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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. Report: This Westchester Town Is Best Place To Trick Or Treat In New York

    Report: This Westchester Town Is Best Place To Trick Or Treat In New York

    Rye is the best town for trick or treating in New York according to msn.The site recently posted a story listing the best towns to trick or treat in in every state.Go here for the full report. 

  2. 'Sweet' News: New York's Top Candy For Halloween Is ...

    'Sweet' News: New York's Top Candy For Halloween 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 ...

  3. Westchester Cemeteries Serve As Final Resting Place For Host Of Stars

    Westchester Cemeteries Serve As Final Resting Place For Host Of Stars

    With Halloween around the bend, thoughts turn to things that go bump in the night.And nowhere better to look -- or at least think about snooping around  -- than at a cemetery. Which got us thinking: Who may be buried in Westchester that's worth a visit?Lots of famous people are buried in Kensico Cemetery in Valhalla, among them Actress Anne Bancroft, Baseball Legend Lou Gehrig and Actor ...

  4. Westchester Expert Offers Tips For Halloween (Candy) Overload

    Westchester Expert Offers Tips For Halloween (Candy) Overload

    For health-conscious parents, Halloween can be tricky, not to mention tempting. Do you set limits? Let your kids decide how much to eat? Elizabeth DeRobertis, MS, RD, CDN, CDE, Scarsdale resident and Director of Nutrition at Scarsdale Medical Group offers the following tips on managing the fun, while also keeping in mind everyone's waistlines and nutritional health.Keep Halloween candy ...

  5. Westchester Entrepreneur Finds Silver Lining In New Sportswear Line

    Westchester Entrepreneur Finds Silver Lining In New Sportswear Line

    Call it her silver lining.After two major surgeries for a ruptured diaphragm and a collapsed lung, then five years recuperating, Hema Nambiar finally had enough strength to train for and participate in a half-marathon. It was at that race -- in April 2009 -- that she first thought how the silver Heatsheets each runner is given at the finish line could turn into something else. As ...

  6. Book It, Westchester: Hudson Valley Restaurant Week Starts

    Book It, Westchester: Hudson Valley Restaurant Week Starts

    WESTCHESTER 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, ...

  7. Westchester Bars Stir Up Haunting Halloween Cocktails

    Westchester Bars Stir Up Haunting Halloween Cocktails

    Who says you can't start celebrating Halloween a tad early? Sip and treat your way through the following "scary good" cocktails crafted by Westchester mixologists. From bewitching martinis to recipes straight from the pumpkin patch, you're sure to find the perfect drink for your monster bash. Candy Corn Margarita, Blockheads, White Plains: Relive the childhood taste of candy ...

  8. New Restaurant Opens At The Westchester

    New Restaurant Opens At The Westchester

    Hai Street Kitchen, known for its sushi burritos and poke bowls, is now open at Savor, The Westchester’s new dining destination in White Plains.The Philadelphia-based restaurant, with three Manhattan locations, opened Tuesday, Oct. 24 joining Whitmans, Mighty Quinn’s Barbeque, Bluestone Lane, Tomato & Co. and Juice Generation on Retail Level 4.The new eatery -- labeled one of the 10 ...

  9. A Westchester' Resident's Love For Beer Leads To An Honorary Knighthood

    A Westchester' Resident's Love For Beer Leads To An Honorary Knighthood

    It's not every day a White Plains resident gets knighted but Chris DeCicco, co-owner of DeCicco & Son’s, with stores in Ardsley, Armonk, Harrison, Larchmont, MIllwood and Pelham, recently got that honor.The grocery store exec was awarded by the Knighthood of the Brewers Mash Staff on Friday, Sept. 1 in Brussels, Belgium.Honorary knights are individuals who have “rendered loyal ...

  10. Can You Handle The Spook? Westchester Folks Get Creative With Halloween

    Can You Handle The Spook? Westchester Folks Get Creative With Halloween

    Linda Luciano has been setting up a haunted house for the last 32 years at her Somers home and loves it.She said she the best part is not only scaring the kids but the parents too.Head to Walker Drive in Shenorock for her "cemetery" filled with dead bodies, animated figures and more.Meanwhile, on Somerston Road, off Curry Street and Route 6 in Yorktown, one reader wrote in to ...

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