North & East

JTA reads in North & East

President-Elect of the Jamaica Teachers' Association Owen Speid reads to students of his alma mater, Windsor Castle Primary in Portland, last Tuesday morning and handed a set of books to p rincipal Claudet... Read More

Uphill struggle
VISUAL Arts students at Seaforth High School in St Thomas are struggling to cope, after losing their School Based Assessment (SBA) pieces to fire recently.... Read More

Illegal business
ATTEMPTS by residents in Galina, St Mary, to have an illegal automobile garage shut down have so far proven futile, as the operators have ignored notices issued by the municipal corporation.... Read More

From trash to treasure
ARTIST Lisa Lej recently concluded an exhibition over the Easter weekend at Match Resort Conference Centre, Dolphin Bay Port Antonio under the theme: 'Trash to Treasure'.... Read More

St Mary Major League gets taste of night football

Monday, April, 29 2019    

ST Mary is the latest parish to introduce night football to its Major League competition. The announcement was made at the launch of the league at Westmoreland Oval, recently. Read More

Bonfire on the beach

Monday, April, 29 2019    

On April 13 the Jamaica Money Market Brokers hosted its 'Bonfire on the Beach' invitation-only event at Laughing Waters in Ocho Rios, St Ann. The occasion was a social gathering for JMMB's clientele. Here are some highlights: Read More

Maths Marathon

BY SHANAE STEWART Observer staff reporter | Monday, April, 29 2019    

JUST over 150 students preparing for the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) mathematics examination next month turned out over the weekend for classes hosted by People's National Party (PNP) Portland Eastern caretaker, Damion Crawford. Read More

PHOTO: Night football!

Monday, April, 29 2019    

Jevannie Nelson (foreground) of Jack's River Sports Club takes a tumble after his campaign for a goal was interrupted by a quick challenge from Star Cosmos during the opening match at the launch of the St Mary Football Association/JP St Mary Major League on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at... Read More

Dunn's River upgrade

Monday, April, 15 2019    

POPULAR tourist attraction Dunn's River Falls and Park is to be upgraded this financial year, Minister of Finance and the Public Service Dr Nigel Clarke recently announced. Read More

Centenarian says pleasant wife contributed to long life

Monday, April, 15 2019    

ON April 6 O'Neil McKenzie turned 100, joining the prestigious group of approximately 300,000 centenarians living worldwide.His secret to long life is simple — he values peace of mind and he honours his wife. Read More

Springhead's flowing secret

BY ARTHUR HALL Editor-at-Large | Monday, April, 15 2019    

It is a secret they were reluctant to share with the rest of Jamaica, even though they share it freely with those who discover it. Read More

PHOTO: Sandals stars

Monday, April, 15 2019    

Dallas Cowboys football safety Kavon Frazier and his wife, Gena, pose for a picture with Sandals Ochi Beach Resort's, General Manager Kevin Clarke and their butler Romaine Walker. The two were on vacation recently at the resort.  Read More

Market delay

BY SHANAE STEWART Observer staff reporter stewarts@jamaicaobserver | Monday, April, 15 2019    

THE deadline for the long-awaited market in Port Maria, St Mary, has been pushed back, chairman of the parish's Municipal Council, Richard Creary has said. Read More

PHOTO: Dunn's River Upgrade

Monday, April, 15 2019    

The world-famous Dunn's River Falls in St Ann. Read More

A principal's plea: 'Parents get involved'

Monday, April, 1 2019    

Principal of Pimento Walk Basic School in St Ann, Jenise Ellis, is urging parents to get involved in the lives of their children, especially during the early years. Read More


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