The Philippine Independence Day Council, Inc. (PIDCI) board of directors unanimously voted for noted area lawyer and community leader Reuben S. Seguritan (pictured above) to be the grand marshal for next year’s Philippine Independence Day parade in New York commemorating the 117th anniversary of the declaration of Philippine independence.


“Simbang Gabi” at the Kalayaan Hall of the Philippine Center in New York in 2011.  (File photo by Ernie Pena)


Supporters of Arvin Amatorio (standing, center) celebrate his victory on Nov. 4.  (Photo courtesy of Jujo Conol)

Arvin and Ilya Evangelista Amatorio celebrate victory Tuesday night.  (All photos by Jujo Conol)

St. John’s University president Dr. Conrado Gempesaw (right) with Peter P. D’Angelo, chair of the board of trustees.

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