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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. Purple Heart Recipient Frank C. Dotolo, 72, Was A Longtime Resident Of Irvington

    Purple Heart Recipient Frank C. Dotolo, 72, Was A Longtime Resident Of Irvington

    Longtime Westchester resident Frank C. Dotolo died in Sebastian, FL on May 6. He was a resident of Vero Beach, FL at the time of his death. Frank was born on July 26, 1948 to Frank and Marie Dotolo in Irvington. Frank attended Immaculate Conception School in Irvington and was a 1966 graduate of Archbishop Stepinac High School. He attended Westchester Community College and ...

  2. Westchester's Newest Artist  'smudegeout' Brings Chill Sound To Music Scene

    Westchester's Newest Artist 'smudegeout' Brings Chill Sound To Music Scene

    Music was one of the most — if not the most— important and loved parts of high school for Deanna Fielding, who goes by “smudgeout” in the music world and is a 2020 graduate of Valhalla High School. The switch to online learning may have put an end to her participation in chorus, band, jazz band, vocal ensemble and jazz combo, but it gave her time to work on her own music. The rising ...

  3. Westport’s Lila Wells Follows In Her Mother’s Footsteps In Supporting Tanzanians

    Westport’s Lila Wells Follows In Her Mother’s Footsteps In Supporting Tanzanians

    This past spring, Lila Wells didn’t spend her time in quarantine watching Netflix like the rest of us. The 19-year-old Westport native, a 2019 Greens Farm Academy graduate who is preparing to start her sophomore year at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, this fall, initiated the Unite Youth Ambassador Program, mentoring fellow teens and young adults in Tanzania, all while ...

  4. Bob Bogen Of Mount Kisco Was Local Organizer Of Civil Rights Rallies From 1960s To Recent Years

    Bob Bogen Of Mount Kisco Was Local Organizer Of Civil Rights Rallies From 1960s To Recent Years

    Bob K. Bogen, a longtime resident of Mount Kisco, died from pancreatic cancer on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020. He was 89.Born into a prominent Jewish family in Cincinnati, OH and raised in Arcadia, CA, he converted to Quakerism at age 21 and was a member of the Chappaqua Friends Meeting in Chappaqua, serving in many roles including clerk of the Meeting.  As the son of a noted civil ...

  5. Bridgeport's Ruth Kobren, 99, Mother, Volunteer — Woman Of 'The Greatest Generation'

    Bridgeport's Ruth Kobren, 99, Mother, Volunteer — Woman Of 'The Greatest Generation'

    Ruth Kobren, of Bridgeport, died peacefully on Wednesday, July 22 in her home. She was 99. Ruth, daughter of the late Joseph and Sarah Spevack, was born in Brooklyn, NY, and was pre-deceased by her beloved husband Dr. Abraham Kobren and son Robert. Mrs. Kobren is survived by her children, Susan Morrison and her husband, Dr. Murray Morrison; Dr. Leonard Kobren and his wife ...

  6. Anthony Haruch, 94, Spent His Career Teaching Art In Mahopac Schools, Dies From COVID-19

    Anthony Haruch, 94, Spent His Career Teaching Art In Mahopac Schools, Dies From COVID-19

    Anthony Haruch, 94, formerly of Mahopac and Somers, died on Sunday, July 5 from COVID-19. The last of six siblings and a lifelong bachelor, he devoted his life to art education. He received his BS in Education from SUNY Buffalo and MA from Columbia University and spent his career teaching in the Mahopac Central School District. In retirement he continued educating, publishing ...

  7. Charles S. Vollers, 79, Yorktown High School Graduate, Had Long Career In The Glass Industry

    Charles S. Vollers, 79, Yorktown High School Graduate, Had Long Career In The Glass Industry

    Charles S. Vollers was born in the Bronx on April 17, 1941 and died on June 24 in Lansing, MI, following surgical complications. He was raised in Yorktown Heights, where his first jobs were behind the counter at the local pharmacy and at the Sparkle Lake Tea Room. He graduated from Yorktown High School in 1958 and attended Alfred University, where he received a Bachelor of Science ...

  8. Hope Levene, 98, Of Bedford Was World Traveler, Volunteer Extraordinaire

    Hope Levene, 98, Of Bedford Was World Traveler, Volunteer Extraordinaire

    Hope W. Levene, a longtime Bedford resident, died on March 17 at the age of 98. Hope's was a life of volunteer work for organizations including Visiting Nurses, Pleasantville Cottage Schools, Northern Westchester Hospital, Bedford School Board, Boces, American Field Service, Experiment in International Living and the Hillcrest School. She was predeceased by husband, Benjamin ...

  9. Norwalk-Based Reed’s Enters the Ready-To-Drink Market With Zero Sugar Classic Mule

    Norwalk-Based Reed’s Enters the Ready-To-Drink Market With Zero Sugar Classic Mule

    The Moscow Mule is neither Russian nor related to an equine, but it is one of the more popular drinks of the past decade. The classic alcoholic refresher — perfect on a summer’s day — is purported to have been invented in the 1940s in a Los Angeles bar by a trio of American spirit company executives who combined vodka, lime juice and ginger beer in one origin story and by a New York bar ...

  10. Armonk Artist Sells Paintings In Support Of Northern Westchester Hospital

    Armonk Artist Sells Paintings In Support Of Northern Westchester Hospital

    Art is a medium that is both universal and personal at the same time. Take the painting by Armonk native Evan Lorberbaum called “Would You Rather.” It is the artist’s take on the metro station screen—familiar to most anyone in the tri-state area—which asks if the subway traveler would like to add value, add time or cancel.“It’s a philosophical take on what we value in our own lives,” ...

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