St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center President Frank J. Cracolici congratulates NICU Nurse Manager Leonora (Nori) Yaun, RN, MA, recipient of the 2010 Care and Compassion Award.

Leonora Yaun, a nurse manager of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital (SLR) in New York City, is the recipient of the Care and Compassion Award at the hospital’s annual celebration of Pastoral Care Week.



SAN JOSE, Calif. — A group effort, mostly through letter-writing by friends and community members, led to the release of Filipino immigrant Benito “Benny” Honorio awaiting deportation from a Yuba County Jail.



REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. — A 73-year-old Filipino-American woman made history when she became the first person in California to win her house back from her lender even after her four-bedroom house in San Jose, California was foreclosed, according to a report by “Balitang America.”


After packing and wowing the crowd at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts, the premiere concert hall in the Bronx, N.Y., “Bayanihan: The Philippine National Dance Company” is heading next to Mayo Center for the Performing Arts at 100 South Street in Morristown, N.J. on Nov. 21 (Sunday at 3 p.m.) as part of its ongoing international performance series.

The Association of Filipino Teachers of America (AFTA) is inviting all teachers in the New York tri-state area to its annual professional development workshop for teachers on Nov. 20 at Lovin’ Life Learning Center at 4 West 43rd Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues) in Manhattan.

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