DOST helps power Marinduque health centers

By Ben Kritz, The Manila Times STA. CRUZ, Marinduque – Rural health centers in remote areas of Marinduque will be able to provide expanded services for local residents after the installation of solar home electricity systems through the support of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the Department of Health (DOH). The solar equipment, capable of providing 750 watts of electric power, was installed at the rural health facilities in Barangay Bantay, Boac, and Barangay Maniway, Sta. Cruz, Marinduque, through coordination between DOST, DOH, and the provincial government…

Mister na may ‘financial problem’, nagbigti

STA. CRUZ, Marinduque – Tinapos na ng isang 60-anyos na mister ang kanyang buhay dahil umano sa pinansyal na suliranin. Nasawi noon din ang biktimang si Danilo Mendoza, ng Barangay Kamandugan, Santa Cruz, Marinduque. Ayon sa Facebook post ni Dr. Tito Rejano “Early morning call today, August 9 with Sta. Cruz PNP-Marinduque to do Post Mort-em Examination to a 60 year old male, married, from Brgy. Kamandugan, Sta. Cruz, Marinduque who died of asphyxia by hanging. Financial problem with court case with COA when he was still a Brgy. Treasurer…

Oplan Balik Eskwela in Marinduque, successful

By Melanie Mendoza, Contributor The DepEd Divison of Marinduque opened classes on June 13, 2016. These were done several ways including short programs to welcome new and even returning students or pupils. Santa Cruz North Central School did it. The Oplan Balik Eskwela was held in Santa Cruz North Central School last June 13, 2016. It started at exactly 7 o’clock in the morning. As part of the program, Mr. Ronnel R. Real, Principal II gave his welcome address. It was followed by a message from the Barangay Captain, Mr.…

Dalawang bata sa Brgy. Aturan, Sta. Cruz, nalunod sa ilog

Nalunod sa ilog ang dalawang batang lalaki na may edad apat at limang taong gulang sa Barangay Aturan, Sta. Cruz, Marinduque kahapon Hunyo 15 bandang alas sais ng gabi. Nakita ang mga bata na wala ng buhay habang magkahawak kamay sa ilog na malapit sa kanilang tahanan. Nagsagawa na ng Post Mortem Examination si Dr. Tito Rejano kasama ang Sta. Cruz, Marinduque – Philippine National Police. Ayon kay Dr. Rejano, “Nalunod ang mga bata (magpinsan) sa ilog na matatagpuan sa Sitio Ibaba na kung tawagin ay Kabo. Ang ilog ay…

Marinduque intern: Sings You Are My Song in It’s Showtime

Marinduque stream and social media communities were cheered for Paul Lenard Delos Santos as he competes in one of the segments of It’s Showtime called “Singing Mo To” aired last February 6, 2016. It’s Showtime is one of the most popular noontime musical variety show in the Philippines airs weekdays at 12:15pm to 2:45pm and Saturdays at 12:00nn to 3:00pm on ABS-CBN. Paul a native of Brgy. Napo, Sta. Cruz, Marinduque is a graduating student in Marinduque State College (Main Campus, Boac) taking Bachelor of Arts major in Communication. He…