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Mayor’s son takes oath as city councilor

By: Jomarie A. Billones  ROXAS CITY, Capiz – Jericho Angel L. Celino took his oath of office afternoon of June 3, 2019 as the number one Sanggunian Panlunsod(SP) member of Roxas City. Lilian Cordenillo, Punong Barangay of Loctugan administered the oathtaking at the Barangay Hall in the presence of Celino’s father, Mayor Angel Alan B. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 8th, 2019

Sara key to speakership

Duterte threatens to resign if Paolo runs for top House post An endorsement from Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio will likely seal the deal for legislators wanting to become the…READ The post Sara key to speakership appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 28th, 2019

Duterte says he will resign if son Paolo runs for House Speaker

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 27 May) — President Rodrigo Duterte says he will resign as President if his eldest son, Paolo “Pulong” Duterte, former vice mayor and now incoming 1st district representative of Davao City will vie for the speakership of the House of Representatives. In his speech at the Malacañan Palace on Monday, Duterte […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 28th, 2019

Defeated mayor denies abuse raps

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – Mayor Gedeon “Ike” Patricio of Pilar, Capiz vehemently denied complaints that he went berserk after losing his reelection bid in the May 13, 2019 midterm elections. Patricio nixed reports that he dismantled tables at a peryahan or amusement center at Brgy. Cayus, Pilar. There were also reports Patricio was hospitalized and […] The post Defeated mayor denies abuse raps appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 20th, 2019

Mayor’s son elected No. 1 city councilor

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – The eldest son of Mayor Angel Alan B. Celino was elected number one Sangguniang Panlunsod (SP) member of Roxas City. Jericho Angel L. Celino, a second-term village chief of Brgy. San Jose here, got 39,347 votes, making him a senior member of the city council.  The 33-year-old Jericho ran under the […] The post Mayor’s son elected No. 1 city councilor appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 17th, 2019

Escolin wins by landslide in Pres. Roxas town

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – The Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) slate in Pres. Roxas, Capiz under reelectionist Mayor Receliste “Tanoy” L. Escolin scored a landslide victory during the May 13, 2019 midterm elections. According to Escolin, issues hurled against his administration and the rest of the NPC local candidates did not hamper their reelection and election […] The post Escolin wins by landslide in Pres. Roxas town appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 17th, 2019

Ex-US Marine runs amok in Talisay; shoots dead stepson, brgy chief; gets killed by cops

TALISAY CITY, Philippines — A retired US marine officer died in a shootout with the Talisay City Police inside his burning house after he killed the barangay captain of Lawaan III and his stepson. Dean Torrefranca was reportedly in a property feud with Jedd Ybañez, the son of his late wife, Delia, in a previous […] The post Ex-US Marine runs amok in Talisay; shoots dead stepson, brgy chief; gets killed by cops appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 16th, 2019

Dadivas is new Roxas City mayor

By: Felipe V. Celino ROXAS CITY, Capiz – The city elections board of canvasser (CEBC) has proclaimed the winners for local positions here. Led by City Prosecutor Erwin Ignacio, the board of canvassers proclaimed former vice mayor and provincial legal officer Ronnie Dadivas of the Liberal Party (LP) as duly elected mayor after defeating former […] The post Dadivas is new Roxas City mayor appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 14th, 2019

Pres. Roxas mayor, bro yield two more guns

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – The re-electionist mayor of Pres. Roxas Capiz and his brother surrendered to the police two more firearms last May 11, 2019. Mayor Receliste “Tanoy” Escolin, through his brother Punong Barangay Renboy Escolin of Badiangon, turned over to the police a caliber .45 pistol due to expired license. Renboy also turned over […] The post Pres. Roxas mayor, bro yield two more guns appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 13th, 2019

San Francisco town mayor, vice mayor freed after posting P750K bail

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Arrested San Francisco town Mayor Aly Arquillano and Vice Mayor Al Arquillano were granted temporary liberty after posting a bail of P750,000 on Thursday, May 2. Retired Judge Meinrado Paredes, legal counsel of the Arquillano brothers, confirmed the development in a text message sent to CDN Digital. “They (Aly and Al […] The post San Francisco town mayor, vice mayor freed after posting P750K bail appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2019

Capiz mayor yields three guns to police

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – Mayor Receliste Escolin of Pres. Roxas, Capiz voluntarily surrendered his three firearms to the town police afternoon of April 29, 2019. Based on records of the Firearms and Explosives Division, Escolin owned a baby Armalite with magazine and 27 ammunitions, and two .45-caliber pistols with magazine loaded with 8 live ammunitions […] The post Capiz mayor yields three guns to police appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 29th, 2019

On ballot for final time, Tim Raines hopes for Hall entry

SEAN FARRELL, Associated Press br /> MONTREAL (AP) — The 1982 All-Star Game at Olympic Stadium was the first outside the United States, the host Montreal Expos giving the event a distinctive international flair. As Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn looked on, center fielder Andre Dawson, catcher Gary Carter and left fielder Tim Raines were among five players wearing that tri-color hat of the hometown team. On Wednesday, Raines is likely to join Dawson and Carter as Expos in the Hall of Fame, expected to be voted the honor in his 10th and final year of eligibility. 'If I get in, that's the team I deserve to go in for, regardless if they no longer have a team,' Raines said in a phone interview from his home in Phoenix on Tuesday. 'That was the team I played with and I'm real comfortable with that.' Despite falling short of the 75 percent of votes necessary for election last year, Raines was named on 69.8 percent of the ballots cast by eligible members of the Baseball Writers of America. That was up significantly from 2015, when he finished seventh in voting with 55 percent. 'I was happy that I had gained a lot more votes,' Raines said. 'I was only 23 short and this is actually the first year of the 10 years that I really feel pretty excited about the prospect of it happening. But this will be the first year that I really feel that I have a legitimate shot.' An All-Star in each of his first seven seasons with the Expos, Raines is the only player to have four seasons hitting .300 or higher with at least 70 stolen bases; Ty Cobb and Rickey Henderson each had three. A switch-hitter, Raines batted .294 with 2,605 hits, including 713 for extra bases, and 1,330 walks. He scored 1,571 runs and ranks fifth with 808 stolen bases in a career from 1979 to 2002 with Montreal, the Chicago White Sox, New York Yankees, Oakland, Baltimore and Florida. His 84.7 percent stolen base success rate is the best of any player with at least 400 attempts. Raines finished with a .385 on-base average. 'When you think about the caliber of career that Timmy had, he was an impact player,' Dawson said in a phone interview from Miami on Monday. 'You think about all the greatest leadoff hitters of all time, he measures right there.' To some, Raines' only fault was that he wasn't as great as Rickey Henderson, considered the best leadoff man ever. Carter became the first player inducted into the Hall with an Expos cap on his plaque in 2003, his sixth year on the ballot. Dawson was inducted in 2010 after his ninth try. 'I think it's a tribute to that organization that they are probably going to have three Hall of Famers that were teammates at the same time,' Dawson said. 'I do think that it's going to happen, first of all, but you didn't really get the notoriety, you didn't really get the same publicity as if you had been playing in the States. So it was a really, really tough environment I think playing across the border when it came to recognition.' Traded by Montreal after the 1990 season, Raines spent five seasons with the White Sox. He hit .444 and scored five runs in the 1993 AL Championship Series, which Chicago lost to the Toronto Blue Jays, and then won the World Series twice in three seasons with the Yankees from 1996-98. He signed with Oakland as a free agent in 1999 but was diagnosed with lupus midway through the season. A failed bid to make the United States Olympic team in 2000 fueled Raines' desire to prove he could still play, and Montreal offered him that opportunity in 2001. Raines was greeted with a standing ovation when he returned to Olympic Stadium as the starting left fielder for the Expos' home opener. The crowd of 45,183 remained on its feet all through his first plate appearance and cheered wildly when he drew a walk from Mets starter Glendon Rusch. 'The ovation that I got was really, really emotional,' Raines said. 'I remember I stole my 800th base against the Expos with the Yankees, and that was kind of emotional. The fans gave me a really big standing ovation, but the ovation I got in '01 topped anything that I could have even imagined, and at that time I knew that I was in love with Montreal.' Raines got to play with Vladimir Guerrero, who is on the ballot for the first time this year and could also enter the Hall as an Expos player if he is elected. 'Well, I think he's among the top players that ever played the game, that's for sure,' Raines said. '... He didn't really say much, but when the game started, you know who was top dog out on the field, and it was going to be him.' Late in the 2001 season, the Expos traded Raines to Baltimore to give him the opportunity to play with his son, Tim Jr., who was called up to make his major league debut with the Orioles. Raines, who retired after playing with Florida in 2002, was back with the Expos as a special coach at the end of the 2004 season when Major League Baseball announced that the team, which joined the National League in the 1969 expansion, was moving to Washington, D.C. The world's second-largest French-speaking city, which embraced Jackie Robinson when he played for the Montreal Royals of the International League in 1946, still pines for 'nos amours,' a term of endearment so profoundly French that it defies appropriate translation into English other than to say Montrealers love their Expos. 'Timmy happened to be one of those individuals that really made an impact not only with that organization but with the country for what he did, what he brought to the game, how he played the game, and how he was perceived all around baseball amongst his peers,' Dawson said. 'But I do feel that the Hall of Fame itself is the due recognition in the end.' .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 16th, 2017

Curry, Durant, Thompson shine as Warriors blast Pistons

em>By Janie McCauley, Associated Press /em> OAKLAND — Klay Thompson returned from a one-game absence for rest and scored 23 points with four three-pointers in another balanced Golden State performance as the Warriors beat the Detroit Pistons 127-107 on Thursday night (Friday, PHL time). Stephen Curry scored 24 points, Kevin Durant had 25 points, nine assists and six rebounds, and Draymond Green dished out 13 assists for his fifth game in the last eight in double digits. Marcus Morris scored 21 points and Tobias Harris had 18 to lead the Pistons, who lost their second straight game. Curry, Durant and Thompson scored at least 20 points in the same game for the 13th time this season. The Warriors notched their NBA-leading 27th game with 30 or more assists. Thompson shot 9-for-15 after sitting out Tuesday night (Wednesday, PHL time) against Miami because he was worn down after playing through illness for two games. 'It's good for me in the long run. It's been a long couple of years,' Thompson said. Ian Clark hit three-pointers 7.9 seconds apart in the final minute of the opening period and finished with 14 points for his second consecutive game in double figures and ninth in all. The Warriors won their seventh straight at home against the Pistons dating to Feb. 27, 2010. It is Golden State's longest home winning streak against Detroit, topping a six-game run from 1974-76. The 21 lead changes in the first half were the most in any half this season, the Warriors said, citing research by the Elias Sports Bureau. Zaza Pachulia had made 19 straight free throws before a miss with 31.8 seconds left before halftime — ending the third-longest streak of his career. strong>BAY AREA FIRE RELIEF /strong> The Warriors, Oakland Athletics and Oakland Raiders presented a $750,000 check to aid victims from last month's deadly warehouse fire. For the presentation after the first quarter of Thursday night's (Friday, PHL time) Pistons-Warriors game, Golden State President and COO Rick Welts was joined by A's manager Bob Melvin, Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and Trevor Riggen, regional CEO of the American Red Cross. On Dec. 2, 36 people died in the 'Ghost Ship' warehouse fire. Warriors players and coaches pledged $75,000, while the three pro teams in the East Bay said they would match donations up to $50,000 — and more than 3,600 individuals had contributed to the fund as of Thursday, according to the Warriors. The funds are being collected by the City of Oakland and the Red Cross. strong>DAVIDSON COLLEGE REPRESENTS /strong> The Davidson College Chorale, a group of singers from Curry's college, sang the national anthem during its West Coast swing — and the two-time reigning NBA MVP gave the men and women a wave and nod as they cheered when he took the court for pregame warmups. strong>TIP-INS /strong> em> strong>Pistons: /strong> /em> The Pistons were outscored 41-19 in the third, the Warriors' ninth 40-point quarter. Detroit was outscored 29-2 on fast-break points and shot 6-for-28 from three-point range. em> strong>Warriors: /strong> /em> On Friday night (Saturday, PHL time) in Southern California, Thompson will have his jersey retired at Santa Margarita Catholic High — the school's first jersey retirement for basketball. 'It's a huge honor for me,' he said. Golden State is 12-1 vs. the Eastern Conference this season and also won at Detroit on Dec. 23 (Dec. 24, PHL time). Andre Iguodala has gone a career-best five games without a turnover — topping his previous best from Dec. 30, 2014, to Jan. 7, 2015. He leads the league in assist-to-turnover ratio. The Warriors announced they had parted ways with former San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr after just having hired him as a consultant 'to advise the organization regarding certain security matters related to the team's ground breaking ceremony occurring in San Francisco next Tuesday.' strong>UP NEXT /strong> em> strong>Pistons: /strong> /em> At Utah on Friday night (Saturday, PHL time) in the fourth game of a five-game West Coast trip. em> strong>Warriors: /strong> /em>Host Cleveland on Monday (Tuesday, PHL time) in a rematch of the Christmas Day game won 109-108 by the Cavaliers, who visit Oracle Arena for the first time since winning Game 7 of the NBA Finals last June. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 13th, 2017

To reach the stars

A fundraising exhibit for Lumad children in Marilog, Davao City features 15 of the best photographs of Jelieta Mariveles-Walinski, a Mandaya. The exhibit runs from Nov. 21 to 26 at the ground floor of the blue building, Ateneo de Davao University, Roxas A.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsNov 21st, 2016

No evidence yet on Maguindanao vice mayor’s links to Davao blast – PNP

The Philippine National Police (PNP) could not yet confirm on Wednesday if indeed Talitay, Maguindanao Vice Mayor Abdulwahab Sabal was involved in the bombing of the Roxas night market in Davao City that claimed the lives of 15 individuals and injured 70 .....»»

Category: newsSource: NewsSep 14th, 2016

Mayor Sara loses 2 of her 3 babies

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio announced yesterday that she lost two of her triplets due to stress in the wake of last week’s explosion at the night market on Roxas Ave. in Davao City......»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsSep 8th, 2016

Mayor Sara Duterte loses 2 of triplets in womb

DAVAO CITY — Three days after the Roxas night market blast in Davao City, Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio lost two of the triplets she was carrying......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 8th, 2016

Legazpi mayor retires his city engineer

By Manuel T. Ugalde LEGAZPI CITY &'8212; The recently-retired city engineer here is ruing that the was “forced to retire”.He said he was only 63 and is not ailing, contrary to what the city mayor has been saying about his health. City Engineer.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolmailRelated NewsSep 8th, 2016

Legazpi mayor retires his city engineer

By Manuel T. Ugalde LEGAZPI CITY &'8212; The recently-retired city engineer here is ruing that the was “forced to retire”.He said he was only 63 and is not ailing, contrary to what the city mayor has been saying about his health. City Engineer.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolmailRelated NewsSep 8th, 2016

Mayor Sara offers P2 million bounty for arrest of Davao bombers

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 05 September) – The city government on Monday offered a P2 million reward for those who can provide information that would help identify and arrest the perpetrators of the September 2 bombing at the Roxas night market that l.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 6th, 2016