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Video/Audio of Hypnotist Jerry Valley and WWII Hero John Katsaros – 980WCAP – with Tom Duggan (5-14-14)

Video/Audio of Hypnotist Jerry Valley and WWII Hero John Katsaros – 980WCAP – with Tom Duggan (5-14-14)

Paying Attention is produced by Chris Poublon and airs on 980WCAP in Lowell. Host Tom Duggan. Co-Host Paul Murano. Paul had the day off.  In the first hour Tom Duggan interviewed world…

The VA Hospital, Memorial Day and More

The VA Hospital, Memorial Day and More

By: John Lenotte There has been some shocking news recently about the treatment of veterans in some VA medical centers. It appears that 40 veterans died because of lack of…

Candidate Camargo Questions Rep. DiZoglio’s Integrity

Candidate Camargo Questions Rep. DiZoglio’s Integrity

14th Essex District State Representative Diana Dizoglio (D) Methuen, has a fight on her hands this year in her bid for re-election with two challengers in the September primary. They…

Massachusetts Military: The REAL Disenfranchised

Massachusetts Military: The REAL Disenfranchised

By: Christine Morabito – May, 2014 Despite a federal law intended to fix the injustice, U.S. servicemen and women remain the most disenfranchised group in this country. The Military and…

THE SHIFT Remembering Lt. Ed Walsh, Mike Kennedy Boston Fire Department: EOW 4-1-14

THE SHIFT Remembering Lt. Ed Walsh, Mike Kennedy Boston Fire Department: EOW 4-1-14

THE SHIFT By: John MacDonald The shift began that fine summer’s day He arrived on time not a moments delay. Tactics on his brain and was considered the best Of all of the…

A VFW Moment

By: John MacDonald – April, 2014 As I sat on a barstool at my local VFW fifteen or so years ago I watched an older veteran pouring over his emotions,…

House, Senate Pass VALOR Act II

House, Senate Pass VALOR Act II

(BOSTON) – Representative Frank A. Moran (D-Lawrence) joined his colleagues in the Legislature to pass the VALOR Act II which builds upon existing legislation to expand opportunities and services for…

Valley Patriot of the Month – Hero in Our Midst: Amesbury Police Officer Jason Kooken

Valley Patriot of the Month – Hero in Our Midst: Amesbury Police Officer Jason Kooken

By: Justess Jacobson – April, 2014 Last month The Valley Patriot awarded Amesbury Police Officer Jason Kooken with The Valley Patriot, Officer Tom Duggan Sr. Law Enforcement Award. Officer Duggan’s…

The American Legion and Dealing with the VA

The American Legion and Dealing with the VA

By: John Lenotte – March, 2014 As we start to turn the corner to Spring (I HOPE!!) members of the American Legion and other veterans service organizations look to arrive…

CONVICTED FELON ~ APRIL, 2014 Valley Patriot, Edition #126

CONVICTED FELON ~ APRIL, 2014 Valley Patriot, Edition #126

Click for Turn-Page View of The Valley Patriot – Edition #126 –  April, 2014 Click to download PDF of Valley Patriot  Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The…

Our Celebration is Really All About You… The Story That Never Made Print!

Our Celebration is Really All About You… The Story That Never Made Print!

People frequently ask me, “What is the ‘secret’ of your success?” While I could never boil down to one single reason, I have made no secret of the fact that…

Lawrence Exchange Club’s 2014 Firefighter of the Year Award, Lawrence

Lawrence Exchange Club’s 2014 Firefighter of the Year Award, Lawrence

The Lawrence Exchange Club honored EMT’s, firefighters and police officers from Andover, North Andover and Lawrence for their contribution to public safety in the Merrimack Valley. The annual award ceremonies were…

Computer Problems in the Veteran’s Administration

Computer Problems in the  Veteran’s Administration

By: John Lenotte – February, 2014 There have been a lot of news stories about the computer security problems at Target and other stores. Have you heard much about the…

Lawrence’s Councilor Laplante on The Road – Ride Along, Part II

Lawrence’s Councilor Laplante on The Road – Ride Along, Part II

The Lawrence Fire Dept. By: Tom Duggan – February, 2014 This is part II of an ongoing series on Lawrence City Councilor Marc Laplante’s experiences riding along and observing city…

February, 2014 Valley Patriot, Edition 124 – TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN

February, 2014 Valley Patriot, Edition 124 – TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN

RIGHT CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FEBRUARY 2014 VALLEY PATRIOT! (DOWNLOAD TIME 2MIN) Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, a former…