As the new Framingham editor of Xtra Xtra, Larry is literally "Born Again" by returning to journalism after a long career in public relations.
A former magazine editor at McGraw-Hill, he covered the UK on business issues and was up against "The Economist", after reporting on business developments beamed at Canada, Mexico, Venezuela, Peru and Columbia.
wife, Paula, are 30-year-plus residents of Framingham, with both elected annually to Town Meeting since 1997.
Here Larry served as chair of the Standing Committee on Public Works, and also participated on Ways & Means, the Government Study Committee, and Community Service.
Some notable achievements in PR were: introducing the first self-opening can lids breakthrough medications while at Schering-Plough
, launching a national award winning campaign on solar energy from the MIT campus, and focusing on safety for student and amateur athletes as an officer of an national sports medicine society.
A graduate of the University of Michigan and a former regional alumni president, he also "rode the bench" in its football program, and later did graduate work in government at Georgetown University.
professional associations include the Overseas Press Club, the National Association of Science Writers and the New Jersey Press Association
He was drafted as an Army private at the very outset of the Korean War, and was honorably discharged from the reserves in the rank of Captain in 1964.
can be reached at email@example.com; will respect all opinions; will especially love facts on many issues and other news events.
Following a career in convention management and healthcare communications in Massachusetts, Paula is returning to her first love, journalism, by again teaming up with her husband, Larry