RANDOM SHOTS: Traslacion 2017 in Cagayan de Oro

Thousands of devotees attended this year’s Traslacion, the annual procession celebrating the Feast of the Black Nazarene in Cagayan de Oro City.

No phone signal, no drones in tomorrow’s Traslacion

original photo by Kim Zaldivar Cellphone users will have to wait three to four hours before they can call, text or browse the net as government authorities will be turning off cellular phone signals during the Traslacion or procession of the Black Nazarene early tomorrow in Cagayan de Oro City.

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Traslacion route for Feast of the Black Nazarene set on January 9, 2017

Here is the traffic advisory for the Black Nazarene Procession (Traslacion) in Cagayan de Oro City set on Monday, January 9, 2017 as released by the Roads and Traffic Administration (RTA) and will still follow the same route last year.

Cagayan de Oro, one of only 3 sites in the country to have ‘Traslacion’

photo by Kim Zaldivar On January 9, 2017, devotees will celebrate the Feast of the Black Nazarene and Cagayan de Oro City will be one of three sites in the country where the annual traditional ‘Traslacion’ will be held.

REPOST: The marker at Pryce Plaza

This was first posted in 2013 (LINK) and we’re re-posting it… Pryce Plaza sits atop Carmen Hill with the most picturesque view of Cagayan de Oro City.

UCCP Centennial Marker unveiled in CDO

photo by Mike Banos The United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) Centennial Marker along Abellanosa Street in Cagayan de Oro City has just been unveiled last Sunday, December 18, 2106 marking 100 years of evangelical presence in the country.

UCCP-CDO celebrates 100 years

The church of the United Church of Christ (UCCP) stands as an iconic landmark along Abellanosa Street in Cagayan de Oro City. On December 17, 2016 it will be celebrating its Centennial. But do you know that UCCP has also contributed to the city’s history?

Marcos buried at Libingan Ng Mga Bayani

In a move which caught anti-Marcos groups by surprise, the remains of the late President Ferdinand Marcos was buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani at noon today, November 18, 2016.

Construction workers find human bone fragments, old beer bottles beneath lawyer’s office

NOT ACTUAL PHOTO Human bone fragments, a frayed leather belt and two broken beer bottles were dug up after workers accidentally found them while doing the foundation works for Cagayan de Oro lawyer James Judith’s office located along Hayes Street.

RANDOM SHOTS: Sendong Memorial at Golden Haven Memorial Park

The Sendong Memorial located at Golden Haven Memorial Park in Bulua, Cagayan de Oro City is a memorial of the victims of Typhoon Sendong.

PROJECT WATCH: City ground breaks City Museum Annex Building

Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno and the Cagayan de Oro Historical and Cultural Commission (Hiscom) led by Dr. Erlinda M. Burton lead the ground breaking ceremonies today for the City Museum Annex Building at the adjacent lot of the Cagayan de Oro City Museum (Old Water Tower).

Preparations underway for next year’s commemoration of 75th anniversary of MacArthur Breakout

Preparations are now underway for the planned commemoration of the 75th anniversary of Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s breakout from Corregidor. In relation to the said event set in March 2017, the Cagayan de Oro Historical and Cultural Commission is planning to hold a Convoy of Hope which will retrace the route taken by MacArthur’s group from Macabalan wharf in Cagayan de Oro to Del Monte Lodge in Cawayanon,...