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Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events September 22–28

It's a week of comedy on Long Island with a star-studded cast of jokesters taking the stage. Among this week's acts are: Adam Ferrara, Frank Caliendo, plus D.L. Hughley and Charlie Murphy. Also, 1776 opens at the John W. Engeman Theater in Northport.

Long Island Oktoberfest 2016 Events

Raise a glass and say "Prost" (that's German for cheers) during Oktoberfest 2016 at one of more than two dozen events across Long Island!

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events September 15–21

Ashanti and Ja Rule join forces at The Emporium, Norm Macdonald cracks up Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, The Charlie Daniels Band plays NYCB Theatre at Westbury, Buckcherry, Candlebox & Sons of Texas rock The Paramount, the 2016 Walk To End Alzheimer's raises much-needed funds and hope at Belmont Lake State Park, and so much more to see and do this weekend on Long Island!

Ex-Islip Public Safety Commissioner Indicted for Bribery

The ex-Town of Islip public safety commissioner, who resigned last week citing health concerns, has been accused of accepting bribes and coercing four people into refusing to accept town jobs. John Carney, 54, of West Islip, and Assistant Fire Chief Michael Allen, 41, of Holbrook, both surrendered to Suffolk County authorities Tuesday and pleaded not guilty to charges in a 16-count grand jury indictment.

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events September 8–14

Gov't Mule & ZZ Top rock Nikon at Jones Beach, bilingual poetry mesmerizes Walt Whitman Birthplace, Everlast "jumps around" at Revolution Bar & Grill, documentary "Generation Found" brings attention to the devastating heroin epidemic at Cinema Arts Centre & so much more!

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events September 1–7

Rascal Flatts & Kelsea Ballerini rock Nikon at Jones Beach, Julie Lyon serenades The Space at Westbury, Howard Jones grooves The Paramount, The English Beat invades The Stephen Talkhouse, Monica wows The Emporium, Sweet Suzi Blues jazzes up Treme Blues & Jazz Club, Memphis Crawl rips up 89 North & so many more concerts and events!

Can Government Clean Up Funky Lake Ronkonkoma?

It’s hard to fathom that Lake Ronkonkoma ever drew thousands of people. Today Long Island's largest freshwater body stands a monument to environmental neglect because an assortment of municipalities are either unwilling or unable to cut through the tangle of red tape that strangles it.

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events August 25–31

Eclectic folk goddess Suzanne Vega serenades Sands Point Preserve, '80s legends Culture Club rock NYCB Theatre at Westbury, Jimmy Buffet & The Coral Reefers play Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre and so much more to see and do this week on Long Island!

What Is The Most Popular Dog Name On Long Island?

The Press requested lists of licensed dog names from all 13 towns across LI and tallied the results from Hempstead, Brookhaven and Southampton—the only three municipalities that had such data to provide. Although Bella and Max were top dogs for the region, top 10 lists tallied from data provided by each town showed local preferences vary.

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events August 11–17

The Goo Goo Dolls, Collective Soul, Blink-182 & Black Sabbath rock Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre, Bonnie Raitt and 98° serenade NYCB Theatre at Westbury, Nas busts out the rhymes at The Emporium, The Bogmen invade The Stephen Talkhouse, The Wailers groove at The Space at Westbury, a Peruvian Food Fest warms the bellies of all those in attendance at The Cradle of Aviation, and so many more things to see and do (and eat) on Long Island this week!
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