Express Week

Mayor Fulop Denounces Port Authority Moving Forward With Toll & Fare Increases

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JERSEY CITY, Nov. 26 -- Mayor Steven M. Fulop today denounced planned toll increases set to take effect December 1st by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, an agency that continues to enjoy strong profits while New Jerseyans struggle to recover from the recession. 

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ITF Seafarers’ Trust awards GBP100,000 to help Filipino seafarers

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The ITF Seafarers’ Trust - the charity arm of the International Transport Workers” Federation – today authorised two grants totalling GBP100,000 to aid Filipino seafarers and their families affected by Typhoon Haiyan. 

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GMA Network artists and news and public affairs unite for the victims of typhoon Yolanda

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There is nothing more unique than the heart of a Filipino - soft enough to care for the weak, strong enough to rise up to the challenge. GMA Network knocks on this very heart as the country faces another great challenge—the nation’s survival and recovery from typhoon Yolanda.   

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Fundraising at the Philippine Center

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THE Philippine Center at 556 Fifth Avenue in New York City is the favorite venue of fundraising events for the victims of the killer earthquake and the supertyphoon in the Philippines.

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NYU Rallies Together for Victims of Typhoon Yolanda

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Contributing to ongoing nation-wide relief efforts for the victims on Typhoon Yolanda, students from New York University (NYU) organized a benefit concert on Thursday to raise funds for the victims of the typhoon.

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Wells Fargo donates $250,000 for Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts

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Taguig, Philippines, Nov. 13, 2013 -- Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is supporting the Philippines typhoon and flood relief effort with a grant of $250,000 – more than Php 10 million – with $125,000 going to the American Red Cross and $125,000 to the International Medical Corps.

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PAFCOM 2014: On the Right Track

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Jersey City, NJ -- As the 2013 year comes to a close, PAFCOM once again finishes another year strong as one of Jersey City’s most influential and well respected socio-cultural organizations.

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Typhoon Relief Fundraiser Raised $25K In Jersey City

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JERSEY CITY -- Within a week of the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan, when the Filipino American community was still coming to grips with the aftermath and the urgent need for immediate relief aid, Jersey City Council President Rolando Lavarro quickly assembled a fundraiser to begin driving cash donations to contribute to the massive relief and recovery effort.  

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FACT SHEET: U.S. Response to Typhoon Haiyan

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THE WHITE HOUSE, Office of the Press Secretary, November 19, 2013 -- Since Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines on November 8, U.S. disaster relief experts and military personnel have worked around the clock to deliver food, water, medicine, and shelter to help those hit hardest by the storm. 

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Mayors call on Legislature to pass equity and state aid bill for undocumented students

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TRENTON, NJ, Nov. 12 -- Today, a group of New Jersey mayors released a letter of support for a plan allowing undocumented students to qualify for in-state tuition and state scholarships. 

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