated with the South Shore Estuary Reserve (SSER) office to create educational signage that raises ecological awareness to the importance of eelgrass in the Great South Bay. ...

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Environmental Control
Posted on: December 14, 2021

2022 Recycling Calendar Now Available

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The 2022 Town of Babylon Recycling Calendar is now available online. Take a look at the important information inside before the printed copy is delivered to your home by the end of December. 

Have any other questions about how to properly dispose ...

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Environmental Control

News Flash

Posted on: February 10, 2022

Town Unveils Heritage Markers for the Montaukett Native American Families of North Amityville

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Supervisor Rich Schaffer, Town Historian Mary Cascone and Suffolk County Legislator Jason Richberg recently helped to unveil new Heritage Designation markers placed on the corners of the North Amityville streets of Brewster Lane, Devine Place, Hunter Cour...

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News Flash

Posted on: November 18, 2022

Down Payment Assistance Program Applications Now Available

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The Town of Babylon Down Payment Assistance program is now open for applications! We are once again partnering with Long Island Housing Partnership to offer a grant of $39k plus $15k of additional funding for down payment assistance to income-eligible hom...

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Posted on: November 2, 2022

Councilman McSweeney's 2022 Toys for Tots Drive

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This holiday season, Councilman Terence McSweeney encourages you to Share the Holidays by participating in the Town of Babylon's annual Toys for Tots Drive. New and unwrapped Toys will be accepted between November 21st and December 12th from 9:00...

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News Flash

Posted on: November 22, 2022

Turkey Fry Teaches Residents Thanksgiving Safety

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Deer Park Fire Department Demonstration To Help Mitigate Cooking Fire Risks

In preparation for Thanksgiving, Councilman Terence McSweeney partnered with Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly and the Deer Park Fire Department to teach residents the dos and don’ts of frying a turkey. Thanksgiving is the number one day fo...

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Councilman Anthony Manetta Launches Chamber of Commerce Collaborative

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New Group to Facilitate Small Business Growth Throughout the Town

BABYLON, NEW YORK (NOVEMBER 2022) — The Town of Babylon initiated its Chamber of Commerce Collaborative with a meeting on Thursday, November 10 between the executive board members of various chambers of commerce located throughout the Town. This...

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

E-Waste / Electronic Disposal

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Did you know that per NYS regulations, e-waste and electronics cannot be disposed of curbside? This includes but is not limited to: 
- Computer and accessories 
- Televisions 
- Cathode ray tubes 
- VCRs/DVD players&nbs...
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Posted on: December 14, 2021

2022 Recycling Calendar Now Available

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The 2022 Town of Babylon Recycling Calendar is now available online. Take a look at the important information inside before the printed copy is delivered to your home by the end of December. 

Have any other questions about how to properly dispose ...

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News Flash

Posted on: October 21, 2022

Town of Babylon Celebrates 24th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Festival

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Hispanic Heritage Month recently culminated in the Town of Babylon with the 24th annual Hispanic Heritage Month Festival, which for the first time in two years, was able to be held in-person at Tanner Park Senior Center.  Supervisor Rich Schaffer...

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Human Services
Posted on: September 28, 2022

24th Annual Hispanic Heritage Festival

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Supervisor Rich Schaffer, Councilman and Chairman of Human Services DuWayne Gregory and the Babylon Town Board invite residents to join us on Saturday, October 15, 2022 for the 24th annual Hispanic Heritage Month Festival at Tanner Park Senior Center in C...

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Posted on: March 17, 2022

Celebrating Women's History Month

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Please join Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer, Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez, Councilman and Chairman of Human Services DuWayne Gregory, and the Department of Human Services for a virtual program to celebrate the 33rd Annual Women's History Month...

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Posted on: February 4, 2022

Celebrating Black History Month

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Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer, Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez and the Babylon Town Board invite you to join us for the 34th Annual Black History Month program on Thursday, February 24, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. live on the Town of Babylon - Government...

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News Flash

Posted on: November 16, 2022

2022 Holiday Drive-Thru Experience

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The most wonderful time of the year is almost here! Residents are invited to join the Town of Babylon Parks Department and the Babylon Town Board as we kickoff another holiday season with the annual Holiday Drive-Thru Experience at Town Hall!&...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Town of Babylon Provides Pickleball for the Public

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BABYLON, NEW YORK (SEPTEMBER 2022) — The Town of Babylon recently held a ribbon cutting to unveil new pickleball courts at Zahn’s Park in North Lindenhurst. Pickleball has experienced increased popularity among Long Islanders of all ages, and in response ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Join the Parks Department for the 2022 Fall Festival

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Supervisor Rich Schaffer, Deputy Supervisor and Parks Chairman Tony Martinez and the Town Board invite residents to join the Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs for the annual Town of Babylon Fall Festival on Sunday, October 2, 2022 from ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Town Gives Heroism Award to Summer Parks Employees Who Aided Wounded Cyclist

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At a recent meeting of the Babylon Town Board, Supervisor Rich Schaffer, Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez, Councilman DuWayne Gregory and the rest of the board presented Meagan Reilly and Don Chiappetta, two seasonal employees at Cedar Beach Marina, with t...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Town of Babylon 2022 Beach Blast

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BEACH BLAST 2022 ??????The summer season if flying by and that means its almost time for the Town of Babylon Parks Department annual Beach Blast at Overlook Beach! Supervisor Rich Schaffer, Deputy Supervisor and Parks & Recreation Ch...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 18, 2022

Mural by Local High School Students Completed at Babylon’s Cedar Beach

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With Memorial Day Weekend right around the corner, the Town of Babylon is excited to announce the completion of the “Cedar Beach Gallery” at Cedar Beach. The gallery, designed by local students, consists of numerous nautical-themed murals painted on both ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 25, 2022

Join us for the Parks Department Annual Eggstravaganza at Phelps Lane Park

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Join us on Saturday, April 9, 2022 for our annual Eggstravaganza. This annual event provides fun treat-filled eggs for Town of Babylon children 10 and under. Parents should bring their cameras and baskets for collecting eggs. For more information, please ...

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

2022 Recreation Permits Now Available for Sale Online; Will Also Be Sold In Person in the Spring

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We’re just about 100 days away from Memorial Day Weekend and that means our countdown to summer 2022 is officially on! Supervisor Rich Schaffer, Deputy Supervisor and Parks Chairman Tony Martinez, and the Babylon Town Board are excited to announ...

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Parks & Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: September 15, 2022

Town Board Presents Heroism Award to First Precinct Officers’

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Supervisor Rich Schaffer, Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez, Councilman and Public Safety Chairman Terence McSweeney and the rest of the Babylon Town Board recently welcomed officers from the Suffolk County Police Department’s First Precinct to Town Hall to...

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Supervisor's Office
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Town Board Recognizes Babylon Central Fire Alarm for 60 Years of Service

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At a recent meeting of the Babylon Town Board, Supervisor Rich Schaffer, Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez, Councilman and Public Safety Chairman Terence McSweeney and the rest of the board recognized the hardworking staff of Babylon Central Fire and Rescue...

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Supervisor's Office
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Wyandanch Street Renamed for Longtime Resident Who Cared For Community

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Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer, Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez and Councilman Terence McSweeney were recently on-hand for the renaming of a section of Lincoln Avenue in Wyandanch to “Velina Ann Marshall Way.” Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre ...

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Supervisor's Office
Posted on: July 7, 2022

Babylon Holds Swearing-In Ceremony for New Park Rangers

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Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer and Town Clerk Gerry Compitello recently swore-in five new park rangers who will serve within the Town’s Department of Public Safety. Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez and Councilman and Chairman of Public Safety Ter...

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Supervisor's Office
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Babylon Marks Juneteenth Holiday with Presentation and Discussion

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Supervisor Rich Schaffer, Councilman and Human Services Chairman DuWayne Gregory and the Town Board were delighted to once again welcome Executive Director of the Keep Your Change academic enrichment program, Dr. Pam Robinson to Town Hall for a presentati...

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Supervisor's Office
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Join the Town of Babylon in Commemorating Juneteenth

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Juneteenth celebrates African American freedom and culture and honors those who were emancipated some 157 years ago in Galveston, Texas. 

As referenced in this easttexashistory.org piece, “By the end of the Civil War, Galveston had been blockaded,...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Town Officials Welcome John’s Crazy Socks to East Farmingdale

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Supervisor Rich Schaffer, Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez and Councilman Terence McSweeney were excited to recently join other local elected officials in attending the Ribbon Cutting Celebration at John’s Crazy Socks new headquarters in East Farmingdale.&...

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Supervisor's Office
Posted on: June 9, 2022

Babylon Town Board Recognizes Lindenhurst Schools Superintendent upon his Retirement

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At a recent meeting of the Babylon Town Board, Supervisor Rich Schaffer, Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez, and the board recognized and proclaimed a day in celebration of Lindenhurst Public Schools Superintendent Daniel Giordano. 

Following 24 year...

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Supervisor's Office
Posted on: April 4, 2022

Babylon Celebrates 150th Anniversary of Town’s First Board Meeting

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It was a celebration 150 years in the making as Babylon Town officials past and present gathered in the Town Board Room at Town Hall for an event marking the anniversary of Babylon’s first Town Board meeting. Hosted by Town Historian Mary Cascon...

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Supervisor's Office
Posted on: March 7, 2022

Babylon Town Launches Effort to Aid Ukrainian Refugees

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Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer, Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez and Councilmen Terence McSweeney and DuWayne Gregory recently joined together with leadership and congregants at the Holy Family Ukrainian Church for a prayer service in support of ...

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News Flash

Posted on: August 24, 2022

Alzheimer's Foundation of America Walk in the Park 2022

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Town Clerk Gerry Compitello is once again partnering with the Alzheimer's Foundation of America for their Walk in the Park 2022 event. This year's Walk in the Park will take place on Saturday, September 24, 2022 starting at 10:00 a.m. and the Babylon Town...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

Mobile Mammography Van Coming to Babylon Town Hall

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Town Clerk Gerry Compitello is once again partnering with the Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition to bring the Mobile Mammography Van for Breast Cancer Screenings to Babylon Town Hall in Lindenhurst. The van will be at Town Hall from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM on Wedn...

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Posted on: March 2, 2022

Town Clerk Helps Couple Get Married Before Army Deployment

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The Town of Babylon would like to congratulate Brittany Pomarico and U.S. Army E-4 Specialist Obed Castro on their recent marriage ceremony performed by the Town Clerk at Babylon Town Hall.

The bride and groom have been in the process of planning a wedding...

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News Flash

Posted on: November 22, 2022

Turkey Fry Teaches Residents Thanksgiving Safety

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In preparation for Thanksgiving, Councilman Terence McSweeney partnered with Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly and the Deer Park Fire Department to teach residents the dos and don’ts of frying a turkey. Thanksgiving is the number one day for cooking ...

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Town Council Office
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Councilman Anthony Manetta Launches Chamber of Commerce Collaborative

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BABYLON, NEW YORK (NOVEMBER 2022) — The Town of Babylon initiated its Chamber of Commerce Collaborative with a meeting on Thursday, November 10 between the executive board members of various chambers of commerce located throughout the Town. This new initi...

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Town Council Office
Posted on: October 17, 2022

Record Amount of Donations Collected for Councilman Manetta’s Annual Pasta and Sauce Drive

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Town of Babylon Councilman Anthony Manetta recently joined with the Sons of Italy Constantino Brumidi Lodge to host the 5th annual Pasta and Sauce Food Drive, which has become a yearly initiative to help collect items to benefit the Town of Babylon Food P...

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Town Council Office
Posted on: September 30, 2022

Babylon Allocates Funds for Life-Saving Equipment

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The Town of Babylon has allocated $388,263.44 in funding from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) to three of its local fire departments for the purchase of important equipment to keep the public safe. The ARPA funding will allow Wyandanch Fire De...

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Town Council Office
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Councilman McSweeney Helping Collect Supplies for Back to School Drive

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Councilman Terence McSweeney is teaming up with Deer Park High School sophomore Aiden Magali to help collect school supplies for the upcoming school year. If you'd like to make a donation, please scan the QR code on the flyer. See flyer for more informati...

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

Town Board Recognizes North Babylon Resident Who Received Congressional Award

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The Babylon Town Board recently recognized Ethan Klenofsky, 24, of North Babylon for earning the Congressional Award. 

The Congressional Award is the United States Congress’ award for young Americans. It is non-partisan, voluntary, and non-competi...

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Town Council Office
Posted on: July 18, 2022

Babylon Soldier Ride Back In Action for First Time Since 2019

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On Friday, July 15, 2022, the Town of Babylon welcomed the Wounded Warrior Project back to Town Hall for the 15th annual Babylon Soldier Ride. Hosted by Councilman and Veterans Advisory Chair DuWayne Gregory, this was the first time in two years that the ...

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Town Council Office
Posted on: April 7, 2022

National PreparAthon Day & Touch a Truck Event

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Join Councilman Terence McSweeney and Suffolk County Legislator Jason Richberg for the National PreparAthon Day and Touch a Truck Event on April 30, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. See flyer for all details. 

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

Councilman Manetta's Easter Candy Collection Drive

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From March 30, 2022 to April 13, 2022 Town of Babylon Councilman Anthony Manetta will be hosting an Easter Candy Collection Drive. All donations will support local area food pantries. See flyer for more information. 

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

Babylon Town Proclaims March “Irish American Heritage Month”

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Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer. Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez, Councilmen Terence McSweeney and DuWayne Gregory and Town Clerk Gerry Compitello recently gathered with leadership and members of the Ancient Order of Hibernians St. Patrick’s Divi...

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Town Council Office
Posted on: February 11, 2022

Town Celebrates 12th Annual P.S. I Love You Day

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The Town of Babylon is proud to once again proclaim the second Friday in February as P.S. I Love You Day, which continues to be a growing and important annual initiative to raise awareness toward the importance of mental health. 

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News Flash

Posted on: May 24, 2022

Councilman Gregory Announces 15th Annual Babylon Soldier Ride

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A full community ride will return for the first time in two years

Councilman DuWayne Gregory is happy to announce that the 15th Annual Wounded Warrior Project’s Babylon Soldier Ride will take place on Friday, July 15th at 9:00 am. Registration will be available the first week of June at www.soldierride.org/Babylon. The ...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Hometown Heroes Banner Program Accepting Orders for 2022

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In partnership with the Kiwanis Club of Lindenhurst, NY, Inc., Supervisor Rich Schaffer, Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez, Councilman and Veterans Advisory Chair DuWayne Gregory and the rest of the Babylon Town Board are once again proud to announce the Ho...

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

Town, Village and American Legion Team Up to Offer Yoga Classes for Local Veterans

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The Town of Babylon, Babylon Village and the American Legion Post 94 recently partnered with the Veterans Yoga Project to host a 6 week series of Mindful Resilience yoga classes for Babylon veterans and their family members. Mindful Resilience is what we ...

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Veterans News
Posted on: December 13, 2021

Councilman Gregory Partners with Veterans Yoga Project

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Mindful Resilience Yoga Classes are being offered for six weeks between January & February 2022

Councilman and Chair of the Veterans Advisory Council DuWayne Gregory is proud to partner with the American Legion and Babylon Village to offer a 6 week series of Mindful Resilience yoga classes. If you're interested in participating, please email deb@vet...

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