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Red hot Edwin!

Monday, February, 24 2020    

Edwin Allen High School turned in a number of outstanding performances at the recent Central Athletics Championships at G C Foster College. Among the more outstanding was the record-breaking run by the Class Two quartet of (from left) Serena Cole, Tina Clayton, Brandy... Read More

Gearing up for Champs!

Monday, February, 24 2020    

As expected athletes from schools in south central Jamaica were standouts at the Central Athletics Championships held last week at the GC Foster College and the County of Cornwall Athletics Association (COCAA) Western Championships at the St Elizabeth Technical Sports Complex in Santa... Read More

Pathology lab to open soon

Monday, February, 24 2020    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Three years after the Lions Club of Mandeville first launched the project, the health sector here is getting set to open a pathology lab to serve Manchester, St Elizabeth, and Clarendon. Read More

FOR YOUR DIARY

Monday, February, 24 2020    

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25,2020 - 8:30 AM TO 3:00 PMRosehall Primary & Infant School/Social Development Commission/Ministry of Health host Career, Health, Social and Wellness Fair on the grounds of Portsea Health Centre, St Elizabeth.  Read More

Ninety-year-old vendor at Charles Gordon Market has no plans to retire

BY ALAN LEWIN Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 20 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Ninety-year-old Claremont, Hanover native Essie Willocks, the oldest vendor at the Charles Gordon Market in Montego Bay, has no plans to stop plying her wares at the facility soon. Read More

Death trap?

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large cummingsm@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, February, 20 2020    

HAGUE, Trelawny — The Trelawny Police Traffic Department is to increase patrols in sections of the parish, particularly on the section of the Northern Coastal Highway between the Hague turn-off and the traffic signals at the road leading to Daniel Town where there have been two... Read More

'A Show of Love'

Thursday, February, 20 2020    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Shades of red and white, loving smiles, great food, gifts and pampering, greeted the over 80 residents and staff at the Hanover Infirmary, a day before Valentine's Day. Read More

JN brings music Hague students

Thursday, February, 20 2020    

HAGUE, Trelawny — For more than three years, principal of Hague Primary and Infant School Dameian Elvin and his staff have been exploring how they can inspire the students at the Trelawny- based institution. Read More

Bliggen, community members rally to make bridge for Salt Spring

Thursday, February, 20 2020    

 SALT SPRING, Hanover — Santoy Hanover resident Howard Bliggen is fond of helping others. Read More

Sport Diary — Thursday February 20

Thursday, February, 20 2020    

FRIDAYISSA Headley Cup second- roundCornwall College vs May Day@ Cornwall College - 10:00 amISSA boys' basketball national play-offsU-16- Herbert Morrison vs Jamaica College @ Herbert Morrison - 2:00 pmU-19-... Read More

Mt Alvernia hunt third win against Holland High in girls' basketball

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer HOLLAND, Trelawny | Thursday, February, 20 2020    

Defending champions Mt Alvernia High will go after their third straight win in the ISSA Western Conference Girls' basketball when they play Holland High School in the second game of a double-header at Holland High tomorrow. Read More

ALL SET!

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Thursday, February, 20 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions FC Reno will take on Falmouth United in the end-of-round final of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League at Jarrett Park on Sunday, starting at 3:00pm. Read More

Multimillion-dollar upgrades for four St James health centres

Thursday, February, 20 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Four health centres in St James are earmarked to benefit from the Jamaica Social Investment Fund's (JSIF) massive infrastructure project, which forms part of a grant from the European Union estimated at a value of $154... Read More

Love for the homeless

Thursday, February, 20 2020    

Miss Montego Bay 2019 Shakarita Porter and 1st runner-up Shante Jarrett teamed up on Valentine’s Day to feed a number of homeless people at the Open Heart Charity Mission in Montego Bay. Read More

'Remove it!'

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Senior staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, February, 17 2020    

RESIDENTS in Water Valley, St Ann, are calling for the removal of a pond built by Noranda Bauxite in the community following the death of 10-year-old Rajaun Brown late last month. Read More



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