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The VA Hospital, Memorial Day and More

The VA Hospital, Memorial Day and More

By: John Lenotte – June 2014 American Legion I am sure that most of you are aware of all the problems with the VA Health Care System. This has been…

Summer is No Longer a TV Wasteland – TV Talk with Bill Cushing

Summer is No Longer a TV Wasteland – TV Talk with Bill Cushing

By: Bill Cushing Not too long ago, the summer season was a vast wasteland for TV lovers. As recently as the 90’s you would be hard pressed to find any…

How Hypnosis is used in Medical Procedures

How Hypnosis is used in Medical Procedures

By: Jerry Valley – June, 2014 In my 44 years in the hypnosis field, I have worked with the medical community in various categories such as painless childbirth, dentistry, pre-operative…

Social Security, Retirement, and Employment Law

Social Security, Retirement,  and Employment Law

By: Attorney Timothy Stark – June, 2014 Since Social Security and various retirement and disability programs are at least, in part, funded through employee payroll deductions, I thought it might…

Health Care at Dept. of Veterans Affairs … What Went Wrong?

Health Care at Dept. of Veterans Affairs … What Went Wrong?

By: Dr. Frank MacMillan – June, 2014 A decorated General resigns, a President is besieged, and a certain Arizona Senator is fit to be tied. Newspapers say the VA is…

Top Ten Tips To Prevent Chronic Lyme Disease

Top Ten Tips To Prevent Chronic Lyme Disease

By: Dr. Jin Sung – June, 2014 Chronic Lyme disease patients may face a long hard fight to wellness. People with chronic Lyme can have many debilitating symptoms, including severe…

In VA Scandal, Granite Staters Bear a Unique Culpability

In VA Scandal, Granite Staters Bear a Unique Culpability

By: D.J. Bettencourt – June, 2014 Those unfamiliar with the Veterans Administration (VA) scandal have undoubtedly still heard of the hullabaloo of political leaders and bureaucrats deflecting blame for the…

Wedding Season in Newburyport II

Wedding Season in Newburyport II

By: Rebeccah Pearson, June, 2014 www.newburyportguide.com To Have and To Hold A Local Wedding in Newburyport On A Budget Part 2: Putting Your Ideas To Work Getting engaged to my…

Who Knew Bowe?

Who Knew Bowe?

By: John MacDonald – June, 2014 It’s a Sunday and it’s sunny. A beautiful day. The family woke up this morning in Rhode Island at our camp after a fun…

New Bylaws for North Andover Residents with More Than Four Dogs

New Bylaws for North Andover  Residents with More Than Four Dogs

By: Tracey Zysk – June, 2014 At this year’s town meeting, the residents of North Andover voted to amend the Town of North Andover General Bylaws by deleting Chapter 88-Dogs,…

Kathy’s Lawrence Notebook

Kathy’s Lawrence Notebook

Kathy Runge – June, 2014 Hi guys! The Valley Patriot decided to suspend the rules and I’m writing the column this month. Yes folks, it’s as easy as that; suspend…

Local Authors Win Prestigious National Book Award with Cracker Jack

Local Authors Win Prestigious National Book Award with Cracker Jack

June, 2014 Peter E. Randall Publisher is pleased to announce that the newest book by Tom Zappala and Ellen Zappala, The Cracker Jack Collection: Baseball’s Prized Players, was awarded a…

Recognizing The Merrimack Valley’s Long History of Dedicated Veterans

Recognizing The Merrimack Valley’s Long History of Dedicated Veterans

By: Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives June, 2014 It has been a busy month in the State House, most significantly with the state budget, which the Senate passed on May 22.…

Tom Duggan’s June 2014 Notebook

Tom Duggan’s June 2014 Notebook

EAGLE TRIBUNE WOES The Eagle Tribune is having really hard times these days. Last month they started charging their readers to access their news stories online, for somewhere in the…

Marriage Equality Marks 10 Year Anniversary ~Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

Marriage Equality Marks 10 Year Anniversary ~Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

By: Dani Langevin – June, 2014 Ten years ago last month the wonderfully forward thinking SJC made marriage open and equal to all adult couples that want to spend a…