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HIP STRIP - October 18, 2018

Thursday, October, 18 2018    

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Sport Diary — October 18

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

TODAY ISSA RURAL AREA NETBALL ZONE ACambridge vs Irwin — 2:30 pm Hopewell vs Rhodes Hall — 2:30 pm ZONE CMerlene Ottey vs Manning's — 2:30 pm Read More

Hanover priest laments large number of youth in need of remedial attention

Thursday, October, 11 2018    

LUCEA, Hanover - Rev Carl Clarke, the priest in charge of the St Philip and James Catholic Church in Lucea, Hanover, is bemoaning the number of youths in the parish who need remedial attention. Read More

HIP STRIP - October 11

Thursday, October, 11 2018    

A LEG UP We snapped the lovely Carrie Wilson partying at Tightlines in Montego Bay last Saturday. (Photos: Aceion Cunningham)AHOY MATES Keniel Lee (left) and Jodi-Ann Foster made fast friends with our Hip Strip lens at Tight Lines in Montego Bay last Saturday. Read More


Thursday, October, 11 2018    

Last Thursday, the Jamaica Observer's Takes Style Out hit the second city of Monetgo Bay with discounts on a variety of items from clothes to electronics at all of the participating stores in the city. Read More

Good showing by local acts at Couples

BY ACEION CUNNINGHAM Observer Writer | Thursday, October, 11 2018    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Couples Negril and Couples Swept Away Anniversary Weekend is a marquee date on the resort chain's calendar and is generally marked with much fanfare. Read More

Montego Bay United host Humble Lion on Sunday

BY PAUL A REID Observer West Writer | Thursday, October, 11 2018    

TUCKER, St James - Montego Bay United (MBU) seek to maintain their momentum in the Red Stripe Premier League on Sunday when they host the winless Humble Lion at WesPow Park. The mtach is set to start at 3:30 pm. Read More


BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, October, 11 2018    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny - The multimillion-dollar Falmouth Municipal Market finally opened on Monday following a number of missed opening dates going back to 2016, even as vendors are refusing to pay the one month deposit for the use of the facility requested by the Trelawny Municipal... Read More

d'Cup western battle

BY PAUL A REID Observer West Writer | Thursday, October, 11 2018    

MALDON, St James - Two teams, one spot. That is the equation as former champions St James High and Anchovy High seek the only available place from western Jamaica in the second round of the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup football competition. Read More

Class four boys now able to run longer distances

PAUL A REID Observer West Write | Thursday, October, 11 2018    

SAV LA MAR, Westmoreland — Boys contesting Class 4 at the County of Cornwall Athletics Association's (COCAA) Western Championships, set for mid-February 2019, will have the option of running the middle-distance events, the 800m and the 1500m. Read More

PHOTO: d'Cup western battle

Thursday, October, 11 2018    

Kemar Black of Green Pond High (centre) skips over a tackle from Anchovy High's Antonio Kerr in Monday's rescheduled ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup Zone A game played at Green Pond High. Anchovy High won the game 4-1. (Photo: Paul Reid) Read More


Thursday, October, 11 2018    

Today October 11ISSA Rural Area NetballZone BMuschett vs Herbert Morrison - 2:15 pmSpot Valley vs St. James - 2:15 pmMontego Bay vs Green Pond - 2:15 pm ISSA/Wata daCosta CupZone A Read More

Concerns regarding completion of Westmoreland Municipal Corporation's building

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, October, 4 2018    

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland — Uncertainty surrounds the completion of construction of the long-awaited $60-million building to house the Westmoreland Municipal Corporation (WMC), which has missed several completion deadline dates. Read More

Take care of our children's every need

BY HORACE HINES Observer staff reporter | Thursday, October, 4 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Lecturer at the University of the West Indies and clinical psychologist Georgia Rose is cautioning that children could be exposed to mental challenges if they are denied leisure during their pursuit of academic excellence. Read More

Vin Martin Memorial Mission gives health aid again

Thursday, October, 4 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The 2018 staging of the Atlanta-Montego Bay Vin Martin Memorial Health Mission, which this year celebrates its 25th anniversary, takes place at the St John's Methodist Action Centre from October 8 to 11. The health mission is named in honour of former... Read More


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