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Compiled by Bill Bleyer
STAFF WRITER

Cradle of Aviation and other Mitchel Field museums, Nassau County Community College, Nassau Veterans Coloseum, Roosevelt Field mall, the Hofstra University dorms and gym, and the Hempstead Town resource-recovery plant are in East Garden City, not Garden City or Uniondale.

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site is actually in Cove Neck, not Oyster Bay.

The Suffolk County jail and adjacent court facilities are Riverside, an unincorporated area of Southampton Town, not Riverhead.

Suffolk Community College's Eastern Campus is not in Riverhead as stated by college but in hamlet of Northhampton with a Speonk postal address.

Sayville Yacht Club is in Blue Point.

Republic Airport is in East Farmingdale, not Farmingdale.

The Nassau County government and court complex is in Garden City, not Mineola.

Brunswick Hospital Center is in North Amityville, not Amityville.

Sunrise Mall is East Massapequa, not Massapequa.

Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium is in Laurel Hollow, not Cold Spring Harbor.

Cold Spring Harbor Labatory is in Laurel Hollow, not Spring Harbor.

The Jericho Cider Mill is in Muttontown.

Leonard's of Great Neck is in University Gardens, not Great Neck.

Long Island Jewish Hospital is in Lake Success, not New Hyde Park.

Great Neck Long Island Rail Road Station is in Great Neck Plaza, not Great Neck.

Northport Long Island Rail Road Station is in East Northport.

St. Francis Hospital is in Flower Hill, not Roslyn.

North Fork Theatre at Westbury is in Jericho.

Brookhaven Memorial Hospital is in East Patchogue, not Patchogue.

Farmingdale State University is in East Farmingdale in Suffolk with a little piece in Old Bethpage in Nassau. It is not in the village of Farmingdale.

St. Joseph's College is in North Patchogue, not Patchogue.






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