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The Rejoice for God The Greatest Artist Acting Group (RFGA) invites all Filipinos in Jersey City and their family members to watch this rare triple theater experience dubbed as “A Trilogy”, on Friday, July 27, 2012 at Philippine Consulate in New York. The curtain opens at 6PM.
“A Trilogy” (Triple theatre experience)
Description: play, theater
When: Friday, July 27, 2012 (6PM)
Where: Kalayaan Hall – Philippine Consulate
Address: 556 5th Ave., Midtown Manhattan, New York, NY 10036
Contact: see inside this post
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Eat your heart out, Rihanna. Filipinos in Jersey City have their very own singing sensation: Riana Balahadia.
Balahadia, a 17-year old student from Jersey City, is crowned today as Filipino Idol 2009. She bested 11 other finalists in an entertaining singing contest at Exchange Place (waterfront) in Downtown Jersey City.
Filipino Idol – for the uninformed – is an amateur singing contest similar to the famous American Idol. It serves as the Finale of PAFCOM’s annual Philippine-American Friendship Day festival, a tradition that has been celebrated for 19 years now.
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So, kumusta ang ating manok in the Jersey City 2009 poll results?
As of writing, fellow Filipino Rolando Lavarro – running for Council for Ward A here in Jersey City – is in second place with 1,260 votes behind the incumbent Michael Sottolano (2,021 votes, 39%). Breathing down his neck is candidate Andre Richardson, [...]
Great news to all surviving Filipino veterans who fought for the Americans against the Japanese during Word War II. Pinoy Vets were offered benefits for being US allies, but were disqualified for most of the benefits when the U.S Congress passed the Rescission Act of 1946, which stripped them of the said benefits.
However, a stimulus package was signed by President Barack Obama, which allows Genito and others to receive their dues.
Jose Genito lives on Cottage Street – in Journal Square area of Jersey City – with his wife Justa
Continue reading Filipino Veteran Jose Genito and Others Receive Dues
Rolando Lavarro — a Jersey City native and alumnus of St. Paul’s Grammar School and St. Peter’s Preparatory School, announced his candidacy as Councilman of Jersey City, Ward A. His campaign kicked-off last night at Fiesta Grill, located at 819 West Side Avenue.
Mr. Lavarro will join the team of Louis Manzo (JC Mayoral [...]