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Chicken project for Devon Primary

Monday, June, 4 2018    

CHRISTIANA, Manchester — Nadine Nembhard, principal of Devon Primary School since 2016, remembers when it had one of the finest farms in the primary education system. Read More

PPHOTO: GROOMING TALENT

Monday, June, 4 2018    

Former national age-group football coach Andrew Edwards (centre in green shirt) in a recent training session with members of his Genesis Football Academy at the Manchester High School recently. Genesis caters to boys and girls ages 3-17. Edwards, who is also the football coach at Manchester... Read More

FOR YOUR DIARY

Monday, June, 4 2018    

TuesdaysOptimist Club of MandevilleMeetingsFirst and Third WeeksVilla Gardens RestaurantMandeville, Manchester — 6:00 pm Thursday June 7Manchester Chamber of CommerceAnnual General Meeting Read More

Champions

Monday, June, 4 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Innocence and joy intertwined on the faces of the four-member Mandeville Infant School team on Thursday (May 31, 2018) after yet another triumph in an early childhood quiz competition. Read More

Conference & Expo a success, says Manchester Chamber of Commerce

Monday, May, 21 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester – President of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Garfield Green says he is satisfied with last Wednesday's Conference and Expo hosted by the chamber in collaboration with Diaspora Connect at Golf View Hotel. Read More

Agri Day at Knox Community College

Monday, May, 21 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Knox Community College recently staged its Agri Day Expo 2018 at its Cobbla Campus in northern Manchester. Read More

Another gift of love from the Hue family

Monday, May, 21 2018    

MAY PEN, Clarendon — Dr Hyacinth Hue and her husband Eric Hue have donated a sonography machine (used for diagnostic imaging) worth US$7,000 to the May Pen Hospital, according to the Southern Regional Health Authority. Read More

CENTRAL'S BEST

Monday, May, 21 2018    

The Jamaica International Invitation meet at the National Stadium on Saturday night was embellished by the winning performance of three of the best female athletes from Central Jamaica: Elaine Thompson, Janieve Russell and Shericka Jackson. Thompson won the 100m,... Read More

Will never run dry!

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 21 2018    

MARLIE HILL, Manchester — After years of water being a scarce commodity which residents of Marlie Hill and its environs had to purchase for domestic usage, there was a collective sigh of relief last Monday as a water shop was officially opened in the community. Read More

Central Jamaica students excel in Toyota-sponsored art contest

Monday, May, 7 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Benjamin Barrett of Belair Prep was recently announced as the first-place winner in the 8-11 -year-old category of the Jamaican edition for the Toyota Dream Car Art Contest. Read More

Former JTA presidents praised for passionate advocacy

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 7 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Two former presidents of the Jamaica Teachers' Association — Dundee Hewitt who served in 1977 and 1987-1988, and Juno Gayle, now deceased, who was at the helm from 1996-1997 — were remembered and honoured by colleagues for leaving an impressive... Read More

Manchester Peace Coalition takes aim at social intervention

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 7 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Noted anthropologist Dr Herbert Gayle has been commissioned by the Manchester Peace Coalition to do an assessment of at-risk communities in the parish. Read More

Manchester residents make use of 'Justice Bus'

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 7 2018    

PORUS, Manchester — More than 20 residents benefitted from free legal advice here recently, through the inaugural Legal Assistance Project. Read More

PHOTO: MAY DAY HIGH CELEBRATES!

Monday, May, 7 2018    

May Day High students (centre) celebrate with the Mavis Campbell Trophy after winning the Manchester Co-operative Credit Union's Inter-Secondary Schools Debating Competition recently. Others from left are board secretary of the Manchester Co-operative Credit Union and chief judge of the event... Read More

PHOTO: Tough going!

Monday, May, 7 2018    

Triathletes take on a rough back trail during the cycling stage of the recent, 23rd staging of the Jakes Off Road Triathlon in Treasure Beach, St Elizabeth. The triathlon included a 350-metre swim, a 25-kilometre bike trail ride, and a 7-kilometre trail run. Proceeds of the annual event go... Read More



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