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How we Forecast Winter Storms ~ WEATHER 101 with AL

How we Forecast Winter Storms ~ WEATHER 101 with AL

By: Al Kaprielian – November 2015 With summer over and fall here, we now look ahead to the winter. In this month’s article, I am going to talk about winter…

The War on Public Education ~YE GAY OL’ VALLEY

The War on Public Education ~YE GAY OL’ VALLEY

By: Dani Langevin – November, 2015 A study conducted by the America Federation of Teachers in 2013 revealed that U.S. students spent as much as thirty days taking practice tests…

The Valley Patriot – November 2015 – Edition #145 – Rivera Recalls Move Forward

The Valley Patriot – November 2015 – Edition #145 – Rivera Recalls Move Forward

CLICK THE FRONT PAGE FOR PDF VIEWER Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, a #1 Best Selling Author, Host of the…

A Student’s Recipe for Success ~ TEEN TALK WITH ANA

A Student’s Recipe for Success ~ TEEN TALK WITH ANA

By: Ana Debernardo – Oct., 2015 On my first day of high school, I remember imagining graduation day and realizing it would be eons before a then new, freshman inmate…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH METHUEN POLICE ON SCHOOL THREATS ~ Rumors of a “Hit List”, Public Forums, School Investigations, and Having Cops in Every School

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH METHUEN POLICE ON SCHOOL THREATS  ~ Rumors of  a “Hit List”, Public Forums, School Investigations, and Having Cops in Every School

By: Tom Duggan – Oct. 25, 2015 At least three Methuen Public School students were arrested this week for threatening mass school shootings. The first, a high school student, the…

Two More Methuen Students Arrested for Threatening to Shoot Up Another School

Two More Methuen Students Arrested for Threatening to Shoot Up Another School

By: Tom Duggan – Oct. 23, 2015|7pm For the second time in two days, Methuen Public School students have been arrested for threatening to shoot up a school and kill…

Haverhill Student Arrested for Bringing Gun, Knife to School

Haverhill Student Arrested for Bringing Gun, Knife to School

October 23, 20115|1:15pm HAVERHILL – Haverhill Superintendent James Scully said today that a student at the John Greenleaf Whittier Middle School was arrested for bringing a knife and an airgun to…

Where Are All the Gods? ~ YE GAY OL’ VALLEY

Where Are All the Gods? ~ YE GAY OL’ VALLEY

By: Dani Langevin – October, 2015 I think everyone would agree that the world can be an ugly place. Not a day goes by that the media doesn’t inundate us…

Stopping Addiction Before It Starts – IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

Stopping Addiction Before It Starts – IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

By: Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives  – October, 2015 The State Senate recently passed additional reforms aimed at combatting the substance abuse epidemic in Massachusetts. Senate Bill 2020, which passed unanimously,…

Methuen High School Student Arrested for Making Threats to Shoot Up School, Had Material “Glorifying Columbine”

Methuen High School Student Arrested for Making Threats to Shoot Up School, Had Material “Glorifying Columbine”

By: Tom Duggan – Oct. 21, 2015|6pm A 16 year old Methuen High School Student was arrested on Tuesday after making threats to harm himself and others, including shooting up…

Haverhill Business Woman, Former Mayoral Candidate Appointed to NECC Trustees

Haverhill Business Woman, Former Mayoral Candidate Appointed to NECC Trustees

Haverhill business leader, Sally L. Cerasuolo – O’Rorke, was recently appointed to the Northern Essex Community College Board of Trustees by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker. Cerasuolo – O’Rorke is the…

Black Student Who Suffered Racial Slurs, Comments About Lynchings at Lowell High Says Administration Asked Him to “Move On”

Black Student Who Suffered Racial Slurs, Comments About Lynchings at Lowell High Says Administration Asked Him to “Move On”

School Committee Member’s Son Accused of Getting Special Treatment SEE VIDEO OF Nkimbeng SPEECH By: Tom Duggan, October 10, 2015 Black Lowell High School student Anye Nkimbeng was called a “nigger”…

TEEN TALK with ANA DEBERNARDO ~ A Student’s Recipe for Success

TEEN TALK with ANA DEBERNARDO ~ A Student’s Recipe for Success

By: Ana DeBernardo – Sept. 2015 Students strive to do their best, and be their best in school. They join extracurriculars for the sake of being more involved than their…

Overcoming The New School Jitters ~ BABIES & BRIEFCASES w Cheryl Hajjar

Overcoming The New School Jitters ~ BABIES & BRIEFCASES w Cheryl Hajjar

By: Cheryl Hajjar – Sept. 2015 With the 2015 school year underway, our children are all headed back to new classrooms. That means many of them might be a little…

Fawcett Has been Class Act on Methuen School Committee

Fawcett Has been Class Act on Methuen School Committee

By: DJ Deeb – Sept. 2015 We are off to yet another School Year. Teachers returned to Methuen Public Schools on August 31st and students returned on September 1st. The…