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PMA top 12th grad hails from Solsona, Ilocos Norte
Written by IS with report from Ma. Christian A. Ramos, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Monday, April 3rd, 2017

                                 Ensign dela Cruz Cadet Gerald P. Dela Cruz of Solsona, Ilocos Norte ranked 12th among the 167 new graduates of ...

Mayor Calucag, Councilor Sacro settle feud
All is well that ends well
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Sunday, February 26th, 2017

SOLSONA, Ilocos Norte, Feb. 25– Mayor Alex Calucag of this town and his councilor Bob Sacro finally settled their personal differences through a dialogue held at a neutral ground here on Thursday, particularly at the ...

Lilia Cuntapay is generous to the needy but dies penny-less at old age
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Saturday, August 27th, 2016

PINILI, Ilocos Norte, Aug. 22—Ilocana actress Lilia Cuntapay, famous horror queen in Philippine cinema, died “penny-less” at old age. She was charitable to the poor folks when still alive. Cuntapay left movie-TV appearances when she was ...

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Written by jun ramos guiang posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, March 27th, 2016

Porfiria Luna Buted Raval, wife of the late OIC governor Atty. Castor Raval, died in California, USA on March 15, 2016 at the age of 94. She was interred at the Glendale memorial park there ...

Journalist Steve Barreiro writes “30”
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Sunday, September 6th, 2015

PASUQUIN, Ilocos Norte, Sept. 5–In journalist’s parlance, a print media personality writes “30” if he or she dies of natural death. But for columnist Steve Barreiro of Ilocos Times, he died of violent death. His precious ...

San Nicolanean is top 9th in Physican board exam
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Thursday, August 27th, 2015

SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte, Aug. 27–Ann Margarette Reyes Abuluyan of this town, landed 9th placer in the August 2015 Physician Licensure Board Examination. A graduate of Far Eastern University (FEU)-Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation College of Medicine, ...

Ex-priest Fr. Batoon laid to rest
Cancer victim
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

LAOAG CITY (Oct. 2) – Former Catholic priest Fr. Roberto Batoon, a cancer victim, was laid to his final resting place at the Catholic cemetery here yesterday, October 1. His priests-colleagues came in full force ...

Lito Gorospe, 78, passes away
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Lito Gorospe, a long time spokesman of the Marcoses, has passed away at age 78 while being confined in a Manila hospital. Doctors said he died of aneurysm. He worked for many years as spokesperson of ...

Lawyer Mariano “Anno” Nalupta Jr, Ex-solon dies at 69
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Friday, September 5th, 2014

Atty. Mariano Rosario Nalupta, Jr., former Ilocos Norte congressman, vice governor, provincial board member and president of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, Ilocos Norte-Laoag City chapter, has passed away on Sept. 2, 2014 at ...

Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Friday, August 15th, 2014

Lauriano Soriano has reached the ripe age of 101. He resides in his family house in Brgy. Sta. Catalina, Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte. Lolo Anong proved he could still sing his favorite Ilocano song despite of his ...

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