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Trelawny businessman sponsors back-to-school health fair

Thursday, August, 31 2017    

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Money worries

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, August, 31 2017    

TUCKER, St James - Former champions Montego Bay United (MBU) say that unless there is a resolution to the long-standing and vexed issue of the over $3 million owed to them by the Premier League Clubs Association (PLCA) from last season, they are unsure if they will take... Read More

Hope in St James

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, August, 31 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Member of Parliament Edmund Bartlett says that the East Central St James Scholarship Welfare Fund he conceptualised some 20 years ago now holds the distinction of now supporting over 300 tertiary students in every university across Jamaica and... Read More

Red card for new ISSA system

With Paul Reid | Thursday, August, 31 2017    

In their effort to improve the schoolboy football competitions, the organisers, Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA), have made significant changes for the season that starts in just over a week's time. Read More

Bursary recipients

Thursday, August, 31 2017    

From back row left: Founder of the Youth Organisation for Upliftment Aubrey Stewart; Ornell Badasse, CEO of Gateway Corporative Credit Union Limited (GCCUL); and Keith Miller, business development marketing and sales manager, GCCUL, share the moment with bursary recipients who will be attending... Read More

Ken Boothe for MoBay Hip Strip's 'Sunday Sip'

Thursday, August, 31 2017    

Come this Sunday the Hip Strip in Montego Bay should be abuzz with excitement as vintage singer Ken Boothe brings some life to that section of the tourist capital. Read More

Nastashia Mitchell seeks Miss Global crown

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter MONTEGO BAY, St James | Thursday, August, 31 2017    

Miss Global Jamaica 2017 Nastashia Mitchell is among 25 international contestants vying to be crowned Miss Global International 2017 at Riu Montego Bay Hotel on Saturday, September 9. Read More

Esher Primary School gets new restroom facilities

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, August, 31 2017    

ESHER, Hanover — Students of Esher Primary School in Hanover will at the start of the new academic year next Monday have access to a modern restroom facility following a recent $800,000 upgrading project of the school's male and female restrooms. Read More

Farewell Sefton

Thursday, August, 31 2017    

Molly Rhone (at podium), president of the International Federation of Netball Associations (IFNA), pays tribute to late sports official Sefton Lawrence at his funeral service held at Kingsway Tabernacle Pentecostal Church in Pitfour on Sunday. Lawrence, who was involved in a number of sporting... Read More

CC win Jackson Shield

Thursday, August, 31 2017    

MUNRO, St Elizabeth - Cornwall College extended their dominance over long-time rivals Munro College in their annual Jackson Shield pre-season competition, winning their seventh-straight hold with a 4-3 aggregate win over the two games played at Munro College on... Read More

For your contribution

Thursday, August, 31 2017    

Portia Simpson Miller (third left) receives a citation from Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) executives (from left) Carol Bourke, second vice-president; Adam Stewart, first vice-president and CEO, Sandals Resorts; Omar Robinson, president; Camille Needham, executive director;... Read More

President's Xl, Duanvale, Spicy Hill win in TCA

Thursday, August, 31 2017    

DUANVALE, Trelawny — The President's Xl, Duanvale and Spicy Hill were all winners in last weekend's round of games in the Trelawny Cricket Association 50-over competition. Read More

MVP awardee

Thursday, August, 31 2017    

Petersfield High School goalkeeper Dwayne Levene (left) was named MVP of the St James FA Sandals Resort International Under-20 after they beat Spot Valley 5-3 on penalty kicks in the final played at the UDC field on Saturday. Levene made a crucial save in the shoot-out to lead his team to the... Read More

St James MP gives $5m to scholarship for inner-city students

BY HORACE HINES Staff reporter | Monday, August, 28 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Member of Parliament for St James North Western Dr Horace Chang is spending $5 million from his Constituency Development Fund (CDF) to fund his scholarship programme for tertiary students across his tough urban constituency this year. Read More

Chef closes restaurant due to violence, continues cooking at hotel

Saturday, August, 26 2017    

FROM an early age, Van Dyke Bernard developed a passion for cooking. With no formal training, this self-taught chef has catered to celebrities and scores of foodies. Read More



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