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Home Health VNA Recognized Nationally for Patient Satisfaction

Home Health VNA Recognized Nationally for Patient Satisfaction

Lawrence, MA – Home Health VNA was recently ranked as one of the country’s highest performing home care agencies in the area of patient satisfaction by scoring in the top…

Some are More Equal Than Others

Some are More Equal Than Others

By: Dr. Bharany Padmanabhan – October, 2105 This past week came the news, sadly expected, that Dennis Hastert will be allowed to plead to a lesser charge and the Government…

The Fascinating Francis Phenomenon ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE

The Fascinating Francis Phenomenon ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE

By: Paul Murano – October, 2015 A very unexpected thing happened throughout the media and in the nation last week. We were inundated with all things pope. There was non-stop…

Choose Dr. Oliver Sacks over Lucian Leape or Alice Newton

Choose Dr. Oliver Sacks over Lucian Leape or Alice Newton

By: Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan – Sept. 2015 Dr. Oliver Sacks passed away last week from melanoma of the eye. He was best known for awakening people frozen into catatonic parkinsonism by the…

IN THE GROOVE w CINDY ANNIS ~ The Beach Boys!

IN THE GROOVE w CINDY ANNIS ~ The Beach Boys!

By: Cindy Annis – Sept. 2015 In 1961, three brothers, with a cousin and a friend from Hawthorne, California formed a group that would forever define summer. The original members…

VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST ~ Harold Paragamian , WWII

VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST ~ Harold Paragamian , WWII

NORTH ANDOVER – Merrimack College awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree to Methuen resident Harold Paragamian on June 2. Mr. Paragamian, 90, took occasional classes at Merrimack between 1969 and…

B-Street Bombers Still Rocking After 35 Years (INTERVIEW)

B-Street Bombers Still Rocking After 35 Years (INTERVIEW)

This year marks the 35th anniversary for the B-Street Bombers, a legendary local band from Lawrence. Last month, Valley Patriot publisher Tom Duggan and his assistant Stephanie Jaskot sat down…

Paying Attention Radio FLASHBACK… Bruce Arnold Talks About his Military Service (November, 11, 2002)

Paying Attention Radio FLASHBACK… Bruce Arnold Talks About his Military Service (November, 11, 2002)

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN., RIGHT CLICK TO DOWNLOAD Radio Legend Bruce Arnold, who spent more than 50 years in radio passed away this week. In 2002 Valley Patriot publisher Tom…

Doctors Express Comes to Methuen – Get In, Get Out, Get BETTER in Under an Hour

Doctors Express Comes to Methuen – Get In, Get Out, Get BETTER in Under an Hour

  METHUEN, MA – A New Doctors Express Urgent Care Center opened at 380R Merrimack Street in Methuen last month, drawing local movers and shakers in the Valley, from state…

Veterans, Single Mom’s, Elderly and Working Families Are Getting Screwed. Help Stop the Madness!

Veterans, Single Mom’s, Elderly and Working Families Are Getting Screwed. Help Stop the Madness!

By: John MacDonald – September, 2015 America. We are still the greatest nation on earth and who amongst us would ever really want to live anywhere else? However in my…

God is Not Into Behavior Modification!

God is Not Into Behavior Modification!

By: Peter Larocque – August, 2015  Back in the mid 1970’s, after graduating from High School and entering the work force, I took on a job at a State facility…

Advocating for Key Priorities in State Senate Budget ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR KATY IVES

Advocating for Key Priorities in State Senate Budget ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR KATY IVES

By: Senator Katy Ives – August, 2015 The Massachusetts State Senate debated the Fiscal Year 2016 state budget last month, where I advocated for key provisions that will be beneficial…

Valley Patriots of the Month ~ HEROES IN OUR MIDST – Hudner and Brown

Valley Patriots of the Month ~ HEROES IN OUR MIDST – Hudner and Brown

By: Sid Smith – August, 2015 When is the last time you heard anything encouraging from the race relations standpoint? Never? Well, here is one, and I would be willing…

Political Campaign Season Begins in Lawrence

Political Campaign Season Begins in Lawrence

By: Kathy Runge – August 2015 We’re starting campaign season and I’m already preparing myself for the onslaught of robo-calls and junk mail we’ll be receiving in a couple of…

90 Year Old Veteran Gets Degree from Merrimack College

90 Year Old Veteran Gets Degree from Merrimack College

Merrimack College will award a Bachelor of Arts degree to Methuen resident Harold Paragamian in a ceremony at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 2nd, in Our Mother of Good Counsel Chapel…