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All set for CUMI Come Run

Thursday, September, 19 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Hundreds of runners and walkers from across western Jamaica are expected to descend upon the Tryall Club in Sandy Bay on Saturday for the 11th Annual CUMI Come Run, set to get underway at 6:30 am.The annual 5K Run/Walk and 10K Run is the major... Read More

A gift for the city

Thursday, September, 19 2019    

Camarco Brown of Herbert Morrison Technical (right) tries to get past CedricTitus' Shannon Blake in their ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup Zone C game played inMontego Bay recently. Herbert Morrison won the game 4-3. (Photos: Paul Reid). Read More

Sport Diary — September 19

Thursday, September, 19 2019    

TODAYISSA Rural Area NetballZone ASt James High vs Green Pond High @ St James High — 2:15 pm Zone C Read More

BRING BACK SOE!

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer | Thursday, September, 19 2019    

LUCEA, Hanover — Chairman of the Hanover Municipal Corporation Sheridan Samuels is calling for the return of the security forces-manned checkpoint at Orange Bay in the parish, which is under a state of public emergency (SOE). Read More

CPFSA head bemoans continued high reports of child abuse

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, September, 19 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) Chief Executive Officer Rosalee Gage Gray is bemoaning that despite interventions such as the Break the Silence Campaign over the years, reports of child abuse have still not been reducing... Read More

Ironshore fire station to remain open, be renovated, according to McKenzie

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, September, 19 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Local Government and Community Development Minister Desmond McKenzie says the Ironshore fire station in St James will remain open after the construction of the $500-million state-of-the-art building to house the Barnett Street fire station in the... Read More

Moving away

Thursday, September, 19 2019    

St James High's Ewan Barton (left) gets away from Cornwall College's CalvinStephens in Saturday's ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup Zone A game played atCornwall College. Cornwall came from a goal down to win 3-2.(Photo: Paul Reid) Read More

Getting by

Thursday, September, 19 2019    

Camarco Brown of Herbert Morrison Technical (right) tries to get past CedricTitus' Shannon Blake in their ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup Zone C game played inMontego Bay recently. Herbert Morrison won the game 4-3. (Photos: Paul Reid). Read More

Heading out of reach

Thursday, September, 19 2019    

Kwabena Morle of St James High (left) heads the ball away from CornwallCollege's Brandon Curate in Saturday's ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup Zone A gameplayed at Cornwall College. Cornwall came from a goal down to win 3-2.(Photo: Paul Reid). Read More

Thrilling the delegates

Wednesday, September, 18 2019    

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Ackee Festival fiery hot in Tranquility

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

The community of Tranquility in Portland was anything but tranquil on Saturday, September 7, as the Social Development Commission (SDC) combined with Christopher Walker to stage a return of the long-suspended Ackee Festival and a back-to-school treat. Read More

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



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