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Alexis Tarrazi

Community Editor

Daily Voice Community Editor Alexis Tarrazi has been in the news industry for more than 10 years.A New Jersey native, Tarrazi was graduated from Rutgers University with a Journalism and Media Studies degree and began writing professionally at the Daily Targum.She later worked as a beat reporter, covering everything from political scandals to celebrity profiles.Tarrazi's work has garnered her various journalism awards for writing and photography. She also worked as a one-woman-band by creating video news segments and is skilled in social media.Tarrazi has contributed freelance pieces to various publications in New Jersey and New York.

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  1. Bergen Executive Visits Formerly Homeless Vets In New Wood-Ridge Digs

    Bergen Executive Visits Formerly Homeless Vets In New Wood-Ridge Digs

    WOOD-RIDGE, N.J. -- U.S. Marine Corps veteran Jorge Benites beamed with pride as he gave Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco a tour of his new home in Wood-Ridge on Monday."I love it," Benites told the county executive, who smiled back.Less than a month ago, Benites was living in a hotel. That changed thanks to a campaign promise that Tedesco made -- and delivered on -- to ...

  2. Christie Returns To Moonachie, Promises To Complete Sandy Recovery

    Christie Returns To Moonachie, Promises To Complete Sandy Recovery

    MOONACHIE, N.J. -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie returned to Moonachie on Thursday, Oct. 29, to mark the third anniversary since Superstorm Sandy swept through the area, promising that he will "finish the job" of recovery.The governor's stop included a round-table discussion with small business owners at the Booth Movers, Ltd warehouse on Anderson Avenue, which was flooded ...

  3. Teaneck Fire Department Receives 200 Gallons Of Foam

    Teaneck Fire Department Receives 200 Gallons Of Foam

    TEANECK, N.J. — The Bergen County Law and Public Safety Institute has donated 200 gallons of firefighting foam to the Teaneck Fire Department to use for training.“This will allow us to do additional training with foam techniques with hazards we experience in Teaneck from the railroad and interstate,” Fire Chief Anthony Verley said. “Foam is very expensive.”Purchasing foam for the ...

  4. Pocono Retreats Spark Fort Lee Author's New Mystery

    Pocono Retreats Spark Fort Lee Author's New Mystery

    FORT LEE, N.J. — It's no coincidence that Fort Lee author Joanne Weck's latest novel takes place in both Manhattan and the Poconos.The former teacher splits time at her borough home during the week and the Poconos on weekends.“I watch the bears come wandering down the dirt road, watch the birds in the feeders -- and squirrels,” said Weck, whose novel, "Double Deception," was ...

  5. Leonia Auxiliary Hosts Garage Sale To Help Veterans

    Leonia Auxiliary Hosts Garage Sale To Help Veterans

    LEONIA, N.J. — The Leonia Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion is hosting a huge garage sale on Saturday, Oct. 24, to help local veterans.Donations for the sale will be collected today, Oct. 23 from 9 a.m. to noon and the sale will take place on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 at the American Legion Post # 1, 399 Broad Ave., Leonia.“I think it’s a great way to raise funds,” said Gail ...

  6. Eight-Alarm Fire Blows Through Passaic Apartment Building

    Eight-Alarm Fire Blows Through Passaic Apartment Building

    PASSAIC, N.J. -- An eight-alarm fire burned through the top of a five-story brick apartment building in Passaic Wednesday night.Two firefighters were reported with minor injuries, authorities said, adding that all residents apparently got out safely.Flames tore through the roof of the Gregory Avenue building at the corner of Broadway after the fire broke out around 9 p.m.Unofficial ...

  7. Lyndhurst Emergency Squad Sports Pink Gloves For Breast Cancer Awareness

    Lyndhurst Emergency Squad Sports Pink Gloves For Breast Cancer Awareness

    LYNDHURST, N.J. -- The Lyndhurst Police Emergency Squad is sporting pink gloves for Breast Cancer Awareness this month.“This is the fourth year we're doing and look forward to doing this every year in order to display the importance of early detection,” LPES Capt. Tarcisio Nunes said. ”This is part of our ongoing commitment to promote healthy living in the community we serve.”Every ...

  8. GWB Paintings Feel Like Home For Fort Lee Painter

    GWB Paintings Feel Like Home For Fort Lee Painter

    FORT LEE, N.J. — Artist Lindy Blanchard wakes up every morning and goes to bed each night with a view of the George Washington Bridge. Honoring such a view, she created a series of paintings of the iconic landmark, which are on display at the Fort Lee Library through November.“Almost all expansion bridges are a treat for the human eye,” the borough resident said. “But I have been ...

  9. Teaneck, Ridgefield Park Firefighters Salute Last Beam From WTC

    Teaneck, Ridgefield Park Firefighters Salute Last Beam From WTC

    TEANECK, N.J. — A giant American flag flapped in the breeze between aerial tower ladders from Ridgefield Park and Teaneck as the last piece of steel from the World Trade Center was transported along Route 80 today to Colorado.“Teaneck Fire Department is honored to be able to pay tribute to all that sacrificed their lives on 9/11,” said Teaneck Fire Chief Anthony Verley as he stood with ...

  10. Little Ferry Circle Project Right On Schedule

    Little Ferry Circle Project Right On Schedule

    LITTLE FERRY, N.J. — The reconstruction project at what was once known as the Little Ferry Circle at Route 46 and Bergen Turnpike will be completed by the end of the year, as scheduled, officials announced Monday.Final paving should begin within the next few weeks and upper bridge work will continue through December, causing lane shifts for the removal of bridge gates, local officials ...

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