Police authorities in Silay City entrapped a local for illegal sale of firearms and ammunitions resulting to the seizure of several guns at about 9:30PM, Monday at Sunburst Bay Resort in Brgy. Mambulac.
SPO1 Rayjay Rebadomia led the operation and arrested Ricky Bansuelo, 45, of Villahergon Subdivision, Brgy. Rizal who was caught in the act of delivering suspected firearms and ammunitions.
The Department of Health (DOH) has recently donated one unit of microscope to the city government of Silay that will be used for its tuberculosis (TB) program.
National Tuberculosis Program Nurse Coordinator Ma. Leonora Mina said that the donated microscope is important to identify patients who need treatment the most.
TB suspects are seen first by the medical officer and sputum is collected and seen under a microscope.
This is done to confirm whether a TB bacterium is present or not. After the laboratory examination, sputum results are handed over to him/her.
Silay City Mayor Jose L. Montelibano gave a monetary incentive to Silay City Women’s Volleyball Team, champion in the 5th Bro. Ceci M. Hojilla Memorial Cup Inter-Club Volleyball Championship last Sunday in the University of Saint La Salle College Covered Court.
Silay City Mayor Oti Montelibano (5th, right) together with CENECO BOD Vice-President Mike Maravilla (right) and Sports Coordinator Hector Gamboa (back) pose with the Women’s Volleyball Champion at USLS College Covered Court.* (Photo taken by Aldwin Dalpatan)
Mayor Montelibano prioritizes sports in able to teach Silaynons to be competent and to recognize the value of sportsmanship. Consequently, competition encourages all players to strive more and strive to be number one.
Iloilo Doctor’s College, University of St. La Salle, and Silay City won the titles in its respective categories in the just ended 5th Bro Ceci Memorial Volleyball Tournament at the USLS College Covered Court yesterday.
IDC wrapped up the title in the Men’s Class A Open over defending champion USLS, 25-22, 25-20, 24-26, 20-25, and 15-13.
In the women’s Class A Open, defending champion USLS stamped its class over rival University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos, 25-7, 25-15 and 25-18; while defending champion Silay City need to sweep the twice-to-beat advantage of their opponent, beating Sabado Club in a come-from-behind fashion, 20-25, 22-25, 25-16, 27-25 and 15-9 to retain the Women’s B division.
The Silay City Government through City Health Educator and Dengue Program Coordinator Alan Rojo introduced the homemade mosquito trap that may be useful to every household most especially to the areas with high dengue cases.
Rojo together with the Dengue Program Council demonstrated it to the residents of the two barangays (E. Lopez and Rizal), during the conduct of the Dengue Brigade.
He said materials needed are 1 cup of water; < cup brown sugar; 1 gram of yeast; and litre bottle (must be cut in half).
He started the demonstration by pouring hot water on the litre bottle (cut half). Then he mixed it with brown sugar and let it cool. He eventually added the yeast .The solution created carbon dioxide that attracts mosquitoes. Next, he positioned the funnel part, upside down into the other half of the bottle. Finally, he wrapped it with black cloth and had it set aside and out of reach of children. "Have it changed every two weeks," he added.
Five entries of Silay City for the 14th Pearl Award: Atop-DOT Best Tourism Practices of the Philippines are included in the final list of 2013 nominees.
This has been confirmed by Kenneth T. Benignos, secretariat head of the Committee on Awards and Citation, and Miguel L. Sison, president of the Association of Tourism Officers of the Philippines (ATOP).
The entries of Silay are: Best Tourism Oriented LGU, Hukyaw Kansilay: Festival Category (City level), Tourism Month Celebration, Christmas Village: Culture and Arts Category (City Level) and Most Outstanding Tourism Office of the Philippines - Severino F. Pacete (tourism officer of Silay City).
The nation’s leading TV broadcasting Network - GMA, once again joined the annual celebration of Halaran Festival at Barangay Guinhalaran, Silay City held at their Brgy. Gymnasium last Friday.
Your Kapuso Network gave more meaning and excitement to the said event by having a Kapuso Baranggayan with games and prizes for the whole family.
About 1,500 crowds enjoyed the different parlor games hosted by 107.1 Campus Ayos DJ Papa Marco and entertainment rendered by the funny duo Aya and Silver.
The holding of the 3rd District boxing eliminations tournament will coincide with the city’ 15th Minulu-an Festival at the Talisay City Gym, according to Warren Concepcion, Executive Assistant and City Sports Administrator.
Dubbed as "Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr., Cup Boxing and Doc Eric 3rd District Boxing tournament will have boxers from Victorias City, Silay City EB Magalona, Murcia and host Talisay to battle in the different weight categories.
The winners to advance in the finals of 4th Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr., Cup Boxing championship in La Carlota City on October 9 to 13, 2013.
Other districts also hold their elimination with Sipalay City last August 30 to 31.
The Silay City Volleyball Team will have a playoff match with the USLS team on Sunday, September 8 at the University of Saint La Salle College Covered Court in the 5th Bro. Ceci M. Hojilla Memorial Cup Inter-Club Volleyball Championship (Class B - Women, Employees and Former Varsity Category).
"La Salle team is twice to beat. And we are thankful that we have won last Sunday in the championship round," Silay Volleyball Team Manager Deny Escuban said.
Team players were Jenny Torres, Babet Laborte, Ruby Casiple, Julie Ann Billote, Ruby Rose Bordon, Mary Jolen Ebro, Danielle Marie Hontillano, Grace Ann Devilla, April Peregrino, Jennifer Siason, Rosie Diangson, Cassandra Jane Anierdez, and Precy Marabayles.
Silay City Volleyball Team posed with their Team Manager Deny Escuban (left) and Coach Alex Balili (right) at the University of Saint La Salle College Covered Court last September 1, 2013.*
The Phase IV of the Text2Teach program, an alliance of various corporation and agencies targets 850 schools nationwide with 300 from the Visayas.
The alliance is spearheaded by the Ayala Foundation Incorporated (AFI) together with Globe Telecom, Nokia, Toshiba, Pearson Foundation and the Department of Education.
This collaboration of various organizations, the Text2Teach program is a comprehensive mobile learning package that uses Nokia mobile phones, which can download more than 300 educational video materials on grade 5 and 6 Math, Science, English and Values Education. It comes with a Globe Telecom BridgeCom prepaid SIM card and a 32-inch LED Toshiba television. It allows teachers even in remote areas to access educational materials to supplement their lessons.
AFI President Luli Heras-de Leon said that the Text2Teach program which falls under the Education Pillar of the AFI improves Science, Math, Reading and Values Education subjects making it fun to learn.