Knox shock Holmwood

BY PAUL A REID Observer Writer | Monday, September, 24 2018    

SPALDING, Manchester — Knox College surprised favourites Holmwood Technical 1-0 on Saturday to move into a tie with Spalding High for the lead in Zone G of the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup football competition. Read More


Monday, September, 24 2018    

Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth — Eye-catching goals from Kristoff Murray in the 25th minute and Ronaldo Webster in the 75th gave St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) a 2-0 victory over arch-rivals Munro College in their ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup clash at the STETHS Sports Complex... Read More

Railway Corp supports development of Kendal crash site

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter | Monday, September, 24 2018    

KENDAL, Manchester — The Jamaica Railway Corporation (JRC) has expressed support for plans by the Manchester Municipal Corporation to establish a memorial/recreational park at the Kendal train crash site. Read More

Clean-up at Alligator Pond

Monday, September, 24 2018    

In recognition of International Coastal Cleanup Day this month, the Manchester Municipal Corporation took on the Alligator Pond Beach as a project. Among the volunteers were students from the Alligator Pond Primary School. Parish Disaster Preparedness Coordinator, La-Jean Powell-Richards, said... Read More

PHOTO: Easy Manchester High

Monday, September, 24 2018    

Tyrone Mitchell (left) of Manchester High turns away from the challenge of a DeCarteret College opponent during a recent ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup contest at Manchester High School. The home team won 7-2.  Read More

PHOTO: St Elizabeth derby

Monday, September, 24 2018    

Ronaldo Webster of St Elizabeth Technical High School (centre) shields the ball away from Malike Stephens (left) of Munro College as others watch during their ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup game at the STETHS Sports Complex in Santa Cruz on Saturday. STETHS won 2-0.  Read More

For Your Diary

Monday, September, 24 2018    

1) Saturday, September 29Central JamaicaPAN Chicken ChampionshipIndependence ParkBlack RiverSt Elizabeth — 12 Noon 2) Sunday, September 3020 Twenty Strategies ConsultingFundraising Brunch Read More

Newly constructed Falmouth Market to open soon - Mayor Colin Gager

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 20 2018    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny - Work on the new multi-million-dollar Falmouth Market, which was originally scheduled for completion in 2016, is expected to be completed by the end of this month. Read More

Hanover students benefit from $17million

Thursday, September, 20 2018    

SANDY BAY, Hanover — Approximately 130 students from the parish of Hanover, who returned to school at the start of this academic year, are now benefiting from $17.2 million worth of scholarships, courtesy of The Tryall Fund, the philanthropic arm of The Tryall Club in Sandy Bay,... Read More

Ground broken for diagnostic centre at Cornwall Regional

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, September, 20 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — In a move aimed at cutting expenses after spending nearly $60 million to outsource diagnostic services from the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) last year, ground has been broken for the construction of a diagnostic centre on the compound of the 'Type A'... Read More

$14-m drop-in centre for Trelawny

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 20 2018    

 FALMOUTH, Trelawny - Local Government and Community Development Minister Desmond McKenzie has announced that Trelawny is to receive a drop in-centre, which will be constructed at a cost of $14 million. Read More

Donnie McClurkin to headline 'COME CELEBRATE JESUS'

BY ACEION CUNNINGHAM Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 20 2018    

ROSE HALL, St James — Top selling American gospel and multiple Grammy award-winning singer and minister, Donnie McClurkin, will be the featured act for the highly anticipated gospel event, 'Come Celebrate Jesus', set for the Montego Bay Convention Centre in Rose Hall in... Read More

Keeping it clean

Thursday, September, 20 2018    

Students from Broughton Primary School in Westmoreland joined with team members from Sandals, Beaches and Grand Pineapple Negril in cleaning up the beach in their community on International Coastal Cleanup Day, last Saturday.The team collected more than 35 bags of garbage. Read More


BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 20 2018    

TUCKER, St James — Both western Jamaica-based clubs, Montego Bay United and FC Reno, are hoping to show improvement when they travel to face promoted Dunbeholden FC and Tivoli Gardens respectively, as the Red Stripe Premier League continues on Sunday. Read More

CUMI organiser Junior Taylor lauds corporate Jamaica for supporting run/walk

Thursday, September, 20 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The support from corporate Jamaica of the annual Committee for the Upliftment of the Mentally Ill (CUMI) run/walk has continued to strengthen, according to meet organiser Junior Taylor. Read More


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