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Tails from the City ~ ROBINS KITTY CORNER

Tails from the City ~ ROBINS KITTY CORNER

By: Robin Desmet – July, 2016 July—a great month for fireworks, cookouts, beaches, and……TNR. What in the world is TNR? TNR stands for: Trap-Neuter-Return. After becoming aware of the number…

Baby Boomer Brain Drain

Baby Boomer Brain Drain

By: Celeste Begley – July, 2016 America’s more than 76 million baby boomers—those born between 1946 and 1964—are known for shaping new cultural trends in music, fashion, politics, the economy…

The Proverbial Hobson’s Choice

The Proverbial Hobson’s Choice

By: Jeff Katz – July, 2016 The first time I voted in a Presidential election, I was able to vote with a completely clear conscience and with a degree of…

Summer Storms ~ WEATHER 101 with AL KAPRIELIAN

Summer Storms ~ WEATHER 101 with AL KAPRIELIAN

Welcome to July and the summer of 2016. YAYY! The month of July is considered to be the hottest month of the year. This occurs a month after the summer…

Fabricated Drama on the Lawrence City Council

Fabricated Drama on the Lawrence City Council

By: Kathy Runge – July, 2016 The soap operas have nothing on the Lawrence City Council. The meetings are filled with fabricated drama. The Budget Drama: During the first meeting…

Veteran Employment and Housing Security ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR IVES

Veteran Employment and Housing Security ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR IVES

The Massachusetts Senate unanimously approved omnibus veterans’ legislation in June known as the Veterans H.O.M.E. Act. State Senator Katy Ives – July, 2016 Senate Bill 2325, “An Act Relative to…

The Third Way

The Third Way

By: Paul Murano – July, 2016 The more I live the more I come to realize how difficult it is for most people to distinguish between actions and the people…

History of LBGTQ Murders: Stop the Hate!

History of LBGTQ Murders:  Stop the Hate!

By: Dani Langevin – July, 2016 There is no doubt that the shooting at the Pulse dance club in Orlando is a tragedy. It is an act of hate, an…

980WCAP’s John MacDonald On The Execution of Police Officers

980WCAP’s John MacDonald On The Execution of Police Officers

Perhaps the best speech at the pro police rally held in Methuen, Massachusetts was by 980WCAP’s John MacDonald who took the gloves off and called out those responsible for the…

1990 Police Survivor Takes on Media and Congress

1990 Police Survivor Takes on Media and Congress

1990 Police Survivor Tom Duggan speaks at Pro Police rally about the “blood libel” against our police and the role CNN and Congress plays in the epidemic of violence against…

Community Rallies For Police, Officers Rally for their Citizens in Epic Valley Event Wednesday (7-20)

Community Rallies For Police, Officers Rally for their Citizens in Epic Valley Event Wednesday (7-20)

 ORIGINAL STORY In the wake of the executions of police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge, Police officers, family members, and police survivors (families of officers killed in the line…

Publisher to Hold Rally to Support Police Officers & Their Families

Publisher to Hold Rally to Support Police Officers & Their Families

Valley Patriot publisher Tom Duggan has partnered with Methuen Police Chief Joe Solomon to hold a rally in support of police officers and their families next week (July 20th) at…

Live VIDEO Interview with Kemal Bozkurt in Istanbul as Coup is Taking Place

Live VIDEO Interview with Kemal Bozkurt in Istanbul as Coup is Taking Place

CLICK PHOTO FOR INTERVIEW Technology sure has come a long way. As CNN was reporting that all social media in Turkey was shut down by a military coup, we were live…

“We’ve Got Your Back” – Residents, Veterans Serve Lunch to Methuen & Lawrence Police

“We’ve Got Your Back” – Residents, Veterans Serve Lunch to Methuen & Lawrence Police

PHOTOS|VIDEO CHIEF SOLOMON|VIDEO CHIEF FITZPATRICK Lawrence and Methuen Police were treated to a free lunch Friday afternoon thanks to JT Torres of New England Veterans’ Liberty House and resident volunteers from all…

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL: An Open Letter to Jew Haters Masquerading as “Peace Activists”

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL: An Open Letter to Jew Haters Masquerading as “Peace Activists”

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL Anti-Semitic, hate group Massachusetts Peace Action (MAPA) can hide behind the name “PEACE” (see letter) but those of us who pay attention are not fooled. Their goal…