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Lorraine Ash

Community Reporter lash@dailyvoice.com

Lorraine Ash has been a reporter/editor in her native New Jersey since 1982, the year she earned her master’s degree in Public Communications from Fordham University. Her articles have gained global, national, state, and regional attention and awards and have appeared in a number of newspapers, including USA Today. She has worked for publications such as Family Circle Magazine, The Ridgewood News, and the Daily Record. Lorraine also has penned two memoirs and teaches memoir writing. Experience has taught her that everyone has a compelling story to tell. Have a story the community needs to hear? Email her. She’d love to hear from you.

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  1. ‘Clandestine’ Film Airs First In New Milford, Then Worldwide

    ‘Clandestine’ Film Airs First In New Milford, Then Worldwide

    NEW MILFORD, N.J. — “Clandestine,” an indie film about drugs in suburban neighborhoods, is about to be released worldwide. But New Milford gets to see it first.The film will air at 8 p.m. Feb. 3 in the Castle Theatre at New Milford High School.That’s only fitting, said Director David LaRosa of Feenix Films, a Ramsey-based independent film company."New Milford embraced our project ...

  2. Park Ridge Folk Pop Legend Maggie Roche Dies

    Park Ridge Folk Pop Legend Maggie Roche Dies

    PARK RIDGE, N.J. — Maggie Roche, the Park Ridge native who formed the folk pop trio The Roches along with her two sisters, has died, reports NJArts.net. She was 65.She and her sisters, Terre and Suzzy, performed in New York City clubs and broke through to a national audience in 1979, the arts site reports.They performed on Paul Simon’s 1973 album, “There Goes Rhymin’ Simon."Maggie ...

  3. Rosie O’Donnell Lowers Price On Saddle River Estate

    Rosie O’Donnell Lowers Price On Saddle River Estate

    SADDLE RIVER, N.J. — Comedienne Rosie O’Donnell dropped the asking price on her six-acre Saddle River estate again, nj.com reports.The former talk show host, who has made headlines of late for her tweeting wars with President Donald Trump, now wants $5.9 million, according to the report.RELATED NEWS: Another famed Saddle River resident, Mary J. Blige, also has had problems selling her ...

  4. Park Ridge Music Studio Teaching Third Generation To Play

    Park Ridge Music Studio Teaching Third Generation To Play

    PARK RIDGE, N.J. — Gus Baxter of Mahwah has been teaching guitar at Woodside Music Studio in Park Ridge since 1971.At this point, the shop has become the “Cheers” of the Pascack Valley: you go in and everybody knows your name.“We’re now into teaching the third generation of the same families,” Baxter said. “It’s pretty freaky.” When he gave his first lesson at Woodside 46 years ago, he ...

  5. No Time To Make Dinner? Learn Batch Cooking In Haworth

    No Time To Make Dinner? Learn Batch Cooking In Haworth

    HAWORTH, N.J. — Northern Valley mom Tracee Yablon Brenner has a better way to make dinner — batch cooking — and she’ll be teaching her methods Jan. 26 in Haworth.“If you plan out your menu and your week, you can cook more than one meal at a time,” said Brenner, a dietitian/nutritionist and owner of Triad to Wellness.It’s a consulting firm that provides a number of services for small ...

  6. Old Tappan Medium To Channel 'The Chin,' Her Mafia Don Father

    Old Tappan Medium To Channel 'The Chin,' Her Mafia Don Father

    OLD TAPPAN, N.J. — Old Tappan native Rita Gigante came to being a spiritual healer/medium in a unique way: she is the daughter of infamous mafia boss Vincent “The Chin” Gigante.For the record, her upbringing in the Northern Valley was not easy.She chronicled it all in her 2013 book, “The Godfather’s Daughter: An Unlikely Story of Love, Healing, and Redemption.”Now she’s moving into ...

  7. Citizen Group: We Have Our Own Dream For Destiny Of Emerson

    Citizen Group: We Have Our Own Dream For Destiny Of Emerson

    EMERSON, N.J. — Nine members from Emersonians, a Facebook page, stepped off the screen and into real life to talk through the transformations their borough is undergoing.Council President Chris Knoller joined them this week to offer guidance on some issues. But, above all, to listen.“My vision is of a community coming together,” said Ed Bueti, page administrator and forum ...

  8. Stoked To Smoke: Upper Saddle River Man Enjoys Third Career In Barbecue

    Stoked To Smoke: Upper Saddle River Man Enjoys Third Career In Barbecue

    RIDGEWOOD, N.J. — When cooking barbecue, Robert Feuerstein of Upper Saddle River respects the meat.That’s foremost for the owner of the 1-year-old SMOKED on Godwin Avenue in Ridgewood.“We try to offer clean, healthy food without extra sauces and goops and sugars and salts,” said Feuerstein. “We keep that to a minimum.”His wife and business partner, Deidra, puts it this way: the meat ...

  9. This Hackensack Cleaning Lady Is Also A Pharmacist

    This Hackensack Cleaning Lady Is Also A Pharmacist

    HACKENSACK, N.J. — Clara Sofia Ochoa of Hackensack cleans a BMW dealership in Maywood at night.It’s a far cry from her old job: she was a pharmacist at a national penitentiary in her native Colombia.The 32-year-old loved working there. She has loved pharmacies since her girlhood when she watched her father help people in his pharmacy. “I always admired what my father did,” Ochoa told ...

  10. Emerson’s Historic Borough Hall: Will It Stay Or Will It Go?

    Emerson’s Historic Borough Hall: Will It Stay Or Will It Go?

    EMERSON, N.J. — An Emerson woman has started a campaign to preserve the borough’s historic town hall building, even as Mayor Lou Lamatina says the building is not in jeopardy.The town hall was built under the Works Progress Administration, one of FDR’s New Deal programs, according to a plaque on the building.It was officially dedicated to much fanfare, including a parade, on Sept. 23, ...

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