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Filipino American Museum NYC inaugural, Oct 29

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New York City, Oct. 21 -- The Filipino American Museum (FAM), the first cultural organization focused on examining the connection between contemporary Filipino American arts and the roots and traditions of the Philippine diaspora — will have its debut in New York City on October 29, 2013.

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Mayor Fulop & Public Safety Director Shea Announce Restructuring of Fire Department

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JERSEY CITY, Oct. 16 -- Mayor Steven M. Fulop and Public Safety Director James Shea announced today that the administration is restructuring the Jersey City Fire Department into three battalions – a measure that will place more firefighters on duty, provide better services for residents, and significantly reduce overtime costs within the department.

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HCCC President Receives Association of Community College Trustee’s Northeast Regional CEO Award

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JERSEY CITY, Oct. 16 -- On Friday, October 4, 2013, the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) awarded Dr. Glen Gabert, President of Hudson County Community College (HCCC), with the 2013 ACCT Northeast Regional Chief Executive Officer Award.

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International Film Festival Manhattan 2013 Showcases an Assemblage of Filipino Filmmakers

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The proudly Filipino-owned International Film Festival Manhattan co-founded by filmmakers Luis Pedron and Gerry Balasta is gearing towards an exciting weekend showcasing works of international and local filmmakers. As a perennial tradition, Luis Pedron, IFFM Programmer, will be showcasing Filipino filmmakers and Filipino themed films.

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JCI Philippine-New York Wins Most Awards

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Yonkers, New York  – The Junior Chamber International (JCI) New York State Second Trimester Convention was held in Yonkers, New York on October 18-19, 2013.

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FAHSI Receives Community Needs Assessment Grant

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New York, NY -- FAHSI (Filipino American Human Services Inc.) will be hosting a forum on November 16 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Philippine Center to present the findings of the Community Needs Assessment and to discuss issues of concern to the community.

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Fulop Administration to Hold First Taxi Medallion Auction in More than a Decade

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JERSEY CITY -- Mayor Steven M. Fulop has presented an ordinance to the City Council to auction 20 taxi medallions – the first municipal taxi medallion auction in more than decade. The measure will increase the availability of taxis throughout the city and is expected to generate approximately $1.5 million in revenue.

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City of Jersey City Recovers Additional $2.6 Million Through Aggressive Tax Abatement Audit

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JERSEY CITY -- Mayor Steven M. Fulop announced that the City of Jersey City has recovered an additional $2.6 million as a result of the aggressive tax abatement audit being undertaken by his administration through the Law Department and the Tax Collector’s Office.

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"IMAGES FROM THE HEART" Photo Exhibit

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SINAG/AMERICAN SOCIETY OF PHILIPPINE PHOTOGRAPHERS  cordially invites the public to the opening of “Images from the Heart,” a photo exhibit.

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San Lorenzo Ruiz Feast 2013

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The San Lorenzo Ruiz Feast 2013 Concelebrated Mass on Sunday, September 29, 2013 at 2:00 in the afternoon at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City was enthusiastically attended by faithful devotees of the First Filipino Martyr Saint and Patron of Migrants amidst the reconstruction works going on in the Cathedral. 

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