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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. What's In A Name? A Lot, Say Westchester Residents, Dick Van Dyke Fans

    What's In A Name? A Lot, Say Westchester Residents, Dick Van Dyke Fans

    Fans of the "The Dick Van Dyke Show" have an avid fan base on Bonnie Meadow Road in New Rochelle.That's because the fictional character's home was based on the actual street. Now, their "neighbors," want to honor the show's history by giving it a new name, according to lohud.com.Though Dick Van Dyke and his TV wife Mary Tyler Moore (aka Rob and Laura Petrie) never ...

  2. Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg Film In White Plains

    Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg Film In White Plains

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- If you're anywhere near White Plains or Purchase Friday, June 30, let us know if you have a celebrity sighting.According to On Location Vacations, the untitled Steven Spielberg project, previously written about here, continues to film along North Broadway and Hamilton Avenue.The movie stars Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep.Meanwhile, in Purchase, the Amazon series, ...

  3. Looking For Fireworks? 10 Westchester Options For Pop & Patriotism

    Looking For Fireworks? 10 Westchester Options For Pop & Patriotism

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y.-- Where will you be celebrating the Fourth this year? As usual, there are a host of parades and fireworks across the county. Check your town's community or Facebook page for updates as weather can alter plans.Keep in mind this is a partial list. Feel free to add your favorites to our Facebook page or Comments.Saturday, July 1Katonah: The "Pops, Patriots ...

  4. Walter's In Mamaroneck Wins 'Top Dog' In DVlicious Contest

    Walter's In Mamaroneck Wins 'Top Dog' In DVlicious Contest

    MAMARONECK, N.Y. -- For the second year in a row, Walter's Hot Dog Stand is the winner of our DVlicious "Best Hotdogs in Westchester" contest.The historical Mamaroneck eatery -- it dates to 1919 -- won with 54 percent of the vote.A lot of history -- and love -- go into this hot dog, a cherished family recipe of beef, pork and veal.  Go HERE for earlier story.Walter's is at 937 ...

  5. Mixing It Up: Former Westchester Shop Owner Creates Bloody Mary

    Mixing It Up: Former Westchester Shop Owner Creates Bloody Mary

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. --  The time-tested Bloody Mary is a fixture of many a Sunday brunch. And now, thanks to a former Westchester shop owner, it has a new shelf life.Manuel Ferreira, a longtime bartender who's worked all over the tristate (i.e.Columbus Park Trattoria in Manhattan and The Ginger Man in Greenwich), is the founder of Manny’s Ultimate Bloody Mary (UBM), which is sold ...

  6. Dr. Seuss, JFK Were Here: Historical Westchester Estate For Sale

    Dr. Seuss, JFK Were Here: Historical Westchester Estate For Sale

    The former Mount Kisco home of Bennett Cerf, founder of Random House Publishing, is officially on the market.And a taste of history could be yours.Cerf purchased the 1927 Colonial revival on 80 Orchard Road in the 1930s, hosting numerous notable individuals over the years including Frank Sinatra, John F. Kennedy, and Dr. Seuss. In addition to his successful publishing career, Cerf, who ...

  7. Poll: Harry Potter Turns 20: How Will You Celebrate, Westchester?

    Poll: Harry Potter Turns 20: How Will You Celebrate, Westchester?

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Hard to believe that it was 20 years ago today -- June 26  -- that the first Harry Potter book was published in the U.K.What will you do to celebrate, Westchester? 

  8. Final Hours Are Here: Vote For Westchester's DVlicious Best 'Dog'

    Final Hours Are Here: Vote For Westchester's DVlicious Best 'Dog'

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- The deadline for voting for Westchester's best hotdogs is nearing its end. Have you voted?Four finalists are in the running for the county's DVlicious best. You have until 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 27 and can vote multiple times, albeit once per day.Recaps follow:Dobb’s Dawg House, Dobbs FerryLubins and Links, TarrytownNathan's Famous, YonkersWalters, Mamaroneck

  9. Westchester Resident To Appear On ABC's 'Jeopardy!' In July

    Westchester Resident To Appear On ABC's 'Jeopardy!' In July

    Chloe Zung, a customer experience advisor from Armonk, will test her smarts when she competes on Jeopardy! on Wednesday, July 5.The ABC quiz show and its host, Alex Trebek, are in their 33rd season in syndication and reach 23 million viewers each week.For more information, go to www.jeopardy.com.

  10. Westchester-Based Archie Comics' First Female Exec Is Former Teacher

    Westchester-Based Archie Comics' First Female Exec Is Former Teacher

    Nancy Silberkleit, publisher and co-CEO of Pelham-based Archie Comics, credits her years as a public schoolteacher in Bergen County, N.J., for helping her navigate the comic book world.Hard as it is to believe (for those who grew up with the series), Archie is 76 this year. And many of his stories -- along with his gang of Veronica, Betty and Jughead -- are still relevant, such as ...

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