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Fil Ams for Hillary Celebrate New York Primary Victory

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Filipino Americans for Hillary celebrated Democrat Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s win in the New York Primary Election on Tuesday, April 19 at the Sheraton Hotel along with many Democrats supporting the Secretary of State.

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Polling Place in New York Now Open for Personal and Postal Voting

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NEW YORK, 12 April 2016 -- Voting period for the Philippine National Elections has begun for overseas voters last 9 April. In New York, where registered voters expect to receive their voting packets by mail, some community members still chose to personally cast their ballots on the first day of voting at the Philippine Consulate General, including Broadway Star Lea Salonga.

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Mayor Fulop Announces $94 Million in Water and Sewer Improvements Planned for 2016 by the MUA

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JERSEY CITY -- Mayor Steven M. Fulop announced April 13 that the Jersey City Municipal Utilities Authority (MUA) will invest $94 million on improvements to city water and sewer utilities in 2016, much of which replaces century-old infrastructure. 

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PIDCI Mrs. Kalayaan 2016 to be crowned

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NEW YORK -- The Philippine Independence Day Council, Inc. (PIDCI) search for Filipina beauties in the Greater New York region’s large Filipino and Filipino-American community got its first beauty for the year 2016 - the Mrs. Kalayaan emerged victorious among six contestants - and the winner of the PIDCI Mrs. Kalayaan 2016 title is Mrs. Dhelma Lopez.

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Mayor Fulop Announces $9.5 Million Street Resurfacing Plan for 2016, One of the Largest in the City’s History

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JERSEY CITY -- Mayor Steven M. Fulop announced April 14 a $9.5 million street resurfacing plan for 2016, which will include the paving of nearly 16 miles of city roadways as the administration continues to invest in infrastructure improvements citywide. 

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Filipino American WWII Veteran, a Bataan Death March Survivor, Joins his Fallen Comrades.

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WASHINGTON DC -- Retired U.S. Air Force Major  Jesse Baltazar of Falls Church, Virginia, a  former POW who escaped from the Bataan Death March in 1942, died on Tuesday evening, April 12, after battling complications from lung cancer. 

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PH Urges US: Allow MEDICARE access for American retirees

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The Philippines is negotiating with the US government to allow the portability of its medical and health insurance for Americans and Fil-Ams, who would like to retire in the country.

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NYC HEALTH DEPARTMENT LAUNCHES “QUITTING IS HARD, CANCER IS HARDER” AD CAMPAIGN AS PART OF NYC QUITS PROGRAM

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March 29, 2016 -- The Health Department today launched the “Quitting is Hard, Cancer is Harder” campaign, featuring Chris, a New Yorker, former smoker, and stage 4 lung cancer survivor.

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Society of Foreign Consuls in New York Recognize Fil-Am Minerva Tantoco at the International Women’s Day Celebration

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NEW YORK, March 18, 2016 -- Twelve women leaders representing 12 nationalities in New York were recognized  at the annual event organized by the Society of Foreign Consuls  (SOFC) in New York  entitled  “International Women’s Day: Celebrating Women Leaders in our Communities”.

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Philippine-New York Jaycees learn Real Estate 101

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A group of some twenty Philippine-New York members and friends learned Real Estate 101 from Halstead’s Associate Broker Edwin Josue on March 18, Friday night in its Park Avenue Office, Manhattan.

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