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U.S. Army National Guard Soldier Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Provide Material Support to ISIL

U.S. Army National Guard Soldier Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Provide Material Support to ISIL

WASHINGTON—A soldier in the U.S. Army National Guard pleaded guilty today to federal charges that he conspired with his cousin to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization in…

Lawrence Mayor Says He was “Deceived” on Polartec Closing, Layoffs Come One Day Before Anniversary of Historic Mill Fire

Lawrence Mayor Says He was “Deceived” on Polartec Closing, Layoffs Come One Day Before Anniversary of Historic Mill Fire

Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera says he has been “deceived” in the closing of Polartec on Broadway in Lawrence. The mayor released a statement late on Thursday saying that when he…

Two Lawrence Men Charged in Identity Theft Fraud Scheme, Had More Than 800 Names and SS#’s

Two Lawrence Men Charged in Identity Theft Fraud Scheme, Had More Than 800 Names and SS#’s

BOSTON – Two Lawrence men were charged in U.S. District Court in Boston in connection with a scheme to file fraudulent federal income tax returns using stolen identities. Furvio Flete-Garcia,…

FEDS ARREST LAWRENCE MAN FOR RECEIVING $146K IN STOLEN TAX REFUND CHECKS

FEDS ARREST LAWRENCE MAN FOR RECEIVING  $146K IN STOLEN TAX REFUND CHECKS

BOSTON – A Lawrence man was arrested today on charges that he received stolen U.S. Treasury checks.  Rolfi Espinal, 49, was indicted on 24 counts of receipt of stolen public…

IN THE GROOVE with Cindy Annis ~ Sonny and Cher

IN THE GROOVE with Cindy Annis ~ Sonny and Cher

By: Cindy Annis – November, 2015 One of the most successful couples of the 60s and 70s were Sonny and Cher. Cher was born on May 20, 1946 in El…

Piddle, Twiddle, and Resolve ~ TEEN TALK WITH ANA

Piddle, Twiddle, and Resolve ~ TEEN TALK WITH ANA

By: Ana DeBernardo – Nov. 2015 It’s a truth universally acknowledged that teenagers all come accompanied by a bad rep. Whether they’re being moody, stubborn, angry, or just plain brats,…

Are Anti-Bullying Programs Counterproductive? ~ BABIES AND BRIEFCASES

Are Anti-Bullying Programs Counterproductive? ~ BABIES AND BRIEFCASES

By: Cheryl Hajjar, Nov. 2015 In days past, bullying was somewhat of a norm, or almost even seen as a rite of adolescent passage. Most kids at some point were…

If Only They Loved Their Children More Than They Hate Us…

If Only They Loved Their Children More Than They Hate Us…

By: Forest Rain – Nov. 2015 Imagine you at are work. A day like any day. Then your best friend’s 13-year-old son bursts in, looks in to your eyes and…

MA Lawmakers Pass Public Records Reform, Valley Patriot Publisher Says Senate Must Show Leadership, Close Loopholes

MA Lawmakers Pass Public Records Reform, Valley Patriot Publisher Says Senate Must Show Leadership, Close Loopholes

By: Maria Fiato. Christine Ryan, and Tom Duggan Nov. 23, 2015 MASSACHUSETTS – After nearly five years of trying to get the Massachusetts legislature to reform the state’s impotent public…

FBI Offers $15K Reward to Recover Stolen Firearms from Army Reserve Center in Worcester

FBI Offers $15K Reward to Recover Stolen Firearms from Army Reserve Center in Worcester

The Boston Division of the FBI is offering a reward up to $15,000 for information leading to the recovery of the remaining six firearms stolen from the United States Army…

Blaming Doctors to Protect Mexican Drug Lords

Blaming Doctors to Protect Mexican Drug Lords

By: Bharany Padmanabhan – Nov. 2015 The Obama Administration has to this minute not denied documents furnished to federal courts documenting that the Sinaloa drug cartel are officially supported by…

Something Needs to Change… – THE DOCTOR IS IN!

Something Needs to Change… – THE DOCTOR IS IN!

My favorite lesson from high school physics was learning the second law of thermodynamics, that matter cannot be created nor destroyed under ordinary chemical means. It is a really useful…

Keeping Up With The Age of Insanity ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE WITH PAUL MURANO

Keeping Up With  The Age of Insanity  ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE WITH PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – Nov. 2015 There was the Classical Age, the Dark Ages, the Medieval Age, the Renaissance, the Enlightenment era, the Modern Age, and now…the Age of Insanity.…

5 Foods Your Dog CAN Eat on Thanksgiving

5 Foods Your Dog CAN  Eat on Thanksgiving

By: Tracey Zysk – Nov. 2015 Eat Eat Eat… When preparing your Thanksgiving dinner, take a moment and create a plate for your four legged friend. Over and over we…

TV’s Funniest New Show is ‘Life In Pieces’ ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

TV’s Funniest New Show is ‘Life In Pieces’ ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

By: Bill Cushing – Nov. 2015 It’s not that often that I write about a comedy. Quite frankly it’s because I think that most of the comedies on the air…