Silay City

Death Centenary of Melecio Severino Commemorated in Silay

The City Government of Silay last May 16, 2015 held wreath laying rites and offered a twenty-one gun salute at the Silay City Public Cemetery to commemorate the Centennial Death Anniversary of the Negros Island First Civil Governor, Melecio Yorac Severino.

Souvenir pose of the Severino family members with Silay Mayor Jose Montelibano (2nd from left) and Councilor Neil Solomon Locsin (4th from left). The Severino family members in photo are (L-R) Roque Hofilena, Howie Severino, Wilson Gamboa, Jr., Mark Sanchez, Gil Severino and Ramon Severino-Conlu. Photo taken at the Manuel Severino-Hofileña Heritage House where reception meal was served.*

Duty Free Bacolod-Silay is Now Operational

Duty Free Philippines just opened its very first Duty Free shop in the province of Negros Occidental. Situated at the Arrival Area of the Bacolod Silay International Airport, Ilonggo Balikbayans and OFWs returning home and regular Filipino and foreign tourists can now enjoy their duty free shopping privilege as the Duty Free store offers an exciting range of the best brands in chocolates and confectionery, liquor and cigarettes – classic Filipino pasalubong favorites.

Ms. Shelly Sanico, Duty Free Manager being interviewed by media practitioners.

CENECO Sets Power Interruption on May 10, 2015

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 May 10, 2015, Sunday, as follows:

Date: May 10, 2015 - Sunday

Time: 8:00AM to 12:00NN

Reasons: Mid-span erection of one 40-feet steel pole; and Installation of three 10kVa distribution transformer covering Silay Lopez Feeder 2 (LF2)

Areas Affected:

Teresita L. Jalandoni Prov’l Hospital Gets Dialysis Machines

The Teresita L. Jalandoni Provincial Hospital in Silay City received four dialysis machines, in a turn over ceremony held at the hospital, yesterday.

The machines were donated by B. Braun Avitum Philippines, Inc. whom Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. expressed his gratitude.

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. and Vice Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson together with Rep. Albee Benitez of the Third District, Vice Mayor Mark Golez of Silay City, Chief of Hospital Dr. Girlie Pinongan, Provincial Consultant Roy Balicas at the turn-over of four dialysis machines at the Teresita L. Jalandoni Provincial Hospital in Silay City, yesterday.* (Capitol photo)


Alan Gensoli Arman Toga Cyrus Garde Desiderio Deferia Edith Colmo
Eugene Adiong Gil Alfredo Severino James Toga Jun delos Reyes Leo Claridad
Manny Canto Owen Bayog Pert Toga Ritzy Robles Malo-oy Robert Harland
Roque P. Hofilena W. Henry O. Streegan Wennie Sancho