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Vira Mamchur Schwartz

Writer vschwartz@dailyvoice.com

Vira Mamchur Schwartz is the quintessential jack-of-all-trades...and master of a few of them. Vira’s editorial career started in technology publishing, writing and editing at the Ziff-Davis publication Computer Shopper. Later she served as Managing Editor at CD-ROM World and then Internet World, before moving to freelance writing.

Her articles have appeared in the New York Times, L.A. Times, Folio, Portable Computing, Internet Shopper and other websites and magazines that no longer exist. She ghost-wrote and designed an award-winning diet and fitness book for a popular fitness personality and, currently, loves to tell stories about people and animals. 

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  1. Greenwich's Lisa Lori Makes Smiles Possible For Her Own Children And Thousands of Others

    Greenwich's Lisa Lori Makes Smiles Possible For Her Own Children And Thousands of Others

    Can anything be sweeter to a mother than her child’s smile? Corners of the mouth turned up in mischievous glee or sleepy contentment. Now imagine your child cannot smile because of physical challenges like cleft palates or facial paralysis. What do you do then? A mother does everything she can. Lisa Lori, Greenwich resident and owner of The Perfect Provenance (a luxury lifestyle store ...

  2. Stamford-Based Catalyst Wins Four Awards From Connecticut Press Club

    Stamford-Based Catalyst Wins Four Awards From Connecticut Press Club

    Catalyst Marketing Communications of Stamford has won four awards from the Connecticut Press Club for work on behalf of its clients. Catalyst Public Relations Account Executive Christina Scott was recognized with three awards, including a first-place prize. Thomas Renner won a second-place award. The winners will be honored on Tuesday, May 15, at an awards ceremony and cocktail party ...

  3. Former Rye Resident And Volunteer Extraordinaire, Kerstin Doherty, 81

    Former Rye Resident And Volunteer Extraordinaire, Kerstin Doherty, 81

    Mrs. Kerstin Birgetta Doherty (née Karlsson), 81, of Raleigh, NC died on Sunday, May 5. She was the only daughter of the late Otto Wilhem Karlsson and Anna Karin Segerdahl Karlsson. Kerstin was born July 10, 1937 in Stockholm, Sweden. In 1959, Kerstin began her employment at Pan American Airlines with her home base in New York. She began flying to a variety of cities in the Pan Am ...

  4. A Life Dedicated To Education In Bedford Central School District: John Ernest Finch, 89

    A Life Dedicated To Education In Bedford Central School District: John Ernest Finch, 89

    John Ernest Finch died peacefully on Friday, May 3. He was 89 years old and most recently a resident of Arbor Ridge in Rhinebeck. John lived his early life in Mt. Kisco and raised his family in Bedford Hills. He is survived by his devoted wife (Joan) of 62 years, his three children (Christine, Karen and Paul), his five grandchildren (Mark, Michael, Benjamin, Matthew and Anna), his ...

  5. John Gerard Taaffe, 79, Teacher, Counselor, Mentor To Kids in Crises In Rockland, Elsewhere

    John Gerard Taaffe, 79, Teacher, Counselor, Mentor To Kids in Crises In Rockland, Elsewhere

    John Gerard Taaffe, 79, died Sunday, April 28 at the UC San Diego Medical Center after a year-long battle with cancer.John leaves his wife of 55 years, Shirley, his daughters Lisa and Jeannine, sons-in-law Elliot Levin and Kent Jensen, his grandson Seth and his three siblings Rosemarie, Patrick and Thomas. He joins his late son Sean in heaven where they are sure to be eating ...

  6. Katonah High Grad, Longtime Reader's Digest Employee Jacqueline (Seymour) Keegan Dies At 88

    Katonah High Grad, Longtime Reader's Digest Employee Jacqueline (Seymour) Keegan Dies At 88

    Jacqueline Keegan, 88, died  peacefully on Friday, April 26 at Merrimack County Nursing Home in Boscawen, NH.Born in Somers,  she was the daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Shanks) Seymour. A graduate of Katonah High School in Katonah, she worked for many years in the International Office for Readers Digest.She was predeceased by her husband James A. Keegan Jr.Keegan is ...

  7. No-Fee Cat And Dog Adoption At PAWS Courtesy Of Datto, Inc. During The Week Of April 27-May 5

    No-Fee Cat And Dog Adoption At PAWS Courtesy Of Datto, Inc. During The Week Of April 27-May 5

    If you ever thought of getting a cat or dog but the adoption fees made you stop, this is your chance. Datto, Inc., an international IT solutions provider headquartered in Norwalk, is sponsoring a week of cat and dog adoptions at PAWS (Pet Animal Welfare Society) in Norwalk in honor of employee Steven Stepleman who died suddenly last year.With no fees for the new pet parent, Datto has a ...

  8. Longtime New Canaan Resident and IBM Employee Andrew W Knight Dies Suddenly At Age 61

    Longtime New Canaan Resident and IBM Employee Andrew W Knight Dies Suddenly At Age 61

    Andrew W. Knight, 61, of New Canaan died suddenly at his residence on Tuesday, April 23. Andrew was born on May 9, 1957 in Queens to Irving David Knight and Barbara Ann Knight.Andrew started his career with IBM in the mailroom at age 17 and later became a driver for the corporate executives before moving into management with the corporate security organization.  He was ...

  9. Greenwich-Born Captain Joseph A. Macri, U.S. Coast Guard, 94

    Greenwich-Born Captain Joseph A. Macri, U.S. Coast Guard, 94

    Captain Joseph A Macri,  U.S. Coast Guard, Retired, died April 10 of natural causes. He was born in Greenwich on August 25, 1924. He was preceded in death by his wife Marie and is survived by sons Joseph (Chris) and Michael (Jan) and daughters Susan Tucker, Catherine Fleming (David) and Theresa Fusetti (Ron) and their families. Captain Macri was a parishioner of St. ...

  10. Mount Kisco's John C. Hvisch, 94, Saw Battle At Okinawa, A Yankee Stadium 'Veteran Of The Game'

    Mount Kisco's John C. Hvisch, 94, Saw Battle At Okinawa, A Yankee Stadium 'Veteran Of The Game'

    John C. Hvisch of Mount Kisco died at his home on Friday, April 19 – his 94th birthday.John, the son of John Joseph and Mary (Gurrall) Hvisch, was born in Yonkers on April 19, 1925. He was a proud member of the U.S. Marine Corp., enlisting in 1943 at the age of 17, and was a part of the Pacific campaign and fought in the grueling battle of Okinawa. John was awarded several citations, ...

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