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Published:Wednesday | September 12, 2018 | 12:08 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/ Gleaner Writer

"My experience with Hurricane Gilbert was super. I was 15 going on 16 years old and I remember clearly," said Lisa Kelly who was living in Paisley, Clarendon at the time."I watched from my window. I saw zinc blowing in the air from my...

Published:Wednesday | September 12, 2018 | 12:08 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/ Gleaner Writer

"I was six years old and living in Palmers Cross, Clarendon at the time. I remembered a mango trees right beside the house swaying and looking as if they would fall."The house was surrounded by mango trees and it was half...

Published:Wednesday | September 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/ Gleaner Writer

On Saturday, September 22, Richie Stephens, Stitchie, JC Lodge, Junie Ranks, Papa Biggy, Little Pinchers, Souvenir and Gyal Idiot will be performing at the Lithonia City Park in Atlanta, Georgia, with proceeds from the event earmarked for Jamaica....

Published:Saturday | September 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/ Gleaner Writer

Most persons dream of finding the perfect one for them and spending the rest of their lives living in blissful harmony. However, real life cannot be scripted like the storybooks, and many find that after the honeymoon, their marriages turn out to be...

Published:Monday | August 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/ Gleaner Writer

Kayon Patton is hoping that exhibiting her designs at the 66th staging of the annual Denbigh Agricultural and Industrial and Food Show will prove beneficial for her Neat Stitch business.Patton, who produces custom-made designs, school uniforms and...

Published:Saturday | August 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/ Gleaner Writer

Knowing that whatever good thing each one does, this he will receive back from the Lord, whether slave or free. And masters, do the same things to them, and give up threatening, knowing that both their Master and yours is in heaven, and there is no...

Published:Thursday | August 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/ Gleaner Writer

On Tuesday, the Longville Park Baptist Church in Clarendon was transformed into a cultural arena as the congregation celebrated the Emancipation vigil under the theme 'Emancipation Sinting', culminating in the reading of the declaration of freedom....

Published:Wednesday | August 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/ Gleaner Writer

Kadean Lee, a past student of Foga Road High School and who hails from Treadlight in Clarendon, has completely turned his life around. He recently received the Governor General's Award of Excellence for the county of Middlesex in the 18-24 age group...

Published:Saturday | July 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/ Gleaner Writer

The summer holidays will be over soon, and then it will be time to start a new school - be it at the kindergarten, primary, secondary, or tertiary level. Leaving the familiar surroundings of old friends can be discomfiting for some children to...

Published:Wednesday | July 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/ Gleaner Writer

LONGVILLE PARK, Clarendon:In October 2013, The Gleaner highlighted a story of single father Conroy Nelson of Farm, Effortville, in Clarendon, who took charge of his twin daughters to the admiration of those around him.Almost six years to the date,...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/ Gleaner Writer

Recently, an outreach saw the Child Development Agency (now Child Protection and Family Service Agencies), Social Development Commission (SDC) and the Community Service and Security Branch of the May Pen Police Station making a visit to the high-...

Published:Friday | July 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/ Gleaner Writer

It was a fiery 123rd annual general meeting of the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) on Wednesday in the main auditorium at the Denbigh Showground. From the get-go, it was clear that the farmers were not leaving any questions unanswered - from the...

Published:Friday | July 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/ Gleaner Writer

The construction of the Roger Clarke Food Court and the erection of a building that will ultimately be a hotel and farmers' conference centre were pushed into the spotlight at the monthly sitting of the Clarendon Municipal Corporation on Thursday....

Published:Monday | July 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/ Gleaner Writer

Nicholas Chambers was voted Most Innovative at the recently held Youth in Business grant presentation ceremony, held at the Clarendon Municipal Corporation.He also earned the respect of his tutors and peers for his persistence and commitment, which...

Published:Monday | July 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/ Gleaner Writer

Last month, The Gleaner featured Tishaunie Morgan in its online news video GSAT feature, titled 'Clarendon boys triumph over trials', and since then the family has been enjoying support from those in the community as well as further afield.Tishaunie...

Published:Saturday | July 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/ Gleaner Writer

(Then it was) down with the old man up the newRaised to walk in the ways of light and truthI didn't see no angels just a few saints on the shore,But I felt like a newborn baby cradled up in the arms of the LordBaptism- Randy...

Published:Wednesday | July 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/ Gleaner Writer

The Windsor Avenue, May Pen families who were burnt out by Monday morning's attack are now receiving assistance from the Ministry of Labour and Social Security and other stakeholders.The sudden attack in the wee hours of the morning left eight...

Published:Saturday | June 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/ Gleaner Writer

It has been an uphill struggle for mother and daughter team Yvonne Elliott Mattis and Danielle Elliott, but it is one that has now seen the 10-year-old on the road to chasing her dreams.It was a dream come true for her when she got the news that she...

Published:Saturday | June 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/ Gleaner Writer

They have been talking on Facebook for what seems like ages. They have shared their deepest secrets and the more they communicate, the more they realise that they have so much in common. Finally, they have come to the conclusion that they have...

Published:Saturday | June 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/ Gleaner Writer

On Thursday, 25 young entrepreneurs were presented with grants of $100,000 by the Clarendon Municipal Corporation with a an additional 'top up' of $50,000 from the Minister of Local Government Desmond McKenzie, who said that he supported the vision...

Published:Saturday | June 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/ Gleaner Writer

Today, Gillian Martin has made it her life's mission to offer training programmes exclusively to churches. She operates as a trainer, speaker, lay preacher and tract writer for churches throughout Jamaica.To facilitate this, she walked away from the...

Published:Wednesday | May 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/ Gleaner Writer

Looking at Julia Campbell, it would be hard to guess that she is 101 years old. Celebrating 56 years of marriage to the love of her life, Franklyn - a man nine years her junior - she didn't miss an opportunity to show him her affection."We go...

Published:Wednesday | March 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/ Gleaner Writer

On December 31, 2017, The Gleaner's Flair listed Montegonian Andrew Clarke as one of six diaspora persons to watch for 2018.It seems they were spot on as the former Cornwall College student who made great strides in 2017 promoting Jamaica's folk...

Published:Saturday | February 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/ Gleaner Writer

Radcliffe McDonald, councillor of the Toll Gate division of the Clarendon Municipal Corporation, had fellow councillors erupting in laughter as he shouted that some government agencies needed "Donald Trump-style" action to deal with them.His...

Published:Saturday | January 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/ Gleaner Writer

You have found the love of your life and the relationship is going great. You are both sold out to the Lord and the other person seems to be the perfect fit for you. There is only one thing wrong with the whole picture: your partner is timid or just...

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