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Ambrosio “Joe” M. Grospe Jr. (photo above) of Castleton Corners, Staten Island, N.Y., a former aide to Philippine Consul General in New York Francisco “King” Rodrigo, died on Tuesday of a massive heart attack at home. He was 72.

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Members of Fil-Am community attending the first of the nine-day Simbang Gabi at the Kalayaan Hall, Philippine Center on 4 December 2010.

 

The Paskong Pilipino celebrations have started in New York, highlighted by three major events marking the observation of the Christmas season by the Filipino-Americans in New York and other nearby states.  These events were the Simbang Gabi sa Konsulado the lighting of the giant Philippine parols (dubbed as Stars of Hope) held at the Philippine Center and the Simbang Gabi sa Katedral, held at St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

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The Philippine Consulate General New York will be CLOSED on the following weekdays:

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At the recent NaFFAA conference in San Francisco, California. From left, NaFFAA National Vice Chair JT Mallonga, CFO Chair Imelda Nicolas, NaFFAA National Chair Engr. Ed Navarra and NaFFAA National Youth Chair Brendan Flores.

 

The Philippine Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) and the National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA) signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) “to work together in initiating and implementing projects and programs in the interest of Filipinos both in the United States and the Philippines.

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