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Stories by Cecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Published:Saturday | June 22, 2019 | 12:32 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Ninety-seven doctors, pharmacists, registered nurses, other medical personnel and support staff descended on the island on June 9, and for seven days they impacted many in the parishes of St Ann, St Mary, Kingston, and St Catherine. At the Port...

Published:Saturday | June 22, 2019 | 12:21 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

“ It’s like holding on When my grip is lost I still feed my insecurity when I know the cost Is it taking over? Will it bury me? Or will clarity become the cure for my disease?” – Disease – Beartooth He looks sane, he acts sane, but...

Published:Saturday | June 22, 2019 | 12:19 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Pilmar Powell is no ordinary policewoman. While she dutifully carries out her mandate to ‘protect and reassure’, she is driven by a far greater passion, and that is her faith in God and the desire to make a difference – not just as a cop, but as a...

Published:Saturday | June 22, 2019 | 12:13 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

“Thank you, Jesus! Only You! Only You!” Keloney Gayle cried yesterday as she hugged her son, Roshane McCook, and raised one hand in the air, with tears streaming down her face. For the mother of eight, it was a sweet victory as her son was placed...

Published:Saturday | June 15, 2019 | 12:06 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

My real old man he got killed in the war And she knows she and seven kids couldn’t have got very far She said she thought that she could never love again And then there he stood with that big wide grin He married my mother and he took us...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:07 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

With stakeholders citing poverty as a major driver of crime in Clarendon, the HEART Trust/NTA is vigorously promoting training programmes to redirect at-risk youth in the central Jamaica parish, says Zeco Brown, recruitment coordinator of the...

Published:Saturday | June 8, 2019 | 12:18 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

He has sounded forth the trumpet that shall never call retreat; He is sifting out the hearts of men before His judgement seat; Oh, be swift, my soul, to answer Him! be jubilant, my feet; Our God is marching on. Battle Hymn of the Republic Julia...

Published:Friday | June 7, 2019 | 12:25 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

The high incidence of violent crime in the May Pen business and market district has sent jitters through business operators and shoppers in usually crowded streets, causing many to stay away altogether from the Clarendon capital. One business...

Published:Saturday | June 1, 2019 | 12:13 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Marsha Bowen is all about service. Motivated by a desire to care for people who are suffering, she pursued a career in nursing. But that wasn’t enough for her as she wanted to impact lives outside of the nursing station. Bowen said it was her...

Published:Wednesday | May 29, 2019 | 12:21 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

On June 22, Arlene Brown will be burying her father, but now she will also have to factor in funeral arrangements for her son, 33-year-old Rajay Allen, who was shot and killed early Tuesday morning in Palmers Cross, Clarendon. Seventeen-year-old...

Published:Tuesday | May 28, 2019 | 12:23 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Business operators in Clarendon are being urged to review how they store and transport cash to deter criminals from launching brazen attacks such as the one which unfolded in the parish capital on Sunday, in which hoodlums made of with $3 million...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2019 | 12:07 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

“Everything happened so fast. I can’t recall the road, the rain, The bag, the blood, the splash. Tell me everything’s fine, tell me that she’s alright. But she’s not. I see you now, only in pieces.” Angels in Top Hats – House of Heroes...

Published:Tuesday | May 14, 2019 | 12:24 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

A missing teenage girl has been found dead in Clarendon, bringing to four the number of children killed within the last month. As her school community was getting ready to mobilise a search with her father yesterday, confirmation of news that the...

Published:Monday | May 13, 2019 | 12:35 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Had Antonette Bernard heeded the warnings of the police to leave a community drink-up in York Town, Clarendon, on Saturday night, she might have lived to enjoy Mother’s Day with her daughters yesterday. Tears streamed down the cheeks of Bernard’s...

Published:Monday | May 13, 2019 | 12:05 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

When it comes to teaching, Denbigh Primary School acting vice-principal and grade-six teacher Kemeila Ewers will tell you she was born for it. From primary to tertiary-level education, she has not once wavered from the path as, she told The...

Published:Saturday | May 11, 2019 | 12:08 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Somebody cries in the middle Of the night, The neighbours hear, but they turn Out the lights. A fragile soul caught in the hands Of fate, When morning comes It’ll be too late. Concrete Angel – Martina McBride It is a scary world for children...

Published:Friday | May 10, 2019 | 12:31 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

A $73-million air-conditioning upgrade at the May Pen Hospital in Clarendon will result in the health facility’s annual electricity bill being slashed by 20 per cent, or $5.2 million. The hospital AC upgrade is part of the Government’s plan to...

Published:Thursday | May 9, 2019 | 12:18 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Nine students were admitted to Percy Junor Hospital and two transferred to Kingston Public Hospital after a taxi in which they were travelling careered off the Grantham Bridge and plunged into the river below after colliding with another vehicle....

Published:Tuesday | May 7, 2019 | 12:18 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

DEPUTY SUPER­INTENDENT of Police Damion Manderson used a special meeting called with Old Harbour taxi operators to send a strong warning to robot taxi operators in the division. Manderson, who has been at the helm at the subdivision for little...

Published:Saturday | May 4, 2019 | 12:08 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Karen Johnson is today ­thanking God that she is now in a ­comfortable space in her life, ­coming from one of upheaval, hurt, pain and thinking that no one cared about her – not even God. Looking back, she said her life was a constant struggle...

Published:Saturday | April 20, 2019 | 12:15 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Nineteen-year-old Fabrizio Darby, head boy at Ardenne High School, is now in his final year of high school with his eyes set on ­matriculating to university. Darby has been accepted to a number of universities, but the one he has his heart set on...

Published:Saturday | April 13, 2019 | 12:21 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

“Goodbye to my pain and my sorrows. So long! Bye, bye!” sang members of staff at Central High School just before they engaged in thankful prayer, embracing the news that the chairman of the school board, Henry Morant, had stepped down on Wednesday...

Published:Saturday | April 13, 2019 | 12:05 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

You are beautiful No matter what they say, Words can’t bring you down. Oh no You are beautiful In every single way, Yes words can’t bring you down. Christina Aguilera - Beautiful The diet industry is booming, primarily because...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 12:05 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

The York Town Health Centre located in south-west Clarendon, the bordering communities of Four Path, Osborne Store, and Gimmi-mi-bit, is faced with many challenges. It is one of the 100 primary healthcare facilities that the Ministry of Health...

Published:Saturday | April 6, 2019 | 12:15 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Author and Christian life coach Latoya Bell is pushing the love agenda in her two books released via Amazon – Don’t Give Up On Love and Don’t Give Up on Marriage. Bell, in sharing about her books, said if people truly realised the benefits of love...

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