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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Babylon Elected Officials declare “RED ALERT” on Census Response

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Today, on the steps of Town Hall, an amassment of Babylon’s elected officials (State, County, Town and Villages) announced an unprecedented, bipartisan initiative to call on residents to participate in the 2020 Census. For decades, resident part...

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Town of Babylon News
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Tropical Storm Cleanup Update

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Our Department of Public Works has dedicated all resources to cleanup efforts across the town as yesterday’s high winds brought down over 300 trees. The first priority is clearing trees from roadways based on whether they are main, secondary or ...

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Town of Babylon News
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Beach Traffic/Capacity Information

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  • KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Visit the Town of Babylon Parks Facebook page for information regarding Town of Babylon beach capacity and closures or sign up here for e-mail updates.
  • WHILE ON THE ROAD: Check existing signs on the Southern State Parkway and t...
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Town of Babylon News
Posted on: August 4, 2020

Summer Drive-In Concerts Announced - NEW LOCATION

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UPDATE: 

The Town of Babylon has announced that the remained of its drive-in concerts will now be held at OVERLOOK BEACH instead of the previous location at Tanger Outlets.

These concerts are being held in a drive-in format due to COVID-19...

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Town of Babylon News
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Census 2020 - Make Babylon Count!

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Supervisor Rich Schaffer and the Town Board are beginning a town-wide campaign to boost the Town of Babylon’s census participation rate for 2020.Filling out the Census is required by law to help determine the overall population of the United Sta...

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Town of Babylon News
Posted on: July 15, 2020

Babylon’s Local Development Corporation Approves $100,000 Endowment for Community Art

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The Town of Babylon Local Development Corporation (LDC) has approved a $100,000 endowment to support the local art community as well as proposals to beautify Babylon. In partnership with Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts, Inc. (BACCA), the first $20,00...

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Town of Babylon News
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Town of Babylon Pools and Spray Parks to Remain Closed for 2020

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The Babylon Town Board has announced that the town’s five pool and three spray park facilities will remain closed for the summer of 2020 due to concerns about COVID-19. View the official report that includes a letter from the Town Board and info...

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Town of Babylon News
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Babylon IDA Receives State Approval to Issue Small Business Loans and Grants

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Recognizing that local businesses continue to struggle in their recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Babylon Industrial Development Agency (IDA) has launched the Babylon Is Back Emergency Assistance Program. The program, recently approved by New York ...

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Town of Babylon News
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Parks & Rec Summer Beach Permits - On Sale Now

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UPDATE: 

Supervisor Rich Schaffer, Deputy Supervisor and Parks Chairman Tony Martinez and the rest of the Town Board are happy to announce that 2020 Summer Beach Permit prices have been reduced in response to the different summer we have planned d...

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Town of Babylon News
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Town Announces Streamlined & Free Permits for Outdoor Dining

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Ahead of the beginning of Phase II of the region’s COVID-19 recovery plan, the Town of Babylon—in partnership with the Babylon IDA and the Town’s local village mayors— has announced its streamlined permitting proces...

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Town of Babylon News
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Five Western Suffolk County Towns Announce Pools and Spray Parks Closed for 2020

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Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer has announced that the township is joining its four western-Suffolk County counterparts – Brookhaven, Islip, Huntington and Smithtown – in deciding to keep community pools and spray parks closed...

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Town of Babylon News
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Councilman Manetta Hosts Chamber of Commerce Check-In Series

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Councilman and Small Business Committee Chairman Anthony Manetta recently hosted Copiague Chamber of Commerce President Sharon Fattoruso and Second Vice President Melissa Firmes as part of his Chamber of Commerce Check-In series. Click here to watch the d...

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Town of Babylon News
Posted on: April 14, 2020

COVID-19 "Hotspot" Testing Sites to Open in Wyandanch and Amityville

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The Town of Babylon has announced that it has joined with Suffolk County and HRHCare Community Health to establish two "hotspot" testing sites to address areas that are seeing higher rates of COVID-19 spread. These testing sites, located in Wyan...

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Town of Babylon News
Posted on: August 3, 2020

COVID-19 Info & Resources

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UPDATES:

  • Click here for more information on beach passes. 
  • Click here to learn about our plans for summer 2020. Pools and spray parks will be CLOSED for the 2020 summer season.
  • The Town has announced a special drive-in concert se...
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