Hip Strip struggles for survival

WESTERN BUREAU:Once considered a bastion for business and entertainment in the Second City, Montego Bay's 'Hip Strip' is today a mere remnant of its former glory days, according to some stakeholders who say they are concerned about its future viability.

Elgin Town Basic School gets a lesson on fire safety

WESTERN BUREAU:The Fire Prevention Unit of the Hanover Fire Department staged a fire awareness session for students of the Elgin Town Basic School at the Hanover Parish Library on Wednesday, in recognition of Fire Awareness Week.


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Lances Bay Basic honours its stalwarts

WESTERN BUREAU:The Lances Bay Basic School in Hanover recently honoured two senior members of the community who have contributed to the development of the school and the well-being of the students enrolled there, over the decades.

Day out for 'recycled teenagers'

WESTERN BUREAU:The Montego Bay Cultural Centre in association with the National Council for Senior Citizens, St James Chapter, staged its inaugural 'Golden Heritage' celebrations last Friday, as part of activities to commemorate National Heritage Week.

The importance of sleep

We normally sleep at night and are awake during the daytime.

Lawyer backs out of representation in robbery case

WESTERN BUREAU:The attorney representing Dimitri Ffrench, the man who reportedly broke into a hotel room at the Secrets Resort in Montego Bay and stole a number of items in June, has indicated that he will no longer be representing the defendant.

Couple on fraud charges to appear in court November 10

WESTERN BUREAU:A Westmoreland couple who is facing multiple charges of fraud before the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court, was told to return to court on November 10, after one of their matters was mentioned before Resident Magistrate (RM) Carolyn...

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