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Three Angels commits to community

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Late last month, Three Angels Pharmacy here marked the anniversary of a mobile clinic it rolled out a year ago.Last year, proprietor Rohan McNellie had plans to offer free health care beyond the borders of Manchester. Read More

Job readiness fair bolsters HEART trainees' confidence
KENDAL, Manchester — The HEART Trust/NTA recently hosted approximately 650 trainees at an Employability Skills/Exit Readiness Fair at Kendal Conference Centre.... Read More

New day for Winston Jones High welding students
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — A new world of opportunities has opened up for welding technology students of Winston Jones High School in Pratville, Manchester.... Read More

Bauxite woes
MYERSVILLE, St Elizabeth — Councillor Layton Smith (PNP, Myersville Division) in St Elizabeth South Eastern was a relieved man last Thursday when Sophia Frazer-Binns, the Opposition People's National Party (PNP) shadow spokesman on the environment, visited his division.... Read More

For your diary

Monday, April, 9 2018    

Wednesday, April 11 Northern Caribbean UniversityDepartment of Communication StudiesSymposiumMain AuditoriumMandeville - 10:00 am Wednesday, April 11- Friday, April 13  Read More

Photo: Well done!

Monday, April, 9 2018    

As has become customary over many years, junior athletes from central Jamaica contributed significantly to the nation's dominance at the latest edition of the annual Flow Carifta Games, held at Thomas A Robinson National Stadium in Nassau, Bahamas, over the Easter weekend. Jamaica ended with 82... Read More

Educator pushes for smoother pension collection process

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, April, 8 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Principal of the Spalding High School George Henry has made an appeal for greater efficiency in the distribution of pension to retired educators. Read More

Gift of love for Tweedside

Monday, March, 26 2018    

May Pen, Clarendon — Describing the donation of a two-storey building to operate as a health centre in Tweedside, five miles south of here, as an amazing gift, Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton has lauded the benevolence of Eric and Dr Hyacinth Hue. Read More

Women's Summit takes off

Monday, March, 26 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — It was an atmosphere of sharing and caring here earlier this month at the inaugural International Women's Day Summit. Read More

Thieves plague Holland Primary

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor at Large, South Central Bureau | Monday, March, 26 2018    

Santa Cruz , St Elizabeth — Principal of Holland Primary School, Simone Doctor is hoping the employment of a security guard supported by a guard dog to patrol the five-acre school grounds at night will make a difference. Read More

PHOTO: Stunning Kevona!

Monday, March, 26 2018    

Sixteen-year-old Edwin Allen High Class Two athlete Kevona Davis was in sensational form at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Girls' Athletics Championships which ended Saturday at the National Stadium in Kingston. Davis first set a new meet record for Class Two Girls, clocking 11.16 seconds in the... Read More

PHOTO: GSAT VIBES!

Monday, March, 26 2018    

Students of Holland Primary School in St Elizabeth relax at lunch time on the first day of the high school entrance exam Grade Six Achievement Test last Thursday. The Ministry of Education said 39,093 students were registered to sit the two-day exam which will be scrapped after this year. It... Read More

For your diary

Monday, March, 26 2018    

Wednesday, March 28 Barita Investments LimitedEquities PresentationOMG Fine Dining & Conference RoomMandeville — 5:30 pm Tuesdays Rotary Club of MandevilleWeekly meeting Read More

Mandeville Rotary toasts retired educator, midwife

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, March, 19 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Retired educator Reverend Dr Kenneth Thaxter and former midwife Delores Pitter are the recipients of this year's Vocational Service Award of the Rotary Club here. Read More

$1.5-m boost for St Elizabeth, Manchester farmers

Monday, March, 12 2018    

NAIN, St Elizabeth — Three hundred farmers from communities neighbouring the JISCO/ALPART operating areas were recently beneficiaries of an Agricultural Stimulus Programme. Read More



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