Regional

Fatal, fiery domestic dispute in Manchester

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, October, 9 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — A family dispute in Manchester on the weekend that left one brother dead and one in police custody has also left their mother and four of their siblings homeless after her house was burnt down. Read More

Computer lab opens at Oracabessa Primary

Tuesday, October, 9 2018    

AS the top-performing school in St Mary and Region Two, Oracabessa Primary has to ensure it maintains its position, and the recent opening of a computer lab there is one way it plans to fulfil its mission of adequately catering to students. Read More

Rain, Rain at TSO Santa Cruz

Monday, October, 8 2018    

Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth — Rain and a lengthy late-evening power cut combined to cast a damper on Takes Style Out (TSO) activities in Santa Cruz last Thursday. Read More

Hampton marks 160th with trees

Monday, October, 8 2018    

Malvern, St Elizabeth — In recognition of National Tree Planting Week, Hampton School's 160th anniversary celebrations recently incorporated a tree-planting activity. Read More

Manchester merchants get resourceful for TSO

Monday, October, 8 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Cognisant that the annual Jamaica Observer Takes Style Out (TSO) would require them to boost their level of competitiveness, some retailers in Manchester who participated in the event last Thursday got creative to stay ahead of the... Read More

Japan training for Clarendon's disaster coordinator

Monday, October, 8 2018    

MAY PEN, Clarendon — Clarendon is set to benefit from a training programme in Japan which is aimed at the creation and implementation of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) strategies in order to build more resilient communities. Read More

Seven from central region reach

Monday, October, 8 2018    

BLACK RIVER, St Elizabeth — Seven pan chicken men and women representing the parishes of Clarendon, Manchester and St Elizabeth have advanced to the Grand Final of PAN 2018, hosted by CB Foods. The winners (first and second place from each parish) and a wild card pick were revealed... Read More

A big mess!

Monday, October, 8 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Stalled drainage work on Ward Avenue close to the intersection with Perth Road, Caledonia Road and Manchester Road has brought misery to commercial operators as well as their customers, motorists and pedestrians in recent times. Read More

Concerns regarding completion of Westmoreland Municipal Corporation's building

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, October, 4 2018    

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland — Uncertainty surrounds the completion of construction of the long-awaited $60-million building to house the Westmoreland Municipal Corporation (WMC), which has missed several completion deadline dates. Read More

Take care of our children's every need

BY HORACE HINES Observer staff reporter | Thursday, October, 4 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Lecturer at the University of the West Indies and clinical psychologist Georgia Rose is cautioning that children could be exposed to mental challenges if they are denied leisure during their pursuit of academic excellence. Read More

Vin Martin Memorial Mission gives health aid again

Thursday, October, 4 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The 2018 staging of the Atlanta-Montego Bay Vin Martin Memorial Health Mission, which this year celebrates its 25th anniversary, takes place at the St John's Methodist Action Centre from October 8 to 11. The health mission is named in honour of former... Read More

MBU GO Pink

BY PAUL A REID Observer West Writer | Thursday, October, 4 2018    

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Former two-time champions Montego Bay United (MBU) are to wear pink jerseys for the rest of October in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Read More

'Marshall in Town', so too Beenie Man

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, October, 4 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Rejuvenated dancehall artiste, Wayne Marshall delivered a pulsating set during the entertainment segment which followed the opening of the Jamaica Product Exchange (JAPEX), the annual tourism trade show at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St James,... Read More

As 'Kriss' as can be

BY ALAN LEWIN Observer West writer | Thursday, October, 4 2018    

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PHOTO: “We Love to Run”

Thursday, October, 4 2018    

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