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Hanover Charities brings joy to Cacoon Primary and Infant School

Thursday, March, 5 2020    

CACOON, Hanover — Hanover Charities has partnered with the JPS Foundation and Hanover Western Member of Parliament Ian Hayles to provide the Cacoon Primary and Infant School in the parish with a computer room outfitted with 10 new... Read More

Rusea's set sprint medley relay record at Gibson

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, March, 5 2020    

Rusea's High School's girls' sprint medley relay team and Herbert Morrison Technical's high jumper Daniella Anglin were the only western winners at last Saturday's 44th staging of the Gibson McCook Relays, held at the National Stadium in Kingston. Read More

Western Confed resumes

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, March, 5 2020    

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Canada Fund for Local Initiatives donates Ca$15,000 to JBBC for MoBay boxing gym

BY ONOME SIDO Observer West writer | Thursday, March, 5 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives has donated Ca$15,000 to the Jamaica Boxing Board of Control to provide equipment for its boxing gym at the Montego Bay Cricket Club in the resort city. Read More

Stop reposting!

Thursday, March, 5 2020    

MARTHA BRAE, Trelawny — Acting principal of William Knibb Memorial High School Audrey Steele is appealing to social media users to stop reposting a video detailing the moment the body of a former student of hers was fished from the river where he... Read More

'Herbie' meet Calabar in ISSA national boys' basketball

Thursday, March, 5 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Western Conference champions Herbert Morrison Technical will take on former champions Calabar High at GC Foster Sports College in Angels, St Catherine, in one Under-19 semi-final of the ISSA national boys' basketball play-offs today, set to start at 5:00... Read More

Western Sport Diary — March 5

Thursday, March, 5 2020    

TODAYISSA Western Conference girls' open basketballMt Alvernia High vs Montego Bay High @ William Knibb - 1:30 pmWilliam Knibb Memorial vs Holland High @ William Knibb - 3:00 pmFRIDAYSt James FA... Read More

'Ancestral Gardens' opens in Woodside, St Mary

Monday, March, 2 2020    

Woodside, St Mary marks August 1 each year with a gathering of residents and visitors who re-enact the Declaration of Emancipation. Read More

Eastern Champs honours Brigadier Errol Johnson

Monday, March, 2 2020    

The Eastern Secondary Schools Sports Association (ESSA) last Tuesday honoured Brigadier Errol Johnson for his contribution to the development of Eastern Athletics Championship over the years. Read More

Port Maria market almost ready

Monday, March, 2 2020    

Five months after he told the Jamaica Observer North and East that the long-awaited market in Port Maria, St Mary, was approximately 85 per cent complete, chairman of the parish's municipal corporation, Mayor Richard Creary, now says the facility is almost ready to... Read More

Eastern Champs spills and thrills

BY EVERARD OWEN Observer writer editorial@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, March, 2 2020    

The Eastern Athletics Championships, which is the longest regional school track and field meet in Jamaica, continued its tradition of providing fans with thrills and spills at the National Stadium last Monday and Tuesday. Read More

Port Antonio High shines at World School Cheerleading Championship

BY EVERARD OWEN Observer writer editorial@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, March, 2 2020    

Port Antonio High School placed second at the recent School World Cheerleading Championship at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, in Florida. Read More

Peaceful Portland - No murders in eastern parish so far this year

BY SHANAE STEWART Observer Staff Reporter stewarts@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, March, 2 2020    

With Portland holding the distinction of being the only parish in the island where no murders were recorded in the first two months of this year, the man who leads the police team in the parish, Superintendent Duane Wellington, says every effort is being made to ensure that the crime... Read More

Titchfield schools them in cheerleading at Eastern Champs

Monday, March, 2 2020    

Titchfield High School pulled off a major upset at the just-concluded Eastern Athletics Championships by taking the cheer-leading title over the highly favoured Port Antonio High who had just returned home from the World School Cheerleading Championships in... Read More

Special Economic Zone operators urged to adhere to regulations

Friday, February, 28 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Entities within the country's Special Economic Zones (SEZs) are being urged to adhere to the regulations governing their operations. Read More



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