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Ky-Mani Marley moves to secure lease to intensify activities at Elleston Wakeland centre

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, March, 14 2019    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — After undertaking a multimillion-dollar upgrade at the run-down Elleston Wakeland Community Centre in Falmouth, reggae singer Ky-Mani Marley is now seeking to secure a lease from the Trelawny Municipal Corporation to intensify recreational activities he has... Read More

Mandeville Rotary recognises youth

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, March, 11 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Three young residents of Manchester were recognised for their achievements at the recent Rotary Club of Mandeville's annual Vocational Service Awards dinner. Read More

Poetry In Motion at Manchester Golf Club

Monday, March, 11 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester- The Manchester Golf Club on Sunday, February 24, came alive with the annual spoken word event, Poetry In Motion. Read More

Skills certification for bauxite/alumina workers

Monday, March, 11 2019    

NAIN, St Elizabeth — The Essex Valley Community and Associates (EVC) the entity which contracts workers for bauxite/alumina company JISCO Alpart and the national training agency HEART Trust/NTA, recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for a skills certification... Read More

Be prepared!

Monday, March, 11 2019    

BLACK RIVER, St Elizabeth — Students and staff members of Black River High School recently took part in an earthquake simulation exercise in conjunction with several of the emergency services including the fire department, police, Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) and the St Elizabeth... Read More

Perimeter fencing to improve safety at Red Bank Primary

Monday, March, 11 2019    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — Red Bank Primary and Infant Department is now safer and more secure thanks to the recent installation of a perimeter fence around the school compound with the help of the Sandals Foundation, Canadian Rotary and the school's fund-raising actvities. Read More

Sweet rewards for York Town

Monday, March, 11 2019    

MAY PEN, Clarendon — The Railroad Community Council is boasting of achieving “sweet rewards” from thier hard labour, after reaping honey from their bee-keeping project. Read More

Jamalco grants for schools and NGOs

Monday, March, 11 2019    

HAYES, Clarendon — Twenty-seven non-governmental organisations and schools received grants totalling J$3.375m from bauxite/alumina company Jamalco at the launch of the company's 2019 volunteer programme held at the refinery recently. Read More

Good times at Middlesex Infant

Monday, March, 11 2019    

MIDDLESEX, St Elizabeth — Angella Russell, principal of the Middlesex Infant School smiled when asked recently how she thought facilities at her school compared with similar institutions across the country following a major upgrade last year. Read More

Jamalco's netball gift

Monday, March, 11 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Seventy-five students from primary schools in southern Manchester benefited from a netball training exercise under the Jamalco Netball Enrichment Programme held at the Frankfield Primary and Infant School recently. Read More

HIGH ACHIEVER

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, March, 11 2019    

COBBLA, Manchester — With hard work and dedication, Knox Community College nursing student, Addonique Fearon, earned the top spot in her academics from over 100 students who took part in a recent “Striping and Awards” ceremony at the institution. Read More

CENTRAL DIARY

Monday, March, 11 2019    

1) Monday, March 11- Friday, March 15Southern Regional Health AuthorityAdvancement in Medicine & Health Care ConferenceMay Pen HospitalMay PenClarendon - 9:00 am daily (2) Wednesday, March 13 Read More

Litterbugs warned

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer | Thursday, March, 7 2019    

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Local government minister promises help for Hanover Poor Relief Dept

Thursday, March, 7 2019    

LUCEA, Hanover — Local Government and Community Development Minister Desmond McKenzie says his ministry is to assist the Hanover Municipal Corporation in improving the working conditions for employees at the building that houses the corporation's Poor Relief Department. Read More

Commercial airlines could commence operating at Negril Aerodrome in May

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer | Thursday, March, 7 2019    

NEGRIL, Hanover — Minister of Transport and Mining Robert Montague says discussions are currently being held with two commercial airlines to utilise the Negril Aerodrome in Hanover. Read More



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