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Portland Credit Union gives a helping hand to students

BY EVERARD OWEN Observer writer | Monday, September, 16 2019    

The Portland Cooperative Credit Union has handed out approximately $1.5 million in grants to 78 students in the parish. Read More

Champion farmer beating the drought

BY SHANAE STEWART Staff Reporter stewarts@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 16 2019    

The extensive drought affecting most of the island has left several farmers facing ruin but Michelle Black, who was crowned Champion Farmer at the recent 67th staging of the Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show has found a way to beat the heat. Read More

Tough on Titchfield

Monday, September, 16 2019    

After opening the 2019 ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup season with a two-nil victory over Fair Prospect at Carder Park last week, Titchfield High were brought back down to earth on Saturday with a 2-1 loss to Port Antonio. Read More

PAINFUL BLOW!

BY EVERARD OWEN Observer writer | Monday, September, 16 2019    

MOUNT OAKLEY, Portland — A man and his son are now homeless after fire, sparked by a lightning strike, destroyed their two-bedroom house in this district last Tuesday morning. Read More

iCAN Foundation gifts Risen Messiah ECI cheque, resource centre

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 12 2019    

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JAHJAH, Negril Chamber partner to set up EMS centre

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer | Thursday, September, 12 2019    

 NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Efforts are currently been made to have an Emergency Medical Service (EMS) centre established in the resort town of Negril by year-end. Read More

Money for marlin

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large cummingsm@jamaicaobserver.com MONTEGO BAY, St James | Thursday, September, 12 2019    

For the first time in its history, the annual Montego Bay Yacht Club (MBYC) Marlin Fishing Tournament will this year award cash prizes to winners participating in the event, which will be staged in the resort city from Monday October 7 to 12.The announcement was made... Read More

Whitmore wants more games at Montego Bay Sports Complex

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 12 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Theodore Whitmore, head coach of the senior men's national team, the Reggae Boyz, believes that the football field at the Montego Bay Sports Complex should be available for more events, including local football competitions. Read More

Western STARS

Thursday, September, 12 2019    

Two former western-based school boys football stars, Brian Brown and Peter-Lee Vassell, both came off the bench to score for Jamaica in last Friday's CONCACAF Nations League game at the Montego Bay Sports Complex against Antigua & Barbuda. Jamaica won the game 6-0. Brown (#18) led Rusea's... Read More

Sport Diary — Thursday 12

Thursday, September, 12 2019    

SATURDAYISSA/Wata daCosta Cup footballZone ACornwall College vs St James High @ Cornwall College - 3:30 pmGreen Pond vs Anchovy Highgate @ Green Pond - 3:30 pm Read More

Good pass!

Thursday, September, 12 2019    

Frome Technical's Fabian Forbes (left) plays the ball past Rayvon Grey in Monday's ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup Zone B game played at Orchard Community Centre in Hanover. Forbes scored one of the goals as Frome Technical won the game 2-0. (Photo: Paul Reid) Read More

'Don't Panic'

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 12 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton is urging St James residents not to panic in the wake of reports of an uptick in suspected cases of dengue fever in the parish. Read More

Highlights of Jamaica Bridal Expo

Thursday, September, 12 2019    

The veils came down on the three-day 2019 Jamaica Bridal Expo at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in Rose Hall on Sunday. On the fist day attendees participated in a conference dedicated to the elements of and resources for planning and executing successful Jamaican destination wedding... Read More

CUMI Walk/ Run set for September 21

Thursday, September, 12 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - The annual Committee for the Upliftment of the Mentally Ill (CUMI) fund-raising 5K Walk/Run will be held on Saturday, September 21, set to start at 6:30 am at Tryall in Hanover. Read More



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