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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. 15-Year-Old Westchester Student Inspires Girls To Think Big

    15-Year-Old Westchester Student Inspires Girls To Think Big

    MOHEGAN LAKE, N.Y. --  Raina Ghosh, a Lakeland Copper Beech Middle School student was one of nine awardees from across the country who took part in the nationwide ThinkBIG Challenge, a nonprofit organization established two years ago by then 13-year old Jothi Ramaswamy.ThinkSTEAM, her 501(c) 3 Mohegan Lake-based group, profiled in an earlier Daily Voice story, operates with financial ...

  2. Summer Pop-Up Becomes Permanent Fixture In Chappaqua

    Summer Pop-Up Becomes Permanent Fixture In Chappaqua

    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. --  A Chappaqua summer pop-up is now a permanent storefront.The Shop@Dori’s, which features100 new items brought in each week at $98 and less, will continue at 26 South Greeley Ave.“We had such a positive response to the summer pop-up with its ever-changing inventory, we felt we needed to extend it to a full-time store,” said Owner Dori Cook.Cook and her partner Barbara ...

  3. Westchester 13-Year-Old To Sing At US Open

    Westchester 13-Year-Old To Sing At US Open

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Twelve vocalists age 14 and under will perform patriotic-themed songs during the night sessions of the 2017 US Open and- - and one Yonkers resident is among them.Thirteen-year-old Brandon Hernandez will be returning for his second consecutive year to sing "America the Beautiful." Other performers include talent from throughout the New York ...

  4. Westchester Business Celebrates The Age Of The Selfie

    Westchester Business Celebrates The Age Of The Selfie

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- How many selfies do you take in one day? If the answer is more than one, this product may be for you.iLLy Face is a new online marketplace for custom illustrated party shirts. The company, founded by New Rochelle Artist Sean Flanagan, focuses on the increasing popularity of personalization in artistic expression as the world continues to idolize the selfie.The idea ...

  5. Somers Photographer Gets 'Stamp Of Approval' From US Postal Service

    Somers Photographer Gets 'Stamp Of Approval' From US Postal Service

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. --  Bonnie Sue Rauch never thought a photo she took of a monarch butterfly perched on a zinnia nine years ago would end up on a Forever Stamp.But thanks to an image she had on file with a stock agency, her photograph was selected as part of the U.S. Postal Service pollinators series -- basically a one in 40,000 shot based on the number of submissions the Postal ...

  6. Granola Bar Opens First Westchester Location

    Granola Bar Opens First Westchester Location

    The Granola Bar opened its first Westchester location on Saturday, Aug. 19. The Fairfield County-based operation -- it was started by two Westport moms who admitted they were just looking for a good place to get healthy food and good coffee -- is located at 575 Main Street in Armonk. opened Saturday.A Rye location is also in the works, set to open later this fall. Aside from the ...

  7. Casting Call: Westchester Extras Needed For Al Pacino Film

    Casting Call: Westchester Extras Needed For Al Pacino Film

    If you missed your chance to be an extra in a new untitled Al Pacino film, no worries: Second time's a charm.  NYC-based Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking locals from the Hudson Valley 18 years and older to portray press types and college students for background work on Monday, Aug. 21, Tuesday. Aug. 22 and Friday, Aug. 25 in HBO's Untitled Levinson Project.The movie stars Pacino as Penn ...

  8. Karenna Gore, Nancy Vann To Lead Panel At Jacob Burns In Pleasantville

    Karenna Gore, Nancy Vann To Lead Panel At Jacob Burns In Pleasantville

    WESTCHESTER, N.Y. -- Nancy Vann, candidate for Westchester County Legislature District 1 and President of Safe Energy Rights Group, will lead a panel of environmental speakers following the screening of Al Gore’s latest film on climate change on Wednesday, Aug. 16. “An Inconvenient Sequel,” the follow-up to the Academy Award winning film “An Inconvenient Truth," will be held at ...

  9. Salma Hayek Tweets From Blake Lively's Kitchen In Bedford

    Salma Hayek Tweets From Blake Lively's Kitchen In Bedford

    BEDFORD, N.Y. -- For Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds, who's coming to dinner is of national interest.The HuffPost wrote about a tweet from Salma Hayek noting the actress cooking in the couple's Bedford kitchen.Hayek's captioned tweet read: "When your friends invite you for dinner and you end up doing all the work."Hayek and Reynolds star in the upcoming flick “The Hitman’s ...

  10. Northern Westchester Deli Shooting Victim Writes Book About Resilience

    Northern Westchester Deli Shooting Victim Writes Book About Resilience

    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- The medical school dean who was the target of a shotgun-wielding ex-employee outside a Chappaqua deli last year has written a book about resilience.Dr. Dennis Charney, the dean of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and a Chappaqua resident, spent five days in the hospital after being struck by buckshot outside of Lange’s Little Store Deli in Chappaqua in a ...

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