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Eagle Scouts Beautify Villages

Two local Eagle Scouts were honored by the Town of Babylon for their beautification projects in the villages of Babylon and Lindenhurst.

The Town of Babylon recently honored two local scouts for their efforts in beautifying two different areas in the town as part of their quest to gain Eagle Scout status.

Daniel Kata and Christopher Starling, of Troop 175 in West Babylon, were both awarded the Eagle Scout Court of Honor on Saturday, April 30.

Along with years of faithful service and dedication, both scouts completed a community service project that was recognized with this award.

Kata's project was planning and directing the refurbishing of the in the in Lindenhurst, which was Starling's project was to plan, coordinate, obtain funding for, and install two Mendocino style benches with cement kickpads at Southards Pond in Babylon Village.

Both projects turned out beautifully, and these scouts achieved Eagle Scout awards given by town officials at a recent ceremony.

 Other Town News:

A Mother's Day Tea event will be held by the Town of Babylon's Department of Human Services on Monday, May 16 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Town Hall Annex Auditorium. It’s part of the monthly Women’s Empowerment Forum. On hand will be CEO  and founder of Gaia’s Essence.           

The next town board meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 24 at town hall at 3:30 p.m.

Homeowners looking to appeal their tax assessment on Grievance Day can get needed information on the process by clicking here.

The Town of Babylon Parks & Recreation says dock slips are still available for the Beach Blast Weekend. The town's Annual Recreation Guide has been mailed out to residents.

Guy Zummo May 24, 2011 at 12:26 AM
Congratulations to Eagle Scouts Kada and Starling for an accomplishment that they will wear proudly for the rest of their lives. While the gazebo and benches are a wonderful benefit to the community, and we thank you for them, obtaining the rank of Eagle Scout is a personal commitment that few aspire to and fewer obtain. Being part of Scouting provides young men with the leadership opportunities that no other activity can match. Obtaining Scouting highest rank, Eagle Scout, is an outstanding achievement.

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