New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers spokesman Fernando Mateo is asking the de Blasio administration and state lawmakers to revisit a bill introduced in 2009 that would impose penalties, including a $1,000 fine.
The New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers has declared success for a program that allows cabbies to drive people home in their own cars when they’ve had one drink too many.
The New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers on Sunday announced a program in which taxi drivers will make sure both you and your car get home safely if you’ve had one drink too many.
The New York Yankees third baseman met with Oquendo’s family at an Upper Manhattan restaurant Sunday, vowing to use his star power to help regain momentum in the case.
A trade group was offering a $5,000 reward Saturday for information leading to the burglars who struck six restaurants and a bodega in Upper Manhattan.
“He should step down immediately, today, right now,” New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat said Thursday of Commissioner Bud Selig. “We shouldn’t allow him to just exit in so-called glory and retire.”
The new site, supportarod13.com, features a petition, an A-Rod photo gallery and a link to donate to HIspanics Across America.
Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez returned to Park Avenue on Thursday night to thank supporters participating in a candlelight vigil outside MLB headquarters — after some prodding from the matriarch.
Hispanics Across America president Fernando Mateo joined WFAN’s “Boomer & Carton” program on Thursday to put the Yankees and MLB on blast for what he calls an “injustice” against Alex Rodriguez.
The “Boomer & Carton” show decided to put a few supporters to the test. Show staffer Tommy Lugauer headed to the MLB offices on Wednesday, delivering his results Thursday morning.
“We want her fired, and we want an explanation as to why we have to be assaulted by their employees, simply because we’re peacefully trying to demonstrate and get our voices heard,” Mateo said.
Police said a livery cab driver raped a woman last week in Brooklyn, but was the suspect really a legitimate cabbie?
Around 5 a.m. on Sept. 17, a 35-year-old woman hailed a SUV livery cab, police said. One inside, police said she was raped by the driver.
The month-old green cab program is not so popular with some cab drivers.
Following the horrific taxi crash this week that ripped off the foot of a British tourist from Midtown, the union representing cab drivers has called for tighter regulations on bike messengers.