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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

May Day High wins Manchester Credit Union debating competition

Monday, May, 7 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — May Day High School took top spot in this year's renewal of the Manchester Co-operative Credit Union's-sponsored Inter-Secondary Schools Debating Competition final here recently. Read More

FOR YOUR DIARY

Monday, May, 7 2018    

Monday, May 7Jamaica Teachers' AssociationEducation WeekSymposiumKendal Camp & Conference CentreKendalManchester - 9:00 am- 4:00 pm UWI / UWI Open CampusLaunch Anniversary Exhibition Read More

Cricket remembers STETHS legend Paul Palmer

By Garfield Myers Editor at Large, South Central Bureau | Monday, April, 23 2018    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth – Even as St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) celebrated their 23rd hold on the all-island Spalding Cup cricket title last Thursday, there was a sombre, muted undertone. Read More

Thumbs up for Essex Valley Athletics Meet

Monday, April, 23 2018    

NAIN, St Elizabeth – The 45th Essex Valley Sports Council Athletics Meet held last Thursday at Alpart Sports Club is being described by organizers, JISCO Alpart Jamaica and the Alpart Essex Valley Sports Council, as a resounding success. Read More

Mandeville Municipal Corporation ponders posthumous recognition for Pat Anderson

Alicia Sutherland Observer staff reporter | Monday, April, 23 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Fuelled by an all-consuming dedication for development through sports, the late Patrick Anderson made a long and fruitful contribution to Jamaican sport, especially track and field, football and cricket over many decades. Read More

Spalding High salutes Alphansus Davis

Monday, April, 23 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The mission statement for Spalding High School promises to provide “rich” educational opportunities. Read More

Mandeville eyes third city status

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor at Large, South Central Bureau | Monday, April, 23 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — For president of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Garfield Green, a dream has evolved into a virtual crusade. Read More

PHOTO: Champions!

Monday, April, 23 2018    

St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS), easily the most successful school in Jamaican schoolboy cricket over the last four decades, regained the ISSA/GraceKennedy Financial Group Spalding Cup title after taking first-innings honours over Innswood High at STETHS Sports Complex last week. Read More

FOR YOUR DIARY

Monday, April, 23 2018    

(1) Monday April 23Mandeville Regional HospitalCataract Surgeries Press ConferenceHospital GroundsMandeville, Manchester- 3:00 pm (2) Wednesday April 25Official LaunchDevon Primary School Chicken Project Read More



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