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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. Route 17 In Ramsey Dedicated To Hometown Hero

    Route 17 In Ramsey Dedicated To Hometown Hero

    RAMSEY, N.J. – In 2013, Timothy McGill of Ramsey was tragically killed in action in Afghanistan.The Army Staff Sergeant, and 2001 Ramsey High School graduate, was just 30 when he was killed by enemy fire in an attack near the border of Pakistan.Four years later, McGill is being honored and remembered by having a portion of Route 17 that runs through his hometown designated in his ...

  2. Bergen Activists Plan Wyckoff Vigil To Raise Awareness About Gun Violence

    Bergen Activists Plan Wyckoff Vigil To Raise Awareness About Gun Violence

    WYCKOFF, N.J. – In honor of National Gun Violence Awareness Day, activist groups from throughout Northern Bergen County will participate in a candlelight vigil in front of Wyckoff Town Hall on Friday evening.The vigil, which starts at 7:45 p.m., will include speeches from Charlene Hoverter of Ocean County who lost her sister to gun violence, as well as Bergen County Freeholder ...

  3. REPORT: These Bergen Towns Rank Among State’s Hottest Real Estate Markets

    REPORT: These Bergen Towns Rank Among State’s Hottest Real Estate Markets

    MOONACHIE, N.J. – Of the 19 New Jersey municipalities that have seen their real estate values soar highest over the last year, six are in Bergen County – including Moonachie, which came in at seven, according to an analysis by NJ.com.“Each of these towns stand a head and shoulders above New Jersey's statewide price growth during the last year and some have seen home values soar to ...

  4. Passionate Teachers Bring Music Back To Ridgewood’s Original Playhouse

    Passionate Teachers Bring Music Back To Ridgewood’s Original Playhouse

    RIDGEWOOD, N.J. – The building that once housed the original playhouse in Ridgewood is filling with music once again.“We are bringing music back to the playhouse,” said Sonia Kiernan, a Paramus native who along with her husband John recently opened the Piano Workshop at Bergen County. “This is where many plays were performed as well as musicals and a lot of musical events happened ...

  5. Westwood Butcher Works Hard At What He Likes

    Westwood Butcher Works Hard At What He Likes

    WESTWOOD, N.J. – Before the owner of Prime Meats in downtown Westwood went into business for himself, he learned a lot from his boss.“I had a great boss … He believed in giving people good service, and the highest quality at the best price,” said Sal Petruso, who for years has owned and operated a popular butcher shop in downtown Westwood.Petruso, who was born in Italy, came to the ...

  6. Ramsey Students Plant Field Of Flags To Honor Fallen Soldiers

    Ramsey Students Plant Field Of Flags To Honor Fallen Soldiers

    RAMSEY, N.J. – A group of Ramsey eighth graders are reminding people what Memorial Day is all about.The students at Eric S. Smith Middle School planted nearly 7,000 flags, one for each American killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, CBS reports.The students decided to plant their field of flags after taking a trip to Washington, D.C. and learning about other students honoring fallen service ...

  7. Mahwah Post Offices May Consolidate

    Mahwah Post Offices May Consolidate

    MAHWAH, N.J. – Mahwah may soon have one less post office in town.The U.S. Postal Service is proposing to relocate the existing post office retail location at 12 E. Ramapo Ave. to its location at 46 Industrial Ave.Postal representatives will provide an overview of the proposal, answer questions and solicit written input at the Mahwah Council meeting on June 8 at 7:30 p.m., at the Mahwah ...

  8. Paterson Group Inspired By Ramadan To Feed Hungry

    Paterson Group Inspired By Ramadan To Feed Hungry

    PATERSON, N.J. – Each week a team gathers in the kitchen of the Islamic Center of Passaic County in Paterson to prepare hot, nutritious three-course meals for about 450 people.“People feel worthy when they eat this well,” said Akbar McEntyre, a congregant of the center and the founder and executive director of Humble Beginnings, a non-profit organization that engages people in the areas ...

  9. Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates To Speak In Leonia

    Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates To Speak In Leonia

    LEONIA, N.J. – Five of the six Democrats vying for the party’s gubernatorial nomination will share their views at forums in Leonia next week.State Senator Raymond Lesniak, Assemblyman John Wisniewski, Tenafly Councilman Mark Zinna, Teaneck activist Bill Brennan and Jim Johnson will discuss their platforms and answer questions at the Leonia Borough Annex.On Thursday, June 1, at 7 ...

  10. Did You Catch A Glimpse Of The Biebs In Clifton This Week?

    Did You Catch A Glimpse Of The Biebs In Clifton This Week?

    CLIFTON, N.J. – Pop sensation Justin Bieber was spotted shopping at Target in Clifton Wednesday.He also was seen at a local Panera Bread, where Facebook users said he refused to take pictures with his fans.Daily Voice sources are speculating that the teen heartthrob could've been visiting his pastor Carl Lentz.GOT NEWS TIPS? EMAIL LAUREN KIDD FERGUSON AT LKFERGUSON@DAILYVOICE.COM.

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