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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.

Jeanne Muchnick's Contributions

  1. Dutchess Chef Goes 'Wild,' Encourages Urban Food Foraging

    Dutchess Chef Goes 'Wild,' Encourages Urban Food Foraging

    RHINEBECK, N.Y. -- Gerard Viverito, aka "The Sustainable Chef," wants to redefine the concept of eco-friendly urban foraging. "Sure, sustainable eating includes limiting food waste, but not everyone wants to dumpster dive for their dinner,” he explained. “Nor is foraging reserved for outdoorsy people or those who live in the country.” Instead, his goal is to teach people ...

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

    New York Bound 'American Pickers' Seeks Big Collectors

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. --  "American Pickers" is headed 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 ...

  3. CIA Grad Is U.S. Chef Of Year

    CIA Grad Is U.S. Chef Of Year

    HYDE PARK, N.Y. -- A graduate of The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) is the best chef in the U.S., according to the American Culinary Federation. Drew Garms, executive chef of The Everglades Club in Palm Beach, FL, earned the title of USA Chef of the Year at the recent ACF National Convention & Show. Another alumnus, Michael Beriau, was honored by the nation's leading culinary ...

  4. Showtime: Sights, Scenes From New Tappan Zee Bridge Opening Ceremony

    Showtime: Sights, Scenes From New Tappan Zee Bridge Opening Ceremony

    ON THE TAPPAN ZEE BRIDGE, N.Y. -- More than one reference was made to the fact that "someone was looking down and smiling" at the more than 800 dignitaries, union workers and residents from Rockland and Westchester gathered on the cable-stayed area of the first span of the new Tappan Zee Bridge on Thursday, Aug. 24."The Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge ... sounds good, ...

  5. Hudson Valley Photographer Gets Stamp Of Approval From US Postal Service

    Hudson Valley Photographer Gets Stamp Of Approval From US Postal Service

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. --  Bonnie Sue Rauch never thought a photo she took of a monarch butterfly perched on a zinnia nine years ago would end up on a Forever Stamp.But thanks to an image she had on file with a stock agency, her photograph was selected as part of the U.S. Postal Service pollinators series -- basically a one in 40,000 shot based on the number of submissions the Postal ...

  6. Casting Call: Hudson Valley Extras Needed For Al Pacino Film

    Casting Call: Hudson Valley Extras Needed For Al Pacino Film

    If you missed your chance to be an extra in a new untitled Al Pacino film, no worries: Second time's a charm.  NYC-based Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking locals from the Hudson Valley 18 years and older to portray press types and college students for background work on Monday, Aug. 21, Tuesday. Aug. 22 and Friday, Aug. 25 in HBO's Untitled Levinson Project.The movie stars Pacino as Penn ...

  7. Pawling Public Radio Goes 'Country' With New Show

    Pawling Public Radio Goes 'Country' With New Show

    PAWLING, N.Y. -- Pawling Public Radio (PPR/WPWL), aka WPWL 103.7 FM, is going country.The new one-hour, pre-recorded show, entitled "Rockin Country with T," will include spirited conversations between Tina Marie and Andrew Gallagher, founding members of the New Jersey-based country music band Whiskey Crossing. The two currently host a three-hour music program on WSRX-LP 107.9 ...

  8. Joe's Dairy Bar In Hopewell Junction Wins DVlicious Best Ice Cream Contest

    Joe's Dairy Bar In Hopewell Junction Wins DVlicious Best Ice Cream Contest

    HOPEWELL JUNCTION, N.Y. -- It was a tight race but in the end, Joe’s Dairy Bar won our DVlicious "Best Ice Cream in Dutchess County" contest.The Hopewell Junction shop, which claims to sell more milkshakes than any vendor in the Hudson Valley -- its "Freak Shakes" are legendary --  won with 38 percent of the vote. Go HERE for earlier story.Joe's will receive a ...

  9. Last Day To Vote For Dutchess County's DVlicious Best Ice Cream

    Last Day To Vote For Dutchess County's DVlicious Best Ice Cream

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Have you voted? Dutchess County's best ice cream is up to you.You have until 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 26 to voice your opinion.Read below for a recap of each finalist:Holy Cow, Red HookJoe’s Dairy Bar, Hopewell JunctionZoe’s Ice Cream Barn, Lagrangeville

  10. Does Joe's Dairy Bar Have Dutchess County's DVlicious Best Ice Cream?

    Does Joe's Dairy Bar Have Dutchess County's DVlicious Best Ice Cream?

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Last days to place your opinion on Dutchess County's best ice cream. So far, Joe's Dairy Bar and Grill in Hopewell Junction is in the lead -- but anything can change. You have until 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 26 and can vote multiple times, albeit once per day.Read below for a recap of each finalist:Holy Cow, Red HookJoe’s Dairy Bar, Hopewell JunctionZoe’s Ice Cream ...

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