A Cagayan de Oro Native Family - Then and Now

Category Archives: Heritage

A new theme for Abonitalla blog site

Abonitalla.com domain was registered with the intent of using it as my unique email address and for my family and relatives who may be interested in having a unique email address for themselves. As time goes by I decided to make use of the idle http part as a blog site but without any theme in… Continue Reading

McArthur Marker groundbreaking

City Mayor Constantino G. Jaraula (far left) leads city officials in laying down the time capsule, highlighting the groundbreaking rites of the McArthur Marker at the old pier in Barangay Macabalan, Cagayan de Oro City, Feb. 1. Assisting the mayor are 2nd District Rep. Rufus Rodriguez, City Councilors Dante Pajo, Roger Abaday, and Alfonso Goking,… Continue Reading

What makes Cagayan de Oro tick? Or why Cagayanons (natives and non natives alike) love our city?

By Gwendolyn Ramos-Garcia I have long pondered the question because of the vast number of transplants who have decided to stay and make Cagayan de Oro “home”. Some understandably uprooted themselves from their hometowns and settled here because they married into local families. Prime examples : Segundo Gaston of Silay and Dionisio Fabella of Pagsanjan… Continue Reading