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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. Drive & Donate: GreenDrop Opens First NY Facility In White Plains

    Drive & Donate: GreenDrop Opens First NY Facility In White Plains

    WHITE PLAINS, NY—GreenDrop, the organization that has revolutionized the way clothing, electronics, and household goods are donated to support national charities, has opened in White Plains.This is the company's first free-standing location in New York State.The facility, which opened Saturday, Aug. 26., lists the American Red Cross among its partner charities, meaning you can help ...

  2. Do You Agree, Westchester?: Survey Reveals NY's Most Hated Food

    Do You Agree, Westchester?: Survey Reveals NY's Most Hated Food

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y.--  How do you feel about ranch on pizza?According to the latest Hater map, New York -- as an overall state -- isn't a fan.Hater, for those who don't know, is a dating app that can help you find your soul mate based on the things you hate.The map, which can be found HERE, gives you a sense of what folks in nearby states -- and maybe who/what to avoid when dating. ...

  3. Shop & Help: Stew Leonard's Donates Wishing Wells To Hurricane Harvey

    Shop & Help: Stew Leonard's Donates Wishing Wells To Hurricane Harvey

    Stew Leonard's is hoping to make someone's wish come true in Houston.For the next three weeks, all six of its locations will donate the change from its Wishing Wells to the American Red Cross/Hurricane Harvey Relief.The signage is not up in all locations yet but will be soon, said a spokesperson.

  4. Westchester Food Scene Just Got 'Cooler' With New French Canadian Gastropub

    Westchester Food Scene Just Got 'Cooler' With New French Canadian Gastropub

    From the top of the Adirondacks to the mouth of the Hudson comes The Birch Collective, a new gastropub in White Plains.The grand opening weekend celebrations are going on now through Monday, Sept 4 (though they officially opened Friday, Aug. 25) with dinner served until 11 p.m. and the bar going till 4 a.m.The official ribbon cutting is 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31.The eatery is all about ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Westchester Actor Selected For North American Tour Of 'Les Miz'

    Westchester Actor Selected For North American Tour Of 'Les Miz'

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Jordan Cole saw "Les Miserables" when it was on Broadway when he was 7-years-old and walked out of the theater telling his parents that one day, he wanted to be the street urchin, Gavroche. Now, at 10, the New Rochelle resident, whose real name is Jordan Feigenbaum, is getting his wish.After touring as Michael Llewelyn Davies in "Finding ...

  7. Three Sisters Open New Westchester Boutique

    Three Sisters Open New Westchester Boutique

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – A shared love for fashion has led to a new business for sisters Neda, Nika, and Nora Hakakian.The three women -- all 30 and under -- are partners in Patrizia Luca Milano, which opened June 24  at The Westchester in  White Plains.The company, a family business in operation since 2007, sells their Patrizia Luca fashion brand in over 600 stores nationwide.What makes ...

  8. Westchester Store, With 'Fantastic Finds,' Gears Up For Grand Re-Opening

    Westchester Store, With 'Fantastic Finds,' Gears Up For Grand Re-Opening

    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- Fantastic Finds, an upscale resale shop with sales that benefit a local cancer organization, will hold its grand re-opening Saturday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.The celebration is being held to show off the fresh paint and “sprucing-up” that took place at the store over the summer. Expect a ribbon-cutting at noon along with refreshments, prize drawings and a ...

  9. Songs For Seeds, In Scarsdale, Rye Brook, Armonk, Hosts Free Concert In Rye

    Songs For Seeds, In Scarsdale, Rye Brook, Armonk, Hosts Free Concert In Rye

    RYE, N.Y. -- Songs for Seeds, the award winning young children’s music program and band, will celebrate the start of its second year in Rye Brook with a free Labor Day weekend concert Sunday, Sept. 3 at 11 a.m. at Rye Town Park, 95 Dearborn Ave. in Rye.Named Best Children’s Music program by Westchester Magazine, "Best Music Class" by New York Magazine and "Most Magical ...

  10. New York Bound 'American Pickers' Seeks Big Collectors

    New York Bound 'American Pickers' Seeks Big Collectors

    "American Pickers" is headed toward here and wants to show off your collection.The History Channel show is headed toward New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and, according to a press release, is searching for "big collections" and "big ticket items."The show follows antique and collectible pickers Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz who travel around the U.S. to ...

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