Manchester

A Section of Highway 2000 To Be Renamed in Honour of P.J. Patterson

P.J Patterson, a former Prime Minister of Jamaica, will be honoured next week, with one of his signature infrastructure projects set to bear his name. The government, in a press advisory late Friday evening, announced that the Mandela to May Pen leg of Highway 2000 will be renamed the P.J. Patterson Highway, on April 17. Highway 2000 was one of ...

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Disabled Woman Robbed of Her Wheelchair

Criminals yesterday sunk to an all-time low when they held up a physically challenged woman and robbed her of her wheelchair, leaving her lying on the sidewalk on Spanish Town Road in the vicinity of May Pen Cemetery. Coretta Vincent, a 37-year-old resident of Waltham Park Road, Kingston was traveling in her motorized wheelchair along the busy road, heading to ...

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Holmwood Tech Footballer Jevaughn Daley Dies

Nineteen-year-old student of the Holmwood Technical High School, Jevaughn Daley, died in the Mandeville Regional Hospital on Saturday. A footballer at the institution, he is reported to have fallen ill after a tackle during a practice match between Holmwood and Munro College in late July at the Kirkvine Sports Club in Manchester. “Jevaughn got a tackle and fell to the ...

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J’can Father Raises Money To Send Daughter To Medical School

George Lindsay, the Manchester father who was last week set on selling his house in order to help fund his daughter’s dream of studying medicine in China, yesterday saw her off at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston, thanks to readers & Jamaica Observer readers alike, here and abroad, who were touched by his story. Georgia receives words of ...

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MegaMart Celebrates it’s 15th-yr Anniversary

MegaMart Wholesale Club, which is this month celebrating its 15th anniversary, has planned a number of activities to say thank you to its customers, staff and well-wishers for their continued support. “It has been a challenging yet fulfilling road, providing 15 years of quality products and services to the Jamaican people and we look forward to even greater milestones,” said ...

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I’m Selling My House To Send My Daughter To Medical School

A Manchester father, desperate to raise $1 million to send his daughter to medical school in China, has put his family house up for sale, saying that he would do anything to prevent her from experiencing the hardships he endured growing up. “Is because it never sell at the time why you come here and see it now,” George Lindsay ...

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Palace Amusement Reports a Big Loss in Sales

Cinema operator Palace Amusement Company has made a loss of $12.2 million for the year ending June 30, 2014, a near 188% fall-off from the previous year, amid falling sales and rising administrative expenses. Palace made net profit of $13.95 million in 2013. Earnings per share (EPS) was negative $8.41 for the 2014 financial year, compared to a positive EPS ...

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Shop Online at Fontanapharmacy.com

Built on a foundation of professional expertise and personal service, Fontana Pharmacy has been meeting Jamaicans’ health care needs for over 45 years. You can now shop on-line at Fontana’s Website from anywhere in the world, Fontana also offers free delivery to anywhere in Jamaica. Check out their website –> http://bit.ly/FontanaPharmacy • Email: contact@fontanapharmacy.com

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9 Rural Schools To Be Rehabilitated Ahead of New School Year

$160 million dollars has been allocated for expansion and rehabilitation works at nine schools in rural Jamaica. The schools are Clarence Brimm, Dutch Hill, Ulster Spring and Raymoth Notice Basic in Trelawny; Austin Primary, Bethlehem All Age as well as Aberdeen Primary and Junior High in St. Elizabeth; Glendevon Primary and Junior High in St. James; and the May Pen ...

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Juici Patties Ordered To Pay $14.8m To Man Hit By Company Truck

Juici Patties Limited has been ordered to pay $14.8 million plus interest to man who was severely injured after being hit by one of the company’s trucks. Roy Wilson in November 2010 was traveling in a car in Porus, Manchester, when a Juici Patties truck collided with his car. Wilson was awarded general damages of $12.8 million plus 3% interest ...

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