Put Rape Evidence to Work

In 1993, Natasha Alexenko was brutally raped in the stairwell of her Manhattan apartment building. Despite the emotional and physical trauma, Alexenko, then a 20-year-old college student, immediately reported the crime in hopes that her attacker would be found.

Time to put bullying in its place

Earlier this month, a 14-year-old was beaten, slapped and kicked by three teens yelling anti-gay slurs aboard a school bus in Westbury, part of an “ongoing course of conduct” over months, according to police.

Beware those signs of spring

My favorite form of exercise is one of the simplest. Whether I’m hiking on the beach or taking a stroll with my lab-mix Charley, I’m at my happiest exploring Long Island’s neighborhoods, one foot at a time.

It’s Time for Marriage Equality

In his State of the State address on Wednesday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said this should be the year marriage equality comes to New York.