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Bill O'Reilly: “When I attended here, I didn’t like Chaminade. All my friends were in public school. I’m the only one going to Chaminade. When I came here I was really dim.” -- Fox commentator O'Reilly quoted by patch.com while giving a lecture at the school in 2011. While it wasn't his favorite place then, O'Reilly now credits the Mineola all-boys Catholic school for giving him "a foundation theologically, philosophically and academically.”(Credit: AP)

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Famous Long Islanders' favorite hometown places

Famous Long Islanders discuss their favorite hometown places and memories. LIers like NFL "Football Night in America" co-host Bob Costas, Broadway diva Idina Menzel, rock legend Billy Joel and "Karate Kid" Ralph Macchio have entertained people across the country and around the world. But they never seem to forget the parts of the Island that they take with them wherever they go.