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James Edward Bradley ~ U.S. Navy, WWII ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HEROES IN OUR MIDST

James Edward Bradley ~ U.S. Navy, WWII ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HEROES IN OUR MIDST

By: Beth D’Amato – June, 2017 On June 6th 1944, the allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, France. It’s been documented that this battle was responsible for nearly 210,000…

Iraqi War Hero Julian Jaramillo, USMC – VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

Iraqi War Hero Julian Jaramillo, USMC – VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

By: Beth D’Amato – April, 2017 Julian Jaramillo was born in Brownsville, Texas on January 31,1972. He comes from a strong military family which is why he says he entered…

Vietnam Veteran Richard Russell – VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH – HEROES IN OUR MIDST

Vietnam Veteran Richard Russell – VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH – HEROES IN OUR MIDST

By: Beth D’Amato – Feb. 2017 The Valley Patriot is celebrating its 13th year in publication this month! As part of that tribute, we are spotlighting one of our very…

Harold Bazin ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HEROES IN OUR MIDST

Harold Bazin ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HEROES IN OUR MIDST

By: Beth D’Amato – Feb. 2017 Herman Leopold Bazin was born May 10, 1925. He is a ninety-one year old WWII veteran. Born and raised in Lawrence, MA, Mr. Bazin…

Arbeit Macht Frei, Four Million Bullets ~ The Fight for Survival

Arbeit Macht Frei,  Four Million Bullets  ~ The Fight for Survival

By: Beth D’Amato – January, 2017 Treblinka, Buchenwald, Dachau and Auschwitz… The mere mention of these places should make every human’s blood run cold. The horrors that went on within…

VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH – Hero In Our Midst ~ Larry DeBenedictis

VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH – Hero In Our Midst ~ Larry DeBenedictis

By: BethD’Amato – Jan. 2017 When I met Larry DeBenedictis, he had just returned home from a wake for an old friend. That friend was U.S. Army LT. Colonel John…

The Tipping Point in the National Security Crisis

The Tipping Point in the  National Security Crisis

Dignitaries Speak at Ahavath Torah Congregation in Stoughton By: Beth D’Amato – Dec. 2016 Four prominent speakers visited a Synagogue in Stoughton last month to talk about the dire state…

VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH ~ Randy Carter USAF, US ARMY

VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH ~ Randy Carter USAF, US ARMY

By: Beth D’Amato – December, 2016 HAVERHILL, MA – On any given day, you will find Randy Carter of the Veterans Northeast Outreach Center (VNOC) out buying groceries for local…

Not Afraid – Christians and Jews United for Israel

Not Afraid – Christians and Jews United for Israel

By: Beth D’Amato – Nov. 2016 Christians and Jews United for Israel (CJUI) held their annual Genesis Awards last month in Newton. This award ceremony is held to recognize individuals…