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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. 

Vira Mamchur Schwartz's Contributions

  1. For John Legend, Prince Harry, And Every Other Father Who Has Lost A Child

    For John Legend, Prince Harry, And Every Other Father Who Has Lost A Child

    Is this the year that fathers are finally allowed to be vulnerable? When faced with something as horrific as losing a child, the father is often cast as the strong and silent one, there to support his partner through her grief. Of course it's not that fathers don't have similar emotions, but that they aren't allowed to show them. And why is that? Perhaps, one reason, is that when dads ...

  2. Westchester County Office For The Aging Hall-Of-Famer Marie C. Williams, 92

    Westchester County Office For The Aging Hall-Of-Famer Marie C. Williams, 92

    Longtime Lake Oscaleta resident Marie Williams was a tireless asset to the South Salem community. For many years she was the treasurer of the Lake Oscaleta Association and for over 40 years she was an active member of her beloved Lewisboro Seniors. She served as Vice President and Treasurer and helped plan trips, parties and events. Marie and her husband Bob volunteered every year for ...

  3. Constance MacDougall Who Called Saddle Brook Home For 64 Years Dies, 76

    Constance MacDougall Who Called Saddle Brook Home For 64 Years Dies, 76

    Constance B. “Chickie” MacDougall, 76, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 1, in Myrtle Beach, SC. Connie was born in Brooklyn, NY to the late Salvatore and Sally VonFrolio. She moved to Saddle Brook where she lived for 64 years until her final move to Myrtle Beach. She was a loving mother, sister, cousin and friend to all. Connie lived life to the fullest: hosting parties, dancing, ...

  4. Dr. Donald Faust Buckley, Lover Of  Animals, Owned South Salem Animal Hospital For 22 Years

    Dr. Donald Faust Buckley, Lover Of Animals, Owned South Salem Animal Hospital For 22 Years

    Dr. Donald Faust “Don” Buckley, 93, of Winchester, VA and beloved father and “abuelo,” passed away at his home on Tuesday, Nov. 24 surrounded by his six children. Dr. Buckley was born at home in Far Rockaway on Nov. 23, 1927. He was a longtime resident of North Salem and a parishioner at St. Joseph’s Church in Croton Falls.Dr. Buckley entered the Cornell School of Veterinary ...

  5. Listen to A Father’s Story Of Life, Love And Loss On Public Radio

    Listen to A Father’s Story Of Life, Love And Loss On Public Radio

    Prematurity occurs in just about 1 out of 10 births in the United States. And while science has let parents test for more and more genetic abnormalities and conditions, there’s still no test to predict if a child will be born prematurely. Prematurity and the potential complications it can cause was but one of the topics discussed on Public Radio’s The Morning Show out of Kenosha, ...

  6. Familiar Face At Mahwah Public Library Carolyn Sengstacken Dies, 92

    Familiar Face At Mahwah Public Library Carolyn Sengstacken Dies, 92

    Carolyn Seberry Sengstacken died Oct. 20, 2020. She was 92 years old.For 25 years she was one of the familiar faces at the front desk of the Mahwah Public Library. Carolyn, daughter of Robert Ralph and Helen Milton Seberry, was raised in Cragmere, Mahwah, with her sister Barbara.She went on to earn an Associate’s degree. In those days, high school was attended in Ramsey, dances and ...

  7. How Far Would You Go For Your Daughter To Breathe?

    How Far Would You Go For Your Daughter To Breathe?

    Breathing. It’s so automatic we’re usually not even aware of it. But what if your body couldn’t take a life-giving breath on its own? In Table for Five: A Father’s Story of Life, Love and Loss, Ted Yang—philanthropist and serial entrepreneur—tells of years spent watching a machine breathe for his daughter, what it took to see her breathe on her own and how it changed him personally and ...

  8. Alda Haravon, 91, Was Vital Part Of Pleasantville Community For Years

    Alda Haravon, 91, Was Vital Part Of Pleasantville Community For Years

    It is with both gratitude for a life well-lived and great sadness for our loss that Anita Haravon and the Haravon Collins family announce the death of Alda Haravon. Surrounded by family members, the angels took Alda peacefully on Nov. 10 at Oaknoll Retirement Residence in Iowa City, Iowa.Alda was born on Dec. 4, 1928, in Bucharest, Romania, to Beatrice Berkowitz Saporta and Senor ...

  9. Jeanne Greenebaum, Longtime South Salem Resident, Lover Of Lake Truesdale, Dies At 98

    Jeanne Greenebaum, Longtime South Salem Resident, Lover Of Lake Truesdale, Dies At 98

    Jeanne Greenebaum, a longtime resident of South Salem, died on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at the age of 98. Known for her colorful winter coats and long walks around Lake Truesdale, her greenhouse on Lake Shore Drive on top of a long hill bordering the lake and her love of the South Salem Library, she will be missed by friends, family and neighbors. She and her husband Ira donated two ...

  10. A Luxe Martini With Highclere Castle Gin At Chester's Grano Arso Benefits Channel 3 Kids Camp

    A Luxe Martini With Highclere Castle Gin At Chester's Grano Arso Benefits Channel 3 Kids Camp

    Masks and appropriate social distancing, of course, remain a must, but wouldn’t it be nice to indulge in a fabulous cocktail out after months of self-imposed quarantining? And, better yet, to know that with the purchase of this one cocktail you were not only tantalizing your senses but also helping a local nonprofit hit hard by COVID-19?Chester-based restaurant Grano Arso has ...

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