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PHOTO: HAPPY 90TH, MR SADLER!

Thursday, March, 28 2019    

Simon Sadler, assisted by his daughter Sheena Sadler Weeks, cuts the birthday cake at a party at his home at Fort William, Westmoreland, on Sunday March 17, 2019 , in celebration of his 90th birthday. At left is retired teacher Sybil McCalla, MC at the function. Friends, associates and members... Read More

Sport Diary - March

Thursday, March, 28 2019    

TODAYSt James FA Sandals Resorts International Major LeagueCatherine Hall vs Irwin FC- UDC field-3:30 pm Trelawny FA Major LeagueProspect Links vs Invaders SC- Samuel Prospect-3:30pm Read More

Rough transition

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, March, 25 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — A Manchester business leader says that shopping at supermarkets and other retail stores has become less customer-friendly since the implementation of a ban on plastic bags. Read More

Prospects good for Clarendon Youth in Business programme

Monday, March, 25 2019    

MAY PEN, Clarendon — The Clarendon Municipal Corporation's Clarendon Youth in Business (CIYB) programme, which has helped dozens of young people to start their own businesses, is likely to get even stronger this year, organisers say. Read More

YWOP seeks funding for women entrepreneurs

BY Alicia Sutherland Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, March, 25 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Manchester non-government organisation Young Women of Purpose (YWOP) is seeking to raise at least $750,000 in funding to assist 10 women who have an interest in building their own businesses. Read More

Gospel in motion

Monday, March, 25 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — An estimated 5,000 volunteers were on Sunday, March 17, part of an initiative called Operation Save a Youth (OSAY) across Manchester. Read More

CAN EDWIN REPEAT?

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, March, 25 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The battle between central powerhouses, defending champions Edwin Allen High and former winners Holmwood Technical in the girls' section, will be the highlight of the ISSA GraceKennedy Boys' and Girls' Athletics Championships that gets ... Read More

Tourism minister wants faculty of tourism in MoBay

BY HORACE HINES Observer staff reporter | Monday, March, 25 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has recommended that all tourism studies at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) be amalgamated and offered from their new Western Jamaica campus, for which ground was officially broken at the Barnett Estate here on... Read More

Inspirational!

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-Large South/Central Bureau | Monday, March, 25 2019    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — Captain and lead all-rounder for Manchester High School Andre Morgan seems to smile only occasionally. Read More

Impressive opening for Grand A View Restaurant and Event Place

Thursday, March, 21 2019    

Montego Bay's socialites were out in their numbers on the night of Saturday, March 9 to share in the glitzy official opening of the Grand A View Restaurant and Event Place, located on Queens Drive in the resort city. Read More

Enforcement coming!

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, March, 21 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Western Parks and Markets (WPM) Waste Management Limited has warned restaurant and cook-shop operators that it will be undertaking enforcement activities in the resort city of Montego Bay, which is overrun with rats in some... Read More

Broughton Primary wins History Challenge Quiz

Thursday, March, 21 2019    

WHITEHOUSE, Westmoreland — Junior Schools' Challenge Quiz finalist, Broughton Primary School has yet another achievement under its belt. Read More

JTB donates PA system to Barrett Town All-Age

BY ACEION CUNNINGHAM Observer West writer | Thursday, March, 21 2019    

BARRETT TOWN, St James — The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) through their regional office in Montego Bay, recently gifted a public address (PA) system to the Barrett Town All-Age School for use in scholastic activities and to better improve overall operations at the... Read More

Miss Global International is back!

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large cummingsm@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, March, 21 2019    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny After a one-year hiatus, the Miss Global International pageant is set for the Montego Bay Convention Centre in Rose Hall, St James, on September 28. Read More

Sport Diary — March 21

Thursday, March, 21 2019    

TODAYISSA Western Conference Girls' basketball3rd place- play-off : William Knibb vs Muschett High-Cricket Club -2:30pmFinal- Mt Alvernia vs Herbert Morrison- Cricket Club- 4:00 pm  Read More



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