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Coronavirus on Long Island: Updates from June 16

June 16, 2020
Newsday

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Babylon to install public hand sanitizer stations

More than a dozen hand sanitizer stations will be installed across downtowns in the Town of Babylon, officials announced Tuesday.

The partnership between the town and the Babylon Town Industrial Development Agency will fund 15 stations. Town officials also said they will be giving out $200,000 worth of personal protective equipment to businesses, either through direct distribution or via reimbursement of supplies already purchased.

“I’d like to commend the Town of Babylon and the Babylon IDA for helping to make sure our read more ››

6-17-20 Board Meeting

June 15, 2020

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Because of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Emergency and State and Federal bans on large meetings or gatherings and pursuant to Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 220.1 issued on March 12, 2020 suspending the Open Meetings Law, the Babylon Industrial Development Agency (the “Agency”) Board Meeting scheduled for June 17, 2020 will be held electronically via webinar instead of a public meeting open for the public to attend in person.

Members of the public may view the Board meeting by visiting: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v= read more ››

Long Island On Track To Enter Phase 2 Of Reopening Next Week, Some Officials Want To Speed Things Up

June 5, 2020
CBS New York

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The second phase for reopening New York’s economy begins on Long Island next week.
Some restrictions are being lifted but questions linger.
Phase 2 will soon be welcomed in, but what does that entail?
“I’m not really clear what will be opening,” one woman told CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan.
“I would like to know what it is. Is it the salons?” another woman said.
“Hopefully on Wednesday, we will be able to open up. They’ll be able to get cut, color and blow-dry services,” said Jennifer Frisina, of Luxe & Co. blow-dry bar in Babylon.
Phase 2 means yes for read more ››

Local Governments Expediting Permit Process for Outdoor Business Spaces

June 4, 2020
News 12 Long Island

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Long Island is set to enter Phase 2 of reopening next week, and many municipal governments are looking to streamline the process of allowing businesses like restaurants to use outdoor spaces.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo confirmed that Long Island is on track to hit Phase 2 Wednesday, meaning restaurants can have outdoor dining with tables 6 feet apart.

In the Town of Babylon, they're expediting permitting to allow restaurants to use as much outdoor space as possible within safety guidelines. They're also helping with procuring sanitizing supplies.

"So on day one, they will be read more ››

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