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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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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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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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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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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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Posted on: June 17, 2022

Join the Town of Babylon in Commemorating Juneteenth

The Town of Babylon recognizes Juneteenth

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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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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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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