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Methuen Teen Josh Flagg Vying for National Rubik’s Cube Championship

Methuen Teen Josh Flagg Vying for National Rubik’s Cube Championship

By: Tom Duggan – January. 2014 Methuen teenager Josh Flagg entered his first Rubik’s Cube contest in April of 2011 at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His second competition was at…

The Merrimack Valley Sandbox -Creating a Path For Entrepreneurs

The Merrimack Valley Sandbox -Creating a Path For Entrepreneurs

 By: Cheryl Hajjar – December, 2013 As the Yuletide spirit is among us, and the frenzy of holiday shopping has begun, 17 budding entrepreneurs from the Merrimack Valley are preparing…

THE EMPTY CHAIR – (Exposing Addiction) Public Enemy #1

THE EMPTY CHAIR – (Exposing Addiction) Public Enemy #1

By: Phil Lahey, October, 2013 When it comes to drug addiction, who is public enemy #1? You might guess the drug dealer, or the one who introduced our kid to…

Losing Our Sanity – Morality Matters by Paul Murano

Losing Our Sanity – Morality Matters by Paul Murano

By: Paul Murano – October, 2013 There are two basic ways through which we have certitude about anything: faith and reason. In short, reason trusts the mind and faith trusts…

George A. Flibotte, U.S. Army Air Corps – Valley Patriot of the Month (10-13)

George A. Flibotte, U.S. Army Air Corps – Valley Patriot of the Month (10-13)

By: Helen Mooradkanian – October, 2013 TEWKSBURY – Nineteen-year old George A. Flibotte, U.S. Army Air Corps, now of Tewksbury, was with the Ninth Air Force stationed across the English…

The Valley Patriot’s New Teen Talk Columnist Ana Introduces Herself to Our Readers – TEEN TALK WITH ANA DEBERNARDO

The Valley Patriot’s New Teen Talk Columnist Ana Introduces Herself to Our Readers – TEEN TALK WITH ANA DEBERNARDO

EDITORS NOTE: This month we are resurrecting our Teen Talk column with 15-year-old Ana DeBernardo of Danvers who tells us she is very excited to write about being a teenager and a Latina.…

Methuen’s TIP Healing Garden Completed

Methuen’s TIP Healing Garden Completed

October, 2013 The Trauma Intervention Program of Merrimack Valley, Inc. (TIP) is a group of specially trained citizen volunteers who are called by police officers, fire fighters and hospital personnel…

Parents (and families) of Murdered Children Hold Candle Light Vigil

Parents (and families) of Murdered Children Hold Candle Light Vigil

Parents of Murdered Children of the Merrimack Valley (POMC) held a candlelight vigil and remembrance last month on the steps of Lowell City Hall. This was the fifth annual remembrance…

Saving Supermom

Saving Supermom

By: Cheryl Hajjar – October 2013 Having it all. That quintessential line brought on by the feminist movement that has been driven in every young girl’s mind including myself over…

Crowdfunding For Cash

Crowdfunding For Cash

 Babies and Briefcases By: Cheryl Hajjar – August, 2013 Unless you have been living in a landfill or still have an analog TV in your home, you have heard of…

Why is There a Left and a Right

Why is There a Left and a Right

By: Paul Murano – June, 2013 In considering the great left/right divide of contemporary culture it’s important to ponder beneath the surface on the reasons why. There is much debate…

Knowledge vs. Wisdom

Knowledge vs. Wisdom

By: Certified Life Coach, Jeff Katz – June 2013 Visionaccomplished.net Surely you remember that old phrase, “a little bit of knowledge is a dangerous thing.” There are very few expressions…

Sizzle Up Your Social Media This Summer

Sizzle Up Your Social Media This Summer

By: Cheryl Hajjar – June 2013    As the end of the school year approaches and families are making their summer vacation plans, both the seasoned and budding entrepreneur are…

Valley Patriot Publisher Tom Duggan Delivers Some Tough Love to the Tea Party and Conservatives

Valley Patriot Publisher Tom Duggan Delivers Some Tough Love to the Tea Party and Conservatives

Video of Valley Patriot Publisher Tom Duggan delivering some tough love to the Tea Party and Conservatives Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in…

Have Your Shoelaces Become Chains?

Have Your Shoelaces Become Chains?

  By: Jeff Katz, Motivational Speaker – April 2013 So, we’ve all heard the suggestion that you need to work hard in order to achieve something. Just when we all…

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