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Arthur Augustyn

Community Reporter aaugustyn@dailyvoice.com

Arthur Augustyn grew up in Massachusetts, went to school in New York and lived in California before joining Daily Voice's team in New Jersey. His past work at local newspapers and global websites has given him a broad range of experiences to pull from when he's out reporting. 

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  1. Lyndhurst Yoga Instructor Leaves Corporate Job To Coach Kids

    Lyndhurst Yoga Instructor Leaves Corporate Job To Coach Kids

    LYNDHURST, N.J. — After years in the corporate world, Nina Zamani dropped everything, moved back to Lyndhurst and began Moon Child Yoga, a yoga program specifically for kids and teenagers.Having spent the majority of her adult life working for a furniture company, she had finally had enough."It had been festering for a while," said Zamani of Clifton."There was something I ...

  2. Lodi Approves First Hydrogen Gas Station In New Jersey

    Lodi Approves First Hydrogen Gas Station In New Jersey

    LODI, N.J. — Hydrogen-fueled vehicle drivers will soon be able to tank-up in Lodi, NorthJersey.com reports.The zoning board this week approved the first hydrogen-dispensing station in the state at the existing Shell gas station on Essex Street, the article says.That Shell will also be among the few public hydrogen retail stations in the U.S., according to NorthJersey.com.CLICK HERE FOR ...

  3. Jeweler Turned Comic Takes Garfield Stage

    Jeweler Turned Comic Takes Garfield Stage

    GARFIELD, N.J. — J. J. "The Latin Lunatic" Ramirez is bringing his energetic comedy to Garfield.Ramirez has been performing comedy full-time for nearly 35 years. Originally a jeweler out of high school, he quickly adapted to a life in stand-up comedy."It was something I always wanted to do," Ramirez said."It was the only thing that ever came easy to ...

  4. Pop Star Takes On New Career As Tenafly Yoga Instructor

    Pop Star Takes On New Career As Tenafly Yoga Instructor

    TENAFLY, N.J. — Thara Prashad had a record deal and performed with artists like John Legend and Jay Sean before she decided what she really wanted to do: teach yoga in Tenafly. "I had a great run," said Prashad, who is married to pop singer Jay Sean. "I was doing my thing and performing. I had one of those 'ah-ha' moments — I didn't want to do it anymore."After ...

  5. Mooyah Burger Coming To Lyndhurst In March

    Mooyah Burger Coming To Lyndhurst In March

    LYNDHURST, N.J. — More burger options are coming to Lyndhurst.Mooyah Burger announced last year their intention to open a location at 425 Valley Brook Ave. A representative for Mooyah confirmed with Daily Voice that the tentative opening is planned for mid-March, but that timeline could change.The burger chain recently began accepting applications for the Lyndhurst location.

  6. Vacant Explosion Site In Lodi To Boast LA Fitness, CVS

    Vacant Explosion Site In Lodi To Boast LA Fitness, CVS

    LODI, N.J. — LA Fitness and CVS Pharmacy will be opening in 2018 at the former site of a 1995 explosion in Lodi, NorthJersey.com reports.The Main Street site next to ShopRite has remained untouched since the explosion more than two decades ago, which killed five people, the article says.The pharmacy will be open 24 hours and include a drive-thru, according to the story.CLICK HERE FOR ...

  7. North Arlington Teacher: Kids Can Teach Themselves

    North Arlington Teacher: Kids Can Teach Themselves

    NORTH ARLINGTON, N.J. — Steve Delpome of North Arlington is taking a new approach in the classroom.After teaching at various schools in Ridgewood, North Arlington and Oakland for over 15 years, he heard a revolutionary idea: what if kids taught themselves?"There’s always this small but significant child population for whom school and school tactics don’t work," Delpome ...

  8. Lyndhurst Comedian: New Jersey Gets A Bad Wrap

    Lyndhurst Comedian: New Jersey Gets A Bad Wrap

    LYNDHURST, N.J. — Comedian Alex Csedrik of Lyndhurst has been doing comedy for five years, but he still hears the same jokes about New Jersey."New York comics tend to view traveling to Jersey as like a professional being sent down to the minors," Csedrik said.Csedrik is one of the many comics performing at Lyndhurst's upcoming comedy night at The City Lounge. "There’s a ...

  9. CBS TV Show Returns To Rutherford Bakery

    CBS TV Show Returns To Rutherford Bakery

    RUTHERFORD, N.J. — A television show is coming back for its second helping of baked goods from one Rutherford bakery.Varrelmann's baked goods will be prominently shown on CBS' "Bull" in an upcoming episode later this season. The show focuses on a psychologist and "trial science" expert, played by Michael Weatherly, who specializes in choosing the best jurors for his ...

  10. Englewood Restaurateur Dishes Up 1,000 Of Bergen's 'Best Dumplings' Daily

    Englewood Restaurateur Dishes Up 1,000 Of Bergen's 'Best Dumplings' Daily

    ENGLEWOOD, N.J. — Best Dumplings in Englewood makes 1,000 meals a day. It's a breeze for the shop's general manager, Sunny Hwang, who moved to the U.S. from Korea more than 30 years ago.He explained the shop serves up a different "set meal" each day,  rotating sides throughout the week. These smaller specialty dishes make it easy to produce a thousand of them, Hwang ...

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