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Lorraine Ash

Community Reporter lash@dailyvoice.com

Lorraine Ash has been a reporter/editor in her native New Jersey since 1982, the year she earned her master’s degree in Public Communications from Fordham University. Her articles have gained global, national, state, and regional attention and awards and have appeared in a number of newspapers, including USA Today. She has worked for publications such as Family Circle Magazine, The Ridgewood News, and the Daily Record. Lorraine also has penned two memoirs and teaches memoir writing. Experience has taught her that everyone has a compelling story to tell. Have a story the community needs to hear? Email her. She’d love to hear from you.

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  1. Bergenfield Mosque: We Teach Peace Here

    Bergenfield Mosque: We Teach Peace Here

    BERGENFIELD, N.J. — No anti-Muslim prejudice has touched the Muslim Cultural Center of Bergen County in Bergenfield, its leader said.“After two-and-a-half years practicing our faith here, we have found this really is a friendly town,” said Imam Muhammad S. Tahir of Fair Lawn.“We are protected fully. We’ve never seen any kind of vandalism or hate or bias.”The East Johnson Avenue center, ...

  2. Allendale Faces Day Two Of Gridlock As Gas Main Work Continues

    Allendale Faces Day Two Of Gridlock As Gas Main Work Continues

    ALLENDALE, N.J. — Streets in Allendale on the west side of town are gridlocked Friday for the second day in a row as PSE&G continues repairing a gas main break on West Crescent Avenue.The road is still closed between Hillside Avenue and West Allendale Avenue.According to borough police, it’s looking like West Crescent won’t reopen until Saturday.In a SwiftReach message Thursday ...

  3. Park Ridge TV Journalist: A DNA Test Changed My Life

    Park Ridge TV Journalist: A DNA Test Changed My Life

    PARK RIDGE, N.J. — Bill Griffeth of Park Ridge, co-anchor of CNBC’s “Closing Bell,” shares a startling family story in his new book, "The Stranger in My Genes." After taking two DNA tests four years ago, he learned the dad he loved — Charles Griffeth — was not his biological father.That meant his colonial New England Protestant ancestors, chronicled in his third book, “By ...

  4. Allendale School, Homes Evacuated After Major Gas Leak

    Allendale School, Homes Evacuated After Major Gas Leak

    ALLENDALE, N.J. — A 16-inch gas main at West Crescent and West Maple avenues in Allendale broke Thursday afternoon, evacuating Brookside School, some homes and shutting West Crescent Avenue, police said.Police Chief George Scherb said no injuries were reported.Traffic around the scene was still being rerouted at 7 p.m., when many roads on the west side of town were still gridlocked.West ...

  5. Women’s Political Group Grows To 900, Gathers In Ridgewood

    Women’s Political Group Grows To 900, Gathers In Ridgewood

    RIDGEWOOD, N.J. — Erin Chung of Wyckoff – once a Trump employee, now the leader of Women for Progress – charged up an overflow crowd of more than 250 women at the Unitarian Society of Ridgewood Wednesday night.“Don’t be shy about talking about your beliefs,” she told those gathered. “It’s really worked out well for me.”And so it has. The membership for the Bergen-based group started ...

  6. Ridgewood Kids Sport Blue Hair Extensions For Cancer Campaign

    Ridgewood Kids Sport Blue Hair Extensions For Cancer Campaign

    RIDGEWOOD, N.J. — Groups of tweens and teens — and some adults — showed up smiling at Industrie Hair Gurus in Ridgewood Tuesday: they all wanted a $10 blue hair extension.The fundraiser benefited International Childhood Cancer Awareness Day.The village has a special feeling for the cause because of the late Michael Feeney, one of its native sons who succumbed to Ewing’s Sarcoma in ...

  7. Bergen Community College Adds Airplane To Aviation Fleet

    Bergen Community College Adds Airplane To Aviation Fleet

    PARAMUS, N.J. – From flight simulators to drones and high-altitude balloons, in recent years, Bergen Community College in Paramus has distinguished itself as a hub for aviation-related study.And now, thanks to donor Woody Saland, its fleet includes an airplane.Saland personally constructed the “Onex,” a 16-foot, single-seat plane, from a kit produced by Sonex Aircraft. Completion took ...

  8. Elmwood Park Pizza Maker Learned His Craft In Italy

    Elmwood Park Pizza Maker Learned His Craft In Italy

    ALLENDALE, N.J. — Ed Duli of Elmwood Park, owner of Toscana Pizza in Allendale, has made pies in exciting places.For instance, La Griglia in Rimini, Italy on the Adriatic Sea.And La Vecchia Romagna, also in Rimini – the town where Dulli's Albanian family moved when he was a boy.“Pizzerias are fun to me,” said Duli, 42, who opened Toscana last June. “Pizza is easy to make and it’s a ...

  9. Tenafly Traveler Takes People Around The World In 50 Fabrics

    Tenafly Traveler Takes People Around The World In 50 Fabrics

    BERGENFIELD, N.J. — For more than 60 years, Judy Manton of Tenafly – traveler and language teacher extraordinaire – has been collecting stories and fabrics on her global adventures.One day Manton, also a cross-cultural studies professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, had a brainstorm.“I thought, Why keep all these wonderful things under my bed? Why not do something with ...

  10. Story Of Baby Who Died Inspires River Vale Students To Help

    Story Of Baby Who Died Inspires River Vale Students To Help

    RIVER VALE, N.J. — Sixth-graders at Holdrum Middle School in River Vale listened in awe Monday as Lisa Oliveri Vreeland of Closter, founder of Robby’s Rabbits, told them the story of her stillborn son.How he lived to four days old.How she spent every moment she could with him.The difference he made.The love she still feels.For the second year in a row, the students at Holdrum are ...

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