Articles worth reading

LGUs assured of bigger share in national budget 

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time5 days ago

Local government units (LGUs) are assured of a bigger share of the national budget in compliance with the directive of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. to allot more for projects that are crucial to advance Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), ...

Comelec chairperson George Erwin Garcia

Gov't plans simultaneous plebiscite, midterm polls in 2025 

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time5 days ago

A possible simultaneous holding of a plebiscite for Charter amendments and the midterm polls in 2025 will save the government P13 billion, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said in a report by Philippine News Agency. "If it will be held sep...

House to focus on Charter's economic provisions 

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time5 days ago

As the Committee of the Whole started its deliberations on Resolution of Both Houses (RBH) No. 7, Speaker Martin Romualdez on Monday assured that Congress is only touching on the constitution’s economic provisions that must be amended to adapt ...

Marikina News

Marikina mayor leads village illumination 

account_balanceMarikina chat_bubble_outline0 Comments

Marikina City Mayor Marcelino “Marcy” Teodoro illuminated the streets and alleys of Barangay Marikina Heights, Marikina City in a lighting ceremony for two consecutive days on Nov. 10 and Nov. 11, according to a report by Manila Bulletin.

Along with Mayor Teodoro was his wife and District 2 Congresswoman Marjorie Ann “Maan” Teodoro, as well as Barangay Captain of Marikina Heights Greg Punzalan and other local government officials.

The city officials first held the ceremony at Ipil Street and Dao Street on Thursday evening.

Advertisement

On Friday night, they switched on the lights in Park 23 and 24, consisting of the streets of Champagnat, Apitong, and Tanguile.

Many residents of these areas joined the Teodoros to witness the ceremony. They were also able to converse with the mayor afterwards.

Through the project dubbed as “Ilaw ng Pag-asa,” or Light of Hope, the local government aims to make the conduct of activities in these areas and the vicinity of their residences convenient and accessible.

Due to the passage of time, many street light bulbs have worn out, dimmed the lights they emit, and are in need of replacement.

Advertisement

The street lighting allows the local government to utilize newer and better technologies, particularly using bulbs that generate brighter and longer-lasting lights.

Well-lit and functional light posts on streets will also help provide a stronger sense of safety for the people.

“Ang pagpapaliwanag ng lansangan sa pamamamagitan ng street lighting sa komunidad ay malaking tulong para sa kaligtasan ng mamamayan laban sa kriminalidad at pagkakaroon ng kapanatagan ng mga taga-Marikina (Installing lights on our streets is a great way to ensure the safety of our communities, help curb criminality in these areas, and help ease the minds of our citizens from problems that may arise from living in dark places),” said the local government.

Last August, the local government also installed brand new light posts at Shoe Avenue (Munding Avenue corner Justa Street) in Barangay San Roque, and E. Manalo corner Ezekiel Street in Barangays Sto. Niño).

date_rangeDate Published
1 year ago
shareShare article
folder_openArticle tags
content_copyCategorized under

Share your thoughts with us

Related Articles

No releated news for this article.
×
Click on the article to continue reading
Quezon City adopts no contact apprehension system Red Cross pushes saliva test Vaccines from COVAX to arrive in Q1 Makati Shangri-La to close doors on Feb. 1 Cities in NCR to start vaccination simultaneously Mother, girlfriend of Filipino infected with UK variant also test positive Send Press Release MNC Facebook Page MNC Twitter Page MNC Instagram Page LGU Spotlight Barangay Front Business Sports Entertainment Metro Gen Metro Feature