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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. Jewish Enclosure Sparks Controversy In Mahwah

    Jewish Enclosure Sparks Controversy In Mahwah

    MAHWAH, N.J. – The installation of a ritual enclosure called an eruv in Mahwah has sparked an online petition with about 270 signers who are worried about “illegal incursions” in the community.The eruv’s perimeter is being marked by half-inch thick PVC piping on some utility poles in Mahwah and Upper Saddle River. Eruvs permit observant Jews, such as ultra-Orthodox Jews, to carry items ...

  2. Waldwick Aunt Rallies Support For Nephew With Rare Disease

    Waldwick Aunt Rallies Support For Nephew With Rare Disease

    NEW MILFORD, N.J. – The community is rallying around a New Milford boy recently diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder.Benjamin Cullere, known as Benji, was diagnosed with MPS I, a gene mutation caused disease that can lead to tissue and organ damage, according to a GoFundMe fundraising page created by his aunt, Alyssa Cullere of Waldwick.Benji will soon go to The Children’s Hospital of ...

  3. Hackensack Non-Profit Rids Bergen, Passaic Homes Of Dangerous Lead Paint

    Hackensack Non-Profit Rids Bergen, Passaic Homes Of Dangerous Lead Paint

    HACKENSACK, N.J. – With a new report out showing lead was found in the drinking water of over half of Bergen County school systems, one Hackensack based non-profit is reminding people that children can also digest lead in other ways – such as through lead-based paint.And the non-profit is helping families remediate the problem.With a grant from the New Jersey Department of Community ...

  4. Paramus Siblings Team With Late Mom’s Chemo Nurse To Run For Cure

    Paramus Siblings Team With Late Mom’s Chemo Nurse To Run For Cure

    PARAMUS, N.J. – A pair of Paramus siblings who lost both their parents to cancer teamed with their mother’s chemo nurse to honor their memories over the weekend.Dennis Wirth and Kristina Ferreira, along with Valley Hospital nurse Valerie Quigley, of Pompton Lakes, ran in the 9th Annual Damon Runyon 5k at Yankee Stadium to raise money for cancer research.Their mother Kathleen Wirth, a ...

  5. Waldwick Flies Flag At Half Staff On Anniversary Of Police Officer’s Death

    Waldwick Flies Flag At Half Staff On Anniversary Of Police Officer’s Death

    WALDWICK, N.J. – The American flag in front of the Police Officer Christopher Goodell Public Safety Building in Waldwick was lowered to half staff Monday, the third anniversary of Police Officer Goodell’s death.“As the American flag is lowered in front of the Police Officer Christopher Goodell Public Safely Building in his memory let us remember all the good that Chris has done,” ...

  6. REPORT: Two Bergen School Superintendents Among Highest Paid In NJ

    REPORT: Two Bergen School Superintendents Among Highest Paid In NJ

    WAYNE, N.J. – The superintendent of the Passaic County Technical Institute in Wayne earned the highest base pay of all school superintendents in New Jersey last school year, according to a list released by N.J.com.The list of the 25 highest paid superintendents in the state for the 2016 to 2017 school year is derived from data from the New Jersey Department of Education and is based on ...

  7. Ramsey Supermarket Goes Organic With Fair Trade Produce

    Ramsey Supermarket Goes Organic With Fair Trade Produce

    MAHWAH, N.J. – Mahwah-based Inserra Supermarkets is introducing an organic and fair trade produce program in its 22 ShopRite stores – including 13 in Bergen and Passaic Counties.The program, called Taste Me, Do Good, will give customers year-round access to seasonal and organic produce. The company relies on “model best practice” farms in Latin America and throughout the United States ...

  8. Report: Bacteria Killed Norwood Boy, 11, At Sleep-Away Camp

    Report: Bacteria Killed Norwood Boy, 11, At Sleep-Away Camp

    NORWOOD, N.J. – A Norwood 11-year-old who died while at a sleep-away camp Monday tested positive for a bacteria that is a precursor to bacterial meningitis, NJ.com reports.Daniel Beer – who was away at Camp Nah-Jee-Wah in Milford, Pennsylvania -- had Neisseria meningitis, a bacteria that often leads to infections in the brain, spinal cord and bloodstream, the article says.NJ.com ...

  9. Bunkmates Of Norwood Boy Who Died At Camp Sent To Hospital

    Bunkmates Of Norwood Boy Who Died At Camp Sent To Hospital

    NORWOOD, N.J. – Three boys staying in the same summer camp cabin as a Norwood boy who died Monday were also taken to the hospital after showing signs of stomach illness, NJ.com reports.The three boys – who were bunking together at Camp Nah-Jee-Wah in Milford, Pennsylvania – were taken as a precautionary measure and released, the story says.Daniel Beer, 11, died Monday at Bon Secours ...

  10. Wayne Macaroni Grill Closes After 22 Years

    Wayne Macaroni Grill Closes After 22 Years

    WAYNE, N.J. – The Romano’s Macaroni Grill in Wayne has closed.The restaurant – located at 1958 Route 23 – had been in business for 22 years. The restaurant sent an e-mail to patrons thanking them for “all the good times.”“We are sorry to say our Wayne location has closed,” the e-mail states. “We have enjoyed serving this community for 22 years.”The Macaroni Grill on Route 17 in Ramsey ...

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