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ISSA to raise basketball profile

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, June, 20 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — High school basketball will be given more attention come next year, according to outgoing president of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA), Dr Walton Small. Read More

Paying respects to Edward Seaga

Thursday, June, 13 2019    

Scores of mourners from all walks of life and from across the political divide, many from as far as Westmoreland, braved last Thursday's sweltering heat in the resort town of Montego Bay to pay respects to former Prime Minister Edward Seaga, as his body lay in state at the Montego Bay Cultural... Read More

Trelawny students hail WPM, TMC expo

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, June, 13 2019    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Trelawny students have described a recent exposition held at the Falmouth Market in the parish as a great learning experience on how to care for the environment by the separation and recycling of solid waste. Read More

Muchett High stages second Art 'n Wine event

Thursday, June, 13 2019    

 Muschett High School's Visual Arts Department recently staged its second annual fundraiser, Art 'n Wine, which took the form of a 'paint 'n sip', event at Caribatik, Rock in Trelawny. Read More

Sport Diary – June 13

Thursday, June, 13 2019    

FRIDAYSt James FA/VM Foundation Under-13 finalGranville Primary vs John Rollins Success Primary — UDC field @ 11:30 am Western Basketball Association Elite League quarter-finals Read More

Second best

Thursday, June, 13 2019    

Shernette Young (third right), a member of the organising committee of the Western Primary Schools' track and field championships event, presents Corinaldi Avenue Primary with the overall second-place trophy at last weekend's Western Primary Schools' track and field championships held at St... Read More

MoBay needs one more fire station — Stewart

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, June, 13 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Commissioner of the Jamaica Fire Brigade, Stewart Beckford, says with the current spate of development in St James, there is the need for the construction of at least one more fire station in Montego Bay, the parish's capital. Read More

TOWARD better hearing

Thursday, June, 13 2019    

Juliet Holness (left), patron, Starkey Hearing Foundation, is being assisted by Tamiann Young, regional coordinator, Starkey Hearing Foundation, to outfit Akeel Foster with hearing aids, as part of the foundation's latest mission at the Montego Bay Convention Centre recently. During the mission,... Read More

Barr's Spice 'flavours' JIE

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, June, 13 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Barr's Spice, a new spice-making company based in Maroon Town, St James, was one of the nearly 300 participants in the recent three-day 2019 Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters' Association (JMEA) Jamaica International Exhibition (JIE) at the Montego Bay Convention... Read More

Slim hopes

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, June, 13 2019    

Former champions Wadadah FC will go into Sunday's final set of matches in the Jamaica Football Federation Premier League qualifying competition with mathematical hopes of returning to the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) this season, after back-to-back big wins... Read More

Under Review

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporterBY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, June, 13 2019    

TROY, Trelawny — Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he is reviewing the concerns of various stakeholders over the anticipated mining near the protected Cockpit Country area, following representation from Member of Parliament for Trelawny Southern, Marissa... Read More

Duanvale take 3-0 lead into second-leg of TFA Major League semis

Thursday, June, 13 2019    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Duanvale FC will have one foot in the finals of the Trelawny Football Association Major League on Sunday when they take a 3-0 lead into the return leg of the semi-final against Kinloss FC at Elleston Wakeland Centre in Falmouth. Read More

Title at Stake

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, June, 13 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Granville Primary and 2017 champions John Rollins Success Primary are to meet in tomorrow's final of the St James Football Association Victoria Mutual Foundation Under-13 competition at the UDC field in Montego Bay, scheduled to start at... Read More

Hip Strip — June 13

Thursday, June, 13 2019    

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