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Off-site Services

Drug Stores/Pharmacy

Name Location Telephone
CVS Pharmacy 516 Montauk Highway, Center Moriches 631-878-6768
CVS Pharmacy Route 25A, Rocky Point 631-821-0132
CVS Pharmacy Montauk Highway, Shirley 631-281-2052
CVS Pharmacy Route 25A, Wading River 631-929-6040
Walgreens Pharmacy 863 Montauk Hwy, Shirley 631-399-1352
Walgreens Pharmacy 1815 Wading River Manor Rd, Wading River 631-929-0280
Walgreens Pharmacy 2850 Route 112, Medford 631-696-4018

Farm Stands

Located within 20-minutes of BNL, heading north on William Floyd Parkway, then east onto Route 25, Route 25A, and Sound Avenue; or south on William Floyd Parkway, then traveling east on Montauk Highway (Route 27A).

  • When in season, you may find fresh produce including strawberries, peaches, raspberries, corn, tomatoes, potatoes, cabbage, broccoli, home-made jam, fresh-baked pies.
  • Seasonal pick your own fruit - apples, strawberries, peaches, pumpkins.
  • Fresh Christmas Tree farm located on Sound Avenue, Baiting Hollow.

Off-site Food

Grocery/Food Store/Supermarket

Name Location Telephone
Best Yet 803 Montauk Highway, Shirley 631-713-4010
Best Yet 1088 Old Country Road, Riverhead 631-208-9170
Compare Foods Route 25, Middle Island 631-924-3747
King Kullen 1235 Route 25, Middle Island 631-924-0402
King Kullen Route 25A, Wading River 631-929-1328
Pathmark 800 Montauk Highway, Shirley 631-399-4433
Stop & Shop Route 25A, Miller Place 631-474-9846
Stop & Shop 999 812 Montauk Highway, Shirley 631-281-3610
Waldbaum's Main Street, Center Moriches 631-874-9025
Waldbaum's S. Service Road, Patchogue 631-758-3106
Waldbaum's 1510 Old Country Road, Riverhead 631-727-0820
Waldbaum's 211 Middle Country Road, Selden 631-732-9114
Waldbaum's 245 Route 25A, Rocky Point 631-744-1652

Fast Food

Name Location Telephone
Alfredo's Pizzeria 1679 Middle Country Rd, Ridge 631-924-7713
Boston Market 803 Montauk Highway, Shirley 631-395-5015
Burger King 862 Montauk Highway, Shirley 631-399-2226
Carlo's Pizzeria 451 Glen Drive, Shirley 631-924-8760
Checkers 550 William Floyd Parkway, Shirley 631-281-1060
Country Rotisserie 99 Route 25A, Shoreham 631-821-2020
Dunkin Donuts 1495 William Floyd Pkwy, Mastic 631-395-4887
Friendly's Route 25, Middle Island 631-345-6535
Friendly's Route 58, Riverhead 631-727-5139
Gyro Palace Cafe Route 25A, Rocky Point 631-821-3322
Kentucky Fried Chicken 800 Montauk Highway, Shirley 631-281-8828
McDonald's 971 Montauk Highway, Shirley 631-399-6404
McDonald's 1600 Middle Country Road, Ridge 631-924-3857
Panera Bread Route 58, Riverhead 631-727-0277
Pudgie's Famous Chicken William Floyd Parkway, Shirley 631-281-1338
Rocky Point Diner Route 25A, Rocky Point 631-821-1496
Taco Bell 1750 Middle Country Road, Ridge 631-924-6990
Taco Bell William Floyd Parkway, Shirley 631-395-3582
Wendy's 555 William Floyd Parkway, Shirley 631-399-1136

Restaurants

Long Island is home to some of the best restaurants. The following websites are helpful in locating them:

Hospitals

Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center
101 Hospital Road
Patchogue, NY 11772
631-654-7100

Peconic Bay Medical Center
1300 Roanoke Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901
631-548-6000

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
1000 Montauk Highway
West Islip, NY 11795
631-376-4444

John T. Mather Memorial Hospital
75 North Country Road
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
631-473-1320

St. Charles Hospital and Rehabilitation Center
200 Belle Terre Road
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
631-474-6879

University Hospital & Medical Center At Stony Brook
101 Nichols Road
Stony Brook, NY 11794
631-689-8333

Libraries

If you live in Mt. Sinai, Sound Beach, Miller Place, or Rocky Point, you are able to choose your library depending on your address. i.e. Miller Place residents can choose Comsewogue or Port Jefferson Village; Longwood Schools use Longwood Library; Mastics/Moriches/Shirley use the Shirley Library. You must bring proof of address to obtain a library card. All of the libraries have wonderful children/family/career/and other adult programs that are normally free or low cost.

Library Card for On-site Residents

If you live on-site and would like to receive a Longwood Library card, you may go to the BNL Research Library, Bldg 477 to pick up an application. You must show your BNL ID badge at the desk.

Local Schools

The New York State public school system runs from September to June of the next year. Each school has their own admission requirements. To register a student one should bring an official record from the school the student last attended, and medical records showing immunization shots and medical history. If you live on-site, your school district is Longwood. Listed below are phone numbers of schools in the surrounding area of Brookhaven National Laboratory.

For information on communities, schools, neighborhoods etc. go to: www.mlsli.com/pages/community-info/schools/neighborhoods

  • Longwood Schools (located approx. 2-4 miles west of BNL)
    Central Administration – 631-345-2820
    Information Hot Line – 631-345-9295
  • William Floyd Schools (located approx. 5-8 miles south of BNL)
    Attendance and Registration – 631-874-1118
  • Shoreham-Wading River Schools (located approx. 6 miles north of BNL)
    Superintendent Office – 631-821-8104
  • Rocky Point Schools (located approx. 5-8 miles west of BNL)
    Superintendent Office – 631-744-1600
  • Riverhead Schools (located approx. 10 miles east of BNL)
    New Student Registration – 631-369-6800
  • Center Moriches Schools (located approx. 8-10 miles southeast of BNL)
    Central Administration – 631-878-0052
  • Miller Place (located approx. 10 miles west of BNL)
    Central Office - 631-474-2733
  • South Country (located approx. 10 miles southwest of BNL)
    Central Office - 631-730-1510
  • Eastport-South Manor (located approx. 10-12 miles southeast of BNL)
    District Office - 631-878-3782

Shopping

Shopping Malls

Suffolk County

* You may pick up a free coupon book ($5 value, just by showing your BNL badge) at the Tanger Outlet Center Customer Service (located in Tanger I, next to Jones NY & NY Sport).

Nassau County

Variety Stores

Name Location Telephone
Kohl's Montauk Highway, Shirley 631-874-3999
Lowes 2796 Route 112, Medford 631-207-4541
Target 2975 Horseblock Road, Medford 631-286-0287
Wal-Mart 750 Route 25, Middle Island 631-924-0081