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Jeanne Muchnick

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Jeanne Muchnick, Daily Voice Features Editor, has covered everything from baby advice for Parents Magazine to travel finds for The Rough Guides to human interest features for The New York Times to lifestyle insights for prevention.com. She has been a Senior Editor at top national women's magazines including Woman's World and Woman's Day and was instrumental in the launch of Gannett's InTown, Rockland and Putnam magazines. She is also the author of Dinner for Busy Moms. Among her favorite things to write about: Her neighbors and surrounding communities. So email her and fill her in on what's happening near you.

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  1. Westchester Runner Makes History With 200 Miles Around Central Park

    Westchester Runner Makes History With 200 Miles Around Central Park

    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. --- What does it take to run 200 miles in Central Park in one weekend? The new film, "200 Miles," showing at Tribeca Film Festival Thursday, April 27, has the answer thanks to its main subject, Ultramarathoner Eric Gelber, of Chappaqua.More than 250,000 steps12 gallons of water; two liters of ginger aleSix pairs of shoes; nine pairs of socksOne pound of salami ...

  2. Sal's Or Johnny's? Westchester Pizza Wars Heat Up

    Sal's Or Johnny's? Westchester Pizza Wars Heat Up

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- The Westchester pizza wars are heating up with Sal's in Mamaroneck and Johnny's in Mount Vernon in a close race for the DVlicious best.Recaps on each finalist is below. Grab the Parmesan and keep clicking -- voting ends 4 p.m. Thursday, April 27 and it's still anyone's guess on who will win.Johnny's Pizzeria, Mount VernonFrank Pepe Pizzeria, YonkersSal's ...

  3. Westchester Blogger Helps Busy Moms Navigate Parenthood

    Westchester Blogger Helps Busy Moms Navigate Parenthood

    YONKERS, N.Y. -- Need some mom advice? Andrea Worthington hopes to steer you in the right direction. The Yonkers mom of two took over BabyGot Chat in Fall 2016 after being a guest blogger for a year. The site, launched in 2015, was originally created as a forum for parents with a strong classifieds-style section of childcare options, pediatricians, photographers, and other services.Now, ...

  4. Westchester Meets Hollywood: Peter Dinklage, Elle Fanning Film In Hastings

    Westchester Meets Hollywood: Peter Dinklage, Elle Fanning Film In Hastings

    HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. -- Peter Dinklage and Elle Fanning continue to be sighted around Hastings as they shoot their new film, "I Think We're Alone Now." (See earlier Daily Voice story HERE.)Shout out to Kelly Topilnycky and Hastings Downtown 10706 Facebook page for all the great photos.Got a film tip? Send to jmuchnick@dailyvoice.com.

  5. Westchester's BobbySue's Nuts Wins Awards For New Savory Combinations

    Westchester's BobbySue's Nuts Wins Awards For New Savory Combinations

    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- BobbySue's Nuts, a Chappaqua-based family business, has received Gold and Silver SOFI awards from the Specialty Food Association in advance of this summer's Fancy Food show. (Go HERE for earlier story.)The "nutty' business swept the top two spots in the ultra-competitive Savory Snacks category.The Gold Award went to "Everything Goes Nuts," a take on the ...

  6. 'Write What You Know:' Westchester Author Sets Scenes Close To Home

    'Write What You Know:' Westchester Author Sets Scenes Close To Home

    ARMONK, N.Y. -- Dear Carol. Why does it feel like my life is over? Sound like an angst-ridden teen you know? As the Dear Carol columnist of Girl's Life Magazine for 23 years, Carol Weston is attuned to the life of middle and high schoolers. She also knows Westchester, having grown up here.And so, it makes sense that her newest novel, "Speed of Life," take place both here and ...

  7. Larchmont Holocaust Survivor To Speak At Remembrance Event In White Plains

    Larchmont Holocaust Survivor To Speak At Remembrance Event In White Plains

    WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Westchester’s annual Countywide Yom HaShoah-the “Day of Remembrance,” commemorating more than 11 million victims of Nazi genocide, including six million Jews, will kick off with the sounding of a shofar and a procession of over 25 rescued Torahs now housed in Westchester area synagogues. Larchmont resident Esther Geizhals, who survived three concentration camps, and ...

  8. Who Has Westchester's Best Pizza? Vote In Our DVlicious Contest

    Who Has Westchester's Best Pizza? Vote In Our DVlicious Contest

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Who has Westchester's best pizza? Four eateries are in the running -- chosen by you. Profiles on each have run; recaps below. Johnny's Pizzeria, Mount VernonFrank Pepe Pizzeria, YonkersSal's Pizza, MamaroneckThe Parlor, Dobbs FerryVoting ends 4 p.m. Thursday, April 27. You can vote multiple times, albeit once per day. 

  9. Westchester Musician Hopes To Rock Third Album With Crowdfunding Help

    Westchester Musician Hopes To Rock Third Album With Crowdfunding Help

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- A White Plains musician is in the midst of a crowdfunding campaign so his band, Zion80, can create its third album.And not just any album. According to Jon Madof, his 10-member group, which has performed throughout the U.S. and Europe, plays a unique blend of Jewish music – from Carlebach to Zorn and everything in between – all created through the lens of the ...

  10. Gearing Up For County Exec Race: Westchester Groups Plan Candidates Forum

    Gearing Up For County Exec Race: Westchester Groups Plan Candidates Forum

    CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. -- Several groups of Westchester County activist organizations, newly energized by the political climate in Washington and at home, will host a Candidates’ Forum for Westchester County Executive Democratic candidates George Latimer, Ken Jenkins and Tom Abinanti on Sunday, April 23.Eight grassroots groups are sponsoring the event, and the forum is the movement’s ...

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