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Master Teacher Grace D. Carreon of ABES II supervises the members and families of the 4Ps joining the ABES II Brigada Eskwela 2013 yesterday.* (Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)
Dr. Napoleon "Nap" Cordova fondly is called by friends as "Dr. Nap", "Nappy", or simply "Mr. Happy Birthday". Every time you see his lovable smiling face, always be happy for it remembers your birthday.
Dr. Napoleon "Nap" Cordova and wife Lydia
Born on June 8, 1923, For-mer Councilor Nap Cordova is a native of Bacolod living at his very simple house in Sto. Niño Stop, Barangay 2, Bacolod City. He is the eldest son of the family of professionals of Mr. and Mrs. Salvacion Aguadaña, a housewife and Alfredo Cordova, aide-the-camp of Former Mayor Teofisto Cordova Sr. of Bacolod City with 5 lovable sisters and brothers-Amador, Lourdes, Diotay, Delfa and Nene.
He studied his Elementary years at the Bacolod West Elementary School, now Rizal Elementary School and took his Secondary years at Negros Occidental High School. He obtained his College Degree at MCU- Manila Central University in 1948 and Pre-Med at Silliman University in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental for two years 1948-19-49 until he became a full pledged Doctor of Medicine.
He was employed as a Resident Doctor in Silay General Hospital then as Chief of Hospital at Saravia Sugar Planters Clinic.
The Andres Bonifacio Elementary School (ABES) II will hold its annual Brigada Eskwela in compliance with DepEd Order No. 24 S-2008 on May 20-25, 2013.
ABES II Brigada Eskwela 2013 Foot Parade headed by Principal Rechilda B. Tan, teachers, School Governing Council, Parent-Teachers Association and PNPs along B.S. Aquino Drive, Aguinaldo St., 18th St. and Gatuslao St. yesterday.* (JDR photo)
The annual program of the Department of Education, (National School Maintenance Week) is headed by Mrs. Rechilda B. Tan, Principal of ABES II. She is assisted by the teaching staff and personnel; School Governing Council (SGC) Chairperson Jose R. Marañon, Vice Chairperson Enriqueta S. Choresca and officers; School Pupil Government Organization officers Mar Joseph S. Marañon - Vice-President and Aldrich Balgomera - Sgt. at Arms; PTA officials Marilou S. Marañon - Director; PNP Bacolod Police Station 2; Barangay Captain Imelda J. Baguanga- Barangay 2; Kagawads Noe Aliguin, Brgy. 1 and Brgy. 2.
Let us start "Servants Leadership" under NEWKS Administration. This is not only leading by example, but working for the good of the people, by the people and for the people. City Hall will be closer to the people to serve them well. Mayor Elect-Monico Puentevella said at the Super Dot Com interview on T.V. 40 hosted by Roberto "Dot" Soliven and co-hosted by this writer.
Mayor Elect- Monico Puentevella (Center) reveals the "Start of Servants Leadership" not only lead by example but work for the people, by the people and of the people under "NEWKS" Administration at Super Dot Com Cable. T.V. 40 interview hosted by Roberto "Dot" Soliven and co-host Jun de los Reyes.*
Among his priorities are the following: 1. Convene the Urban Planning Council with participation of the Private-Public Partnership, Big and Small Business Entrepreneurs; Put up a Master Economic Develop-ment Plan for Bacolod City for its development and progress; Private Sector Empowerment; 3. Find Solution to the most common problems of Floods , Garbage, Traffic, Informal Settlers and Sidewalk Vendors; 4. In Education, he will look for solutions on the common problems and concerns of the schools especially at the opening of classes this school year 2013-2014. 5. In Health -MKK will continue and other Health Services in the Barangays. 5. Livelihood , Skills Training and Job Opportunities will also be be given importance. 7. Upgrading of salaries and wages and other incentives of government employees, teachers’ ECOLA, Police Allowances, Tanods, BHWs, Day Care Workers among others.
"The kingmaker is the people and they will judge you. Nobody owns the 4th District of Negros Occidental . It;s only the people who owns it," Congressman Jeffrey P. Ferrer said after his proclamation with a new mandate for his third term as Congressman of the 4th District of Negros Occidental in the presence of his wife Mayor Juliet Marie D. Ferrer, son Julius Asistio Ferrer and mother in law-Madam Kitchie Benedicto-Paulino at the Provincial Social Hall yesterday.
"My love, humility and relationship with them, that’s what keep our people in the 4th District of Negros Occidental to have spoken well and have given me another mandate.
True to her commitment on health and nutrition advocacy for three years now, Rosa Abaygar, Independent candidate for SPM of La Carlota City has again conducted feeding in Sitio Salamanca, Brgy. San Miguel, Masville Brgy. Cubay and Hda. Salvacion, Brgy. Ayungon recently. She was assisted by her husband Tom Formby and La Carlota City High School Class ’72 Erlina Villarias, Jovy Aries Abaño, Arlene Luces, Romeo Noble aand Jarry De Asis.
Rosalie Marquez, 49, with 7 children and Epifania Danya, 58, single with 4 grandchildren lauded Abaygar, Formby and Batch ’72 for helping the poor families of the hacienda and barangays. "Maayo ini nga pamatasan sang tawo, naga-ulikid kag naga-bulig gid sa pigado. Madamo gid nga salamat sa inyo."
Ma. Fe Igbas, 42, married with 4 children and Zardo Paraisa, 76, Rogelio Arroyo, 80, Eric Camatola, 47, all of Hda. Salvacion, Ayungon; children Rocky Solivio 10, JM Pongol, 9, Danica Pongol & Arjay Reginald Gayo, 5, Althea Esmaranan, 7 and Gerold Solivio, 8, of Barangay Batuan-Relocation said, "Madamo gid nga salamat sang inyo manamit nga chicken arroz caldo, may tinapay pa. Nalipay gid kami tanan, kabay pa makaliwat kamo diri sa amon. Madam Rosa Abaygar, Salamat gid."
"In your hands lie the final judgement on May 13, Elections. It is the people’s day. A day of challenge and a day of judgment of who will be the right leader being loved by and for the people. Let them show their performances." Congressman Dr. Anthony T. Golez Jr. said during the Induction of the Bantay Purok of Luhod-Luhod, Barangay Mandalagan in celebration of the Annual Fiesta yesterday.
Congressman Dr. Anthony T. Golez Jr.,(center), Barangay Captain- Elvis Agsam (right) of Mandalagan deliver their respective messages at the Purok Luhod-Luhod Annual Fiesta Celebration yesterday.* (Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)
More or less 200 houses were razed by fire in Barangay Banago at around noon yesterday, April 24, 2013 while almost a thousand were temporarily evacuated to the Domingo Lacson National High School here and other sheds as their temporary shelter.
A resident carries his appliance when fire broke out at Purok Katilingban and Purok Kawayan in Barangay Banago along with others in their struggle to safety along the main streets.*(Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)
The fire lasted for almost two hours with the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) requesting help from fire stations outside of Bacolod City.
Parents and children in bayanihan spirit gather water from the leaking faucets of Baciwa and from canals to put out the fire on their houses at Purok Katilingban and Purok Kawayan in Barangay Banago. Damage was initially estimated at 100 houses yesterday.*(Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)
The Drumbeating City of Beauty and Dance, La Carlota, opened its 34th Pasalamat Cultural and Arts Festival 2013 with a big bang Monday in a jam-packed crowd at the public plaza.
Spearheading the opening salvo were Governor Alfredo G. Marañon Jr., City Mayor Juliet Marie D. Ferrer, Congressman Jeffrey P. Ferrer, v ice gubernatorial candidate Provincial Board Member- Dr. Melvin Ibañez, Vice Mayor David T. Baga Jr., SPM’s Karen L. Aguirre, Dr. Rex R. Jalando-on, Luis Jacky Jalandoni II, Ciriaco D. Sia Jr., Julian M. Chiang, Jacob E. Liansing, Jaime Manuel H. Mariño, Annabelle Q. Bermudo, Amalia D. Aguirre, Manuel R. Badillo, Richard Sebastian Benedicto, Francisco D. Oplas with Mayor Jomar Alonso of Pontevedra, Mayor Mario Magno of San Enrique and Provincial Board Member Joeben Alonso, among others.