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Unread 03-12-2012, 01:22 AM
 
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Default Lynbrook or Syosset?

We are looking to purchase a house in either Lynbrook or Sysosset. I was wondering if the towns has a decent amount of Asians? And which is a better town to raise a family? We have 2 young kids entering pre-k, thanks! Also, an easy public commute to NYC is a top priority. Thanks!
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Unread 03-12-2012, 01:25 AM
 
Location: Long Island, N.Y.
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Syosset definitely has more Asians than Lynbrook, which has almost none. I would personally rather live in Syosset than Lynbrook. A public commute would be much easier in Lynbrook though as its train station goes directly to Penn Station and it's only a 30 minute ride.
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Unread 03-12-2012, 05:39 AM
 
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If you can afford Syosset I wouldn't even be looking at Lynbrook.
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Unread 03-12-2012, 06:29 AM
 
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We are looking to purchase a house in either Lynbrook or Sysosset. I was wondering if the towns has a decent amount of Asians? And which is a better town to raise a family? We have 2 young kids entering pre-k, thanks! Also, an easy public commute to NYC is a top priority. Thanks!
Syosset easily is a better choice between these 2. Lynbrook may be closer to the city but Syosset has a better SD. Get a Town of Oyster Bay parking sticker and you can park at Syosset although a lot of people go to Hicksville (more parking, 2 train lines)
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Unread 03-12-2012, 11:12 AM
 
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Syosset
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Unread 03-13-2012, 06:35 AM
 
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Syosset I been house hunting for a while now, Syosset definely is better then Lynbrook. The schools and straight rush hour express train from Penn Station to Syosset station beats Lynbrook. Only thing I don't like about Syosset is " Where are the supermarkets"
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Unread 03-13-2012, 07:06 AM
 
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Overall Syosset has more "asians" and is nicer except maybe if you're looking south of Jericho. In that case, you might end up on a better block with a nicer house in Lynbrook.
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Unread 03-13-2012, 07:10 AM
 
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Syosset I been house hunting for a while now, Syosset definely is better then Lynbrook. The schools and straight rush hour express train from Penn Station to Syosset station beats Lynbrook. Only thing I don't like about Syosset is " Where are the supermarkets"
Lynbrook LIRR commute is better and there's a giant King Kullen on Jericho in Syosset.
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Unread 03-13-2012, 07:51 AM
 
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Lynbrook LIRR commute is better and there's a giant King Kullen on Jericho in Syosset.
There's also a huge Stop and Shop on Jericho in Woodbury, and you're just minutes from Fairway in Plainview.
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Unread 03-13-2012, 07:53 AM
 
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Toyota vs Lexus, which would you prefer to drive?

If you have the money, this question, which is an anology to your original question, should be a no-brainer.
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