Want to know why more than 250,000 people and hundreds of businesses call the Town of Babylon home? Then look no further… ‘Economically Speaking’ is your window into the business community right in your local neighborhood. Hosted by Babylon Industrial Development Agency CEO, Tom Dolan, this informational podcast serves to educate and communicate the latest economic development news in the town and surrounding region.
This podcast will discuss housing, jobs, workforce development, real estate, economic inclusion, energy resources, business planning, transportation, small business loans, COVID impacts, and much more. Hear directly from our region’s experts about how we must tackle the Town’s challenges, opportunities, resource availability, and experiences. So here’s your look into the role of the IDA and our goal of helping the community grow.
Business Education for Artists
On this episode of Economically Speaking Town of Babylon IDA CEO Tom Dolan sits down with Liz Mirarchi, Executive Director of the Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts ("BACCA"). The pair discuss BACCA's new business education for artists program.BACCA's WebsiteBACCA's InstagramMarie Saint-Cyr's WebsiteEconomically Speaking NewsletterIDA's LinkedinIDA's Facebook
The HERO Act
On this episode of the Economically Speaking Podcast. IDA CEO Tom Dolan interviews Agency counsel Matthew McDonough. The pair discuss the newly enacted Hero Act which is set to take effect November 1, 2021.DOL Hero Act WebpageHero Act Contact Email: Airborne.Infectious.Diseases@labor.ny.govSubscribe to the Economically Speaking NewsletterIDA's LinkedinIDA's FacebookThe information provided on this podcast does not, and is not intended to, constitute legal advice; instead, all information, content, and materials available on this podcast are for general informational purposes only. Information on this podcast may not constitute the most up-to-date legal or other information. This podcast contains links to other third-party websites. Such links are only for the convenience of the reader, user or browser; Economically Speaking, the Town of Babylon Industrial Development Agency, McDonough Attorney and Counselor PLLC and their members do not recommend or endorse the contents of the third-party sites.listeners of this podcast should contact their attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular legal matter. No listener, user, or browser of this podcast should act or refrain from acting on the basis of information on this site without first seeking legal advice from counsel in the relevant jurisdiction. Only your individual attorney can provide assurances that the information contained herein – and your interpretation of it – is applicable or appropriate to your particular situation. Use of, and access to, this podcast or any of the links or resources contained within the podcast do not create an attorney-client relationship between the listener, user, or browser and podcast authors, contributors, contributing law firms, or committee members and their respective employers.The views expressed at, or through, this podcast are those of the individual contributors in their individual capacities only – not those of their respective employers, the Town of Babylon IDA, or Economically Speaking as a whole. All liability with respect to actions taken or not taken based on the contents of this podcast are hereby expressly disclaimed. The content on this podcast is provided "as is;" no representations are made that the content is error-free.
On this episode of the Economically Speaking podcast, Babylon IDA CEO Tom Dolan sits down with Gwen O'Shea President and CEO of the Community Development Corporation of Long Island (CDCLI). The pair discuss the impact the COVID19 pandemic has had on the long island housing industry, as well as the resources available to landlords and tenants recovering from the pandemic.CDCLI's WebsiteGwen's Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgCDCLI Phone Number: (631) 471-1215Economically Speaking NewsletterLinkedinFacebook
Ujamaa Festival 2021
On this episode of the Economically Speaking podcast, Babylon IDA CEO Tom Dolan sits down with Falischa Moss co-founder of Black Long Island, and the annual Ujamaa Festival. The pair discuss the upcoming Ujamaa Festival which is set to take place Saturday, September 25, 2021.Black Long Island Website: https://www.blacklongisland.net/black-long-island-ujamaa-festNewsletterer: https://babylonida.org/economically-speakingIDA's Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/town-of-babylon-industrial-development-agencyIDA's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Town-of-Babylon-IDA-102772865155186/
On this episode of the Economically Speaking podcast, Babylon IDA CEO Tom Dolan sits down with Erica Chase, Director of the Farmingdale College Small Business Development Center("SBDC"). The pair discuss disaster planning for businesses, and how business owners can stay ahead of the delta variant.Farmingdale SBDC Email: email@example.comFarmingdale SBDC Website: https://www.farmingdale.edu/small-business-development-center/Stony Brook SBDC Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgSubscribe to the Economically Speaking Newsletter: https://babylonida.org/economically-speakingIDA's Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/town-of-babylon-industrial-development-agencyIDA's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Town-of-Babylon-IDA-102772865155186/
A Talk Back in Time
On this Episode of the Economically Speaking podcast, Babylon IDA CEO Tom Dolan sits down with special guest Town of Babylon Historian Mary Cascone. The pair take "a Talk Back in Time" as they examine how the Town of Babylon was created one hundred and forty-eight years ago.Town of Babylon Historians Website: https://www.townofbabylon.com/93/HistorySubscribe to the Economically Speaking Newsletter: https://babylonida.org/economically-speakingIDA's Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/town-of-babylon-industrial-development-agencyIDA's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Town-of-Babylon-IDA-102772865155186/