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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 Entrepreneur Leaves Banking To Invest In 'Kool' Kids

    Westchester Entrepreneur Leaves Banking To Invest In 'Kool' Kids

    At first glance, the t-shirts and hoodies at Kool Nerd Clothing look like anything else you might find online. But in reality, each piece of clothing unlocks the potential for a child in a high unemployment area to pursue a career in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (also known as S.T.E.A.M/S.T.E.M).Mamaroneck resident Orane Barrett left his job as an investment banker ...

  2. Look Who's 'Mr July:' Westchester Spaniel Earns Spot On Pet Valu Calendar

    Look Who's 'Mr July:' Westchester Spaniel Earns Spot On Pet Valu Calendar

    A Cavalier King Charles Spaniel from Briarcliff Manor is "Mr July" in the new edition of Pet Valu's calendar.Cooper, the "star" attraction, will be available for pictures and “Pawtographs” at the Pet Valu at Chilmark Shopping Center at 1876 Pleasantville Road in Briarcliff Manor on Saturday, Nov. 11 from noon to 2 p.m.  Cooper was selected by Pet Valu from thousands ...

  3. 'Sopranos' Star Spotted In Westchester

    'Sopranos' Star Spotted In Westchester

    Vincent Pastore, an actor best known for his portrayal of Salvatore "Big Pussy" Bonpensiero on the HBO series "The Sopranos" stopped by for some chicken parm at AJ's Burgers in New Rochelle. According to AJ's Instagram post, Pastore was filming a prison scene at the New Rochelle Police Department jail.

  4. New Ellen DeGeneres Series Features Westchester College Student

    New Ellen DeGeneres Series Features Westchester College Student

    A SUNY Purchase student is one of six students being followed by the Ellen DeGeneres Show.Quincy Phillips, a graduate of the Summit Academy Charter School in Red Hook Brooklyn, was selected last February with a full college scholarship donated by the show and Walmart.The Ellen DeGeneres show is now following his progress through his freshman year as part of their new "Summit ...

  5. Metro-North Is A Joke: Local Comedian Uses Westchester As Inspiration

    Metro-North Is A Joke: Local Comedian Uses Westchester As Inspiration

    Heard the joke about Metro-North?Nore Davis has a bunch of them. The comedian, who was born and raised in Yonkers, likes to riff about everyday life in Westchester. That includes bits about the friend he's known forever that recently turned gluten-free (making dining out tough), how Staples is benefiting from the protest movement (which has practically turned into Pokémon GO) and how ...

  6. Going Corporate: Showtime's 'Billions' Shoots Scenes In Harrison

    Going Corporate: Showtime's 'Billions' Shoots Scenes In Harrison

    "Billions" is back.The Showtime series, which stars Paul Giamatti  and Damian Lewis, is filming along Corporate Park Drive in West Harrison on Tuesday, Nov. 7, according to On Location Vacations.The crew was in the area earlier this Fall around Bowman Ave and Polly Park Drive in Rye.The drama, in production for its third year, is loosely based on the activities of Preet ...

  7. Mamaroneck Resident's Short Film Screens At Yonkers Film Festival

    Mamaroneck Resident's Short Film Screens At Yonkers Film Festival

    A Mamaroneck resident is behind the short film, "STICKS," which is sceening at the annual Yonkers Film Festival Wednesday, Nov. 8.The horror/thriller is part of a block of short films starting called "Westchester Wednesday Shorts Showcase 2" at the YoFi Digital Media Art Center at 66 Main Street in Yonkers.Mark J. Parker and his husband Greg Clements, who moved to ...

  8. Two Westchester Moms Named Among '25 Women Changing The World'

    Two Westchester Moms Named Among '25 Women Changing The World'

    Lisa Heffernan of Bedford and Mary Dell Harrington of Larchmont were recently named to People Magazine's list of "25 Women Changing The World."The two women are the founders of Grown and Flown, an online community of more than 200,000 parents with children of kids ages 15 to 25. The site, and accompanying Facebook group, covers everything from high school to college to social ...

  9. New ArtsWestchester Exhibit Highlights Voting Rights In America

    New ArtsWestchester Exhibit Highlights Voting Rights In America

    Monday, Nov. 6 is the 100th anniversary of the women’s right to vote in New York State, and with Election Day on Tuesday, now's the perfect time to check out ArtsWestchester’s newest exhibit “Give Us the Vote.” The White Plains-based show examines the current state of voting rights in America and features new and commissioned works by 20 Hudson Valley artists including those from White ...

  10. ABC's 'Quantico' Films Season Three In Westchester

    ABC's 'Quantico' Films Season Three In Westchester

    "Quantico," starring Priyanka Chopra, is filming Monday, Nov. 6 at Hudson St. and Riverdale Ave. in Yonkers, according to On Location Vacations. The ABC show is no stranger to the Rivertowns having shot there a bunch last summer. The suspenseful drama, now shooting season three, explores the lives of young government agents as they go through training to become special agents ...

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