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Jeanne Muchnick

Features Editor jmuchnick@dailyvoice.com

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 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Popular Westchester Ice Cream, Italian Ice Shop Has Been Told It Must Close

    Popular Westchester Ice Cream, Italian Ice Shop Has Been Told It Must Close

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- A popular summertime Westchester ice-cream shop may be forced to close.Ralph's Italian Ices & Ice Cream on Boston Post Road in Mamaroneck, which has been popular since opening in May 2016, often attracting long lines and -- for some in the neighborhood, parking headaches -- may be forced to shut down within a week, according to a decision made by village ...

  6. Get Your Carnivore Groove On At The Revamped Morton’s In White Plains

    Get Your Carnivore Groove On At The Revamped Morton’s In White Plains

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- The portions are the same but the look is completely different.The revamped, redesigned Morton's The Steakhouse in White Plains is much sleeker and modern looking -- think lots of light, curved leather banquettes, an expansive bar area, and an open kitchen.The vibrant, more contemporary space allows for great people-watching in the front of the restaurant (folks ...

  7. Trattoria 141, With Homemade Pasta Focus, Opens In Larchmont

    Trattoria 141, With Homemade Pasta Focus, Opens In Larchmont

    LARCHMONT, N.Y. -- It's a family affair at the newly opened Trattoria 141 in Larchmont.The Italian eatery, which started serving diners July 4, is run by the Resulbegu family: Married couple Jimmy and Luana and their three daughters. They chose Larchmont for the neighborhood, the foot traffic and the fact that it's close the train station (it's practically next door on Chatsworth ...

  8. Feeling Grumpy? So Were These Westchester Women Until They Wrote A Book

    Feeling Grumpy? So Were These Westchester Women Until They Wrote A Book

    BRONXVILLE, N.Y. -- Two lifelong friends have put their talents together to create a new picture book for kids five to eight.Susie Slosberg of Bronxville and Phyllis Pacifico-Cohen of Bedford Hills -- they met in seventh grade in New Rochelle -- had long talked about collaborating, but never did.Now, Westchester residents can see the fruits of their labors in "Maxwelton Got Up On ...

  9. Pelham Author Pens New Book Set In Westchester

    Pelham Author Pens New Book Set In Westchester

    PELHAM, N.Y. -- Rachel Cullen is all about second chances.It's the name, in fact, of her second novel which tells the story of four women whose lives have fallen off their expected paths and how they navigate their way back through the least likely of places.The story takes place in Westchester -- namely Scarsdale and Rye -- as well as Manhattan.Cullen, a Pelham resident, said she chose ...

  10. The 'Battery Of The Future' Is Being Made In Yonkers

    The 'Battery Of The Future' Is Being Made In Yonkers

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Imagine not having to charge your cellphone for two weeks, due to a new, stronger battery. Or owning a battery-powered car that could go twice the distance of a Tesla with 1/10 the charge time (a Tesla currently needs six and a half hours to recharge and can go 200 miles before conking out).Jerome Feldman, the chairman and founder of ...

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