A motorcycle rider was declared dead on arrival at a hospital facility after his vehicle collided on a prime mover truck about 4:30AM, Sunday along the national highway in Brgy. Poblacion 2, Sagay City.
Traffic report said a Motorstar motorcycle without plate number owned and driven by Angie Agosto, 27, of Hacienda Ricky, Brgy. Paraiso was heading toward Sagay City proper, upon reaching the vicinity of Kilometer 81, Hacienda Conchita 3, Brgy. Poblacion 2, it accidentally hit a yellow-colored prime mover.
CHRISTMAS IS ANYTIME. Christmas is anytime of the year, one finds the urge to share gifts or whatever with fellowmen that can improve their lives. There were members of the Bacolod Lions Club led by Honorato Tonogbanua and Lions Jules administering to the small town of Sagay City’s islanders whom they feted recently. Lions Estela Lopez helping the lady Lions distribute the good items they have brought to the Molocaboc Islanders.*(Rolly Espina photos)
Ayala Foundation team with Mayor Patrick Escalante of Cadiz City and the fishermen and their new boats.*
On January 28, Ayala Foundation, Inc. (AFI) officially turned over fishing boats and seeds to fishermen and farmers in Negros Occidental as part of its long-term rehabilitation efforts in communities affected by Typhoon Yolanda.
Ceremonial seeds turnover to Mayor Patrick Escalante and the farmers of Cadiz City.*
In Sagay City, AFI partnered with the Negrense Volunteers for Change Foundation’s (NVC) Peter Project and funded the building and reconstruction of 47 fishing boats in Suyac Island. During a ceremony, AFI turned over all fishing boats to the fishermen and their families.
More than 615 poor, indigents and less privilege patients of Barangay Bolanon, Sagay City availed of Free Medical Consultations with Free Medicines through the " Libreng Pagamutan " Project of the Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry Inc., in partnership of the Southern Negros Filipino Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry Inc., Northern Negros Filipino Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry Inc., Negros Occidental Filipino-Chinese Amity Club Inc, and the Amity Volunteer Fire Brigade facilitated through the efforts of President & Chairman-John Yap-SNFCCCII,NOFCA, Directors-Johnny Yap, Roger Yap and Carlos Ganihong- Fire Chief, AVFB at Barangay Bolanon, Sagay City.
Negros Occidental Fil-Chinese Amity Club Inc. and Amity Volunteer Fire Brigade personnel prepare the medicines to be given free to the patients from Barangay Bolanon, Sagay City, a project of the FFCCCII in partnership of SNFCCCII, NNFCCCII, NOFCACI, AVFB’s Libreng Pagamutan.*(Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)
Central Negros Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CENECO), through BOD Vice President and Silay City Director Michael S. Maravilla, distributed GI Sheets to 112 families of Molocaboc island affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda, recorded as one of the world’s most catastrophic storms which devastated several homes of the residents in the said island.
(Left Photo) Molocaboc island residents receive GI sheets from CENECO team. (Standing L-R) Molocaboc Brgy. Captain Antonio Pasaylo, Sagay Area Manager Engr. Simon Peter Abalayan, Sagay City Director Arthur Ardosa, recipient Ricky Capague, CENECO Vice Pres. and Silay City Director Michael Maravilla, CPS Head Cheryl Tortal, CPS Staff Unice Pasaylo and Arvin Cabaylo. (Right Photo) Murcia Area Manager Joji Diopenes and Silay Area Manager Lolita Jayme distribute relief packs to residents of Brgy. Poblacion and Brgy. Cabug in Cadiz City.*
Local police authorities in Sagay City arrested a security guard about 12:40PM, Sunday at Hacienda Gamboa, Brgy. Tadlong for his alleged involvement in a bank robbery in Cebu and killing three persons.
PInsp. Joevito Bose, of Sagay City Police with personnel of the Police Intelligence Branch-Special Operations Group (PIB-SOG) of the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) led by PSInsp. Wilson Garcia nabbed Berly Tudtud alias Berlot, security guard under Ricarte Security Agency and previously detailed at Fair Bank in Brgy. Pajo, Daan Bantayan town.
Two persons were killed and four were hurt in separate road mishaps, mostly motorcycle-related, in Negros Occidental before the countdown to New Year.
In Sagay City, Private First Class (PFC) Jamel Mabansag, 30, of the 62nd Infantry Battalion (Philippine Army) based at Brgy. Bato was on board his Honda motorcycle with his back rider, Arnold Navales when they accidentally collided with a Kawasaki motorcycle driven by Edson Villarosa.
Initial investigation showed the accident happened about 6:10PM, December 31, 2013 along the national road in Sitio Balibag, Brgy. Lopez Jaena.
Mabansag’s vehicle was running towards Brgy. Bato and the other motorcycle was traversing the opposite direction when the accident happened damaging both vehicles and causing serious injuries on the riders.
The Chamber Fire Brigade recently responded to the call to help Typhoon "Yolanda" affected areas in Cadiz and Sagay cities and as far as Bantayan Island, Estancia, Iloilo City and Tacloban City. The volunteers coordinated with the respective DSWD and public officials of these cities to facilitate their relief operations.
Chamber volunteers in Sagay City with Mayor Afredo Marañon III
Governor Alfredo Marañon, Jr. yesterday led local and provincial government officials in the distribution of cash assistance to Manapla, Cadiz City and Sagay City residents, whose houses were destroyed by super typhoon "Yolanda" last Nov. 8, 2013.
In Manapla, Marañon, accompanied by Mayor Lourdes Escalante, Assistant IV and former Mayor Manuel Escalante and Sangguniang Panlalawigan Member Miller Serondo, handed out about P3.3 million to 1,107 family heads.
The National Federation of Sugarcane Planters (NFSP) recently turned over about P500,000 cash donation to victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda.
"NFSP allocated funds to assist the typhoon victims. The Federation also spearheaded the fund-raising campaign among its members to add to the amount," disclosed NFSP president Enrique D. Rojas.
(1st Row l-r) Teresa Villanueva of NSTP, College Student Activities Coordinator Mae Ann Montaño, IS-Upper Grades Student Activities Coordinator Mel Oñate, Rolena Letran of External Relations, Vicky de Leon of Alumni Relations, Director for IS Community Services Rose Destua, Mariel Tolentino and Millie Kilayko of NVC, VCAA Dr. Marie Therese Jochico, Director for Balayan-CEP Ann Gladys Ponteras, BUsog Lusog Talino Program Officer Kathy Maguad of IND and Mylene Sison of Phil-Korea. (2nd Row l-r) Dean of Student Affairs Andre Tagamolila, Glenn Burgos of BRC, Director for External Relations, IND and UARo Rhoderick Samonte and (far left) Jeffrey Lazaro of IND.*
"In solidarity with their fellow workers in the sugar industry who were affected by the super typhoon, NFSP employees decided to do away with their Christmas party and donate the Christmas party budget to the typhoon victims," Rojas added.