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Stories by Cecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 8:02 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Olive Dyer and Greta Surf were ecstatic yesterday during the official launch of the May Pen public Wi-Fi. “A long time they should have this and I am feeling great about it ‘cause when I leave my home, which has the service, I can reconnect on the...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 7:59 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Thursday night, at an International Men’s Day digital forum organised by the Clarendon Inter Agency Network, Dr K’adamawe K’Nife pointed to one of the biggest dangers to Jamaican men. K’Nife, who holds a doctor of philosophy degree in sustainable...

Published:Friday | November 20, 2020 | 12:10 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Llqyece and Xaedhn Waisome, ages 9 and 11, are engaging YouTubers in their own special way. For Llqyece, it is all about assisting other children to improve their self-esteem. She achieves this through her channel with engaging scripts and...

Published:Thursday | November 19, 2020 | 12:16 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

STUDENTS FROM select schools in Clarendon benefited from donation of tablets valued at about $1.6 million from custos of the parish, William Shagoury, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education under the One Tablet/Laptop Per Child project....

Published:Monday | November 16, 2020 | 12:09 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Annika Davidson, mother of six-year-old Oshane Jason Banton, now has more questions than answers surrounding the death of her son, whose body was discovered in sewage at a pump house in Lionel Town. A grief-stricken Davidson, who could not contain...

Published:Saturday | November 14, 2020 | 12:10 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Hangxous has his sights set on making an impact in the music industry – just like his grand-uncle, the late Frederick ‘Toots’ Hibbert did. The artiste, whose real name is Derrick Juell, recently released his first single titled Domestic, a defence...

Published:Friday | November 13, 2020 | 12:14 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

It is official! John Bassie who was nominated and elected unopposed by the Caribbean branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) for the post of global president has now been appointed in the role. In a follow-up interview with The...

Published:Thursday | November 12, 2020 | 12:15 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Clarendon Central Member of Parliament Mike Henry has disclosed that he will be pushing to have a statue of reggae icon Frederick ‘Toots’ Hibbert erected in the parish capital. Speaking to The Gleaner yesterday as Clarendon residents paid their...

Published:Wednesday | November 11, 2020 | 12:12 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Almost five months after Olecia Lawrence appealed for help with a bone-marrow transplant for her infant son, little Azari Brown lost his valiant battle with cancer. Azari, who turned two in August, died on October 26. Lawrence is still thankful for...

Published:Tuesday | November 10, 2020 | 12:14 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Similar to other schools across Jamaica, students at Tacius Golding High School are dealing with the challenges of not having the critical electronic devices for online education – but the institution has a plan to address that. With many students...

Published:Saturday | November 7, 2020 | 12:12 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Kellits Councillor Noel Nembhard believes it will be a rough road to recovery for Clarendon farms that took a hit during recent heavy rains with many persons now set to have a not-so-merry Christmas. Nembhard, a farmer himself, painted a dire...

Published:Tuesday | November 3, 2020 | 12:14 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

The headmasters of Morgan’s Forest Primary and Infant and Alston High School, two Clarendon schools selected as part of a two-week pilot to resume face-to-face classes, are grateful for being selected. “Blessed and highly favoured” is how Romeo...

Published:Saturday | October 31, 2020 | 12:06 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Wood Hall Primary School Principal Elisa Craig was on vacation but could not miss Thursday’s historic event to celebrate her institution finally getting Internet service after years of waiting. She could barely contain her excitement as the service...

Published:Wednesday | October 28, 2020 | 12:17 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican Ingrid Murray, who serves as president and director of facilities of the United States-based family-owned Prospect Cleaning Services (PCS), which she runs with her husband Courtney Murray, was earlier this year commissioned by the...

Published:Wednesday | October 28, 2020 | 12:07 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

The heavy rains that pummelled the island for the past two weeks have dealt a cruel blow to farmers in Clarendon. For farmers in Bog Hole in the north, it was another stark reminder of how much of a gamble they take every time they plant. Larkland...

Published:Tuesday | October 27, 2020 | 12:19 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

The tree still sitting atop the house of 80-year-old Lola Johnson yesterday was a stark reminder of what she escaped while reclining in her living room Sunday morning. Johnson told The Gleaner that she sat paralysed with fear as the frightful event...

Published:Friday | October 23, 2020 | 12:16 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Forty-nine-year-old Abner Callaghan has always been an active person. A lover of sports, he spends most of his spare time – even sometimes at the expense of family engagements – coaching the Longville Park Football Club. Callaghan, a bedrock in...

Published:Wednesday | October 21, 2020 | 12:07 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Special measures will take effect in the community of Longville Park in Clarendon as of today as stakeholders move to prevent a massive COVID-19 outbreak among its 12,000 residents. The community was recently placed on the radar for its rising...

Published:Thursday | October 15, 2020 | 12:15 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

With eight confirmed cases of COVID-19, the medical officer of health for Clarendon has sounded the alarm, warning residents of Longville Park that the parish could be in serious trouble if there is a major outbreak in the community. Making a...

Published:Monday | October 12, 2020 | 12:07 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Matthew Maliek Campbell got the best birthday present he could ever receive on September 22, as he was overjoyed at his Caribbean Education Secondary Certificate results. Campbell, 17, who attends Wolmer’s High School for Boys and lives in...

Published:Monday | October 5, 2020 | 12:05 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

The Building Alternative Bridge For Success (BABS) Foundation has been making a big impact in Clarendon, St Catherine and Manchester, with the goal to reach even more places soon. Started in 2012 by Barbara and Adrian Reynolds, the foundation is...

Published:Tuesday | September 29, 2020 | 12:16 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Sixteen-year-old Wadada Dixon has every reason to be proud. After sitting 15 subjects in the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) exams, she attained 12 ones, two twos and a three. Dixon, who hails from the Portland Cottage district of...

Published:Monday | September 28, 2020 | 12:08 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

The odds may have seemed to be stacked against Dane Coleman, but he has defied the odds and is a happy farmer. When he was one year old, he lost both parents – his father murdered and, according to him, the murderer took him to his grandmother....

Published:Saturday | September 26, 2020 | 12:09 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

The nude body of Anglican priest Father Larius Lewis was found in the rectory in Chapelton, Clarendon, on Friday. The body was discovered by persons from his church after a report was made to the police that they had not seen him since Wednesday...

Published:Friday | September 25, 2020 | 12:16 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Seventy-three-year-old Navlette Pryce is convinced that had there been better roads in her community of Goldmine in Clarendon, her ailing husband would not have died when he did eight years ago. Complaining that they feel cut off from civilisation...

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