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On Condoms: Did Pope Benedict Change Church Teaching?

On Condoms: Did Pope Benedict Change Church Teaching?

By: Paul Murano – December, 2010 As the secular media falls over itself in a frenzy spinning a leaked passage from a new book that interviews Pope Benedict XVI, we…

Fitness Together-N.A. Launches Type 2 Diabetes Study – Invites Local Residents to Participate

  By: Tracey Zysk – December, 2010 North Andover, Mass. Some of the newest clients exercising at Fitness Together in North Andover are doing more than stepping on a scale…

The Shallow World of Politics

The Shallow World of Politics

  By: Paul Murano – November, 2010 Okay, so Republicans have picked up major gains in this midterm election. Is this something conservatives should celebrate? Does it mean the country…

Local Author helps aspiring writers get published

Local Author helps aspiring writers get published

  By: Rebecca Duggan Kruschwitz – November, 2010 Lawrence native Ken Tingle, is a celebrated local author with glowing reviews of “The Girl in the Italian Bakery” and an honorable mention…

Christianity vs. Humanism: A review

Christianity vs. Humanism: A review

  By: Paul Murano – October, 2010 I went to a debate the other night between Humanists and Christians sponsored by the Chesterton Society of Worcester on the question of…

MA State Auditors Debate on The Paying Attention! Radio Program with Tom Duggan on WCAP, (September 04, 2010)

MA State Auditors Debate on The Paying Attention! Radio Program with Tom Duggan on WCAP, (September 04, 2010)

Click here for MP3 of the show Click here for source page, (mac users can also listen here) A REAL debate between the two Republican candidates for State Auditor: Kamal…

Caring for elderly loved ones with disease

  By: Teri Mercier – September, 2010 Taking care of an elderly loved one is no easy task. When disease is involved, it becomes even more challenging. People who care…

Islam and the Cultural Left, Strange Bedfellows

Islam and the Cultural Left, Strange Bedfellows

  By: Paul Murano – September, 2010 Why people think the way they do is fascinating. Who would have thought the issue of an Islamic cultural center being built near…

Royal House of Pizza and Roast Beef in Methuen

Royal House of Pizza and Roast Beef in Methuen

  By: Barry Erickson – September, 2010 Did someone tell you to try Royal Roast Beef at 464 Lowell St Rt. 110 in Methuen? Did they said, “It was good.”…

The Heartbeat of the Valley

The Heartbeat of the Valley

  By: Paul Murano – August, 2010 When I moved back home from Tampa in the early 1990’s I gathered together a young adult group from St. Margaret’s in Burlington…

Gay Writers of the Valley

Ye Gay Old Valley   By: Dani Langiven, Lesbian Columnist – August, 2010 I thought I’d step away from my political ranting and introduce you to two members of the…

Opposing the Death Penalty

Opposing the Death Penalty

By: Paul Murano The terms capital punishment and decapitate come from the same Latin word for regarding the head. Although the death penalty was often the removal of one’s head,…

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Ye Gay Old Valley    By: Dani Langevin, Lesbian Columnist – July, 2010 Last March, in Boulder, Colorado, two grade school girls were kicked out of Sacred Heart of Jesus…

The New Fruit of the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil

The New Fruit of the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil

  By: Paul Murano – Jun, 2010 Last month marked one of the darkest days in human history. Most people will not recognize it as such, for it has very…

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Valley Patriot Lesbian Columnist By: Dani Langevin – June, 2010 In the 4th century BC the Thebian commander, Gorgidas, hand picked 150 homosexual couples from his army to make up…