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Jamaica-born Canadian citizen assists Grange Hill's blind quartet

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer | Thursday, August, 1 2019    

GRANGE HILL, Westmoreland — A 62- year-old mother and her three daughters - all blind — were surprised last week Thursday when Jamaica -born Canadian citizen Dave Brown presented the family with a wide array of food items and toiletries as well as $100,000 in... Read More

Nestlé Jamaica Health and Wellness Foundation, CPW treat for orphans and vulnerable children

Thursday, August, 1 2019    

Montego Bay, St James — More than 50 children from Montego Bay and Savanna-la-Mar served by Eve For Life's Orphan and Vulnerable Children (OVC) and their chaperones, as well as many invited guests, were present at the Palace Multiplex on Saturday... Read More

RAGGA hails Sumfest organisers for Canna Corner

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large cumminmgsm@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, August, 1 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Members of the Rastafari and Grassroots Ganja Association (RAGGA) are hailing the organisers of Reggae Sumfest for designating an area that featured marijuana known, locally as ganja, and its by-products at the recent 27th staging of the festival. Read More

Knights shine

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, August, 1 2019    

Montego Bay , St James — Cricket Club Knights won their first Western Basketball Association Elite League title on Sunday last after completing a 2-1 win in their best- of- three finals against first time finalists Falmouth Saints. The Knights in... Read More

NWA commences $48-million construction of new bridge at Paradise

Thursday, August, 1 2019    

PARADISE, Westmoreland —The National Works Agency (NWA) has commenced works to replace the Paradise bridge in Westmoreland, at a cost of $48 million. Read More

181 Hanover students receive scholarship valued at US$225,000 from Tryall Fund

Thursday, August, 1 2019    

TRYALL, Hanover — One hundred and eighty-one students from Hanover last week received scholarships valued at over US$225,000 under the Tryall Fund Scholarship programme.The award ceremony was held at The Tryall Club in the parish. Read More

HIP STRIP — August 1

Thursday, August, 1 2019    

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Spreading cheer!

Thursday, August, 1 2019    

Sandals Negril's General Manager David Latchimy (third right) stopped by the Noel Holmes Hospital in Lucea, Hanover, recently to give back to nurses courtesy of Sandals, Beaches and Grand Pineapple Negril as part of Nurses' Week celebrations. With him was Makare Barnes (second left), Club... Read More

Flanker United's Tajay Blake named James FA Division Two MVP

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, August, 1 2019    

Montego Bay , St James — Tajay Blake of champions Flanker United was on Sunday last named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the St James Football Association Guardian Group Division Two competition. Read More

Wise Up

Thursday, August, 1 2019    

TROY, Trelawny — As the country celebrates Emancipation Day, president of the Trelawny Lay Magistrates Association (TLMA) Hugh Grant is imploring the nation's youth involved in perpetrating crimes to “liberate themselves from the mental slavery of... Read More

Trelawny Football Association's Under - 18 finalists to be known on Saturday

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, August, 1 2019    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — The finalists in the Trelawny Football Association's Under-18 competition will be decided on Saturday with the playing of the semi-finals at the Elleston Wakeland Centre in Falmouth. Read More

NO PLAY!

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, August, 1 2019    

LITTLE LONDON, Westmoreland — Little London High will not be playing in the Inter Secondary Schools' Association daCosta Cup football competition this season after advancing past the first round for the last three years. Read More

PHOTO: NO PLAY!

Thursday, August, 1 2019    

Action from an ISSA Zone D game between Knockalva Technical and Petersfield High played at Knockalva last season. (Photo: Paul Reid) Read More

SPORT DIARY - August 1 - 7

Thursday, August, 1 2019    

TODAYHanover FA Major LeagueSuper Star vs Sandy Bay FC— Watson Taylor Park— 3:30 pm FRIDAY AUGUST 2St James FA Sandals International Under -20Bogue vs Norwood— UDC Read More

Spot Diary — August 1

Wednesday, July, 31 2019    

TODAYHanover FA Major LeagueSuper Star vs Sandy Bay FC— Watson Taylor Park— 3:30 pm Read More



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