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Parents must do more

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 23 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Commander of the Manchester Police Division Wayne Cameron has argued that parents should do more to control children and the responsibility for proper parental guidance should not be left up to law enforcement offcers. Read More

12 primary schools receive tablets from Jamalco

Monday, October, 23 2017    

In an effort to help improve e-learning opportunities for students in its operating areas, Jamalco has donated 100 tablets to 12 primary schools through its Tablets in Schools programme. The tablets were officially handed over at a ceremony held at the Wembley Centre of... Read More

Big plans for STETHS

Monday, October, 23 2017    

Santa Cruz , St Elizabeth — A recently installed artificial lighting system at the St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) Sports Complex has provided a boost for sports in Santa Cruz and the wider St Elizabeth. Read More

Handling mental health issues at work

Monday, October, 23 2017    

A section of the audience listens intently to presentations on effectively dealing with mental health disorders in the workplace. The St Elizabeth Health Department hosted a symposium at the St Matthew's Anglican Church Hall in Santa Cruz, on October 11. Read More

For Your Diary

Monday, October, 23 2017    

1) Friday, October 27Manchester Chamber of CommerceLaunch of Manchester Police and Community Relations CommitteeGolf View HotelMandevilleManchester — 2:00 pm 2) Saturday, October 28 Read More

Shoppers relish TSO bargains despite hurdles in Santa Cruz

Monday, October, 9 2017    

Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth — Overcast and drizzly conditions and tough economic times meant Thursday's Takes Style Out promotion wasn't what it used to be in this south-central town. Read More

'Get fit,' Jamaicans told

Monday, October, 9 2017    

Mandeville , Manchester — Physiotherapists at Mandeville Regional Hospital (MRH) who recently celebrated World Physiotherapy Week, are urging Jamaicans to use physical activity as a prescription for healthier lifestyles. Read More

'Satisfied, thankful, hopeful' - Manchester TSO participants

Monday, October, 9 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester - Now a fully fledged entrepreneur with more time for her business since last year's Jamaica Observer Takes Style Out (TSO), where she was still balancing her day job with her boutique Anita Elizabeth, Summer James strategically planned her participation in last... Read More

Maggotty High celebrates 'whole' day

Monday, October, 9 2017    

Maggotty , St Elizabeth — Maggotty High School in St Elizabeth has finally replaced the shift system with a whole day structure, and according to principal Sean Graham, all stakeholders are pleased. Read More

Touching lives through eye care

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-Large South Central Bureau | Monday, October, 9 2017    

Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth — Rev Gerald Emmanuel, pastor of the Cambridge United Church in Brompton, 15 miles west of here, was smiling from ear to ear when the Jamaica Observer Central visited last Friday. Read More

Blackwood eyes consistency

Monday, October, 9 2017    

Former Holmwood Technical High School star cricketer Jermaine Blackwood will be in search of greater consistency as a batsman during the West Indies two-Test tour of Zimbabwe later this month. Read More

Farmers, stakeholders honoured at Manchester Denbigh Awards

Monday, October, 9 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — A number of PMO (Production and Marketing Organisation) groups, individual farmers and other farming stakeholders were on September 30 honoured here. Read More

Lacovia bridge needs repair

Monday, October, 9 2017    

Sections of the railing of Lacovia bridge spanning Black River in St Elizabeth are broken, and locals are urging the authorities to correct the problem. “It is dangerous,” one resident told the Jamaica Observer Central recently. (Photo: Gregory Bennett) Read More

For Your Diary

Monday, October, 9 2017    

1) Tuesday, October 10Projects Abroad Jamaica/Ebenezer HomeWorld Homeless Day ActivitiesGrey GroundManchester — 9:00 am RSVP Caribbean VolunteersWorld Homeless Day Activities Read More

Lions Club of Mandeville forms partnership to assist students

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 2 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The Lions Club of Mandeville recently partnered with the Manchester Youth Information Centre and local business Fancy Fruits to assist students in their preparation for the new school year. Read More



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