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SUSAN PIAZZA’S BOOK REVIEW ~ Dark Matter By Blake Crouch

SUSAN PIAZZA’S BOOK REVIEW ~ Dark Matter By Blake Crouch

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch © 2016 by Blake Crouch Published by: Crown Publishing Group, New York Hardcover: $26.99. At 342 pages it includes an Acknowledgement. This book is also…

49th Anniversary of What Could Have Changed the World ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE WITH PAUL MURANO

49th Anniversary of What Could Have Changed the World ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE WITH PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – July, 2017 This month marks the 49th anniversary of perhaps the most important document written in modern times. It is a simple document, yet profound; something that…

How Language Fails Sexual Identity ~YE GAY OL’ VALLEY

How Language Fails Sexual Identity ~YE GAY OL’ VALLEY

By: Dani Langevin – July, 2017 Language, as do creation stories, can define us singularly and collectively. Every culture has its own language and creation stories or stories to explain why…

A Rare and Huge Victory Against the Deep State in MA

A Rare and Huge Victory Against the Deep State in MA

By: Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan – July, 2017 This week the ordinary decent folk of Massachusetts handed an honest doctor a massive victory over the cold sociopathic reptiles who pull the…

Turning Lucifer into Lucius ~ ROBINS KITTY CORNER

Turning Lucifer into Lucius ~ ROBINS KITTY CORNER

By: Robin Desmet – July, 2017 When you rescue kittens that were born outside, chances are very good that they will need some degree of socialization, or taming. Kittens born…

Jerry Lee Lewis, Part I ~ Cindy’s Vinyl Vault

Jerry Lee Lewis, Part I ~ Cindy’s Vinyl Vault

By: Cindy Annis – July, 2017 Did you folks know that Jerry Lee Lewis is still alive? I know it’s hard to believe, but, Jerry was born on September 29,…

Too Big To Fail – Big Pharma Edition

Too Big To Fail – Big Pharma Edition

By: Duncan Burns – July, 2017 There is probably not a single resident of the Merrimack Valley, fhe Commonwealth of Massachusetts, or this entire country that either has not been…

Outstanding Methuen Teachers Recognized

Outstanding Methuen Teachers Recognized

By: DJ Deeb – July, 2017 Things are beginning to wind down for the year with Methuen Public Schools. At our June 12th Methuen School Committee meeting, members of the…

Lawrence Mayor Cracks Down on “Tent City” Homeless Encampment, Sets Up Police Command Under Bridge

Lawrence Mayor Cracks Down on “Tent City” Homeless Encampment, Sets Up Police Command Under Bridge

  By Tom Duggan – July 26, 2017 Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera’s new “Homeless Coordinator” Anil “Nilly” DaCosta has issued a new directive to manage the ongoing problem of dozens…

HERO IN OUR MIDST – Joseph Salvatore LaGrasse ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

HERO IN OUR MIDST – Joseph Salvatore LaGrasse ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

  By: Beth D’Amato – July, 2017 NORTH ANDOVER – As far back as the American Revolution, the bravest of men would run onto the battlefields under enemy fire to…

MA Democrats Cheer “Racist” Hand-Held Driving Ban ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (7-17)

MA Democrats Cheer “Racist” Hand-Held Driving Ban ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (7-17)

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL – July, 2017 What we have heard from the Democratic Party at the national level, and here in Massachusetts over the past ten years is that police…

My 2017 Emmy Wish List ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

My 2017 Emmy Wish List ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

By: Bill Cushing – July, 2017 The Primetime Emmy nominations will be announced next week and every year I like to review the past year in TV and give my…

Kathy’s Lawrence Notebook – June, 2017

Kathy’s Lawrence Notebook – June, 2017

I’ve been gone for a few months and there’s so much news you may not have heard about it’ll take two months to catch up. Council Business: The Ordinance Committee…

The Pain of Inflammation ~ FEELING HEALTHY WITH RICKY B.

The Pain of Inflammation ~ FEELING HEALTHY WITH RICKY B.

By: Rick Bellanti – June, 2017 Inflammation is the body’s response telling you something is not right and you have a medical issue that’s harmful or irritating to a part…

Are You Talking Yourself Out of Saving? ~ YOUR MONEY WITH ALEX TALCOTT

Are You Talking Yourself Out of Saving? ~ YOUR MONEY WITH ALEX TALCOTT

By: Alex Talcott – June, 2017 Saving for – and even thinking about – retirement can be overwhelming. While it’s natural to worry about your financial future, be careful not…