Contact Us
Pascack Valley Daily Voice serves Emerson, Hillsdale, Montvale, Park Ridge, River Vale, Washington Township, Westwood & Woodcliff Lake

Menu

Pascack Valley Daily Voice serves Emerson, Hillsdale, Montvale, Park Ridge, River Vale, Washington Township, Westwood & Woodcliff Lake

Nearby Towns

  • Northern Highlands
    serves Allendale, Ho-Ho-Kus, Midland Park, Saddle River, Upper Saddle River & Waldwick
  • Northern Valley
    serves Harrington Park, Haworth, Northvale, Norwood, Old Tappan & Rockleigh
  • Paramus
    serves Oradell, Paramus & River Edge

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.

Lauren Kidd Ferguson's Contributions

  1. Army Vet Brings Mobile Gym To Montvale, Park Ridge

    Army Vet Brings Mobile Gym To Montvale, Park Ridge

    CLIFFSIDE PARK, N.J. – Cliffside Park native Manny Gotay has long had a passion for fitness.“I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t working out,” the U.S. Army veteran told Daily Voice.Gotay spent his spare time in the Army acting as a personal trainer. He left the military for the corporate world, continued to work out, and held onto a dream to explore fitness as a career.Twenty years ...

  2. REPORT: Property Taxes ‘Hurt Least’ In These Bergen, Passaic Towns

    REPORT: Property Taxes ‘Hurt Least’ In These Bergen, Passaic Towns

    MAHWAH, N.J. – New Jersey residents pay the highest property taxes in the U.S., but the burden may hurt less in some municipalities – such as Mahwah and West Milford -- than others, NJ.com reports.The publication compared property taxes to median household income to derive the municipalities in each county where property taxes “hurt the least.” “The smaller bite the property taxes take ...

  3. Paramus Army Veteran Richard Martin Dies

    Paramus Army Veteran Richard Martin Dies

    PARAMUS, N.J. – U.S. Army veteran Richard O. Martin, of Paramus, died Sunday. He was 74.Martin was born in Teaneck and raised in Ridgewood. In 1967 he was drafted into the U.S. Army and deployed to South Vietnam. He was assigned to the 25th Infantry Division and volunteered to be assigned to the Long Range Reconnaissance Patrol Company attached to the division. Martin was wounded by ...

  4. Washington Township Grieves After 2 Girls Die Of Cancer, 1 Week Apart

    Washington Township Grieves After 2 Girls Die Of Cancer, 1 Week Apart

    WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Washington Township came together Sunday evening to remember two little girls who recently lost their battles with cancer just a week apart from each other.The candlelight vigil was held in honor of Grace Skuches and Natalie Lopac.The event, organized by members of the Washington Township Moms Facebook Group, featured a live rendition of Amazing Grace.To ...

  5. Pascack Valley Soccer Players Kick It For Teen Battling Cancer

    Pascack Valley Soccer Players Kick It For Teen Battling Cancer

    WYCKOFF, N.J. – Soccer teams from throughout Bergen and Passaic Counties are kicking the ball for a good cause this season: to raise funds for a Wyckoff player fighting cancer.Ben Landel, a multi-sport athlete at Ramapo High School in Wyckoff, was diagnosed with a rare and powerful cancer in May, and has since gone through five rounds of chemotherapy, and is showing progress.Last month, ...

  6. REPORT: 4 Bergen School Districts Among Those With Big Demographic Shifts

    REPORT: 4 Bergen School Districts Among Those With Big Demographic Shifts

    HALEDON, N.J. – Four Bergen and one Passaic County school district are among the 20 in the state that have experienced the greatest shift in demographics over the last two decades, according to a list released by NJ.com.Throughout New Jersey, changes in demographics were “led by a surge in Hispanic students, who went from 14 percent of the public school population in 1998 to more than a ...

  7. Bergen Police Chiefs Commemorate 9/11 In Paramus

    Bergen Police Chiefs Commemorate 9/11 In Paramus

    PARAMUS, N.J. – On the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, police chiefs from throughout Bergen County gathered at the Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus Monday afternoon.“We’re remembering the people that passed and remembering how it brought our country together,” Oakland Police Chief Edward J. Kasper, president of the Bergen County Police Chiefs Association, ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Agriculture Board: Demarest Farms Patrons May Park On Hillsdale Streets

    Agriculture Board: Demarest Farms Patrons May Park On Hillsdale Streets

    HILLSDALE, N.J. – Patrons of Demarest Farms in Hillsdale will be permitted to park on borough streets this fall, under a plan approved by the Bergen County Agriculture Development Board, NorthJersey.com reports.The plan – which allows the farm three years to develop sufficient parking – divides street parking near the farm into four zones, the story says.This season, overflow parking ...

  10. Allendale Track Star’s Death Inspires Peer To Spread Campus Awareness

    Allendale Track Star’s Death Inspires Peer To Spread Campus Awareness

    ALLENDALE, N.J. – Jared Fenton was a student at the University of Pennsylvania when Allendale’s Madison Holleran jumped off a campus parking garage and died in 2014.Fenton, who was in Holleran’s class, didn’t know her personally, but he did know others at the school – such as a very close friend – who were experiencing stress or crisis, the Philadelphia native told Daily Voice.Fenton ...

  11. Prev Page 1 of 31 1 2 3 4 5 Next
    1 - 10 of 307 articles

Welcome to

Pascack Valley Daily Voice!

Serves Emerson, Hillsdale, Montvale, Park Ridge, River Vale, Washington Township, Westwood & Woodcliff Lake

This is a one time message inviting you to keep in touch

Get important news about your town as it happens.