A Ridge man was arrested for allegedly tying a 59-year-old developmentally disabled woman to her bed at the state-run group home where the suspect was a caregiver, authorities said.
A former foster parent from Ridge has been acquitted of sexually abusing seven of the more than 100 children placed in his home over a 20-year span.
With the return of harvest season, Long Islanders are packing up their families and flocking to local farms to join in the annual fall tradition of pumpkin picking. Going pumpkin picking means making priceless memories with hay rides, corn mazes and other farm-based fun—not to mention the fresh-baked goodies at the farm stand. But where are the farms to go pumpkin picking on Long Island? You don't have to ask any old jack-o-lantern. Look no further! Dozens of farms across Long Island are open for pick-your-own-pumpkin season!
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