Saturday, February 19, 2011


Motorpool ti Cabugao
Cabugao, Ilocos Sur – Paset ti direktiba ni Mayor Ediboy S. Cobangbang, Jr. ti pannakataripato dagiti amin a pangserbisio a lugan ti munisipio tapno mamantener a nasayaat ket maipanamnama nga umisu ti pannakausarna ken mabayag ti itdenna a pannakausar kadagiti umili.

Segun iti Mayor, dagiti umili ti nakaigapuan ti kaadda dagitoy a makinaria tapno mausar iti pannakaited ti serbisio kadakuada,. Kalikaguman pay ti Mayor a maannadan dagitoy iti pannakausarda ket maigaraheda iti Motorpool kalpasan ti naituding nga oras a pakaaramatanna  tapno maaywanan ken makliklikan ti personal a pannakausar dagitoy.

Naipasdek ti Motorpool iti abagatan-a-laud ti pasdek ti Slaughterhouse a pakaigarahean dagiti lugan ken Heavy Equipment. Kayat ni Mayor Ediboy nga aturen ti dati  a pannakaus-usar dagiti luglugan ta nadanonanna dagitoy a kaaduanna ti saan a nakakondision ken sobra ti pategda.

Iti sabali a bangir, nangpayalokar ti Ama ti ili iti Sangguniang Bayan iti pundo manipud iti Municipal Share ti RA 7171 a mausar iti pannakagatang ti baro a buldoser ken grader a mangtulong iti pannakasimpa ken pannakapasayaat kadagiti kalkalsada nangruna iti barbarangay  a kasapulan unay dagiti umili. # (Reposted from Tawidnews, February  18, 2011)

Friday, February 18, 2011

Formoso: New Municipal Engineer

Engineer Crescencio Marcos Concepcion Formoso was formally announced as the new Municipal Engineer of the Local Government Unit of Cabugao, Ilocos Sur. He was appointed by Mayor Edgardo “Ediboy” S. Cobangbang, Jr. and took his oath of office on February 16, 2011. Engr. Noynoy, as he is fondly called, started his field of endeavor right after he took his diploma in Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 1990 at the Technological Institute of the Philippines (TIP). At the following year, he successfully passed the Civil Engineers Board of Examination. For more than three years, he worked as Field Engineer/Foreman in different private construction firms in Manila. He even tried his luck abroad as Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) in Taiwan for four years. Engr. Formoso also served in the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Mindanao Basic Urban Services Sector Project (MBUSSP) as Engineer II since 2002 up to 2009 and as Project Evaluation Officer up to his resignation last December 2010. Engr. Noynoy was born on April 5, 1968 at Barangay Bonifacio, Cabugao, Ilocos Sur. His parents are Ernesto Siruno Formoso (deceased) and Trinidad Saturno Concepcion. 

He graduated at the Cabugao North Central School in 1980 and the Cabugao Institute in 1984.
He is married to Gemma Savellano Formoso, an account executive at the Cabugao Beach Resort. They are blessed with two children: Ma. Ferinah S. Formoso and Kurt Brydel S. Formoso. They live in Barangay Bonifacio, Cabugao, Ilocos Sur. #

Monday, February 14, 2011


The Cabugao Institute celebrated her 84th Foundation Anniversary on February 11, 12 and 13, 2011. Many alumni arrived from abroad to participate in the celebration. Serving as co-hosts were Classes ‘61, ‘71 and ‘86.

The 3-day affair started with a marathon race dubbed CHAIRMAN VICTORINO A. SAVELLANO MEMORIAL RUN,  sponsored  by Vice-Gov. DEOGRACIAS VICTOR B. SAVELLANO, in memory of his late father who  served as the 3rd Director of the Cabugao Institute. The participants first paraded around the town. Starting from the CI and ending at the Barangay Baclig Hall. From there, they  raced to the Salomague Port and back to the Cabugao Institute. Substantial cash prizes were awarded to the winners.

The mass in memory of deceased Founders, Administrators, Faculty, Staff and Students, took place in the school auditorium at 8:00 a.m. on February 12. Celebrant was Rev. Fr. Wilfred Corpuz, a member of CI Class “86. After the mass, the alumni gathered at the CANCA HALL for the General Assembly. Everyone enjoyed a sumptuous lunch, courtesy of the host classes.

Parents, Alumni & Students (PALS) Night started at 7:30 p.m. There was a lot of dancing, and intermission numbers were rendered by various alumni groups and individuals. Serving as emcees were Felix Sana of Class ’61, Rolando Savellano, of Class ’71, Maxfel Suboc of Class ’86 and Faculty Member Victoria S. Sagun.

The Royal Parade featuring MISS CI 2011 and members of the Royal Court started at 8:30 a.m. on February 13. From the CI grounds, it wound its way around the town, along a route lined with lustily cheering spectators. The alumni led by the host classes were among the many participants. 

The queen and princesses rode on their respective floats with the student sections marching behind.
The Playground Demonstration began at 3:30 p.m. and the first number was the CI Marching Band Exhibition. Then the CAT Officers did a silent Drill, and they performed like they were cadets of the Philippine Military Academy. The Pass-in-Review by the whole cadet corps came next. Then the dance numbers: LAWISWIS KAWAYAN by 4th year students, ZAPATYA by 3rd year students, and NASUDI by 1st year students. A mammoth crowd surrounded the parade ground and cheered the performers. It was nearing sunset when the affair ended.

The program on Coronation Night, February 13, started at 8:00 p.m. The auditorium was packed with participants and spectators. Respondent in their formal attires were the School Queen and members of the Royal Court. Again, there was a lot of dancing and intermission numbers.

MISS CABUGAO INSTITUTE 2011 is DARLENE UDANI, a 4th year student. She is the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. NICOLAS UDANI (nee DOROTHEA RONDON) both high school teachers. Crowning guest was MS. ANGELITA SERRANO, a member of CI Class ’61 who was also MISS CABUGAO INSTITUTE 1958. She is a nurse by profession, presently working in Canada. She was assisted by FELIX SANA, President of CI Class ’61. # (Judge Efren S. Ubungen, Ret.)