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PHOTO: Bridge to VICTORY

Monday, February, 25 2019    

Bithany Bridge ancohors the Edwin Allen Class 2 4x100m relay at Western Relays in a new time of 43.94 seconds. (Photo: Everard Owen) Read More

PHOTO: Record-breaking Aliha

Monday, February, 25 2019    

Aliha Bradford of BB Coke High school beams with pride as she collects her award after breaking the meet record in the girls' Class 3 shot put at the recent 37th staging of the STETHS/Wata Invitational at St Elizabeth Technical Sports Complex in Santa Cruz. Bradford's distance broke the previous... Read More

WARMING UP FOR GIRLS' CHAMPS

Monday, February, 25 2019    

DEFENDING girls' high school champions Edwin Allen High, — from Frankfield in northern Clarendon, — warmed up for next month's high school athletics championships with another commanding performance at the Western Relays held recently at G C Foster College in St Catherine. Read More

DANGER! - Schoolchildren at risk!

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@ jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, February, 25 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — It's almost two years since 14-year-old second form student at Victor Dixon High, Amelia Willis, lost her life trying to cross the road to get to school after exiting a taxi. Read More

For your diary

Monday, February, 25 2019    

Tuesday, February 26Wigton Wind Farm LimitedDonation of vehicles to the policeWigton Wind Farm ComplexRose Hill, Manchester - 10:00am Tuesday, February 26Alpart Community Council Read More

Good road at last for New Market

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-Large South Central Bureau myersg@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, February, 24 2019    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — At 78, Isaac Roberts recalls many exceptional things, including at least three major floods in his native New Market, nestled in the rolling hills of north-west St Elizabeth, on the border with eastern Westmoreland. Read More

PHOTO: Netball Queens!

Monday, February, 11 2019    

NAIN, St Elizabeth - JISCO Alpart Jamaica recently held its inaugural schools' netball competition at the Frankfield Primary School with 12 primary schools and three high schools participating. Read More

Bishop Gibson High takes central title in invitational cheer-off

Monday, February, 11 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Bishop Gibson High was the top central Jamaica school in the recent cheerleading competition here. Read More

Guardian Group Foundation donates equipment valued over $4m to Mandeville Regional Hospital

Monday, February, 11 2019    

More than 600,000 residents in the parishes of Manchester, Clarendon and St Elizabeth are set to benefit from new equipment now retrofitted at the Mandeville Regional Hospital from proceeds of the Guardian Group Foundation's 2018 “Keep it Alive” 5K Night... Read More

Jamalco promotes disaster preparedness

Monday, February, 11 2019    

MAY PEN, Clarendon — More than 400 students from the Mount Airy, Richmond Park and Mocho Primary schools in Clarendon benefitted from an Earthquake Awareness presentation which was organised by bauxite/alumina company Jamalco in commemoration of Earthquake Awareness Month... Read More

CENTRAL DIARY

Monday, February, 11 2019    

(1) Wednesday February 13Saudicka Diaram Media &Northern Caribbean UniversityDepartment of Communication StudiesForumThe Business of Media —Financial Literacy for CreativesSolomon Harriot Lecture Theatre Read More

No to disorder!

Monday, February, 11 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Head of the Manchester Police Division, Superintendent Wayne Cameron says he will be taking steps to deal with what he called “significant public order issues” in Spalding, located on the border of north-western Clarendon and north-eastern... Read More

Netball joy for May Day High, Bethabara Primary

Monday, February, 11 2019    

NAIN, St Elizabeth — May Day High and Bethabara Primary School took most of the plaudits at JISCO Alpart Jamaica's inaugural schools' netball competition at Frankfield Primary School late last month. Read More

Planned irrigation scheme in Essex Valley a boon for farmers

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, January, 28 2019    

LITITZ, St Elizabeth — A seasoned farmer, Margaret Webster is accustomed to the vagaries of agriculture, not the least of which is debilitating droughts. Read More

Skill training at STETHS

Monday, January, 28 2019    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) recently showed off its efforts to provide a broad-based education on Tech/Voc Day. Read More



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