Local elected reps respond to Bunting's leadership challenge

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — After Manchester Central Member of Parliament Peter Bunting created waves by announcing his decision to challenge for the presidency of the Opposition People's National Party, attention quickly turned to those supporting him. Read More

Nurturing communication skills in Merrywood
SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — Yanique Brown, senior teacher at Merrywood Primary School, 45 kilometres north-west of here in a rugged terrain on the fringes of the Cockpit Country, fully understands that patois forms a crucial part of Jamaican culture. ... Read More

A helping hand for netball
MAY PEN, Clarendon — Juici Patties recently donated $1.3 million to the Clarendon Netball Association (CNA) to assist that body with its 2019 summer programme. ... Read More

The challenge of fighting cancer
MAY PEN, Clarendon — When Anna Kay Jeffrey, founder of the caregiving outfit Angel Wings Home Care and Nursing Services, was first diagnosed with cancer in 2014, the sheer cost of treatment left her in a state of shock.... Read More

In honour of Edward Seaga

Monday, June, 17 2019    

BLACK RIVER, St Elizabeth — Members of the St Elizabeth Municipal Corporation joined in paying tribute to the late former prime minister and leader of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Edward Seaga at the corporation's monthly meeting last Thursday. Read More

Taxi troubles!

Monday, June, 17 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester - Mayor of Mandeville Donovan Mitchell is hoping that in “the next couple of months” an additional parking area will be available in this south-central town for transport operators. Read More

PHOTO: Good Going, Elaine!

Monday, June, 17 2019    

Much will be expected of double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson at the National Trials (Jamaica National Junior & Senior Championships) later this week, June 20-23. Thompson, who turns 27 on June 28, sizzled at the Rome Diamond League earlier this month, winning the 100 metres in... Read More

For Your Diary

Monday, June, 17 2019    

(1) Tuesday, June 18Optimist Club of MandevilleMeetingVilla Gardens RestaurantVilla RoadMandevilleManchester- 5:30 pm (2) Tuesday, June 18Rotary Club of MandevilleDonation Read More

Manchester Festival Queen gives helping hand to fire victims

Monday, June, 3 2019    

SPRING GROVE, Manchester — Crystal Scale, Miss Manchester Festival Queen 2018 whose reign officially ended last night (June 2), recently spearheaded support for a family in the parish whose home and possessions were ravaged by fire. Read More

We are one!

Monday, June, 3 2019    

The umbrella is clearly not large enough but these students were trying their best to share during rain in Mandeville last week. The rains brought great relief after a long dry spell but as the photo shows not everyone was happy. Read More

Improvements being made to dangerous Manchester school zone

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, June, 3 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Educators, political representatives and other leaders in Manchester who have always been strong public advocates for initiatives to protect children on the roads of the parish made good on their stated position on Labour Day, May... Read More

Recreational centre for Sunny Acres courtesy of Jamalco

Monday, June, 3 2019    

MAY PEN, Clarendon — The Sunny Acres community here now boasts a fully furnished recreational centre, thanks to a project funded and facilitated by bauxite/alumina company, Jamalco. Read More

Well done, Oshane!

Monday, June, 3 2019    

West Indies fast bowler Oshane Thomas, a native of Race Course in Clarendon and a past student of Garvey Maceo High School, turned in a man-of-the-match performance as the Caribbean team defeated Pakistan by seven wickets in their ICC Cricket World Cup clash in... Read More

Quiet but productive Labour Day in St Elizabeth

Monday, June, 3 2019    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — It was a quiet day but also a productive one as St Elizabeth residents marked Labour Day (May 23) with volunteer work in their communities doing improvement at schools, health facilities etc and repairing pot-holed roads. Read More

Manchester High eye all-island Under-16 cricket title

Monday, June, 3 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Manchester High School face defending champions Wolmer's Boys' in the two-day, all-island final of the ISSA /Grace Under-16 cricket competition at the Melbourne Oval in Kingston starting tomorrow (Tuesday, June 4) full of... Read More


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