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Sue Jelinek

Sue Jelinek welcomes story ideas from ship to shore. Contact her at jelinst@sbcglobal.net.

Remember women of revolutionary times

In a letter dated March 31, 1776, written to John Adams, Abigail Adams told her husband, “I desire you would remember the ladies.” She cited...

The right road to land planning

Update, May 30, 2024 / I think I jinxed myself with my June story.  The cloud cap definitely broke over our area.  On Tuesday...

April’s stunning images

April was an exciting time to be in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. First, we were treated to almost two minutes of a total solar eclipse...

Wonders of history

According to the news reports, I live in the fastest growing area in the United States. I remember when Naperville was growing from a...

Family fun in March

March 2024 promises to be a fun month for the people in Naperville. The West Suburban Irish have been working hard to make sure...

Choose to be happy, here

During the Christmas holidays, Shannon Bream, the host for Fox News Sunday, was interviewing people who maintained a positive attitude even as they faced...

Memory of solemn rituals at Arlington National Cemetery

Above / The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery is an iconic national symbol of heartfelt emotion and history. On December 7,...

‘Twas the Night

In 1822, Clement Clarke Moore was a professor of Greek and Hebrew Literature at General Theological Seminary. He had finished first in his class...

Autumn in the Midwest

When I was growing up, I couldn’t imagine living in an area that didn’t have seasons, especially autumn. I loved the sound of rustling...

Chronicling community spirit

Twenty-two years ago, Positively Naperville began chronicling ways Naperville is a special place to live. This newspaper has reached back in time and told...