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Educator, Mayor Bertel Moore call for support of the Westmoreland/Japan exchange programme

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer | Thursday, October, 25 2018    

NEGRIL, Hanover — Gregory Gordon, a Jamaican-born linguist and educator, is calling on corporate Jamaica to support the student exchange programme between Westmoreland-based schools and Japan. Read More

Mayor praises work of public health inspectors

Thursday, October, 25 2018    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Mayor of Falmouth and Chairman of the Trelawny Parish Council Colin Gager has lauded the island's public health inspectors for their work in promoting good public and environmental well-being. Read More

Cornwall College's leading goal scorer Aiden

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Thursday, October, 25 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Despite dominating Zone A of the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup, Cornwall College's striker Aiden Jokombo, believes his team should have done better, as they get ready to make a run at their 13th title overall and their second in three... Read More

Cornwall College seek back-to-back wins in ISSA Western Conference Boys' Basketball

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, October, 25 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Cornwall College go after consecutive wins in the Under-16 section, while opening their Under-19 campaign tomorrow, when they host Holland High in a double-header at Cornwall College in the ISSA Western Conference Boys' Basketball competition, set to start... Read More

PHOTO: For Miss Mobay

Thursday, October, 25 2018    

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'City to City'

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, October, 25 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Corporate Transport Services (CTS) rolls out its new 'City to City' luxury passenger express bus service, starting tomorrow from Montego Bay destined for Kingston with a return trip. Read More

PHOTO: For the boys

Thursday, October, 25 2018    

Four outstanding Cornwall College Old Boys (from left) Allie McNab, Senator Noel Sloley, Walt Crooks and Dr Dwayne Hall pose with their plaques after they were honoured at the recent dinner and dance of the Cornwall College Old Boys Association (COBA), held at Grand-A-View Restaurant on Queens... Read More

Mixed bag!

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, October, 25 2018    

 MONTEGO BAY, St James — It was two wins and two losses for the four western based teams as the quarter -finals of the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup football competition kicked off on Tuesday. Read More

Compassionate health care in Black River

Monday, October, 22 2018    

Black River, St Elizabeth — Elderly, chronically ill and confined to a wheelchair, Beryl Edwards is a regular visitor to the accident and emergency outpatient department at the Black River Hospital. Read More

Heroes' Day 2018 in Manchester

Monday, October, 22 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Eleven people were honoured here on National Heroes' Day for contributions in different areas of service.Howard Salmon, Sheron Anderson and Knola Lee Oliphant were recogonised for their service to education. Read More

Rural roads are next, says PM

BY HORACE HINES Observer staff reporter | Monday, October, 22 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Prime Minister Andrew Holness has indicated that, as a complement to the renovation of some major thoroughfares across the island, the Government will shortly be focusing on networks of roads in rural communities. Read More

Easy CC

Monday, October, 22 2018    

Clarendon Park, Clarendon — Last season they were beaten finalists in the daCosta Cup and had to be content with the Ben Francis Cup. Read More

Candle in the Dark

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 22 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Though making an impact in the Mandeville community for more than two decades, non-profit Candle in the Dark Care Centre can still be considered as a little-known organisation to many residents. Read More

Mile Gully turn heads

BY PAUL A REID Observer Writer | Monday, October, 22 2018    

Mandeville , Manchester — Seven schools from south-central Jamaica, led by Clarendon College and St Elizabeth Technical High (STETHS), qualified for the quarterfinals of the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup football competition as the second round came to an end on... Read More

For Your Diary

Monday, October, 22 2018    

1) Thursday, October 25Church Teachers' College Alumni AssociationPress Conference/Research Presentation'Prospects of Local Economic Development in the Alligator Pond community'Leo Goodin Students' Lounge and Entertainment Centre Read More



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