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Playing the Class Envy Card

  By: Ralph Wilbur – December 2012 The difference between the tax rate on earned income versus the rate on income generated from capital gains has lent some success to…

Causes and Cures for Heterosexuality

  By: Dani Langevin – December 2012 I was doing some research on religious scripture to find out how various beliefs address issues like war, homosexuality and prejudice. As often…

Do Wise Men Still Seek Him?

  By: Paul Murano – December 2012 Each year at Christmas we are reminded of the birth of a man who is by far the most influential person that ever…

2nd Annual Timmy Trot 5k Race

2nd Annual Timmy Trot 5k Race

By: Connie Molinaro –  December, 2012 Saturday November 24th you could not have asked for a nicer morning! The air was crisp with fall air we all love in New…

Municipal Tax Rates and Surpluses

Municipal Tax Rates and Surpluses

By: Bill Manzi, III – December, 2012 Municipal budgeting, like most everything in government that relates to taxation, has become highly politicized. And like much that occurs in budgeting those…

North Andover Fire Dept. 4th Annual Toy Drive for Local Children in Need

North Andover Fire Dept. 4th Annual Toy Drive for Local Children in Need

  By: Tracy Zysk- December, 2012 Matt Davis and the North Andover Fire Department will be hosting their “4th Annual Toy Drive for Local Children.” Firefighter Matt Davis started this…

Holiday Decorating Tips For A House With Pets

Holiday Decorating Tips For A House With Pets

By Tracey Zysk – December, 2012 During the holidays, your household might be a little more crazier than usual with kids anticipating the BIG VISIT, house guests stopping over, decorations everywhere…

Volunteering in Andover For the Holidays

Volunteering in Andover For the Holidays

  By: Anne Knowles  - December, 2012 Christmas 2012 is coming. This year many of us are facing a coming year with an uncertain future. But this is the season…

150 Years after The Emancipation Proclamation … Slavery Re-introduced into the U.S.

150 Years after The Emancipation Proclamation … Slavery Re-introduced into the U.S.

  By: Dr.Charles Ormsby – December, 2012 On September 22, 1862 President Lincoln used the news from Antietam (fought on September 17, 1862) to announce his proclamation freeing the slaves…

Making $100K a year is now the New “Rich”

Making $100K a year is now the New “Rich”

By: Christine Morabito – December, 2012 When they came for the millionaires and billionaires I did not speak out because I was neither a millionaire nor billionaire. Now they are…

Are We a Society of Men or of Laws? It Matters

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL December 2012 A society run by the whims of men and unfettered by laws can imprison you without cause or due process. It can steal your property…

Jew Hatred …The More Things Change …

Jew Hatred …The More Things Change …

  By: Jeff Katz 0 December, 2012 In the 1800’s French writer Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr proclaimed “plus ca change, plus c’est la meme chose.” The phrase means “the more things…

Chief Solomon on The Paying Attention! Radio Program (full show), December 15, 2012

Chief Solomon on The Paying Attention! Radio Program (full show), December 15, 2012

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO Hour 1: CLICK TO DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO Hour 2: Today Methuen Police Chief Joe Solomon called in to talk about the Columbine-type shooting that was prevented at…

Random Thoughts with Ronnie Ford – Lantigua, Santiago, The Kennedy’s and MORE

Random Thoughts with Ronnie Ford – Lantigua, Santiago, The Kennedy’s and MORE

By: Ronnie Ford – December 2012 Jose Santiago and Willy Lantigua used to be as close as two bugs in a rug. Then came the split and now they are…

State Senators Initiate Investigation into The Holy Family Hospital

State Senators Initiate Investigation into The Holy Family Hospital

    After a November 13th meeting at The State House with State Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr and representatives from Will Brownsberger’s office and the Department of Health, a…