Silay City

Drug Suspect Yields Shabu and Pen Gun

A drug suspect was collared by Silay City PNP in a raid at his house in Barangay Lantad Thursday, while two persons were arrested by patrolling police smoking marijuana cigarettes in Sagay City public plaza also Thursday night.

Superintendent Rosauro Francisco, Silay City PNP chief identified the suspect as PJ Espinosa, 30, single of Hacienda Deli, Barangay Lantad.

Espinosa was in the watch list of Silay City PNP engaged in pushing illegal drugs.

Honest Driver Returns Wallet of OFW at Bacolod-Silay Airport

A returning Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) from Saudi Arabia had a taste of “real Filipino honesty” he never expected at Bacolod-Silay Airport Friday after missing his wallet containing undetermined cash and personal documents.

From Manila, Rafael Maquiling arrived 9:30 p.m. Friday at Bacolod-Silay Airport. He took a shuttle bus on his way to Bacolod city proper and arrived home safe, Aksyon Radyo- Bacolod reported.

CENECO Sets Power Interruption on Oct. 31

Central Negros Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CENECO) informs its electricity consumers that, in order to ensure stability of its distribution lines, maintenance activities will be conducted on October 31, 2015 (Saturday), as follows:

Date : October 31, 2015 - Saturday

Time : 8:00AM to 5:00PM


· Replacement of rotten primary poles covering Silay-Lopez Feeder 1; and

· Tree trimming covering Silay-Lopez Feeder 1.

Areas Affected:

LF1 Caneland (AIDSISA), Mansiguinon, Lantawan, Brgy. Guimbalaon, Brgy. Kapitan Ramon, Brgy. Patag

CENECO Director to Resign

A member of the Board of Directors of the Central Negros Electric Cooperative (CENECO) is willing to resign if he will be chosen to replace his ailing 70-year old father to run as councilor in Silay City.

Michael Maravilla yesterday admitted to Negros Daily Bulletin the rumors behind the possibility Michael Maravilla yesterday admitted to Negros Daily Bulletin the rumors behind the possibility of his resignation from the power coop after his father, incumbent Silay councilor Edgardo Maravilla, was hospitalized.

The elder Maravilla is seeking re-election in 2016.

TLJPH Gets Hospital Equipment from Rotary Australia

The Provincial Government of Negros Occidental received hospital equipment and supplies donated by the Rotary Club of Canterbury Australia, yesterday, for the use of Teresita L. Jalandoni Provincial Hospital (TLJPH) in Silay City.

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (center) checks on the donated hospital equipment at the Teresita L. Jalandoni Provincial Hospital (TLJPH) in Silay City, yesterday, in the presence of the members of the Rotary Club of Bacolod North.* (Capitol photos by Richard Malihan)