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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. New Oakland School Will Help Unleash Your Inner Rockstar

    New Oakland School Will Help Unleash Your Inner Rockstar

    RINGWOOD, N.J. – Hundreds of students have discovered their inner Rockstars at a Ringwood resident’s music school in Fresh Meadows, Queens.The students learn rock and roll, then show off their skills during huge concerts at St. John’s University. “It’s a show … that’s what makes us unique,” said Daniel Powers, who owns Real Brave – where students ages 5 to adult learn guitar, drums, ...

  2. Tedesco: Bergen County Saved Taxpayers $1 Million

    Tedesco: Bergen County Saved Taxpayers $1 Million

    HACKENSACK, N.J. – Bergen County saved $1 million by refinancing obligation and school bonds worth $30.5 million, and will pass the savings onto taxpayers through improved services, Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco announced Friday.The county took advantage of an expiring provision in the tax law related to advance refunding of municipal bonds set to expire at the end of 2017, he ...

  3. Tenafly ‘Real Housewife’ Siggy Flicker Quits Hit Show

    Tenafly ‘Real Housewife’ Siggy Flicker Quits Hit Show

    TENAFLY, N.J. – Siggy Flicker of Tenafly will not be returning to "Real Housewives of New Jersey" next season, Bravo announced Friday.Flicker had starred in seasons 7 and 8 of the hit reality show.“After much reflection and Bravo’s support, I have decided that this will be my last season on The Real Housewives of New Jersey. I am grateful to the network for allowing me to be ...

  4. Michael Natelli of Waldwick Dies At 33

    Michael Natelli of Waldwick Dies At 33

    WALDWICK, N.J. – Michael A. Natelli of Waldwick died on Dec. 14. He was 33.Michael was born in Teaneck and raised in Waldwick. He graduated from Waldwick High School in 2002 and later from Lincoln Tech with a degree in H.V.A.C.He was predeceased by his mother Kim in 2010. He is survived by his father Michael, fiancé Laura Elwood, sisters Jennifer and Rachel, as well as his grandmother ...

  5. Paramus Non-Profit To Close Low-Income Child Care Center, Group Homes

    Paramus Non-Profit To Close Low-Income Child Care Center, Group Homes

    PARAMUS, N.J. – A Paramus-based non-profit that provides human services and child welfare programs is closing its child care center that serves low-income families, as well as four group homes for children in foster care.The agency, Children’s Aid and Family Services (CAFS), has been serving the community for nearly 119 years. “While helping vulnerable children and families is still at ...

  6. Ridgewood Students Help Ease Trauma For Kids Visiting Police Station

    Ridgewood Students Help Ease Trauma For Kids Visiting Police Station

    RIDGEWOOD, N.J. – When children came into the Ho-Ho-Kus police station, retired officer Sean Leonard always felt bad there wasn’t much for them to do.He would flip over Miranda rights forms for them to draw on or give them magazines, he said.“I felt bad for the kids,” said the former school resource officer.So when Leonard starting teaching at Ben Franklin Middle School in Ridgewood and ...

  7. Mahwah Hometown Hero Honored By Congressman

    Mahwah Hometown Hero Honored By Congressman

    TEANECK, N.J. – Congressman Josh Gottheimer recognized a group of hometown heroes during an awards ceremony at Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck Tuesday.“We are lucky to have so many unsung heroes in our communities, whose quiet power of service goes on every day without the due recognition they deserve,” he said.Gottheimer presented awards to 19 of New Jersey’s Fifth District’s ...

  8. Christmas Comes Early To Sick Children, Thanks To Bergen County Police

    Christmas Comes Early To Sick Children, Thanks To Bergen County Police

    HACKENSACK, N.J. — Traffic halted on several local streets Monday afternoon to make way for police trailers headed to Hackensack from Closter with a very special delivery.Hundreds of police officers from more than 50 Bergen County agencies  -- along with dozens of soldiers from the National Guard Armory in Teaneck -- spent the morning sorting the thousands of gifts at the Closter ...

  9. Waldwick Students With Autism Help Neighbors In Need

    Waldwick Students With Autism Help Neighbors In Need

    WALDWICK, N.J. – Students with autism at The Forum School in Waldwick are working hard so friends and neighbors will not go hungry this winter.Students in the school’s Learning Independence For Tomorrow (LIFT) program are collecting food for the Center for Food Action (CFA), a Bergen County non-profit with a mission to prevent hunger and homelessness and improve the lives of individuals ...

  10. Bergen PBA Toy Drive Makes ‘Huge Difference’ For Kids At Valley Hospital

    Bergen PBA Toy Drive Makes ‘Huge Difference’ For Kids At Valley Hospital

    RIDGEWOOD, N.J. – Katie Miller remembers how a pair of Beatz headphones and Apple products brightened the day of an 18-year-old receiving cancer treatment at The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood.“It was fantastic,” recalled Miller, a child life specialist and supervisor of community outreach and projects at the hospital.That moment was made possible through the annual Bergen County PBA Toy ...

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