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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

A silver lining

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-Large South/Central Bureau | Sunday, September, 30 2018    

HOLLAND, St Elizabeth — There have been significant job losses at Holland Estate as a result of J Wray and Nephew Ltd's decision to cut sugar cane operations there, but according to St Elizabeth North Western Member of Parliament JC Hutchinson, there is a “silver... Read More

Coastal Cleanup

Monday, September, 24 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — International Coastal Cleanup Day is recognised on the third Saturday in September each year. Read More

Knox shock Holmwood

BY PAUL A REID Observer Writer | Monday, September, 24 2018    

SPALDING, Manchester — Knox College surprised favourites Holmwood Technical 1-0 on Saturday to move into a tie with Spalding High for the lead in Zone G of the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup football competition. Read More

STETHS rule

Monday, September, 24 2018    

Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth — Eye-catching goals from Kristoff Murray in the 25th minute and Ronaldo Webster in the 75th gave St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) a 2-0 victory over arch-rivals Munro College in their ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup clash at the STETHS Sports Complex... Read More

Railway Corp supports development of Kendal crash site

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 24 2018    

KENDAL, Manchester — The Jamaica Railway Corporation (JRC) has expressed support for plans by the Manchester Municipal Corporation to establish a memorial/recreational park at the Kendal train crash site. Read More

Clean-up at Alligator Pond

Monday, September, 24 2018    

In recognition of International Coastal Cleanup Day this month, the Manchester Municipal Corporation took on the Alligator Pond Beach as a project. Among the volunteers were students from the Alligator Pond Primary School. Parish Disaster Preparedness Coordinator, La-Jean Powell-Richards, said... Read More

PHOTO: Easy Manchester High

Monday, September, 24 2018    

Tyrone Mitchell (left) of Manchester High turns away from the challenge of a DeCarteret College opponent during a recent ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup contest at Manchester High School. The home team won 7-2.  Read More

PHOTO: St Elizabeth derby

Monday, September, 24 2018    

Ronaldo Webster of St Elizabeth Technical High School (centre) shields the ball away from Malike Stephens (left) of Munro College as others watch during their ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup game at the STETHS Sports Complex in Santa Cruz on Saturday. STETHS won 2-0.  Read More

For Your Diary

Monday, September, 24 2018    

1) Saturday, September 29Central JamaicaPAN Chicken ChampionshipIndependence ParkBlack RiverSt Elizabeth — 12 Noon 2) Sunday, September 3020 Twenty Strategies ConsultingFundraising Brunch Read More

Chuck seeks guidance on Mandeville Courthouse

Monday, September, 10 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — All agree that the more than 200-year-old Mandeville Courthouse needs to be retired, possibly for conversion to a museum. Read More

Students benefit from Jamalco scholarships and grants

Monday, September, 10 2018    

Hayes, Clarendon — Bauxite/alumina company Jamalco has awarded some $7m in scholarships and grants to 60 high school and tertiary level students in Clarendon and Manchester. Read More

Police Youth Club gives back

Monday, September, 10 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The Battersea/Clark's Town Police Youth Club here was recently among organisations providing back-to-school support to the community. Read More

PHOTO: Classy Fabian

Monday, September, 10 2018    

Vere Technical High past student and St Elizabeth native Fabian Allen turned in a breathtaking performance to help his team, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, to victory over the Barbados Tridents in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T20 cricket tournament last week. Read More

NCU president pleased with first-generation grads

By Alicia Sutherland Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 10 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Last month the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) headquartered here graduated 453 students in diverse disciplines and at different educational levels. Read More



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