Society

Nov. 19, 2010

 

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Drs. Emy and Rudy Magpantay in front of Villa Esmeralda in Old Westbury, N.Y.


By LILI

“Money is like a sixth sense, and you can’t make use of the other five without it.” — W. Somerset Maugham

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WELL — what do you know — Long Island has 32 of the richest zip codes, according to the recent Forbes’ List of America’s Most Expensive communities based on housing prices.

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Efren Peñaflorida (c.), CNN Hero of the Year 2009, visits the Filipino Reporter office at the Empire State Building in New York City on Nov. 10. With him are (from left) Erlinda Granada Sabah, Dr. Linda Pelayo, Mr. Peñaflorida, Bert Pelayo (FR publisher and editor-in-chief) and Cora Reyes.

By LILI

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”
— Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Mutya ng Pilipinas-Asia Pacific 2010 Christi Lynn “Ashley” Landrito McGarry (photo above), a Fil-Am from Jersey City, New Jersey, is currently competing at the Miss Intercontinental 2010 in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. The winner will be crowned Nov. 6. The 20-year-old daughter of Victoria Alba Landrito of Bicol and Christopher McGarry of Malate, Manila, is 5’ 10” tall and measures 34-25-36.

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