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Stories by Cecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Published:Monday | November 28, 2022 | 12:08 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

The family of two men fatally shot by a police constable who is reportedly a family member are calling for a swift and thorough investigation into the incident. The police reported that about 12:49 a.m. Saturday, an altercation developed between...

Published:Friday | November 25, 2022 | 12:08 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

The FIFA 2022 World Cup kicked off in Qatar on Sunday and has ignited fierce rivalries within families as love does not prevent against battle lines when the whistle blows. It can be an emotional roller-coaster as one relative eventually has to...

Published:Wednesday | November 23, 2022 | 12:12 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Former Central High School student Nowell Lewin is seeking assistance to attend the Best Diplomats United Nations (UN) Simulation, slated to be held December 16-19 at the Park Regency Resort in Egypt. Last year, while in sixth form, Lewin launched...

Published:Monday | November 21, 2022 | 12:09 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Patrick Matthias, brother-in-law of Chieftin Campbell, who was beaten by a mob in Mandeville and later succumbed to his injuries, said hearing news that the cab driver charged with his death was set free has caused him to relive the trauma of the...

Published:Friday | November 11, 2022 | 12:06 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Glenmuir High School sixth-former Stanford Nigel Lewinson, the youth mayor for Clarendon, has big plans to help positively shape the lives of youngsters in his parish. Speaking after the monthly sitting of the Clarendon Municipal Corporation on...

Published:Friday | November 4, 2022 | 12:16 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Emerging entrepreneur Nastassia Baker knows all about nos as she has got more than her fair share. But she is also celebrating the three yeses that came her way that led to her CurlFrenz Rosemary Oil gracing the shelves of Fontana Pharmacy, Forever...

Published:Thursday | November 3, 2022 | 12:10 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

After a couple was brutally murdered in Toll Gate, Clarendon, on Tuesday night, the Clarendon police sought to offer reassurance during a walk-through of William Lane and Duke Street on Wednesday, but the area was deserted, with just one man around...

Published:Tuesday | November 1, 2022 | 12:06 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Rayon Davis, district officer in charge of fire prevention in Clarendon, says he has noticed several fire safety deficiencies in the central Jamaica parish. The team has been visiting various schools and institutions, conducting drills and...

Published:Tuesday | October 25, 2022 | 12:12 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

The last time Phillip McCarthy saw his two girls, ages eight and nine, was on December 29, 2021, when he handed them over to their mother, who was awarded visitation rights on holidays after he won custody of them in court. McCarthy said that out...

Published:Tuesday | October 25, 2022 | 12:11 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Administrators at Kemps Hill High have come under fire for allegedly failing to inform his mother of a football injury amid subsequent mounting hospitalisation and treatment expenses she has had to shoulder. Eugennie Brown said that her son, Raheem...

Published:Saturday | October 22, 2022 | 12:07 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Electricity distributor Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) has denied claims by May Pen Mayor Winston Maragh that it is to be blamed for the delay in the resumption of operations at the Portland Cottage Health Centre in Clarendon. Maragh levelled...

Published:Thursday | October 20, 2022 | 12:06 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Next March when Custos Rotulorum of Clarendon William Shagoury turns 75 and retires, he believes he will be leaving a legacy of tangible investments in the parish. Addressing the Civic Awards ceremony held on the grounds of the Clarendon Parish...

Published:Thursday | October 20, 2022 | 12:06 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Termario Daniels is only 22, but his volume of work and community involvement mirrors that of someone much older. The former youth parliamentarian, who represented Clarendon Central in last year’s sitting as a young member of parliament, has been...

Published:Saturday | October 15, 2022 | 12:06 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Thirty-two-year-old Nickiesha Bygrave of Bucknor, Clarendon, just wants one main thing to make her life complete: surgery to repair a hernia that has been a major disruptor in her life. Unable to afford the fees to have the operation done, she has...

Published:Friday | October 14, 2022 | 12:11 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

The National Works Agency (NWA) came under fire at Thursday’s monthly sitting of the Clarendon Municipal Corporation as the councillor for the Hayes Division blasted their poor work in the parish. Scean Barnswell said that the state agency’s...

Published:Wednesday | October 12, 2022 | 12:09 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Residents in several communities in Clarendon Northern are calling for the deplorable roads in the constituency to be rehabilitated. The residents’ frustration boiled over on Monday, triggering protests in places such as James Hill, Cave Valley,...

Published:Wednesday | October 12, 2022 | 12:06 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Street persons and some of Clarendon’s most vulnerable were pampered, fed and given a bag with goodies on Monday at the old police station in May Pen, in observance of World Homeless Day. The event was staged by the Clarendon Municipal Corporation’...

Published:Monday | October 10, 2022 | 12:07 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Michael Henry knows what it is like to be lonely, missing his parents, and trying to find acceptance in the wrong crowd. He opens up on his journey in his book, Mother I Am: The Child of Emigrants. Henry, born in Kingston, was sent to live with his...

Published:Thursday | October 6, 2022 | 12:06 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

KAREN CARTY, councillor caretaker for the Frankfield division, is appealing to Clarendon North Western Member of Parliament Phillip Henriques to do something about the two bridges that were washed away in the 2017 flood rains. The plea comes on the...

Published:Saturday | October 1, 2022 | 12:09 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s pig population has quadrupled over the last decade – from 144,917 to 593,170 animals – and with more than 18,000 pig farmers registered, Agriculture Minister Pearnel Charles Jr is hopeful that they will soon be able to meet and exceed...

Published:Saturday | October 1, 2022 | 12:07 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

The Original Dumpling Shop, now located on Baychester Avenue, Bronx, New York, has come a long way from its start-up days of its chef/owners frying fish on a one-burner stove borrowed from a friend. Today, the successful Jamaican eatery, which...

Published:Saturday | October 1, 2022 | 12:06 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

FOR 26 years, 52-year-old janitor Sheron Howell has been caring for children at the Alley Infant School in southern Clarendon. As she shared the attributes of her job with The Gleaner, the animated expression on her face evidenced the love and...

Published:Friday | September 30, 2022 | 12:06 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Professor Wendel Abel, consultant psychiatrist at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, has welcomed a collaboration between the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) and the local healthcare sector to increase mental health literacy for...

Published:Monday | September 26, 2022 | 12:11 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

There’s no missing the huge breakaway on both sides as vehicles approach the Rio Minho bridge in Sanguinetti, Clarendon. It initially stoked fears and anxiety among residents before Tropical Storm Ian later barrelled through the Caribbean Sea...

Published:Monday | September 26, 2022 | 12:08 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Guidance counsellor for Rock River Primary School Jennifer Levi has revealed that students at the school were spared the trauma of the shooting incident last Monday in which a mentally ill man, known only as ‘Longman’, was killed by a policeman...

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