RIDGEWOOD, N.J. – Greetings, Bergen!
Today Daily Voice, the largest news provider in Fairfield, Westchester and Putnam counties, launches its newest sites in Bergen and Passaic counties.
Daily Voice covers community news in a new way. Our mission is to let neighbors know what’s going on in town – as quickly, accurately and enjoyably as possible. We’re here to help build the communities we serve, not snipe at them or knock them down. Daily Voice wants to hear your opinions, not impress you with ours. We aim to be your “digital town green,” where the conversation is kept civil and all are glad to gather to listen and learn.
Our reporting is up-to-the-minute. A jack-knifed tractor-trailer on Route 17? A tree downed on Kinderkamack Road? New Jersey Transit with yet another delay? What are the most exciting events in town? Who’s running for office? Who died? Neighbors’ homes just listed for sale? New businesses opening? Parades? Celebrations? We’ll let you know quickly and dependably – within minutes, if the news is urgent. Visit us on your phone, tablet, or laptop. We’re here 24/7, 365 days a year, even Christmas.
We founded Daily Voice in 2010, because we could see newspaper readership dwindling as neighbors abandoned print for screens. Today, few Americans under the age of 42 read news on paper – and that number rises a year each year.
We love newspapers – that’s our background – but to be heard, we must speak in the language of our time. Today’s language is digital. We want to be your digital town green.
While other news outlets cut back on community news, we can’t publish enough. Please, please, send us your news. No story is unimportant if it’s important to you. Send your news to our talented team of editors – Managing Editor Jerry DeMarco, founder of Cliffview Pilot and a lifelong New Jerseyan with more than 35 years of journalism experience, or Assistant Managing Editor Rebecca Abma, another lifelong Jerseyite and former Patch editor. Jerry can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org and Rebecca can be contacted at email@example.com. And if we’re not responsive, let me know at firstname.lastname@example.org. When you send news, do your best to include a picture – a snap from your smart phone works great.
Sign up for our daily e-blast at the top of this page. It’s free and keeps you in-the-know. While you’re at it, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Most important, tell us your news so we can tell your neighbors.
In Westchester, Putnam and Fairfield counties, Daily Voice is now by far the largest news provider. Google Analytics tell us that out of a population of 1.8 million folks, more than 700,000 visit Daily Voice several times a month. This may the highest penetration by any news medium of any market ever – but with your help we can do better, better every day.
So welcome, Bergen neighbors. This site belongs to you. We are here to serve.
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