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Lauren Kidd Ferguson

Community Reporter

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. Couple Says ‘I Do’ At Valley Hospital Before Major Surgery

    Couple Says ‘I Do’ At Valley Hospital Before Major Surgery

    RIDGEWOOD, N.J. – The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood was recently transformed into a special wedding venue for one patient and his partner.“Mark DeBenedectis expressed to Cheel 4 Neuro Charge Nurse Michelle Bower, RN, his wish to marry his partner, Greg, before he was scheduled to have major surgery,” Valley Health System shared in a Facebook post.With DeBenedictis’ surgery just two days ...

  2. REPORT: Wayne Hills, Valley, Passaic Tech Among In NJ For Athletes

    REPORT: Wayne Hills, Valley, Passaic Tech Among In NJ For Athletes

    HILLSDALE, N.J. – Nine schools in Bergen County and three in Passaic are among the best 50 public high schools for athletes in New Jersey – including Pascack Valley Regional High School in Hillsdale which ranks first – according to a new list released by Niche.com.The website analyzes data sets and reviews to produce rankings, report cards and profiles for schools, colleges and places ...

  3. Twelve Neglected, Caged Dogs Rescued From Abandoned Paterson Home

    Twelve Neglected, Caged Dogs Rescued From Abandoned Paterson Home

    OAKLAND, N.J. – The Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge in Oakland is caring for 12 dogs that were found abandoned and caged in an empty Paterson house on Tuesday.The dogs are “the most seriously matted and neglected dogs we have ever seen,” RBARI shared in a Facebook.“All twelve dogs are in need of medical care and extensive grooming, as some of them are unable to even see or walk due to their ...

  4. Saddle Brook's Joe Di Bella Dies, 37, Remembered As Passionate Hairstylist

    Saddle Brook's Joe Di Bella Dies, 37, Remembered As Passionate Hairstylist

    SADDLE BROOK, N.J. – Lifelong Saddle Brook resident Joseph R. Di Bella died on Jan. 4. He was 37.Di Bella, who was born in Ridgewood, is survived by his parents, Raymond and Betina “Tina” (née Nevoso) Di Bella, brother Daniel, sister Dawn Canestrino and her husband Arthur, niece Juliana, nephew Artie, as well as aunts, uncles and cousins.Di Bella followed in his great grandfather’s ...

  5. Support Pours In For Pregnant Mom Injured In Clifton Hit-And-Run

    Support Pours In For Pregnant Mom Injured In Clifton Hit-And-Run

    GARFIELD, N.J. – The community is rallying around a 26-year-old pregnant Garfield mother who was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Clifton the day after Christmas.Erika Aguilar was crossing Main Avenue near South Parkway when she was stuck around 9 p.m., according to authorities.“He/she left Erika there to fight a battle that she has to fight not only for herself but for her 8-year-old ...

  6. Powerball Tickets Worth $1M, $50K Sold In Bergen County

    Powerball Tickets Worth $1M, $50K Sold In Bergen County

    BERGEN COUNTY, N.J. – A Hackensack 7-Eleven sold a winning Powerball ticket worth $1 million, and stores in Hillsdale and Paramus sold tickets worth $50,000.The million-dollar ticket -- sold at the 7-Eleven at 469 Passaic St. in Hackensack -- was one of two second prize winning tickets sold in New Jersey for the $559.7 million Powerball jackpot. The other was sold in Brick.The winning ...

  7. Powerball Tickets Worth $1M, $50K Sold In Bergen County

    Powerball Tickets Worth $1M, $50K Sold In Bergen County

    BERGEN COUNTY, N.J. – A Hackensack 7-Eleven sold a winning Powerball ticket worth $1 million, and stores in Hillsdale and Paramus sold tickets worth $50,000.The million-dollar ticket -- sold at the 7-Eleven at 469 Passaic St. in Hackensack -- was one of two second prize winning tickets sold in New Jersey for the $559.7 million Powerball jackpot. The other was sold in Brick.The winning ...

  8. Wayne Dave & Buster's Looks To Hire 300 Employees

    Wayne Dave & Buster's Looks To Hire 300 Employees

    WAYNE, N.J. – Dave & Buster's is seeking to hire 300 people for its new location at Willowbrook Mall in Wayne, according to multiple media reports.The restaurant that features drinking and gaming has open positions such as: managers, game techs, servers, hosts, bartenders, cooks and front desk and back of the house staff, according to its website.The business has tentatively ...

  9. Keith Alberque of Hawthorne Dies At 31

    Keith Alberque of Hawthorne Dies At 31

    HAWTHORNE, N.J. – Keith R. Alberque of Hawthorne passed away on Monday, Jan. 1. He was 31.Alberque, born in Teaneck, was a barber at Morali Barber House in Midland Park.He is survived by his wife Ashley and daughter Mikaela, as well as his mother Roberta Alberque Massey and her husband John and his father Kevin Ciparro and his wife Jin. He is also survived by his siblings Jon, Mark and ...

  10. Wayne’s Greg Olsen Could Become NFL Man Of Year

    Wayne’s Greg Olsen Could Become NFL Man Of Year

    WAYNE, N.J. – Former Wayne Hills standout and current Carolina Panther Greg Olsen has been nominated for Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award, again.The NFL star was nominated in 2016 as well, and came in third behind co-winners New York Giant Eli Manning and Arizona Cardinal Larry Fitzgerald.The award recognizes an NFL player for excellence on and off the field, and each team ...

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