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Stories by Olivia Brown/Gleaner Writer

Published:Thursday | August 22, 2019 | 12:10 AMOlivia Brown/Gleaner Writer

Denbigh, Clarendon: Denbigh High School has been in celebratory mode since the release of the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) grades. This as three male students attained nine subjects with grade one passes, creating history at the...

Published:Saturday | August 17, 2019 | 12:15 AMOlivia Brown/Gleaner Writer

The Baby Oprah Foundation, a registered charity programme operating out of New Paisley in Clarendon, has been assisting children with Down’s syndrome across the parish for the last 14 years. The foundation, named in honour of Oprah Althea Bennett...

Published:Saturday | August 17, 2019 | 12:15 AMOlivia Brown/Gleaner Writer

The Clarendon Adventist Youth (AY) Federation hosted its first health and education expo on Wednesday on the grounds of the May Pen Old Police Station. The Clarendon AY Federation, founded over three decades ago, governs all other Adventist youth...

Published:Tuesday | August 13, 2019 | 12:08 AMOlivia Brown/Gleaner Writer

Kareen Lamme is hoping to make her mark in the beauty industry with her Jamaican cosmetics line which produces primarily natural, organic products that she describes as “natural and cruelty-free.” Būtē Cosmetics, based in Rose Hall, Montego Bay...

Published:Saturday | August 10, 2019 | 12:22 AMOlivia Brown/Gleaner Writer

MAY PEN, Clarendon: Students of Hazard Primary School in Clarendon can now learn in a safer environment with the completion of infrastructural development under the X Marks the Spot Crosswalk Road Safety Campaign. The campaign is a collaborative...

Published:Saturday | August 10, 2019 | 12:19 AMOlivia Brown/Gleaner Writer

“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” – Eton Lewis says the words documented in the 13th verse of Philippians Chapter Four are his family’s abiding law. Lewis told Family and Religion that he was baptised in 2009 and was guided...

Published:Friday | August 9, 2019 | 12:38 AMOlivia Brown/Gleaner Writer

MAY PEN, Clarendon: Twelve-year-old Noah Vaughn was crowned the Champion Sheep Farmer at the 67th staging of the annual Denbigh Agricultural and Industrial Show held in May Pen, Clarendon, earlier this week. Vaughn had won the Supreme Champion ram...

Published:Saturday | August 3, 2019 | 12:10 AMOlivia Brown/Gleaner Writer

A stalwart in her community in Howell’s Content, Clarendon, Adlin Imogene Feir, affectionately called and more popularly known as ‘Granny’, has been a stellar member of the Christian faith since the early ‘90s. The 95-year-old Seventh-day...

Published:Tuesday | July 23, 2019 | 12:16 AMOlivia Brown/Gleaner Writer

“Mommy, if you nuh come fi Sher, she a go dead in 10 minutes.” Those chilling words in a phone call jolted a Clarendon family into panic mode as a domestic dispute turned ugly in Osborne Store in the parish in the wee hours of Sunday morning. Their...

Published:Tuesday | July 16, 2019 | 12:22 AMOlivia Brown/Gleaner Writer

MAY PEN, Clarendon: Twenty-four-year-old Noveter Nesbeth is defying the odds and standing tall as an inspiration in her community. The resident of Paisley Avenue in Clarendon will, in a few months, complete her bachelor of science degree in...

Published:Tuesday | July 16, 2019 | 12:11 AMOlivia Brown/Gleaner Writer

Erica Ewbanks, principal of Garvey Maceo High School in Vernamfield, Clarendon, says the opening of the fifth computer lab is a blessing to the institution. The school was gifted with 21 new computers by the RCM Community Development Foundation,...

Published:Thursday | July 11, 2019 | 12:20 AMOlivia Brown/Gleaner Writer

September 2011 will forever be etched in the minds of the relatives of Lester Boothe, who is popularly known as ‘Brother Boodie’ in his Content, York Town community. Boothe went missing almost a decade ago. Perpetuating the family’s pain is the...

Published:Saturday | July 6, 2019 | 12:05 AMOlivia Brown/Gleaner Writer

Dreams are coming true for 12-year-old footballer Orane ‘Kirky’ Watson of Parnassus in Clarendon. Watson was selected from a team of 205 young football lovers earlier in June to represent Jamaica in Barcelona, Spain. “I feel very, very good and...

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