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Published:Friday | August 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Last Thursday, New Fortress Energy treated students from schools in the Old Harbour Bay environs - Marlie Mount, Davies, Old Harbour, and Old Harbour Bay primary - to a day of fun, free medical examinations, and dental treatment, among other...

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

The Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) team from St Mary captured more than a few glances with its display of a prototype for a floatable greenhouse at the recent Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show 2018.In an interview with...

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Seventy to 80 per cent of Jamaica's supply of peanuts is produced in St Elizabeth, and according to information from the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) extension officer for the Santa Cruz area, Donnaree Rowe, the yield has been...

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

The portable solar generator stood out among the displays in the Clarendon Pavilion at the 66th staging of the Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show in Clarendon. It's all thanks to a group of innovative students from the Vere Technical...

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

It's full speed ahead where the regularisation of the cannabis industry is concerned, according to Agriculture Minister Audley Shaw.He made the sentiments clear at the opening address of the 66th staging of the Denbigh Agricultural Show."We have got...

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

Founder and president of the Longville Park Theatre Movement, Rosie Langoth, is suggesting that Jamaica's culture and tradition should be captured on an app and made available for download via smart devices and personal computers.She proffered the...

Published:Sunday | July 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Glenmuir High School past student Romeo Mitchell never for one moment thought he would establish a business in the food industry, but he now has big dreams of taking his interest globally.Mitchell smiled as he reflected on his days in high school. "...

Published:Wednesday | June 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Social media has effectively worked its way into many lives now, but the king of them all is Facebook. From all appearances, it would seem that no one discusses issues anymore, for every issue - relationship problems or ire, the world is privy to it...

Published:Thursday | June 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Jovan George Clue is today thanking God that his parents, George and Althea Clue, denied him his entertainment gadgets during the week and enforced the studying rule.While it felt more like a chore, and sometimes he said he felt a bit tired, he now...

Published:Monday | June 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Jovan George Clue is today thanking God that his parents, George and Althea Clue, denied him his entertainment gadgets during the week and enforced the studying rule.While it felt more like a chore and sometimes he said that he felt a bit tired, he...

Published:Wednesday | June 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not depart from it. - Proverbs 22:6There are countless videos on social media of children being lippy, talking back to parents, and even going as far as throwing blows at their...

Published:Thursday | May 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

"Brother let me be your shelter Never leave you all alone I can be the one you call When you're low Brother let me be your fortress When the night winds are driving on Be the one to light the way Bring you home."- Brother - Need to breathe More and more,...

Published:Wednesday | May 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

"We can read about animals that live in the sea. We can read the alphabet up a coconut tree. We can travel in a rocket so far out in space. When we read together, we can go anyplace. Let's read together"- Jack HartmannLast Tuesday was Read Across...

Published:Thursday | May 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

"You are healed, your faith has made you whole You are healed, the fountain is no more Virtue has left the body, no more time to cry and worry Praise the Lord, I know you're healed."Jabez - You Are Healed In a February publication of The Gleaner under...

Published:Tuesday | May 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

One hundred youth are now grateful for the second chance they have been given to turn their lives around.A programme pioneered by Romaine Morris, councillor for the Mocho division in Clarendon, provided them with free training and Level Two...

Published:Thursday | May 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

It flies in the face of all your pride It moves away the mad inside It's always anger's own worst enemy Even when the jury and the judge Say you gotta right to hold a grudge It's the whisper in your ear saying "Set It Free"- Forgiveness - Matthew West It...

Published:Thursday | April 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

A group of True Heroes Under God (THUG) has its sights set on one thing: to bring about meaningful change in the lives of those with whom they come in contact.In a one-on-one with Family and Religion, Dawit Jeffery, leader of the group, said its...

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

Six years ago, it was a very heartbroken Stephanie Allen who said goodbye to her son, Selwin Thomas. It marked the end of a long struggle that began when he was just 10 months old. He developed a brain tumour and had to be operated on nine times....

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

From this moment, I have been blessed I live only, for your happiness And for your love, I give my last breath From this moment on From This Moment - Shania Twain She could not wait for him to kiss her ... her heart was beating like a runaway train. The...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Mike Henry, Central Clarendon member of parliament, says that the anticipated victory by Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) councillor candidate Tanya-Lee Williams in the April 27 by-election will seek to honour late councillor Melvin Jones."This one is for...

Published:Thursday | April 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

With salary negotiation of teachers in the spotlight, one teacher says that teachers' jobs are not easy as their challenges in the classroom go beyond their paycheques.For her, the indiscipline and disrespect are just the tip of the iceberg as time...

Published:Friday | March 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Oh, that old rugged Cross So despised by the world Has a wondrous attraction for me For the dear Lamb of God Left His Glory above To bear it to dark Calvary- The Old Rugged Cross - George Bennard Walk into any supermarket or shop and the wide array of...

Published:Tuesday | March 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

As the Easter season approaches, it is a stark reminder of the day Sebert Williamson's 13-year-old daughter Shenieka's life went downhill with her fighting to live.Good Friday, after coming from church, Williamson offered her something to drink. She...

Published:Thursday | February 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Great colleague, wonderful father, a fine sense of humour were some of the ways colleagues and friends of Constable Carl Bailey described him."It hurts to the core," said Sergeant Princess Bayliss, who is still having trouble accepting that Bailey...

Published:Wednesday | February 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

An official agreement was signed last Wednesday by investment partners HEART Trust/NTA and the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) through their Community Renewal Programme for the second phase of the Youth In Business (YIB) initiative.Twenty...

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