Jen Jaqua, Author at The Suffolk News-Herald

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Column – Suffolk on the rebound

The years 1931-32 were a dismal time across the nation based on front pages published by newspapers. Each day brought a new report of war ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Tuesday, January 31, 2023 5:03 pm

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Column – Turn of the decade, 1929-1930

The year 1929 got underway with rewards offered to come up with a plan to repeal the 18th Amendment. A prize of $25,000 for the ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Tuesday, January 24, 2023 6:00 pm

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Column – 1928 headlines include bootlegging and economy

The year is 1928. Calvin Coolidge is the president. Prohibition is in full force. Ford is making Model Ts. And the first regularly scheduled television ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Tuesday, January 17, 2023 4:59 pm

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Column – News goes digital

Editor’s note: This weekly column series focuses on the history of the Suffolk News-Herald and the news of Suffolk as it was told on its ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Tuesday, January 10, 2023 4:52 pm

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Column – Celebrating 150 years of Suffolk news

Editor’s note: This is the first of a weekly column series focusing on the history of the Suffolk News-Herald and the news of Suffolk that ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Tuesday, January 3, 2023 4:42 pm

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Grand Illumination brings joy to all ages

Shouts of glee from children of all ages began the Christmas season Friday evening as the 32-foot Christmas tree lit up at Market Park near ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Friday, November 18, 2022 10:15 pm

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Honoring the service of all

Perfect lines of 42-inch-high white gravestones, uniformly spaced, each with a small flag placed in front of it, follow the contour of the slightly hilled ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Thursday, November 10, 2022 8:10 pm

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Luria’s campaign contributions, spending outpace Kiggans

Democratic U.S. Rep. Elaine Luria has raised more than three times, and spent more than double, the amount of money as her Republican challenger, state ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Tuesday, October 25, 2022 7:41 pm

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Column – Peanut Fest well worth the wait

What is worth sitting in traffic for five and a half hours on a Saturday afternoon? If you ask my 8-year-old son, it’s the Suffolk ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Tuesday, October 11, 2022 6:22 pm

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Chesapeake man charged with Suffolk liquor store burglary

A Chesapeake man is charged in connection with a 2022 commercial burglary at the liquor store in Suffolk. Suffolk Police arrested Richard Phillip Ford, 60, ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Monday, October 3, 2022 8:36 pm

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