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Lauren Kidd Ferguson

Community Reporter lkferguson@dailyvoice.com

Lauren Kidd Ferguson began her journalism career in 2004 as a statehouse reporter for Gannett New Jersey. She was a member of a team that covered state government and politics for seven daily newspapers throughout New Jersey. Her coverage of the McGreevey administration and young voters earned her the New Jersey Press Association’s award for best rookie reporter in the state. Lauren also served as a reporter for Gannett’s flagship New Jersey paper, the Asbury Park Press. She covered communities along the Jersey Shore, and won investigative reporting awards for writing about police brutality in Seaside Park. She has also worked as a speechwriter and spokesperson for the New Jersey Department of Children and Families, as well as a communications manager for Children’s Rights, a national advocacy organization that uses the law to reform foster care systems. Lauren graduated from the College of New Jersey. She grew up in Ringwood, and now calls Waldwick home. She believes everyone has a story to tell, and she’d love to hear yours.

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  1. Paramus Army Veteran Richard Martin Dies

    Paramus Army Veteran Richard Martin Dies

    PARAMUS, N.J. – U.S. Army veteran Richard O. Martin, of Paramus, died Sunday. He was 74.Martin was born in Teaneck and raised in Ridgewood. In 1967 he was drafted into the U.S. Army and deployed to South Vietnam. He was assigned to the 25th Infantry Division and volunteered to be assigned to the Long Range Reconnaissance Patrol Company attached to the division. Martin was wounded by ...

  2. Bergen, Passaic Soccer Players Kick It For Wyckoff Teen Battling Cancer

    Bergen, Passaic Soccer Players Kick It For Wyckoff Teen Battling Cancer

    WYCKOFF, N.J. – Soccer teams from throughout Bergen and Passaic Counties are kicking the ball for a good cause this season: to raise funds for a Wyckoff player fighting cancer.Ben Landel, a multi-sport athlete at Ramapo High School in Wyckoff, was diagnosed with a rare and powerful cancer in May, and has since gone through five rounds of chemotherapy, and is showing progress.Last month, ...

  3. Students Take Paterson Fashion Through Decades To The Catwalk

    Students Take Paterson Fashion Through Decades To The Catwalk

    WOODLAND PARK, N.J. – For the past few months, members of Berkeley College’s Fashion Club in Woodland Park have been hard at work.They have been researching fashions from different time periods, collecting garments and accessories and preparing looks.“We are working really hard for people to see what we’re creating,” said the club’s president, Palenia Pichardo, of Paterson.It will all ...

  4. REPORT: 4 Bergen School Districts Among Those With Big Demographic Shifts

    REPORT: 4 Bergen School Districts Among Those With Big Demographic Shifts

    HALEDON, N.J. – Four Bergen and one Passaic County school district are among the 20 in the state that have experienced the greatest shift in demographics over the last two decades, according to a list released by NJ.com.Throughout New Jersey, changes in demographics were “led by a surge in Hispanic students, who went from 14 percent of the public school population in 1998 to more than a ...

  5. Bergen Police Chiefs Commemorate 9/11 In Paramus

    Bergen Police Chiefs Commemorate 9/11 In Paramus

    PARAMUS, N.J. – On the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, police chiefs from throughout Bergen County gathered at the Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus Monday afternoon.“We’re remembering the people that passed and remembering how it brought our country together,” Oakland Police Chief Edward J. Kasper, president of the Bergen County Police Chiefs Association, ...

  6. Millennial Fulfills Dream, Cravings With Clifton Pretzel Shop

    Millennial Fulfills Dream, Cravings With Clifton Pretzel Shop

    CLIFTON, N.J. – Since Dayo Kusamotu moved to the Clifton area, there's been one craving he hasn't quite been able to satisfy: warm, soft, freshly-baked pretzels.And so, the 30-year-old entrepreneur did something about it.Kusamotu is now in the final stages of opening a Philly Pretzel Factory franchise. The spot is slated to open the week of Sept. 18, he told Daily Voice, while standing ...

  7. Transgender Woman Forced To Show Prosthetic Penis In Paterson Store: Suit

    Transgender Woman Forced To Show Prosthetic Penis In Paterson Store: Suit

    PATERSON, N.J. – A transgender woman who wears a prosthetic penis has filed a lawsuit claiming she was accused of shoplifting in a Paterson grocery store and forced to show her private parts, NJ.com reports.A security officer at the Food Fair on Market Street told the woman “I need to see what’s in your pants,” three times during the May 12, incident, the suit states, according to the ...

  8. Lucky Store? Totowa Spot Sells Second Winning Lottery Ticket

    Lucky Store? Totowa Spot Sells Second Winning Lottery Ticket

    TOTOWA, N.J. – A lottery ticket worth $1 million was recently sold in Totowa.The ticket was purchased at Union Food Stores on Union Boulevard. The same store sold a ticket worth $5,000 in August.The recent winning ticket matched the five white balls drawn during the Wednesday, Sept. 5, Powerball drawing.The winning numbers for the drawing were: 08, 14, 32, 58 and 67. The Red Powerball ...

  9. Fair Lawn Grad ‘Lost Everything’ In Hurricane Harvey

    Fair Lawn Grad ‘Lost Everything’ In Hurricane Harvey

    FAIR LAWN, N.J. – A Fair Lawn High School graduate and her husband who moved to Texas to open a restaurant “lost everything they have to Hurricane Harvey,” according to a GoFundMe page set up to raise money for the couple.“Right now they need our help,” states the page that had garnered nearly $16,000 in donations by Wednesday evening.The couple, Maria and Joe Macri, left New Jersey and ...

  10. How Elmwood Park Teacher's Dog Became Internet Sensation

    How Elmwood Park Teacher's Dog Became Internet Sensation

    WAYNE, N.J. – When Jessica Galarza of Wayne was pregnant, her dog Max was constantly by her side.“If I was eating, he sat next to me. If I was on the bed, he laid next to me,” Galarza told Daily Voice.The bond between Max and her daughter Natalia “was there from day one,” the Elmwood Park teacher said. “When she came out, we knew that he was going to be attached to her.”And now that ...

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