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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. 57-Year-Old Westchester Mom Fights New Battles As Volunteer Firefighter

    57-Year-Old Westchester Mom Fights New Battles As Volunteer Firefighter

    LARCHMONT, N.Y. -- If you had told Robin Nesdale two years ago that she'd be suiting up in a helmet, turnout pants and jackets, she never would have believed you.But now, the Larchmont mom of one is a volunteer with the Town of Mamaroneck Fire Department (TMFD) and loving every minute of it.At 57, she believes she's the only woman of a certain age there and, to her knowledge the only ...

  2. Frank News: Westchester Staple Walter's Hot Dogs Plans New Location

    Frank News: Westchester Staple Walter's Hot Dogs Plans New Location

    MAMARONECK, N.Y. -- For all of those who've ever stood in line at Walter's Hot Dogs Stand, take note: There will be a second location opening in White Plains, Walter's announced on Friday.The new location, at 186 Mamaroneck Ave. will feature the same menu, along with new items and specials. It is expected to open something this fall.Check back to Daily Voice for more information 

  3. Surprise! 'Undercover Boss' Heads To Westchester Culinary School

    Surprise! 'Undercover Boss' Heads To Westchester Culinary School

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- New Rochelle's Monroe College will be featured on the celebrity episode of the CBS-TV series “Undercover Boss" on Friday, May 19 at 8 p.m.Earlier this year, internationally acclaimed chef and restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson went undercover for the hit CBS show to find and mentor a number of talented, aspiring chefs in the New York area. His adventure ultimately ...

  4. Westchester Home Gets 60 Minutes Of Fame In 'Property Brothers'

    Westchester Home Gets 60 Minutes Of Fame In 'Property Brothers'

    EASTCHESTER, N.Y. -- An Eastchester home was recently highlighted on the Property Brothers show "Buying and Selling."The show, which initially aired Wednesday, May 16, will be repeated on Sunday, May 21 at noon and features the work of Bronxville's Artie Lange of Arthur Lange Inc.The HGTV series, which follows the work (and personalities) of Canadian twin brothers, Jonathan ...

  5. Get On Your Dancing Shoes: County Music Fest Comes To Northern Westchester

    Get On Your Dancing Shoes: County Music Fest Comes To Northern Westchester

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Country and bluegrass music will be front and center at the first-ever NashSkill Fest, a seven-hour free music festival Saturday, May 20.The event, from 3 p.m. to midnight, will take place on Railroad Avenue, near the Peekskill train station.NashSkill Fest celebrates Americana Roots music with Musician-Singer-Songwriter Jim Lauderdale (five-time Grammy Award winner), ...

  6. DVlicious: Park Place Bagels Wins Over Fans By Boiling, Baking Fresh Daily

    DVlicious: Park Place Bagels Wins Over Fans By Boiling, Baking Fresh Daily

    BRONXVILLE, N.Y. -- Westchester is a bagel paradise. From classic to perfectly seeded everything to newfangled varieties like Rainbow and French Toast, you can rest assured you can find a nosh-worthy bite not too far from where you live.But who has the DVlicious best? Four nominees are in the running as chosen by you; each of which has been profiled this week.Read on; then vote. You ...

  7. New Pilates Studio Gears Up For August Opening In Mount Kisco

    New Pilates Studio Gears Up For August Opening In Mount Kisco

    MOUNT KISCO, N.Y.  -- Sarah Gevinski, a Greenwich mom of three with a diverse background in Retail Buying, Event Planning, and Asset Management, is about to open her first fitness studio.Club Pilates Mount Kisco, part of a large Pilates franchise, will open in August, creating between six to 10 jobs for instructors and sales associates.Located at 30 East Main Street, the new studio will ...

  8. Peekskill Bakery Scores 'Home Run' With Cake, Cupcakes For Yankees

    Peekskill Bakery Scores 'Home Run' With Cake, Cupcakes For Yankees

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. --- Talk about striking it rich -- as in lots of sugar and frosting -- and scoring a home run.Peekskill's Homestyle Desserts Bakery was the dessert maven behind a host of sweet concoctions -- think a four-tier cake, shortbread cookies, and cupcakes -- in honor of the retiring of Derek Jeter's No. 2 jersey. The longtime Yankee retired from the team in 2014 but the actual ...

  9. Does JV Hot Bagels In Jefferson Valley Have The DVlicious Best? Vote Now

    Does JV Hot Bagels In Jefferson Valley Have The DVlicious Best? Vote Now

    JEFFERSON VALLEY, N.Y. -- Westchester is a bagel paradise. From classic to perfectly seeded everything to newfangled varieties like Rainbow and French Toast, you can rest assured you can find a nosh-worthy bite not too far from where you live.But who has the DVlicious best? Four nominees are in the running as chosen by you; each of which is being profiled this week.Read on; then vote. ...

  10. Yorktown Resident Makes His Mark In New PBS Show

    Yorktown Resident Makes His Mark In New PBS Show

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Friends of David Rocco know, when the Yorktown resident has free time, he's either flying in a helicopter over the Tappan Zee recording its progress or at the Walkway Over the Hudson in Poughkeepsie.This longtime volunteer at the Walkway is now seeing the fruits of his labor come to fruition with the new PBS documentary, "Rails to Trails," put out by the ...

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