School Choice Options are Changing in North Andover

School Choice Options are Changing in North Andover

If you’re reading this, chances are you’re a parent, or have friends or neighbors who are. Baby Boomer, Gen X, or Millennial— the K-12 school scene has changed so much since we were kids. Understanding these changes can help moms and dads guide their children to greater learning, success, and happiness. So: here are the […]

Gladys Araceli Ceron of North Andover Sentenced for Performing Illegal Silicone Injections

Gladys Araceli Ceron of North Andover Sentenced for Performing Illegal Silicone Injections

Defendant injected individuals with silicone oil, which can cause stroke, death or disfigurement 10-9-21 BOSTON – A North Andover woman was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for performing illegal silicone injections in exchange for money. Gladys Araceli Ceron, 73, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Stearns to two years in […]

North Andover’s Hogan Graduates U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

North Andover’s Hogan Graduates U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

Christina Shea Hogan of North Andover recently graduated from the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at Kings Point, NY. Hogan earned a Bachelor of Science degree and a commission in the U. S. armed forces. She also earned a Merchant Marine officer license, qualifying her to serve as an officer on any ship in […]

US Navy Veteran Louis McAloon – Lifeguard Duty off the Coast of Vietnam ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH ~ HEROES IN OUR MIDST

US Navy Veteran Louis McAloon – Lifeguard Duty off the Coast of Vietnam ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH ~ HEROES IN OUR MIDST

By:  John Cuddy – June,  2021 NORTH ANDOVER – North Andover’s Louis McAloon served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War, enlisting shortly after graduating from North Andover High School. He completed Basic Training at the Naval Base Great Lakes with Recruit Company 190. After Basic, he was sent to Naval Air Station Memphis, […]

ABOVE AND BEYOND ~ Three Local Restaurants Getting it RIGHT While So Many Are Getting it Wrong!

ABOVE AND BEYOND ~ Three Local Restaurants Getting it RIGHT While So Many Are Getting it Wrong!

By: Valley Patriot Restaurant Gurus – May, 2021 Since businesses have reopened from the Coronavirus lockdowns, we have noticed that most of the restaurants we used to love to go to are now just mailing it in. While we understand that service is not going to be as good as it was before the lockdowns […]

Jack Garvin – US Army, Massachusetts State Police ~ HERO IN OUR MIDST, VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

Jack Garvin – US Army, Massachusetts State Police ~ HERO IN OUR MIDST, VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

By: John Cuddy – March, 2021 North Andover’s Jack Garvin graduated from North Andover High, where he played football and captained the track team. He also served on the student council. Later, he attended Northern Essex Community College. After graduating from Northern Essex, he was drafted into the US Army, during the Vietnam War. He completed […]

Rep. Tram Nguyen (D) Andover, Files 27 Bills

Rep. Tram Nguyen (D) Andover, Files 27 Bills

Representative Tram T. Nguyen (D-Andover) met the February 19th filing deadline with 27 bills filed. Her proposed legislation ranges from support for working families to enhanced protections for victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other crimes; consumer protection; criminal justice; climate change; animal welfare; addressing discrimination; combatting hate crimes; and increasing racial […]

Taking Care of Our Mental Health During COVID-19 ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR DIZOGLIO

Taking Care of Our Mental Health During COVID-19 ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR DIZOGLIO

Feb. 2021 Hello Valley Patriot Readers, Beyond the physical and financial anxiety that countless of us have felt since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many have also experienced feelings of loneliness and isolation. While many of us have gone through life without the internet and mobile devices in the past, we haven’t gone through […]

F.H. Cann & Assoc. Awards Two $1,000 Scholarships to Two Grads of Lawrence High

F.H. Cann & Assoc. Awards Two $1,000 Scholarships to Two Grads of Lawrence High

The founders of F.H. Cann & Associates (FHC), a company that delivers world-class accounts receivable management and contact center solutions, are pleased to announce that they have awarded two $1,000 scholarships to recent graduates of Lawrence High School in Lawrence, Massachusetts. To learn more about F.H. Cann & Associates and the services that they offer, […]

Local Chiefs Address Police Shootings, Training, Use of Force

Local Chiefs Address Police Shootings, Training, Use of Force

Help The Valley Patriot Stay in Business Your Donation of ANY Amount helps    In the wake of recent violence, rioting, looting, and attacks on police officers all over the country, Valley Patriot publisher Tom Duggan invited three local police chiefs in to his podcast to discuss recent events. Duggan asked the chiefs about officers […]

Newspaper Raises $15K in Scholarship Donations for Local Students

Newspaper Raises $15K in Scholarship Donations for Local Students

  August 11, 2020 Each year The Valley Patriot newspaper holds a charity BASH Scholarship and Award Night in the third week of March. This year’s BASH was cancelled less than a week before the event but the BASH committee decided to hold an event at the podcast studio (Studio21 Podcast Cafe) for all the […]

Jillian’s Nail Spa North Andover ~ Adapting to the New Normal to Keep you safe!

Jillian’s Nail Spa North Andover ~ Adapting to the New Normal to Keep you safe!

  As we face the challenge of the global health crisis, Jillian’s Nail Spa re-opened on June 22nd and is taking every precaution to follow prescribed CDC guidelines and insure the health of its workplace. As always, your wellbeing and safety is of primary importance at Jillian’s, where the customer always comes first. For those […]

William McCann: U.S. Army Veteran ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH – HERO IN OUR MIDST

William McCann: U.S. Army Veteran ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH – HERO IN OUR MIDST

From Woodstock to Vietnam By: John Cuddy – June, 2020 Bill McCann was born in 1950 in Lawrence, Massachusetts. He grew up in the Tower Hill Section of the city. Bill attended Lawrence High School and transferred to North Andover High School for his Senior Year. He graduated in June 1969 and applied to attend […]

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