Jen Jaqua, Author at The Suffolk News-Herald


SPS continues to provide students with free breakfast and lunch

Suffolk Public Schools is reminding families that daily free school meals are available for their students. SPS Nutritional Service Department says that they provide “over ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Thursday, January 25, 2024 8:00 am


Latest update on 2045 Comprehensive Plan presented to council

Suffolk Planning and Community Development returned to provide data and the next steps in the development of the 2045 Comprehensive Plan. Suffolk City Council observed ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Thursday, January 25, 2024 8:00 am


Suffolk developer looks to revive 14-acre subdivision in Smithfield

A Suffolk developer is looking to revive a stalled 14-acre subdivision behind Smithfield’s Royal Farms gas station at Battery Park Road and South Church Street. ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Wednesday, December 13, 2023 10:45 am

Police Reports

Police Reports for Nov. 27 – Dec. 4

The following information comes directly from Suffolk Law Enforcement’s Event Map.   November 27 Annoying phone calls, Ravine Gap Drive Obtain money by false pretenses, ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Tuesday, December 5, 2023 5:03 pm

Suffolk Living

150 Years of News

Suffolk looked a lot different in 1873. Roads were narrow and muddy, buildings were made mostly of wood, and information was obtained via word-of-mouth or ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Tuesday, November 21, 2023 7:03 pm


Grand Illumination rings in the season

Shouts of joy from children and adults of all ages began the Christmas season Friday, Nov. 17 evening as the 32-foot Christmas tree lit up ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Friday, November 17, 2023 9:27 pm


Column – The last 20 years

The paper has changed greatly over the past 150 years, and the most recent 20 are no exception. With the increased use of the internet, ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Tuesday, November 7, 2023 5:55 pm


SPS breaks ground for JFK Middle School replacement

It was a morning commemorating the long-awaited redevelopment of Suffolk’s John F. Kennedy Middle School on Saturday, Nov. 4, as Suffolk Public Schools School Board, ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Monday, November 6, 2023 7:39 pm


Column – Storm of events

For one minute, the world was in perfect symmetry. In a year that read the same backward as forward, February 20, 2002, brought 60 seconds ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Wednesday, November 1, 2023 12:58 pm


Column – A new millennium

The new millennium brought big changes to the City of Suffolk and the country as a whole. Drugs, terror and war were the stories, but ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Tuesday, October 24, 2023 5:16 pm

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