An Ailing Boy’s Dying Wish

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – An ailing 12-year-old boy here had expressed his strong desire to personally see and meet the hero soldiers who are fighting Muslim terrorists in Marawi City but died before he got what he wanted. Kliene Neil Boado’s grandmother and guardian, Rosario Flores, had asked the coordination of the city government headed by City … Read More

Ilocos City Government Employees Given Free Facials And Other Beauty Treatments

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – More than 800 city government employees here have been given free facials and other beauty treatments during a 4-day pampering service at Plaza Gazebo, City Hall in connection with the 117th Civil Service Month celebration starting Tuesday. The program is a project of the City Human Resource Management Office headed by Ms. Patricia Georgina … Read More

30 Loose Firearms Surrendered In Ilocos Town

  TUBAO, La Union – At least 30 assorted loose firearms were surrendered to the police here by several local village officials and private citizens in line with the campaign against unregistered or illegally manufactured firearms last Tuesday afternoon. The campaign, called  Proactive Against Loose Firearm towards Transforming and Illuminating the Key players of the Community (PALTIK), was done … Read More

3 Motorbike Drivers Killed, Back Riders Injured In La Union Road Mishaps

CAMP DIEGO SILANG, La Union – Three motorcycle drivers were killed and a back rider was injured in separate road accidents in the towns of Bauang, San Juan, and Naguilian last Sunday. Chief Inspector Silverio Ordinado, Jr., La Union’s police information officer, identified fatalities as Jeff Liares Cayanan, 21, of Central West, Bauang; John Loyd Baronia, 17, of Barangay … Read More

La Union Cop Kills Man Who Parked Car In Front Of House

PUGO, La Union – A policeman gunned down a man who parked his car in front of the former’s house in Barangay Tavora East here last Sunday morning. Chief Inspector Silverio Ordinado, Jr., La Union police information officer, identified the suspect as Police Officer 1 Francis Michael Laranang, 35, newly-assigned at the La Union Police Provincial Office General Services Section, … Read More

3 La Union Students Bag Singapore International Math Competitions

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – City Mayor Hermenegildo Gualberto gave due recognition to three public high school students in the province who won bronze medals in different international mathematics competitions in Singapore when they paid a courtesy call at the Mayor’s Office, City Hall on Friday.   The student mathematicians include Jayson D. Cerezo, a … Read More

Typhoon “Gorio,” Heavy Rains Force Evacuation of La Union Residents

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – Heavy rains and strong winds spawned by typhoon “Gorio” have forced the evacuation of families in four municipalities in the province including this city. Personnel of the La Union Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (PDRRMC) reported that about 111 families composed of 488 persons in San Fernando City and the coastal towns … Read More

La Union OFW, 2 Other Suspects Nabbed For Illegal Drugs

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) and a 60-year-old man and his live-in partner were arrested for illegal drugs in separate police operations in San Fernando City and in Bauang town last Wednesday. Chief Inspector Silverio Ordinado, Jr., La Union police information officer, identified the OFW as Jefferson Caccam, 36, of Barangay Paringao, Bauang, while … Read More