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2007 Highlights

Like what I did a year ago, here’s a list of some notable Batangbaler posts of 2007. Batangbaler is not the definitive source of everything that happens in Baler or the rest of Aurora Province. These are just the things I managed to post in this blog. Surely, more important things have happened but went pass my radar. The dates indicate when the articles were posted or when the event happened.

January 13 – Edmund Mendoza, Joel Faraon and Smith Dela Torre included in the 10 Best Surfers of 2006.

January 24 – News on inauguration of the Korean-funded Aurora Integrated Rice Processing and Milling Complex in Brg. Reserva.

January 25 – Sheryl Bernardino and sister Romilyn Bernardino-Cabiles from Baler found dead at Pasay City with multiple stab wounds.

January 31 – Mark Rodriguez, a 17 year old student from Baler killed in CLSU fraternity hazing incident.

February 10 – Araw ng Aurora 2007 Celebration begins with the Aurora Surfing Challenge.

February 17 – Tropical Depression live at Sabang Beach.

February 18 – Ms. Kristina Corpuz from Ma. Aurora crowned as Bb. Aurora 2007

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Batangbaler: 2006 Highlights

Note: Here are the notable news and events that were posted on Batangbaler last year. I’m sure other things more important and relevant happened in Aurora in 2006 but went pass the Batangbaler radar. If you have anything to add, just give me a holler at admin at The dates indicated are either the actual dates of the events or the dates they were posted.

January 23: D’ Liner bus accident at Ditailen, Ma. Aurora along the newly opened Maria-San Luis “expressway”.

January 25: Typhoon Agaton flooded 26 villages in Casiguran and other areas in Aurora. Joel Tan from Dingalan was the lone fatality.

February 17: Regular flights between Manila and Baler via SEAIR

February 14 – 19: Aurora Day 2006

February 17: Ms. Abbie Shiela Misola Teh from Casiguran crowned as Ms. Aurora 2006

February 23: Burgos St. Fire

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