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Published:Thursday | December 10, 2015 | 10:16 AMOrantes Moore

PORT MARIA, St Mary:Although the pastor for the Port Maria Circuit of Baptist Churches, the Reverend Oral Campbell, insists that, generally, there are very few religious problems affecting the citizens of St Mary. He is concerned about one...

Published:Wednesday | December 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMOrantes Moore

PORT MARIA, St Mary:Attempting to address the diverse range of issues affecting children across the island must be a thankless and unenviable task. However, the Child Development Agency (CDA)'s team leader for St Mary and Portland, Carlyn Stewart,...

Published:Monday | December 7, 2015 | 12:00 AMOrantes Moore

PORT MARIA, St Mary:A campaign funded by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) to reduce violence against females in St Mary culminated last Thursday with dozens of young adults and high-school students...

Published:Thursday | December 3, 2015 | 10:20 AMOrantes Moore

MANGO VALLEY, St Mary:In addition to conducting his ministerial duties at two churches in St Mary (Dover and Luna Field), for the last 20 years, Church of God of Prophesy pastor Michael McGregor has served as overseer for 13 other churches...

Published:Wednesday | November 25, 2015 | 9:10 AMOrantes Moore

PORT MARIA, St Mary:After years of hard work promoting and teaching a rare form of traditional Jamaican embroidery known as hardanga, handicraft expert Norma Nugent was honoured last week with an award at a special ceremony in Port Maria, St Mary....

Published:Wednesday | November 11, 2015 | 10:37 AMOrantes Moore

ANNOTTO BAY, St Mary:As the Ministry of Health attempts to repair its reputation following the dead babies and audit scandals, Lady Allen, wife of Governor General Sir Patrick Allen, last week called on corporate Jamaica to support the beleaguered...

Published:Thursday | October 29, 2015 | 8:34 AMOrantes Moore

PORT MARIA, St Mary:As an ordained minister in the Emmanuel Apostolic Church in Port Maria, St Mary, Pastor Sunil Danhi is one of youngest religious leaders in the parish.Originally from Pagee, a small fishing district close to the town centre,...

Published:Thursday | October 29, 2015 | 9:03 AMOrantes Moore

PORT MARIA, St Mary:As the senior pastor of the Seventh-day Adventist District (SDA) of Churches in Port Maria, St Mary, Chukudi Okike believes the biggest challenge facing residents of the parish capital is what to do with their young people.Okike...

Published:Wednesday | October 28, 2015 | 12:00 AMOrantes Moore

PORT MARIA, St Mary:Police in St Mary are seeking support to help find suitable accommodation for a harmless but mentally ill man who has been living in a parked car for the last 16 years.In 1999, following a series of arguments with his stepfather...

Published:Friday | October 16, 2015 | 10:43 AMOrantes Moore

PORT MARIA, St Mary:Dozens of local residents in Port Maria, St Mary, celebrated alongside members of the judicial and security services last Thursday after Justice Minister Senator Mark Golding opened a spacious, new arbitration facility in the...

Published:Thursday | October 15, 2015 | 11:41 AMOrantes Moore

With more than 40 training certificates and two decades of youth-focused community service to his credit, Charles Wilks is one of Jamaica's many unsung heroes.As a district constable in Galina, St Mary, and coordinator of the parish's Police Youth...

Published:Thursday | October 15, 2015 | 10:56 AMOrantes Moore

ANNOTTO BAY, St Mary:The Reverend Anthony Armstrong is a jovial and enthusiastic minister who has been preaching at the United Pentecostal Church in Annotto Bay, St Mary, for the last 10 years.Annotto Bay is a scenic but underdeveloped seaside...

Published:Wednesday | October 14, 2015 | 8:13 AMOrantes Moore

PORT MARIA, St Mary:The Police in St Mary are appealing for information to help solve the fatal shooting of a woman who was killed in her home last week, just 13 months after her sister was murdered by gunmen in almost identical circumstances....

Published:Thursday | October 8, 2015 | 6:03 AMOrantes Moore

Pastor Oswald McCormack of Coffee Piece in Highgate, St Mary, has been a minister for more than 50 years. He is the assistant overseer of a popular religious organisation comprising six churches throughout St Mary and the neighbouring parish of St...

Published:Thursday | October 8, 2015 | 10:51 AMOrantes Moore

PORT MARIA, St Mary:Governor General Sir Patrick Allen has endorsed a pioneering initiative by the Seventh-day Adventist Church that utilises greenhouse farming to create employment and revenue and promote healthy lifestyle in St Mary and Portland....

Published:Thursday | October 8, 2015 | 11:41 AMOrantes Moore

PORT MARIA, St Mary:As pastor of the Dover Seventh-day Adventists District of Churches, 26-year-old Gordon Lindsay is responsible for managing seven churches (Dover, Epsom, Enfield, Camberwell, Osborne, Fort George, and Long Road) throughout...

Published:Monday | September 28, 2015 | 10:49 AMOrantes Moore

HIGHGATE, St Mary:As curate for the St Cyprians Anglican church in Highgate, St Mary, Reverend Seymour Hutchinson is as a community-focused and popular evangelist who has been preaching the Gospel in his hometown for the past three decades.With 47...

Published:Thursday | October 1, 2015 | 12:00 AMOrantes Moore

t 29 years old, Seventh-day Adventist pastor and information technology (IT) expert Danielo Daniels is one of the youngest and most remarkable clergymen operating in St Mary.The multifaceted minister loves working in the parish, but is concerned...

Published:Monday | September 28, 2015 | 12:00 AMOrantes Moore

PORT MARIA, St Mary:Dozens of enthusiastic teenagers gathered at Iona High School in St Mary last week Tuesday to share their experiences of activism, good governance and best practices, as part of the parish's third annual students' council...

Published:Monday | September 21, 2015 | 12:16 PMOrantes Moore

PORT MARIA, St Mary:Games fans and local residents of Port Maria, St Mary, turned out in their dozens recently for the final of an entertaining police initiative that aimed to improve relations between local businesses and the communities they serve...

Published:Thursday | September 24, 2015 | 10:30 AMOrantes Moore

PORT MARIA, St Mary:A Florida-based charity that donated more than $140,000 to help a loving mother pay for her son's expensive surgical operation has praised Family and Religion for publishing a story that raised awareness about the teenager's...

Published:Thursday | September 24, 2015 | 10:56 AMOrantes Moore

BOSCOBEL, St Mary:St Matthew's Anglican Church in Boscobel, St Mary, was founded 115 years ago this month. Reverend Prince Taylor-Younge has been the rector at St Matthew's and four other local churches for the past two years and believes the church...

Published:Friday | September 11, 2015 | 11:51 AMOrantes Moore

PORT MARIA, St Mary:Building renovations worth more than half a million dollars and the arrival of an enthusiastic new principal could help transform a small primary school in St Mary into one of the parish's most progressive academic institutions....

Published:Tuesday | September 22, 2015 | 2:06 PMOrantes Moore

Jolyan Silvera, the sitting member of parliament for Western St Mary, is expected represent the People's National Party in the next general election following a ballot in Port Maria on Monday.Of the 71 delegates who were eligible to vote, 58...

Published:Thursday | September 17, 2015 | 12:00 AMOrantes Moore

Patricia Phillpotts is an upbeat and congenial lady who has served for many years on the council board of the New Testament Church of God in Oracabessa, St Mary, where she has lived all her life.Additionally, Phillpotts, 61, works as an assistant...

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