Spanish Bridge To Rise by September

It will start from the banks where J.R. Borja Avenue ends and span the Cagayan River across to the Carmen side.

It is called the Spanish Bridge because all expenses for the construction will be handled by the government of Spain thanks to the efforts of Mayor Vicente “Dongkoy” Y. Emano who has requested for this assistance about 6 years ago.

And finally, everything is ready for its construction which will begin on September this year.

Congressman Benjo Benaldo, whom the mayor has tasked to work out and follow up on the project in the capital, divulged that the funds are ready including that which is needed to pay off the private properties affected by the project.

The mayor thanked the Spanish government for their generosity as the bridge not only will enhance the beauty of the city but most importantly ease up the traffic congestion in the area.

Sa ngalan sa katawhan sa dakbayan, ako, kuyog sa akong mga kauban sa Konseho ug ni Congressman Benjo Benaldo naga-pasalamat sa gobyerno sa Espanya sa maong dakong tabang,” the mayor said.

Agri-Pinoy Program: Likasaka sa Barangay & Gulayan sa Paaralan Winners

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Gulayan sa Paaralan 2011 HS Level Winners

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During the Agri-Pinoy Gulayan sa Paaralan Awarding of Prizes held at the Bulua Covered Court, July 9, the following took the top prizes in the High School level (from right to left): 1st Place – Bayanga Nat’l High School; 2nd Place – Balulang Nat’l High School; 3rd Place – Tagpangi National High School; 4th Place – Tuburan Nat’l High School; 5th Place – Tumpagon Nat’l High School. Partly hidden in picture is Congressman Benjo Benaldo (3rd from left), who provided the prizes including a school building.


Gulayan sa Paaralan 2011 Elementary School Winner

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The Dansolihon Elementary School grabbed the First Prize for the

Agri-Pinoy Gulayan sa Paaralan Elementary School Level

during the Awarding ceremony held at the Bulua Covered Court, July 9. Picture shows Committee on Agriculture Chair Councilor Annie Daba, APO Officer-In-Charge Federico Gempesaw, and Congressman Benjo Benaldo giving the plaque and cheque to the winning school. Winning school’s prize includes a school building which will be provided by Congressman Benaldo. San Simon Elem. School got the 2nd prize, Balulang Elem. School 3rd, Bayanga Elem. School 4th, and Baikingon Elem. School 5th.


Agri-Pinoy’s Likas na Pagsasaka (LIKASAKA) sa Barangay Winners

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Posing for the cameras after receiving their prizes are Barangay Balulang Chairman Alfredo Carosa, 1st Prize Winner (3rd from right, partly hidden); Barangay Mambuaya Chairman Agustin Bagongon, 2nd Prize (5th from right, partly hidden); Barangay Canitoan Chairman Joshua Taboclaon, 3rd Prize (right); Barangay Lumbia Chairman Wilhelm Valencia, 4th Prize (4th from right); and Barangay Bayanga Chairman Levy Baang, Sr., 5th Prize (3rd from left). Giving out the prizes during the Agri-Pinoy Awarding ceremony held at the Bulua Covered Court, July 9, are Congressman Benjo Benaldo (2nd from right), Councilor Annie Daba (left), and APO Officer-in-Charge Federico Gempesaw (2nd from left).


Cleanup Group Finds Missing Corpse

Residents of Sitio Cala-Cala in Macasandig expressed their heartfelt gratitude after the corpse of a 5-year-old girl was recovered during the second phase of the clean up activity undertaken by Kagay-anon Kami Katambayayong Mo, Misamisnon-KKK group.

According to the report received by Mayor Vicente “Dongkoy” Y. Emano, the girl’s body was identified as that of Shanley Avila from Sitio Cala-Cala in Barangay Macasandig – one of the most affected barangays during the flood.

“This is one great accomplishment of the KKK group of Congressman Bambi Emano and Congressman Peter Unabia of Misamis Oriental and Congressman Benjo Benaldo of this city. Because of the clean up drive, not only had the residents of Cala-Cala and neighboring barangays benefited, but also and most especially the family of the missing girl who had long hoped to see her again,” the mayor stated.