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Dying to Teach – Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

Dying to Teach – Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

By: Dani Langevin – December, 2013 In 1927, fifty-five year old Andrew Kehoe, school board treasurer in Bath, Michigan shot his wife, fire-bombed his own barn then set off a…

‘Tis the Season

‘Tis the Season

By: Jeff Katz – December, 2013 It is that time of the year when Christmas is in the news. For many of my friends it is an extremely important time…

Valley Patriot of the Month – HERO IN OUR MIDST: Sergeant Thomas F. Siopes, U.S. Army

Valley Patriot of the Month – HERO IN OUR MIDST: Sergeant Thomas F. Siopes, U.S. Army

By: Helen Mooradkanian – December, 2013 In the early dawn hours of March 25, 1969, in the rice paddies of South Vietnam, near Bong Son, in the province of Binh…

The Valley Patriot’s 2013 Year in Review – Suzanne Bump, Erin Cox and a Methuen Teen “Terrorist”

The Valley Patriot’s 2013 Year in Review – Suzanne Bump, Erin Cox and a Methuen Teen “Terrorist”

We started off the year of 2013 losing our good friend and colleague, Ronnie Ford of Methuen. We missed him all year and it would be impossible to start a…

The December, 2013 Valley Patriot (Edition #122)

The December, 2013 Valley Patriot (Edition #122)

The December 2013 Valley Patriot, Edition #122     Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, a #1 Best Selling Author,…

“Racist” Valley Democrats Support Voter ID – Valley Patriot Editorial December 2013

“Racist” Valley Democrats Support Voter ID – Valley Patriot Editorial December 2013

By: Tom Duggan – December 15, 2013 Last month all three of Lawrence’s State Representatives voted in favor of Voter ID in Massachusetts. This is odd given that we are…

An Open Letter to Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley

An Open Letter to Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley

  By: Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan Dear Madam, For a year now I have been waiting, living off my savings, to hear from you and your office about my written criminal complaint…

Why You Should Go Grain-Free

Why You Should Go Grain-Free

By: Dr. Jin Sung – November, 2013 If you have a chronic health condition you should consider going grain free for 30 days to see if there is reduction of…

Remembering the Dead – MORALITY MATTERS, by Paul Murano

Remembering the Dead – MORALITY MATTERS, by Paul Murano

By: Paul Murano – November, 2013 November is the month when religious traditions remember the dead. It is a fitting month to do so. The clock gets turned back an…

HERO IN OUR MIDST: LT JG Gerald L. Halterman, USN, Pearl Harbor Survivor

HERO IN OUR MIDST: LT JG Gerald L. Halterman, USN, Pearl Harbor Survivor

VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH By Helen Mooradkanian – November, 2013 At 6:54 a.m. Sunday, December 7, 1941, the quiet midnight watch was about to end for 20-year old Gerald…

More Bubble Wrap … Stat!

More Bubble Wrap … Stat!

By: Jeff Katz – November, 2013 Do you remember back in the olden days when dinosaurs roamed the earth and we had to walk up hill to school…both ways? You know…

ObamaCare: Life Lessons for America’s Youth – Thinking Outside The Box

ObamaCare: Life Lessons for America’s Youth – Thinking Outside The Box

I don’t understand all this complaining about ObamaCare by America’s conservatives. The fact of the matter is that ObamaCare, and what we have seen so far about its enrollment Web…

Are We Asking too Much of Teachers and Students? – Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

Are We Asking too Much of Teachers and Students? – Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

By Dani Langevin – November, 2013 This is the mission statement of the Common Core Standards (CCS) that has been adopted by the Massachusetts Department of Education. “The Common Core…

An Interview with Former UN Ambassador John Bolton

An Interview with Former UN Ambassador John Bolton

Valley Patriot publisher Tom Duggan (TD) and columnist Christine Morabito (CM) recently had a conversation with former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton about Muslim Nazis, foreign affairs and the propaganda in…

Chanukah Celebrations to be held in the Valley – Sponsored by Chabad of North Andover/Merrimack Valley & The Valley Patriot

Chanukah Celebrations to be held in the Valley – Sponsored by Chabad of North Andover/Merrimack Valley & The Valley Patriot

Chanukah events with Chabad: November, 28 Menorah lighting in Middleton December, 2 Menorah lighting in North Andover December, 3 Jewish Heritage Night December, 4 Menorah lighting in Boxford. The Jewish…