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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. Southbound BBQ In Chestnut Ridge Wins 'Best Barbecue' In Rockland

    Southbound BBQ In Chestnut Ridge Wins 'Best Barbecue' In Rockland

    SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. -- Southbound BBQ in Chestnut Ridge has the best barbecue in Rockland, at least according to Daily Voice readers.The eatery won with 45 percent of the vote.It was a tight race with Taino Smokehouse in Spring Valley getting 43 percent.Southbound is known as the place "where friends go to meat," and features influences from the coastal plains of the Carolinas ...

  2. Looking For Fireworks? Four Rockland Options For Pop & Patriotism

    Looking For Fireworks? Four Rockland Options For Pop & Patriotism

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y.-- Where will you be celebrating the Fourth this year? As usual, there are a host of parades and fireworks across the county. Check your town's community or Facebook page for updates as weather can alter plans.Keep in mind this is a partial list. Feel free to add your favorites to our Facebook page or Comments.Thursday, June 29Clarkstown: Family-friendly fun is on ...

  3. Couple Creates A Way For Rockland Families To Control Calendar Chaos

    Couple Creates A Way For Rockland Families To Control Calendar Chaos

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- School's out and life is busy. But then when is it not with kids?It's why Pelham residents Julie and Dennis Roche started Burbio three years ago. The digital calendar provides families with an easy way to sync their personal calendars with those of local sports teams, schools, organizations, libraries and other area groups.Residents can sign up for free at ...

  4. Poll: Harry Potter Turns 20: How Will You Celebrate, Rockland?

    Poll: Harry Potter Turns 20: How Will You Celebrate, Rockland?

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y.- Hard to believe that it was 20 years ago today --June 26  -- that the first Harry Potter book was published in the U.K.What will you do to celebrate, Rockland? 

  5. Final Hours Are Here: Vote For Rockland County's DVlicious Best Barbecue

    Final Hours Are Here: Vote For Rockland County's DVlicious Best Barbecue

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- Have you voted yet, Rockland?The county's best barbecue is up to you. You have until 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 27 to vote. and can vote multiple times, albeit once per day.Profiles on each ran last week. Read below for a recap.Bailey’s Smokehouse, BlauveltSouthbound BBQ, Chestnut RidgeTaino Smokehouse, Spring Valley

  6. Hudson Valley Resident To Appear On ABC's 'Jeopardy!' In July

    Hudson Valley Resident To Appear On ABC's 'Jeopardy!' In July

    Chloe Zung, a customer experience advisor from Armonk, will test her smarts when she competes on Jeopardy! on Wednesday, July 5.The ABC quiz show and its host, Alex Trebek, are in their 33rd season in syndication and reach 23 million viewers each week.For more information, go to www.jeopardy.com.

  7. Archie Comics' First Female Exec Is Former Mahwah Teacher

    Archie Comics' First Female Exec Is Former Mahwah Teacher

    Nancy Silberkleit, publisher and co-CEO of Pelham, N.Y.-based Archie Comics, credits her years as a Bergen County public schoolteacher, for helping her navigate the comic book world.Hard as it is to believe (for those who grew up with the series), Archie is 76 this year. And many of his stories -- along with his gang of Veronica, Betty and Jughead -- are still relevant, such as dealing ...

  8. Who Has Rockland's Best Barbecue?

    Who Has Rockland's Best Barbecue?

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- Have you voted yet, Rockland?The county's best barbecue is up to you. You have until 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 27 to vote. and can vote multiple times, albeit once per day.Profiles on each ran last week. Read below for a recap.Bailey’s Smokehouse, BlauveltSouthbound BBQ, Chestnut RidgeTaino Smokehouse, Spring Valley

  9. Who Let The Dogs Out? Celebrate 'Bring Your Dog To Work Day,' Rockland

    Who Let The Dogs Out? Celebrate 'Bring Your Dog To Work Day,' Rockland

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y.-- Will you be bringing a furry friend to work today?Friday, June 23 is "Bring Your Dog to Work Day," a holiday that originated in 1999 by Pet Sitter as a way to foster adoptions.According to research from Virginia Commonwealth University (and published in the International Journal of Workplace Management), having dogs in the office boosts job satisfaction ...

  10. Summer's Here, Rockland: Here Are 10 Places To Dine, Drink Outside

    Summer's Here, Rockland: Here Are 10 Places To Dine, Drink Outside

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- It's officially summer. Time to head outdoors and enjoy a slice of sunshine with your entree (or cocktail).Lucky for Rockland residents, there are plenty of options for dining alfresco.The only hard part? Picking just one. What follows is a sampling of outdoor spots; feel free to add your favorites in our Comments or on Facebook.Art Cafe, Nyack: Israeli ...

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