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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. Get The Scoop On National Ice Cream Day; Then Vote For Your Westchester Fav

    Get The Scoop On National Ice Cream Day; Then Vote For Your Westchester Fav

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Today's the day to go off your diet. It is, after, all, National Ice Cream Day.The day -- yes, it's an unofficial holiday (President Reagan proclaimed its glories in 1984 to promote the economic well-being of the U.S. dairy industry) --  is observed on the third Sunday in July and is a part of National Ice Cream Month. It's meant to be celebrated with a bowl, ...

  2. Grab Your Free Cone From Westchester McDonald's Locations Sunday

    Grab Your Free Cone From Westchester McDonald's Locations Sunday

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- In celebration of National Ice Cream Day Sunday, July 16, McDonald’s USA is celebrating its iconic vanilla soft serve by treating fans in two ways: at participating restaurants nationwide, free vanilla cones will be offered all day long through the McDonald’s app and one lucky guest will have the chance to win free soft serve for life.All you have to do is to ...

  3. New HBO Film Starring Al Pacino Seeks Extras In Westchester

    New HBO Film Starring Al Pacino Seeks Extras In Westchester

    Grant Wilfley Casting is looking for area residents, 18-years older and up to portray college students in a new HBO Untitled Levinson film starring Al Pacino.Pacino plays Penn State Coach Joe Paterno.The NYC-based casting company is also looking for folks to play college football players. If interested, email name, union status (SAG-AFTRA or non-union), phone number, height, weight, and ...

  4. Putting Pedal to Metal: New Electric Bike Store Opens In Westchester

    Putting Pedal to Metal: New Electric Bike Store Opens In Westchester

    TARRYTOWN, N.Y. -- Bicycling uphill just got a lot easier, thanks to the addition of Sleek eBikes, a new electric bike store in Tarrytown.According to Owner Edward Busk, a longtime bike rider, Sleek eBikes allows riders to fly effortlessly uphill as well as helps tremendously with traveling long distances. "You can arrive arriving at your destination refreshed and glowing with ...

  5. Boozy Popsicle? 3 Westchester Cocktails To Beat The Summer Heat

    Boozy Popsicle? 3 Westchester Cocktails To Beat The Summer Heat

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. --  The heady days of summer call for a tall, frosty, fizzy, spritzy, fruity, icy or frozen drink. One with booze is even better. What's your favorite cooling cocktail, Westchester? We've rounded up a few to try but love to know what else is out there.Frozè, The Wooden Spoon, New Rochelle: Cool off with this frosty concoction, a combination of rosè, lemonade and ...

  6. Northern Westchester Pizzeria Reinvents Itself As Farm-To-Table Restaurant

    Northern Westchester Pizzeria Reinvents Itself As Farm-To-Table Restaurant

    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- Aesop's Fable, a vegetable-centric restaurant has opened in the space formerly occupied by Mario's Pizza of Chappaqua.The eatery, which held a preview pop-up in June, opened Monday, July 10 but is having its official grand opening event Friday, July 14 with music and carefully crafted food.Expect a rustic, garden-party-style space with indoor/outdoor seating complete ...

  7. Westchester Resident Jeffrey Tambor Gets 2017 Emmy Nod

    Westchester Resident Jeffrey Tambor Gets 2017 Emmy Nod

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- The 2017 Emmy nominations are out and once again, Westchester's own Jeffrey Tambor is on the list.Tambor, who's won in the past for his role in Amazon's "Transparent," was selected again. The Cross River resident, selected as "Best Actor in a Comedy Series," is up against Anthony Anderson of "Black-ish," Aziz Ansari, of ...

  8. Gymboree To Close Westchester  Store

    Gymboree To Close Westchester Store

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Gymboree's Scarsdale store is among the 350 that will be closing nationwide and five in New York.The children's clothing retailer, a long-time fixture in the Vernon Hills Shopping Center, is victim to a company-wide restructuring post-bankruptcy.The store is still open, but waiting for final approval on when it will shut down, which may come as early as next ...

  9. Westchester Woman Becomes Firefighter At 56

    Westchester Woman Becomes Firefighter At 56

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- It's been a long road but on Thursday, July 13, Robin Nesdale will take her oath in Valhalla and become a full-fledged volunteer firefighter with The Town of Mamaroneck Fire Department (TMFD).At 56, the Larchmont divorcée is one of only a handful of female volunteers and as far as she knows, the oldest. (There is, it should be noted, a full-time female at ...

  10. 27 Years Later, Cancer Loss Still Haunts This Westchester Runner

    27 Years Later, Cancer Loss Still Haunts This Westchester Runner

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. --  Evan Konwiser has made it his mission to raise funds for cancer research. And so, for the fourth year in a row, he'll be participating in the Runyon 5K at Yankee Stadium. His goal? To eradicate having one less family member lose their life to cancer. The New Rochelle resident lost his sister, Jill, then 11, in the 1980s to a rare form of the disease. For the ...

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