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Fontana goes 'natural'

Thursday, July, 5 2018    

It was an afternoon of excitement last Friday, when Fontana Pharmacy hosted its inaugural staging of 'Project Natural' at its Montego Bay location. Read More

Students to receive $1.5m in back-to-school assistance from MP Dr Horace Chang

Thursday, July, 5 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — One hundred and ten students from the constituency of St James North Western are to receive financial assistance valued about $1.5 million, for their back-to-school preparations for the upcoming academic year, which begins in September. Read More

NSWMA operations in Hanover pleases executive director

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

LUCEA, Hanover — National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) e xecutive d irector Audley Gordon has expressed satisfaction with the performance of the authority in Hanover despite the lack of resources. Read More

'Operation Regain and Retain'

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, July, 5 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Newly appointed principal of Cornwall College Michael Ellis, says for the resort city of Montego Bay to return to its glory days, then the 122-year-old high school for boys will first have to return to its former days of greatness. Read More

HELP PLEASE!

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

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Wadadah FC, the former national club football champions, are crying out for help as they seek to get back to the glory days when the club once ruled local football and supplied a number of top quality players to the national programme. Read More

Catherine Hall All-Stars seek revenge against Holland

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

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Fresh from their nail-biting 66-64 win over Lucea Flames last Saturday, Catherine Hall All-Stars take on a the well-rested Holland Saints in their second-round Western Basketball Association (WBA) Elite Basketball League (EBL) at the Montego Bay Cricket Club... Read More

Off to Finland!

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, July, 5 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Seven athletes from the western region are part of the Jamaican team that will start leaving the island today for the IAAF World Under- 20 championships in Tampere, Finland. The championships takes place from July 10-15. Read More

PHOTO: ST JAMES FA DIV TWO MVP

Thursday, July, 5 2018    

Aldane Ottey of Bickersteth FC (left) was last week named MVP of the St James FA Guardian Group Division 2 competition after they beat Belmont FC 2-1 in the final played at the UDC field. Making the presentation to Ottey is Donovan Craigie of the Guardian Group. Read More

Sport Diary July 5-11

Thursday, July, 5 2018    

TODAYHanover FA Major League second roundEsher United vs Sandy Bay United - Watson Taylor Park 3:30 pm Western Basketball Association EBLCatherine Hall All-stars vs Holland Saints - Cricket Club SATURDAY JULY 7 Read More

Beware!

Monday, July, 2 2018    

NEWPORT, Manchester — There is a prominent “No Dumping” sign on a private lot across the road from the HEART Trust/NTA facility here, but some people couldn't care less.They still dump garbage there. Read More

Central Jamaica athletes star at National Championships

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Monday, July, 2 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — A number of athletes from central Jamaica were at the top of their game at the Jamaica Administrative Athletics Association (JAAA)/Supreme Ventures National Senior and Junior Championships held inside National Stadium over last weekend. Read More

Slain police officer gets Father's Day recognition

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, July, 2 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester - Fallen Community Safety and Security police officer Corporal Melvin Smith was honoured here among six other outstanding fathers on Sunday, June 17, in recognition of Father's Day. Read More

Prize-giving at Porus Parenting Club

Monday, July, 2 2018    

PORUS, Manchester— Launched in 2000, the Porus Primary Parenting Club seeks to give parents a chance to understand and appreciate best practices in caring for their children by engaging them in a range of activities. Read More

Schools' agro expo a hit in St Elizabeth

Monday, July, 2 2018    

NAIN, St Elizabeth — Twenty-two schools in south-east St Elizabeth classified as the Quality Education Circle 41 recently participated in a major agro science exhibition at Alpart Sports Club here. Read More

Sutherland Global expands in Mandeville

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-Large, South Central Bureau | Monday, July, 2 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester – Two and a half years after setting up opertaions on Ward Avenue in this south-central town, business process outsourcing (BPO) giant Sutherland Global Services is about to expand operations here. Read More



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