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Stories by Cecelia Campbell-Livingston

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

After more than 20 years in prison, Whyette Gordon is looking to get his life back on track by getting formal training in his passion, painting, but that is proving difficult as not many persons want to employ an ex-convict.While he tries to achieve...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

The Clarendon police are urging persons to be aware of scammers who are operating out of the Exeter, Milk River, Race Course and Lionel Town areas of the parish.Head of the Clarendon police Senior Superintendent Vendolyn Cameron Powell, says these...

Published:Sunday | August 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

A Clarendon farmer has rejected an offer of more than $12 million in cash and kind put on the table by bauxite company Jamalco for damage to his farm in Halse Hall.Gifford Reid last week described the Jamalco offer as "chicken feed", as he declared...

Published:Sunday | August 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Rock River, Clarendon, resident Howell Burke will celebrate his 107th birthday today, but he is adamant that this is no big deal and he doesn't want a big celebration."I don't want anything special, you nuh haffi make a big deal out of it," Burke...

Published:Sunday | July 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

The odds are stacked against 17-year-old Shelly-Ann Rose. She lives in the underserved community of Rose Hall in Clarendon, where the possibility of violence looms every day as scores of unattached youths roam the streets.But the Foga Road High...

Published:Sunday | July 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Resident of Clarendon southeast community of Rose Hall, which sits between the better-known communities of Free Town and Sandy Bay, are appealing to the authorities to come to their aid, and come urgently.The community is home to a large number of...

Published:Sunday | April 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

A recently formed charity, the Jamaica Rural Youth Foundation (JRYF), is aiming to feed more than 10,000 students on a daily basis through its 'Breakfast Club' programme.The intention is to use sustainable methods to start and maintain that vision...

Published:Saturday | April 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

It is the norm to see some preachers in the throes of their messages and hear the music in the background. Be it the drum, the keyboard or the loud strumming of the guitar, the words almost seemed timed with the music. The 'amens' and 'hallelujahs'...

Published:Sunday | March 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Foundation singer Junior Soul succumbed to stage four colon cancer on Sunday, March 19.The singer, who had been on life support at the Westside Regional Hospital, had been admitted on March 7 for abdominal pain.He was diagnosed with cancer in 2016...

Published:Sunday | March 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

The plug has officially been pulled on gospel singer Tasha Cobbs' debut performance at the upcoming Unity in the City concert slated for Easter Monday, April 2, at the National Stadium in Kingston.Event organiser Antoinette Ennis of SWOT Business...

Published:Sunday | March 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

It is fast becoming a convenient way of shopping for many, but scores of Jamaicans are now finding out that going online to purchase items comes with its own challenges and dangers.It the latest case, scores of persons have found that an online...

Published:Sunday | March 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

New York-based Japanese, Eisaku 'Selector A' Yamaguchi, said Bob Marley planted the reggae seed in his homeland during his first and only tour of the county in 1979. Marley and the Wailers played eight intimate concerts over 12 days, and were...

Published:Sunday | January 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Local Economic Development Officer at the Clarendon Municipal Corporation Damion Young is expecting big gains from the second annual Youth in Business (YIB) Grant award to take place on Wednesday at the corporation's offices.According to Young, this...

Published:Monday | January 22, 2018 | 1:45 PMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Custos of Clarendon, William Shagoury, is raising concern about an abandoned section of the Sandy Bay main road which he says is a potential death trap. Speaking at a community church service recently in Longville Park, Shagoury appealed to...

Published:Sunday | January 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Eight murders in the first 14 days of this year, 168 last year and 135 in 2016, underscore the fact that residents of Clarendon are facing a crisis.Last Thursday, in the aftermath of the National Leadership Prayer Breakfast and as Prime Minister...

Published:Saturday | January 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Many parents, especially those with just one child, tend to be overprotective of their children.They raise them so sheltered that the children don't get a chance to do things for themselves. Parents believe that they are the only ones who can ensure...

Published:Thursday | January 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

After recording 168 murders last year, the second-highest murder total in the 19 police divisions, Clarendon has recorded a bloody start to 2018.Three days into 2018, The Gleaner has already confirmed four murders in the central Jamaica parish.The...

Published:Thursday | January 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Kerinth Campbell, principal of Foga Road High School in Clarendon, has more than one reason to be proud of her school, and is looking, with great anticipation, toward 2018. In spite of many challenges, the school has been chalking up one success...

Published:Saturday | December 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

January 1, 2018, for many, will be a time when goals are set and a new list of resolutions drawn up. For some, the pledges will be to lose weight, for others, it will be to live life on a shoestring budget so that they can finally achieve some long-...

Published:Thursday | December 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Residents of Bucknor in May Pen, Clarendon, have been hard hit by the death of Jamaica Labour Party Councillor Melvin Jones, who died on Christmas day.Jones, who died at age 80, has been serving that community from 1998 both as a councillor and a...

Published:Wednesday | December 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Residents of Bucknor in May Pen, Clarendon, have been hard hit by the Christmas Day death of Jamaica Labour Party councillor Melvin Jones.Jones, who died at age 80, had been serving that community from 1998, both as a councillor and a justice of the...

Published:Friday | December 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Escalating crime in Clarendon and the killing of People's National Party caretaker Carol Ebanks and her 20-year-old son, Jevon Myles, saw a motion for the suspension of the standing order of the municipal corporation in the parish to focus on the...

Published:Thursday | December 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Fifty-three of Clarendon's retired teachers were recently feted and pampered at the Clarendon Early Childhood Resource Centre on Foga Road in May Pen.Organised by the parish board under the leadership of Kenton Phillips, in combination with the...

Published:Thursday | December 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Several of Clarendon's hard-working and dedicated volunteers were recently singled out for recognition for the work they have been doing in their communities at the recently held Social Development Commission's (SDC) Incentives and Grants Award....

Published:Saturday | December 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Ground was broken yesterday at the Jamalco for New Fortress Energy gas-fired heat and power plant. The project is the result of a partnership that signals the beginning of great things for the job market and the parish of Clarendon.The project will...

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