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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's Tambor Leaving Hit Show Amid Sex Harassment Allegations

    Westchester's Tambor Leaving Hit Show Amid Sex Harassment Allegations

    Northern Westchester's Jeffrey Tambor is leaving the hit Amazon show "Transparent" that's garnered him numerous accolades, including two Emmys, after claims made earlier this month that he is under investigation that he behaved in a sexually inappropriate manner.The Cross River resident issued a statement Sunday, Nov. 19 saying how, in the wake of accusations of sexual ...

  2. Hudson Valley Native Loses Final Round In 'Jeopardy!'

    Hudson Valley Native Loses Final Round In 'Jeopardy!'

    He's still a winner in our books.Austin Rogers, the "Jeopardy!" contestant who's gained celebrity for his antics and outfits, came in third among the winners in the 2017 Tournament of Champions final, which aired Friday, Nov. 17 on WABC-TV.The Pound Ridge native and Fox Lane High School grad, who now works as a New York City bartender, started the night in second place behind ...

  3. Dinner With A View: New Waterfront Restaurant Opens Along Hudson

    Dinner With A View: New Waterfront Restaurant Opens Along Hudson

    Fin & Brew, Northern Westchester's newest waterfront restaurant, is open for business.The New American eatery, with a high-end focus on comfort food and small plates, opened quietly on Friday, Nov. 3 in Peekskill. Among the items on the menu: wild striped bass, Ora king salmon, charred octopus, beer-steamed mussels, and a selection of East and West Coast oysters.The restaurant is a ...

  4. Brewster Restaurant Rebrands; Celebrates Grand Opening

    Brewster Restaurant Rebrands; Celebrates Grand Opening

    There's been a rebranding of Kass Restaurant and Bar in Brewster, with some interior changes as well as modifications to the menu.Expect foods from around the globe -- think Latin, Asian, Italian Pasta, Indian, American, gluten-free and vegetarian. The restaurant opens Wednesday, Nov. 15, with a grand opening and ribbon-cutting on Friday, Nov. 17, complete with free tastings that day ...

  5. Fish Tales: Stormville Resident Opens Westchester Seafood Store

    Fish Tales: Stormville Resident Opens Westchester Seafood Store

    STORMVILLE, N.Y. -- A Stormville resident is back where he loves: behind the counter of his Westchester County fish market.Longtime fishmonger Phil DeRosa had most recently worked as the retail manager for The Smokehouse in Mamaroneck. When that store abruptly closed -- the owner didn't take care of some listeria concerns, according to DeRosa -- he decided to open his own ...

  6. New Ellen DeGeneres Series Follows Hudson Valley Student's Freshman Year

    New Ellen DeGeneres Series Follows Hudson Valley Student's Freshman Year

    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 ...

  7. Stew Leonard's Now Offers Same-Day Grocery Delivery

    Stew Leonard's Now Offers Same-Day Grocery Delivery

    One hundred years ago, Stew Leonard Jr.'s grandfather delivered fresh milk from Norwalk’s Clover Farms dairy to his customers. Now, the family-owned company has returned to its roots, albeit with a 2017 touch.The grocery store chain, with locations in Danbury, Norwalk and Yonkers, has partnered with Instacart, the technology-driven, nationwide on-demand grocery delivery ...

  8. 'Sweet' News:The Top Candy For Halloween In New York Is ...

    'Sweet' News:The Top Candy For Halloween In New York Is ...

    What type of candy are you doling out for Halloween?According to Offers.com, a savings database, folks in New York prefer Reese's Peanut Butter Cups.Kit Kat, Twix and M&Ms also rate among as top picks.More than 41 million kids between five and 14 trick or treat every year, says the report, with consumers shelling out more than $25 on candy and $25.25 on costumes.Go HERE for other ...

  9. Eat Your Way Through Dutchess With Hudson Valley Restaurant Week

    Eat Your Way Through Dutchess With Hudson Valley Restaurant Week

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- At the risk of sounding like your spouse, consider this your reminder to make your Hudson Valley Restaurant Week (HRVS) reservations.The two-week long event, a celebration of the bounty of the Hudson Valley, starts Monday, Oct. 30 and goes until Sunday, Nov. 12 and spots fill up fast.More than 200 restaurants throughout Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Dutchess, ...

  10. Schatzi's Pub Owner Opens Mexican Cantina In Poughkeepsie

    Schatzi's Pub Owner Opens Mexican Cantina In Poughkeepsie

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Don't call MIlo's Catina a purely Mexican restaurant.The new Poughkeepsie eatery, which quietly opened Friday, Oct. 20, also does Asian-style tacos as well as tacos with a German touch a la Schatzi's Pub, its sister restaurant -- which happens to be next door - -created by Owner Jeremy Phillips."Just like Schatzi's is all over the map, we're trying to combine ...

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