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Badoc folks mark town’s 300th founding year
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Thursday, May 1st, 2014

BADOC, Ilocos Norte, May 1 (PIA) – Local folks of this historic place celebrated their town’s tri-centennial (300 years) foundation which coincided with the Bado-Badoc Festival. The town showcased its products made of corn husks and ...

Himala to draw more tourists
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Monday, April 28th, 2014

PAOAY, Iloos Norte, April 28– More attractions are expected during the Himala’ (Miracle) Festival slated on May 10 at the vast track of sand dunes in Barangay Suba, this town. Himala sa Buhangin is the biggest ...

MENDOZA IS NEW P.D. OF ILOCOS NORTE
Written by Jun R. Guiang posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, April 27th, 2014

CAMP JUAN, Laoag City, April 27–Compared to previous police provincial directors who assumed their post here with fanfare, Senior Supt. Antonio Mendoza Jr. recently took rein of the INPPO in a “quiet way”. Likewise, his ...

Pillos is physically out from mayor’s office
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

MARCOS, Ilocos Norte, April 22–Deposed re-electionist town mayor Salvador Pillos is now physically out from the mayor’s office. A demolition team removed his personal belongings from the office. His makeshift stairway at the backdoor was also ...

‘Himala’ Part 2 at Paoay Sand Dunes on May 10
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Sunday, April 20th, 2014

PAOAY, Ilocos Norte, April 20–The famous Paoay Sand Dunes of this historic town will become a beehive of tourism activities anew when the Province of Ilocos Norte will stage ‘Himala’ Festival Part II on May ...

Would-be assassins tail Marcos town councilor?
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

MARCOS, Ilocos Norte, April 9– Councilor Noel Calaoagan of this town expressed fear of insecurity after two suspicious-looking men riding in tandem allegedly tailed his Pajero vehicle he was driving on his way to attend ...

Exponent gas station opens new branch in Batac City
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Sunday, March 30th, 2014

BATAC CITY, March 30–Healthy business competition among gas stations in this city reigns as Exponent opened yesterday its new branch in Brgy. Naguirangan located along the Batac-Banna road. During the simple inauguration and blessing rites by ...

More business activities seen as Bangui new public market formally opens
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

BANGUI, Ilocos Norte, March 26–San Lorenzo Barangay Chairman Elmer Faylogna has foreseen more business activities in his barangay with the formal opening of the new public market building in this northern coastal town. Failoga said the ...

Mayor’s bodyguard Amok kills lady secretary
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Friday, March 21st, 2014

CURRIMAO, Ilocos Norte, March 21– “I had a mental blackout. I didn’t know what I was doing moments ago. I regret,” remorseful Jose Ragudo Jr. uttered the remarks while behind bars at the police station ...

5 MMSU pioneer grads pass 2013 bar exams
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

BATAC CITY, Ilocos Norte, March 18–At least five pioneer graduates of the Mariano Marcos State University college of law, main campus here have passed the 2013 bar examinations for aspiring lawyers conducted last October in ...

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