North & East

St George's Kiwanis Club makes special donation to Orange Bay school

Monday, September, 17 2018    

THE Kiwanis Club of St George's - Buff Bay on Friday made a special donation to the Orange Bay School for Early Stimulation as part of its push for early childhood development. Read More

Ann-Marie Vaz presented as JLP East Portland standard-bearer

Monday, September, 17 2018    

SCORES of Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) supporters gathered in Port Antonio Square, Portland, two Sundays ago as JLP leader and Prime Minister Andrew Holness presented Ann-Marie Vaz as the party's standard-bearer for Portland Eastern. Here are some highlights. Read More

Morant Bay three for three as St Mary Technical seek lead in Zone J

PAUL A REID Observer Writer | Monday, September, 17 2018    

HIGHGATE, St Mary — The lead in Zone J of the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup competition will be on the line today when St Mary Technical takes on Brimmervale High at Highgate Community Centre starting at 3:30pm. Read More


Monday, September, 17 2018    

Titchfield's goalkeeper Maximus Davis (off the ground) is beaten by Andrew Layne (out of picture) as Port Antonio High take the lead in their Port Antonio Derby match at Carder Park on Saturday last. The match ended in a 1-1 draw. (Photo: Everald Owen) Read More

Missing without a trace

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter | Monday, September, 17 2018    

MANY parents are still celebrating their child's success in the recent Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination, but one St Ann family is still searching for answers four years after their loved one went missing. Read More

PEP sensitisation soon for St Ann teachers, students

Monday, September, 3 2018    

THE Ministry of Education will be engaging teachers and parents in a series of sensitisation sessions, beginning in September, to ensure a seamless implementation of the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) examination. Read More

Military bands thrill at Portland's evening of excellence

Monday, September, 3 2018    

PORTLANDERS who turned up last Sunday for an evening of excellence at Port Antonio High School auditorium were not disappointed, as the Jamaica Military Band put on a show that will be remembered years to come. Read More

Teen among 8 north-east residents for Pan 2018 grand final

Monday, September, 3 2018    

EIGHT pan chicken men and women representing the parishes of St Thomas, St Ann, St Mary and Portland, have advanced to the grand final of PAN 2018, hosted by CB Foods. Read More

'Low support'

Monday, September, 3 2018    

MONIQUE Grant-Facey wants greater parental support this academic year for students at Happy Grove High School, where she serves as principal. Read More

PHOTO: He's in!

Monday, September, 3 2018    

Second-place winner from St Ann, Jahmuki Barnes jumps for joy upon hearing his name announced as one of eight regional winners advancing to the Pan 2018 Grand Final. Read More

20 from north-east JA head to PAN 2018 showdown in Portland

Monday, August, 20 2018    

TWENTY pan chicken vendors representing the parishes of St Ann, Portland, St Mary, and St Thomas will compete at PAN 2018 Regional 1 at Folly Oval in Portland this Saturday.The competitors representing the north east are: Read More

Anneisha Davidson is Miss Wag Water Valley 2018

Monday, August, 20 2018    

ANNEISHA Davidson, a 15-year-old student at Annotto Bay High School in St Mary, was adjudged Miss Wag Water Valley 2018. Read More

'No more suffering'

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter | Monday, August, 20 2018    

RESIDENTS in Chesterfield, Castleton, St Mary, say that they are relieved construction is to begin for the bridge promised by Prime Minister Andrew Holness, which will facilitate easier commuting by linking the community to the Junction main road, also in the parish. Read More

PHOTO: Queen Anneisha

Monday, August, 20 2018    

Miss Wag Water Valley 2018 Anneisha Davidsone (centre) is flanked by second runner-up Ruthann Hermitt (left) and first runner-up Moyita Lindo (right). (Photo: Everard Owen) Read More

Another tragedy on Spur Tree

Monday, August, 13 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Saturday's tragic death of a 62-year-old woman in a motor vehicle crash has reignited concerns about the Spur Tree main road which links St Elizabeth and western Jamaica with Mandeville and points east including Jamaica's capital... Read More


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