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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. 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 ...

  2. Heroin, Cocaine, $15K Seized In Wayne Drug Bust

    Heroin, Cocaine, $15K Seized In Wayne Drug Bust

    WAYNE, N.J. – Acting on a tip to its narcotics tip line, the Wayne Police Department seized 160 glassine baggies of suspected heroin, 10 bags of suspected powdered cocaine, 15 bags of suspected crack cocaine, and over $1,500, and arrested two people, police said.The arrests came after undercover detectives observed a narcotics transaction take place at the Valley Terrace Apartment ...

  3. Ramsey Farmers’ Market Makes List Of Top 9 In US

    Ramsey Farmers’ Market Makes List Of Top 9 In US

    RAMSEY, N.J. – The Ramsey Farmers’ Market just made a list of the best nine farmers’ markets in the country.The Bergen County market – held in downtown Ramsey at the Main Street Train Station – is the only in New Jersey to make the list. Others on the list include Portland, Oregon, Madison, Wisconsin and Des Moines, Iowa.Here is what the list had to say about the Ramsey market: “Brought ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Did Someone Say Cookie Dough? Glen Rock Cheesecake Shop Just Got Sweeter

    Did Someone Say Cookie Dough? Glen Rock Cheesecake Shop Just Got Sweeter

    GLEN ROCK, N.J. – The owner of Marc’s CheeseCake in Glen Rock likes to make customers smile.For years he has done that with cheesecake and ice cream, but now he has a new tool in his arsenal: cookie dough.“It’s fun to have a business like this,” said Marc Silverberg, standing behind the counter of his Rock Road shop.The popular shop has been in Glen Rock for about five years, and before ...

  6. Mahwah Man’s Family ‘Lost Everything’ To Hurricane Harvey

    Mahwah Man’s Family ‘Lost Everything’ To Hurricane Harvey

    MAHWAH, N.J – A Mahwah man is rallying support for his cousin and her family who have been devastated by Hurricane Harvey.“They have lost everything; house, cars and clothes. But what hurts the most is that insurance is not covering it,” Jamie Gonzalez wrote on a GoFundMe page he created to raise funds for his family in Houston. Nearly $2,000 had been raised for his cousin Graciela ...

  7. West Milford Paraplegic Finds Camaraderie, Hope At Oakland Gym

    West Milford Paraplegic Finds Camaraderie, Hope At Oakland Gym

    WEST MILFORD, N.J. – Before doctors discovered that Lois Hamilton of the Oak Ridge section of West Milford had a cyst pushing against her spine, she played tennis, skied and bicycled.“I was always pretty active,” she told Daily Voice.The cyst ultimately caused the former middle school math teacher to lose the ability to walk, and she now uses a wheel chair. But thanks to her ...

  8. One Pearl At A Time: Wyckoff Jeweler Helps Less Fortunate Shine

    One Pearl At A Time: Wyckoff Jeweler Helps Less Fortunate Shine

    WYCKOFF, N.J. – Mari Keating Schofield of Wyckoff has long had a special place in her heart for the people of Camden, New Jersey.Particularly the less fortunate, who live only about 100 miles away from her.“It just hit home for me," Schofield said, recalling the documentary that drew her attention to the problem about a decade ago."Here I am in Wyckoff, in a warm house, and ...

  9. Hawthorne Couple Use Art, Music To Help Kids With Heart Problems

    Hawthorne Couple Use Art, Music To Help Kids With Heart Problems

    HAWTHORNE, N.J. – Rich and Lauren Lopez of Hawthorne are paying it forward, and they want others to join them.The couple, who launched ART x SOUL NJ in 2015 to bring an urban art vibe to the suburbs, is hosting a music and art festival at Sticks & Stones, an underground event space at Artisan Kitchen in Hawthorne, to raise funds for a cause close to their hearts.Funds will be ...

  10. How Wayne Dog Became Internet Sensation

    How Wayne 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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