Regional

Three Angels commits to community

Monday, April, 9 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Late last month, Three Angels Pharmacy here marked the anniversary of a mobile clinic it rolled out a year ago.Last year, proprietor Rohan McNellie had plans to offer free health care beyond the borders of Manchester. Read More

Job readiness fair bolsters HEART trainees' confidence

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, April, 9 2018    

KENDAL, Manchester — The HEART Trust/NTA recently hosted approximately 650 trainees at an Employability Skills/Exit Readiness Fair at Kendal Conference Centre. Read More

New day for Winston Jones High welding students

Monday, April, 9 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — A new world of opportunities has opened up for welding technology students of Winston Jones High School in Pratville, Manchester. Read More

Bauxite woes

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-Large South/Central Bureau | Monday, April, 9 2018    

MYERSVILLE, St Elizabeth — Councillor Layton Smith (PNP, Myersville Division) in St Elizabeth South Eastern was a relieved man last Thursday when Sophia Frazer-Binns, the Opposition People's National Party (PNP) shadow spokesman on the environment, visited his division. Read More

For your diary

Monday, April, 9 2018    

Wednesday, April 11 Northern Caribbean UniversityDepartment of Communication StudiesSymposiumMain AuditoriumMandeville - 10:00 am Wednesday, April 11- Friday, April 13  Read More

Photo: Well done!

Monday, April, 9 2018    

As has become customary over many years, junior athletes from central Jamaica contributed significantly to the nation's dominance at the latest edition of the annual Flow Carifta Games, held at Thomas A Robinson National Stadium in Nassau, Bahamas, over the Easter weekend. Jamaica ended with 82... Read More

Educator pushes for smoother pension collection process

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, April, 8 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Principal of the Spalding High School George Henry has made an appeal for greater efficiency in the distribution of pension to retired educators. Read More

Sav hospital now better able to deal with motor vehicle accidents

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, April, 5 2018    

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland — Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton says the Savanna-la-Mar Public General Hospital in Westmoreland is presently in a better position to respond to the high level of motor vehicle accidents in the parish with the recent donation of a C-arm X-ray machine... Read More

Nowhere to play

Thursday, April, 5 2018    

HOPEWELL, Hanover — Bethel Primary and Junior High School in Hopewell, Hanover, currently has no area on its premises where its students can play. Read More

Tight Race

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, April, 5 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Three teams, led by former champions Wadadah FC, will be chasing the two available places in the semi-finals of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League as the third round comes to a close next Sunday. Read More

Help reaches wounded policeman

Thursday, April, 5 2018    

BETHEL TOWN, Westmoreland — The appeal for assistance from 63-year-old ex-Special Constable Nicholas Harding, who has been disabled since he was shot by gunmen in Kingston almost 40 years ago, has not fallen on deaf ears. Read More

Patrons go 'back to basics' at Different Strokes

Thursday, April, 5 2018    

The Easter staging of one of western Jamaica's favourite retro party, Different Strokes, unfolded at the spacious Cayenne Beach in Negril on Saturday. Read More

Champions Falmouth United kick off return round of TFA Major League

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, April, 5 2018    

FRIENDSHIP, Trelawny — Mid-season champions Falmouth United will kick off the return round of the Trelawny Football Association Grandeur Transportation Services/MonyMusk Rum Major League this afternoon when they take on Friendship FC at Friendship starting a 3:30 pm. Read More

PHOTO: BLOCKED

Thursday, April, 5 2018    

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PHOTO: Making a pass

Thursday, April, 5 2018    

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