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Posted on: January 14, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Eagle Scout Commended for Heroic Rescue

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Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer recently joined with Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez and Councilwoman Jackie Gordon to award Matthew J. Spadone the Town of Babylon Heroism Award – the highest honor bestowed to residents by the Town. Matthew, an Eagle Scout, received this honor for assisting a woman who was hit by a motorcycle at the intersection of Montauk Highway and Great Neck Road last year. Matthew witnessed the accident, quickly pulled the woman to safety, and waited for the ambulance to arrive. The officials commended Matthew for his brave actions and thanked him for his service to the Town.

Pictured from left to right are Deputy Supervisor Martinez; Councilwoman Gordon; honoree Matthew J. Spadone; and Supervisor Schaffer.

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