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One Love!

Monday, February, 12 2018    

Sixth-form students from Belair High School are a happy bunch after donating blood in Mandeville recently. Organisers say 233 units of blood were collected at the 'One Love, One Blood' donation drive by the Mandeville Regional Hospital. It was described as the largest single-day blood donation... Read More

Reno claim three points in 'ugly' win

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Friday, February, 9 2018    

FROME, Westmoreland — An injury-time goal from substitute Donovan Brown lifted FC Reno to a 1-0 win and three spots into sixth place in the Red Stripe Premier League and, in the process, hammered another nail into the coffin of last-placed Boys' Town in their third-round game at... Read More

Grief in Stettin

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large cummingsm@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, February, 8 2018    

A 24-year-old woman was still in police custody last night in connection with the death of her younger sister, 19-year-old Kimberly 'Kimmy' Crawford, during a bizarre incident on the weekend, which has left this small farming community in utter shock and grief. Read More

No dialogue about Falmouth's development — Trelawny Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, February, 8 2018    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — President of the Trelawny Chamber of Commerce, Delroy Christie, says while his association welcomes the recent announcement by Prime Minister Andrew Holness regarding the development of Falmouth, he is disappointed that the local business community has not been... Read More

'We Inspire' MoBay

Thursday, February, 8 2018    

The first staging of the popular We Inspire Women Brunch in Montego Bay saw several women attending the motivational and empowering event, held at the Holiday Inn Resort recently. Read More

READY FOR MILO RELAYS

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 8 2018    

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MBU continue pursuit of top six spot in Premier League Play UWI FC today at Wespow Park

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 8 2018    

TUCKER, St James — Fresh from their big win over Harbour View in their rescheduled game on Sunday, Read More

Faulkland seek mid-season final berth in Western Confed

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 8 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Faulkland FC could secure their first-ever mid-season final of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League if they beat former champions Granville United in a second-round game to be... Read More

FOOD, FASHION AND DANCE (FFAD)

Thursday, February, 8 2018    

Despite the state of public emergency in the parish of St James, scores of patrons were in attendance at the fifth staging of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry's Food, Fashion and Dance (FFAD), held at Shoppes at Rose Hall in St James last Saturday. Read More

Hope extended

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 8 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Acting Commissioner of Police Clifford Blake says the security forces are encouraged by the drop in the number of murders committed in St James since the imposition of the state of public emergency in the parish. Read More

VIDEO - Principal pushes for awareness for deaf school

Monday, February, 5 2018    

Principal of St Christopher's School for the Deaf in Brown's Town, St Ann, Donna Harris, is seeking to raise awareness about the institution in order to get much-needed assistance for the children who attend. Read More

Flood waters destroy two-bedroom house; St Mary family begs for help

BY FALON FOLKES Observer staff reporter Folkesf@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, February, 5 2018    

A St Mary family is appealing for help after their two-bedroom board house was destroyed during heavy rains last December. Read More

St Ann Health Department celebrates staff, retirees

Monday, February, 5 2018    

The St Ann Health Department celebrated staff and retirees from across the parish last Tuesday at the Almond Tree Hotel in Ocho Rios.The event was split in two sessions with retirees honoured in the morning session and employees celebrated in the afternoon. Read More

Alexandria Community Hospital to be certified 'baby friendly'

Monday, February, 5 2018    

The Alexandria Community Hospital in Alexandria, St Ann, is to be given 'baby- friendly' status. Read More

PHOTO: WELL DONE!

Monday, February, 5 2018    

Staff members from Claremont Health Centre share a photo op with Parish Manager for St Ann Health Department Nadia Nunes (left) after they won the award for bestcustomer service. Read More



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