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STETHS advance .

BY PAUL A REID Observer Writer | Monday, November, 5 2018    

Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth ­­– St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) are one of just two daCosta Cup teams that survived the first round of the ISSA Champions Cup, after upsetting defending champions Kingston College 6-5 in sudden death penalties in the repeat... Read More

Step up!

By Alicia Sutherland Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, November, 5 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Two central Jamaica-based researchers have suggested that though Alligator Pond has been targeted from the 1980s by successive governments as a prime area for community tourism, not much progress has been made. Read More

Man gets 20 years for 3-y-o's murder

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, November, 3 2018    

ST ANN'S BAY, St Ann — A man who pleaded guilty to the 2016 murder of a three-year-old in Brown's Town, St Ann, was yesterday sentenced to 20 years at hard labour in the St Ann Circuit Court. Read More

BPIAJ boss calls for ferry service

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, November, 1 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — President of the Business Process Industry Association of Jamaica (BPIAJ) Gloria Henry is calling for an express ferry service between Freeport and downtown Montego Bay for the over 12,000 persons who are employed in the business process outsourcing (BPO)... Read More

Sandals employees benefit from breast cancer awareness seminar

Thursday, November, 1 2018    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland - Sandals Negril in partnership with the Misty Blue Cancer Care Foundation, recently hosted its annual 'Simply the Breast' awareness seminar, this time, targeting team members, several of whom received free or discounted mammograms, courtesy of Sandals Negril and... Read More

St James Municipal Corporation begins

Thursday, November, 1 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Work has started to rid the filthy North Gully in the downtown area of Montego Bay of unsightly garbage, which has been a source of embarrassment to the St James Municipal Corporation. Read More

MVP Track Club president calls for repairs to MoBay's running track

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 1 2018    

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Bruce James, president of the powerful MVP track club, has warned that if the artificial running track at the Montego Bay Sports Complex is not repaired soon, the widely successful MVP Grass Roots camp might not return to Montego Bay in the... Read More

'On With The Show' — an encore

Thursday, November, 1 2018    

ROSE HALL, St James — It has been over 20 years since the production of 'On With The Show' was first presented at the Half Moon Conference Centre to raise funds for the building and sourcing of equipment for the MoBay Hope Medical Centre. Read More

Dunbeholden FC meet FC Reno at Frome on Sunday in RSPL

Thursday, November, 1 2018    

FROME, Westmoreland — Promoted team Dunbeholden FC are to make their first trip to Westmoreland on Sunday when they take on FC Reno in the Red Stripe Premier League at Frome. The game is set to start at 3:00 pm. Read More

d'Cup Western Derby

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 1 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Western Jamaica will be represented in the semi-finals of the Inter-Secondary School Sports Association/Wata daCosta Cup football competition after former champions Cornwall College and Frome Technical were pitted against each other following Tuesday's end of the... Read More

Sport Diary — November 1-7, 2018

Thursday, November, 1 2018    

TODAYISSA Western Conference Boys' BasketballSt James High vs Holland — MoBay Cricket Club — 2:00 pmRhodes Hall vs Herbert Morrison Tech— Rhodes Hall — 2:00 pm FRIDAY NOVEMBER 2 Read More

Spring Garden needs structure for early childhood department

Thursday, November, 1 2018    

SPRING GARDEN, Trelawny — The Spring Garden Primary and Infant School in Trelawny is in dire need of financial support to renovate its existing building and to relocate its infant department. Plus urgent repairs are required to fix the leaking roof of the school's plant, which... Read More

'A kind heart'

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large cummingsm@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, November, 1 2018    

HOPEWELL, Hanover — When Rovoni Scott, now a grade nine student at the Hopewell High School in Hanover, started his chicken-rearing project at home in Retrieve, St James, in 2017, he had no idea that a year later he would be named the Jamaica 4-H Club's Boy of the... Read More

$71-m Hanover Sports, Community Centre to open on Nov 9

Thursday, November, 1 2018    

HOPEWELL, Hanover – Former Governor General Sir Kenneth Hall is to deliver... Read More

PHOTO: Blood Pressure Check

Thursday, November, 1 2018    

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