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For a worthy cause

Thursday, November, 1 2018    

Anthony Frazer (left) personal banking officer at Scotiabank, presents principal of Irwin Primary School Kinsley Bailey with a symbolic cheque for just over $1 million under the bank's Nutrition for Learning programme, at the St James school on Monday. Read More

A decade-old passion

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 29 2018    

THIRTY-four-year-old Shanika Campbell is passionate about caring for the elderly. Read More

St Ann honours 7 including handcart operator

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 29 2018    

THE St Ann Municipal Corporation on October 15 honoured seven outstanding residents for their contribution to various sectors in the parish. Read More

Port Antonio Hospital's X-ray department gets $25.8-m upgrade

Monday, October, 29 2018    

THE newly refurbished X-ray (x-radiation) Department at the Port Antonio Hospital in Portland was reopened last Thursday. Read More

Thousands benefit from vision, oral health programme in St Ann

Monday, October, 29 2018    

GREAT Shape! Inc, a United States (US)-based non-profit organisation, continues to give thousands of Jamaicans brighter smiles and clearer vision through its free optical and oral health programmes. Read More

PHOTO: 90's gift

Monday, October, 29 2018    

Members of the St Mary High School class of 1990 last Monday presented a cheque of $250,000 to school Principal Jullett Frazer-Sadaar (fourth left) to assist 27 students preparing to sit the upcoming Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) and Caribbean Secondary Education... Read More

York Castle 5k a success — alumni president

Monday, October, 29 2018    

PRESIDENT of the York Castle Alumni Jennifer Small has declared the inaugural Lasco iCool Water York Castle 5k Run/Walk a major success.“It was well supported! Parents, running clubs and schools from St Ann supported the [5k],” Small said. Read More

PHOTO: 'Hard road to travel'

Monday, October, 29 2018    

Residents of Norwich Heights in Port Antonio, Portland, take a break from repairing a section of the main road which runs through the community. Read More

PHOTO: Destitute

Monday, October, 29 2018    

These homeless people were spotted sleeping by the clock in Port Antonio square in Portland, last week. We hope that they will get the help they deserve. Statistics in 2016 indicated that there had been a 26 per cent jump in the number of homeless people across the island between 2012 and March... Read More

Schools doubling up

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 29 2018    

A rural school principal is expressing frustration with the Ministry of Education as the school struggles to cope with limited teachers. Read More

Moss Brown Foundation pledges to repair

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

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Bunker's Hill residents breathe sigh of relief

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

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Westmoreland's winning peace garden

Thursday, October, 25 2018    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — When team members from Sandals, Beaches and Grand Pineapple resorts in Negril visited Jabneh Christian Academy in April of this year, they knew immediately, that they were helping to create a winning peace garden. Read More

Western derby

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

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Montego Bay United and FC Reno are both desperate for a win when they meet in the first western derby of the Red Stripe Premier League season on Monday night at the Montego Bay Sports Complex, set to start at 8:30 pm. Read More

Tennshann Invasion Band looks to the future

BY ACEION CUNNINGHAM Observer West writer | Thursday, October, 25 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Montego Bay-based Tennshann Invasion Band is making major strides towards breaking locally and internationally with the launch of their maiden EP recently. Read More



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