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Over $1m raised for mammograms for Portland women

Monday, October, 14 2019    

The Sir Henry Morgan Angling Association (SHMAA) says it has raised just over $1 million to pay for mammograms for Portland women. Read More

Africa trip cut short saved breast cancer victim's life

Monday, October, 14 2019    

Carol Whyte cut her trip to Africa short when she discovered a lump in one of her breasts.A week and several tests later, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Read More

TSO fires up Portland

Monday, October, 14 2019    

Several shoppers flocked the streets of Port Antonio in Portland to capitalise on the hottest deals at this year's Jamaica Observer Takes Style Out (TSO). TSO is an exhilarating shopping initiative, by Jamaica's number one daily newspaper, to stimulate retail sales... Read More

Another dog attack

BY EVERARD OWEN Observer writer editorial@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 14 2019    

A 26-year-old woman who was attacked by dogs in her Fair Prospect community in East Portland last month is demanding compensation from the owner, after stating that the incident has not only left her traumatised, but seriously injured. Read More

MoBay City Run provides $4-m in scholarships

Thursday, October, 10 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Organisers of the annual charity road race MoBay City Run have this year awarded scholarships valued at $4 million to 80 students of tertiary institutions in the second city, bringing its total education assistance from the... Read More

Local acts deliver at Come Celebrate Jesus

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, October, 10 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James – Heavy afternoon showers in the western end of the island last Saturday night did not succeed in watering down the performances at Come Celebrate Jesus in Jamaica at Montego Bay Convention Centre. Read More

Graduates of Kellier's training programme employed in local, overseas hotel sectors

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, October, 10 2019    

CAMBRIDGE, St James — The Community Training for Empowerment Programme (CTEP) initiated by South St James MP Derrick Kellier in 2004 for those of his constituents who were unskilled, has since turned out nearly 2,000 graduates, a large chunk of whom have been absorbed in the hotel sector... Read More

Anchovy into second round of D'Cup

PAUL A REID Observer West Writer | Thursday, October, 10 2019    

ANCHOVY, St James — After an 18-year absence, Anchovy High made a long awaited return to the second round of the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup football competition after beating Irwin High 4-0 in their return round Zone A game on Saturday. Read More

TSO invades Montego Bay

Thursday, October, 10 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The heavy showers of last Thursday were no match for bargain-hunters bent on participating in the Jamaica Observer Takes Style Out (TSO) retail event in Montego Bay. Read More

High costs plaguing track and field in the west

PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, October, 10 2019    

LUCEA, Hanover - Roderick Myles, coach of Rusea's High and former coach of World Championships medallists Danniel Thomas-Dodd and Rushell Clayton is bemoaning the high cost of running a proper track and field programme, which he cites as one of the main challenges dogging the sport in... Read More

Frome on high!

PAUL A REID Observer West Writer | Thursday, October, 10 2019    

FROME, Westmoreland - The campus and community of Frome Technical High School has been buzzing since last weekend's heroics of former student athletes Danniel Thomas-Dodd and Rushell Clayton at the 17th IAAF World Championships in Doha,... Read More

Bike Ban

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, October, 10 2019    

LITTLE LONDON, Westmoreland — AS of Monday, Little London High School students will no longer be able to commute to or from school on bike taxis following a decision by the board of governors of the institution for the practice to cease.The decision to impose... Read More

96, not out!

Thursday, October, 10 2019    

Pastor Caleb Clayton (fifth left) recently celebrated his 96th birthday with a host of friends and relatives at a dinner party at The Club at Reading Heights. Here, he is captured in a photo with his nine children: (from left) Milton Clayton, Dr Judith Clayton-Gomez, Dr Ardith Clayton-Wright, Dr... Read More

St James FA AGM set for next month

Thursday, October, 10 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James- The annual general meeting (AGM) and Voting Congress of the St James Football Association (FA) is to be held on Monday, November 4th at Corinaldi Avenue Primary School in Montego Bay; it was announced earlier this week. Read More

Western Sports Diary — October 10-16 2019

Thursday, October, 10 2019    

TodayISSA Rural NetballZone BMontego Bay High vs Herbert Morrison @ 2:15 pmSpot Valley vs Muschett @ 2:15 pm FridayISSA Rural NetballZone A Read More



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