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Looking Back at the Priest Scandal

Looking Back at the Priest Scandal

By: Paul Murano – January, 2011 The scandal within the Catholic Church was one of ignorance and evil. No question. It was the cause of much confusion and pain. But…

Love is a Battlefield – Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

Love is a Battlefield – Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

By: Dani Langevin – June, 2011 My daughter just finished her sophomore year at Westfield State University. She had one more project to finish up due a week after she…

Repeal of Ban on Educational Dinners for Doctors Passes House

Economic Impact and Lack of Influence on Doctors cited in repeal, issue now moves to the State Senate By: Dave Andelman – May, 2011 Boston – Massachusetts is now one step…

An Open Letter to President Obama

An Open Letter to President Obama

  By Mark Dubinski – May, 2011   President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500   Dear President Obama: With all due respect, I…

Hundreds Rally to Save Saint Mary’s School

Hundreds Rally to Save Saint Mary’s School

Catholic Church to Close Saint Mary’s After Promising to keep it Open By: Tom Duggan – May, 2011 Hundreds of students, parents and supporters of Saint Mary’s School of the…

VALLEY PATRIOT TV REVIEW: Mr. Sunshine ABC Wednesdays 9:30 p.m.

  By: Beth Daigle – April, 2012 I’m not going to lie I should not have enjoyed this movie. The acting is horrible, the story makes literally no sense, the…

Shawn Hansen’s Comedy Corner: Stand Up For Kids

Shawn Hansen’s Comedy Corner: Stand Up For Kids

  By: Shawn Hansen – April, 2011 Working as a full time real estate agent at Century 21 in the North Shore for the past eight years, Domenica Beraldi-Giordano is…

What is Truth

What is Truth

  By: Paul Murano – April, 2011 This month the world’s two billion Christians celebrate Easter, their biggest holiday of the year. I want to focus on three words posed…

Wise Men Still Seek Him

Wise Men Still Seek Him

  By: Paul Murano , January, 2011 On December 29th on WHAV radio I wished the host of Paying Attention a Merry Christmas. Tom Duggan, the host, immediately informed me…

Local brothers raise needed funds for Merrimack Valley Hospice House

Local brothers raise needed funds for  Merrimack Valley Hospice House

  January, 2011 HAVERHILL. – Two local brothers have made an extraordinary effort to raise funds for the Merrimack Valley Hospice House this holiday season. During the Ocasio’s True Martial…

Killing off Baby Jesus

  By: Kethleen LaPlante – December, 2010 That is what Christmas is about these days. Killing off and eliminating Baby Jesus from the Christmas season. It’s infanticide, of sorts. For…

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…