Author: michaeldorgan

Long Island City resident launches campaign to become state’s first transgender lawmaker, eyes Juan Ardila’s Assembly seat

Émilia Decaudin,

July 11, 2023 By Michael Dorgan A Long Island City resident is aiming to become New York’s first transgender state legislator, having announced a run for Assembly District 37, a seat currently held by embattled Assembly Member Juan Ardila, whose term has been shrouded with sexual abuse allegations. Émilia Decaudin, 24, a transgender woman, launched… Read more »

South Richmond Hill man charged with murder in fatal Woodhaven stabbing: NYPD

March 7, 2023 By Michael Dorgan A South Richmond Hill man has been charged with murder in connection with a fatal stabbing in Woodhaven last week. Semair Taylor, 25, was arrested Monday, March 6, and charged with murder and other crimes for stabbing 25-year-old Michael Izquierdo to death on Feb. 27, according to authorities. Izquierdo,… Read more »

‘St. Pat’s For All’ parade returning to Sunnyside/Woodside on March 5

Feb. 28, 2023 By Michael Dorgan The annual Sunnyside/Woodside St. Pat’s For All parade will take place on Sunday, March 5, with dozens of groups already signed up to march. The parade is Sunnyside’s largest event each year, and several Irish cultural groups, LGBT organizations, music groups and a multitude of marching bands are expected… Read more »