As part of the preparations for the May 13, 2013 National and Local Elections, Central Negros Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CENECO) informs its electricity consumers that maintenance activities will be conducted on May 11, 2013, Saturday, as follows:
Date: May 11, 2013 - Saturday
Time: 6:00 AM - 8:00 AM
* Replacement of circuit re-closer at Talisay Substation, Talisay City in preparation for the upcoming May 2013 elections
TF1 North Side areas from Talisay substation to highway along Magsaysay Road, TUP, Talisay High School (RBLMHS), Talisay Elem. School, Talisay Water District, Carmela Valley Homes, TESDA, CENECO sub-office, Zone 4A, Zone 2, Catabla, Baricutot, Gamboa Subd.,San Lorenzo Subd.,New City Hall, Villa Carmela, Sitio Mambukog, Sitio Nacab, Hda. Buen Retiro, Sitio Bubog, Kooll Co. Inc.
Local News: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Partners with DepEd in Launching Community-Based ALS
By Divina B. Gulayan & Myles M. Muñoz
The Bacolod Phils. South Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has partnered with the Department of Education (DepEd) in Bacolod City as a community learning center for DepEd’s Alternative Learning System (ALS) program. Launching was held on May 3, 2013 at the Mansilingan Stake Center (Mormon chapel) in Bacolod City.
The Alternative Learning System is a free, modular non-formal education program for dropouts in elementary and high schools, out-of-school youths, non-readers, even persons with disability and senior citizens.
In many countries, the way Mothers Day is celebrated varies and is quite different from each other.
But what is more important than the date and fashion of celebration is the feeling behind the festival. The idea of celebrating Mother’s Day the world over is to pay tribute to mothers for all their love and affection and to make them feel special on this very special occasion.
SM City Iloilo and SM City Bacolod join the celebration and prepared special activities for moms and their families to enjoy.
Central Negros Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CENECO) informs its customers that it will be open tomorrow, Saturday, May 11, 2013 from 8:00AM-12:00NN and the Murcia Field Office on Sunday, May 12, 2013 from 8:00AM-5:00PM to accept bill payments. This is to accommodate paying consumers who want to avoid the inconveniences of having to join the long lines when office resumes on May 14, 2013. Reconnection of disconnected electric service tomorrow, Saturday, will be from 8:00AM-5:00PM.
The crowd of the "mananagat" (fish community) in Purok Tanguige, Barangay 1 two days ago gave MKK Councilor Candidate Wilson Gamboa, Jr. a "clear murmur" of agreement whenever government’s money intended for the poor is pushed to fore.
"Kapoy na ang mga pumuluyo, Bacolodnons are discouraged and tired listening to empty political promises for the past 12 years," but representing Monico Puentevella’s "Monico Kabuhi Ko", Gam-boa said, "Lantawon ta man kun sin-o gid ang may inagyan na…"
A raid on the residence of a Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) member, SPO1 Ricardo "Rex" Noble alias "Mustang", by National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) regional and local agents resulted in the seizure of two high-powered firearms, a .45 caliber pistol and a 9mm pistol late Tuesday night.
The raid on the residence of Noble, a retiring policeman, was led by NBI Regional Director Manuel Almendares and local NBI Chief Joseph Rigodon on Noble’s residence in Pahanocoy/Cabug, Bacolod.
Seized during the raid, according to Almendares, were an M-16 and an M-14 rifle, one .45 caliber pistol and a 9mm pistol aside from numerous bullets for the firearms seized, said Almendares.
The biggest labor and management group in the Province of Negros Occidental and City of Bacolod, known as ALARM, or Alliance of Labor and Management For Reform, came out openly and made a resolution during their last general assembly, unanimously endorsing the candidacy of Atty. Renecito "Enoy" Novero, as their only candidate for Vice-Mayor of Bacolod City.
Their reasons of endorsing the candidacy of Novero for Vice-Mayor this coming May 13, 2013 election, are embodied in their resolution, but foremost of which is the competence of Enoy Novero, and his character of incorruptibility.
Akbayan 3rd Nominee Angie Katoh, a women’s and urban poor leader hailing from Mindanao, recently endorsed the candidacy of NGO leader and social development worker Edwin Balajadia for the Bacolod City Council.
Katoh, who was here in Negros recently to attend the launching and induction of the officers of the Hinigaran Multisectoral People’s Assembly (HMPA), said Balajadia could be an asset in advancing the cause of good governance and sustainable development in Bacolod City since he has the integrity, capacity, experience and track record of service to the poor and marginalized sectors. Some 600 leaders and members of the HMPA joined in the launching, which was graced by the presence of Ann Torre Mirasol, wife of 5th District Congressman Alejandro Mirasol and who gave the keynote message, Hinigaran Mayor Hermilo Aguilar and Joseph Tuvilla representing Gov. Freddie Marañon.
"Electing Mr. Balajadia to the Bacolod City Council would be a significant gain in the struggle of the basic sectors for genuine empowerment, economic upliftment and social and environmental justice," Katoh added.
The United Nationalist Alliance (UNA), the duly accredited Dominant Minority Party by the COMELEC this May 2013 elections, appointed Mr. Rolando A. Golez to be its City Chairman for Bacolod City. Mr. Rolando A. Golez is the father of Bacolod City Lone District Representative, Congressman Anthony Rolando "Doc Tony T. Golez, Jr. and a known banker before he retired.
As Chairman for Bacolod City, Mr. Golez has the authority to issue the appointment papers to watchers, lawyers and paralegals on behalf of the UNA. Mr. Golez also can sign uniform identification cards that will be given and used by the said watchers, lawyers and paralegals of UNA in Bacolod City. Under existing rules, the dominant minority party is entitled to get Copy 5 of the elections returns and Mr. Golez and the individuals he will appoint will be the ones responsible for getting such copy on behalf of UNA. Aside from the election returns, Mr. Golez can also by himself or he can designate representatives of UNA to receive a copy of the Certificate of Canvassor Statement of Votes.
A Rosenbauer TLF 4,000 unit of fire truck was given by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) through Sec. Mar Roxas at the simple ceremony yesterday, at NGC grounds. Bacolod Fire Marshal Chief Insp. Bartolome Beliran with Negros Occidental Fire Marshal Supt. Fred Trajeras turned over the said fire truck to Mayor Evelio Leonardia and Vice Mayor Jude Thaddeus Sayson, in the presence of Councilors Carl Lopez and Al Victor Espino, and other city officials.
Beliran said the fire truck costs P17 million, is part part of the 38 units first transit of fire trucks from the 78 units loaned by the Philippine government from the government of Austria. The fire truck is payable in 17 and a half years at P1 million annual amortization.