The President of the Catholic League this week took issue after Mayor Bill de Blasio declined to march, and sponsors withdrew, from the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade amid a dispute over whether participants can carry pro-gay signs.
The world’s largest parade celebrating Irish heritage set off down Fifth Avenue on a cold and gray morning, the culmination of a weekend of St. Patrick’s Day revelry.
Extra efforts are being rolled out to prevent intoxicated people from getting behind the wheel.
White Plains-based beer maker Heineken is offering free taxi service as part of its ‘New Year. Safe Ride’ program.
If you’re celebrating the New Year in White Plains and you feel you can’t drive, the good people of Heineken are willing to drive you home.