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Montego Bay Blow Out Fete

Wednesday, March, 29 2017    

Scores of soca lovers turned out for the Montego Bay Blow Out Fete as part of the Wray & Nephew-sponsored Jamaica Carnival islandwide series at Pier One in Montego Bay last Saturday. Read More

Audrey Schultz and friends: investing in Jamaica’s children

Wednesday, March, 29 2017    

MARTHA BRAE, Trelawny —  For almost four decades, Audrey Schultz has been donating barrels of much-needed supplies to schools, medical centres and communities across western Jamaica. Read More

Crime stress

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Wednesday, March, 29 2017    

Business leaders across western Jamaica say they are becoming extremely frustrated over the continued bloodletting, which they argue is negatively impacting commercial activity in the region. Read More

Edwin ready

By PAUL A REID Observer Central writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, March, 27 2017    

Frankfield, Clarendon — The battle for the boys title at the Inter-Secondary School Sports Association/GraceKennedy Boys’ & Girls’ Athletics Championships could come down to the wire. Read More

PHOTO: Proud Jamaican

Monday, March, 27 2017    

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STETHS to host Manchester High in ISSA/Grace Headley Cup final

Monday, March, 27 2017    

SANTA CRUZ, ST Elizabeth — Schoolboy cricket powerhouse St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) will be challenged by Manchester High in the all-rural ISSA/Grace Headley Cup final set for April 6 at STETHS. Read More

For your diary

Monday, March, 27 2017    

Monday, March 27Sutherland Global Community Centre Graduation and Prize Giving CeremonyMicrosoft Digital Literacy Certificate ProgrammeMandeville Baptist Church, Manchester — 11:00amJuici Patties Luncheon Read More

Volunteerism is priceless, says educator

Alicia Sutherland Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver. com | Monday, March, 27 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Those who volunteer their services for the good of community and country have been hailed as "priceless" by retired educator Byron Farquharson. Read More

Technical training for health staff in southern Jamaica

Monday, March, 27 2017    

Mandeville, Manchester — The Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) in partnership with the Heart Trust/NTA has trained 14 staff members in electro-mechanic engineering maintenance. Read More

Schools and NGOs get $4.7-m Jamalco grant

Monday, March, 27 2017    

Halse Hall, Clarendon — Twenty schools and community-based institutions received grants totalling J$4.7 million from the Noble Foundation and Jamalco at the launch of their 2017 volunteer programme at the company’s refinery here recently. Read More

Career Day at Caledonia Early Childhood

Monday, March, 27 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The Caledonia Early Childhood institution here had its Career Day on Thursday, March 16.The occasion allowed the toddlers to role play a range of professions.Here are photo highlights. Read More

Clarendon local authority targets reliable water supplies

Monday, March, 27 2017    

May Pen, Clarendon — The Clarendon Municipal Corporation is taking steps to improve domestic water supplies for the parish’s northern communities where residents are mostly without a reliable supply. Read More

Fish and vegetables keep Hanover senior going

BY JEDIAEL CARTER Staff reporter carterj@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, March, 25 2017    

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Police tell Manchester residents to be vigilant

By Alicia Sutherland Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, March, 25 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Superintendent Wayne Cameron of the Manchester Police Division has urged residents to be vigilant, noting that there are criminal elements plaguing the parish. Read More

Top cop lashes out at people who back wrongdoers

BY HORACE HINES Observer staff reporter hinesh@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, March, 23 2017    

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