2011 December

Josie de Leon’s ‘Student Showcase’ a hit

The Josie de Leon School of Performing Arts ribbon cutting ceremony and “Student Showcase” held on Dec. 17 was such a delight to witness. Held at their Scarborough location, the ribbon cutting ceremony was headed by Miss Josie de Leon and husband Mark Crescini. Their honorary guests were Ms. Marilen Patricio, Mr. Eugene Habon, Mr. 

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Ethnic Press Holiday Get-Together

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HEALTH: Hassle-free Christmas Celebration

By Michael G. Rayel, MD Christmas is here! Although the holiday season elicits cheers and excitement especially among children, some people feel stressed, nauseated, and overwhelmed by just the thought of it. Why is it so? Isn’t Christmas supposed to be fun and jovial? Nowadays, Christmas has been so commercialized that many children yearn for 

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ENVIRONMENT: Slow food, slow money

Putting our money where our month is EarthTalk® Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard of the slow food movement, but what is “slow money” all about?– Phil Nimkoff, New York, NY “Slow Money” is the name for a movement started by socially conscious investing pioneer and author, Woody Tasch, who essentially borrowed the conceptual framework of “Slow 

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ENVIRONMENT: Eating less meat, good for environment

EarthTalk® Dear EarthTalk: I heard that the less meat one eats, the better it is for the environment. How so?– Jason K., Sarasota, FL Our meat consumption habits take a serious toll on the environment. According to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), the production, processing and distribution of meat requires huge outlays of pesticides, fertilizer, 

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Fr. Lorenzo Salandanan intalled as Pastor by Bishop John Boissonneau

Fr.Lorenzo Salandanan was installed as Pastor of the Our Lady of the Airways, in Malton, Ontario, by His Excellency Bishop John Boissonneau, Aux. Bishop of the Archdiocese of Toronto. Fr. Lorenzo’s installation was attended by several hundred parishioners of Our Lady of the Airways Church and parishioners of his former parishes of St. Mark, in 

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Other Community Events

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Knights of Columbus Council # 9144 brings joy to the Scarborough seniors

The Prince of Peace KC Council # 9144 Knights and their wives sang several dozen Christmas songs to entertain the Seniors at Leisure World in Scarborough. The Carollers were led by Bro. Joe Angeles, PGK and Grand Knight Eduardo Prillo, PGK, FDD. Organist Angie Valledor of the Prince of Peace Choir, accompanied the Carollers in 

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Dec. 23, 2011 to Jan. 5, 2012 issue

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Luisita farm workers hold assembly, call for immediate land distribution

“Somehow, we see justice for our martyrs who struggled hard for this day to come.” – Lito Bais, Unyon ng Manggagawa sa Agrikultura By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com HACIENDA LUISITA, Tarlac – “This is an early Christmas gift from the Lord,” Mila Gonzales, 58, said, referring to the Supreme Court decision ordering the land distribution 

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