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Zak Failla

Urgent News Reporter zfailla@dailyvoice.com

Zak! worked as a sports editor at the Shoshone News Press in northern Idaho and as a sports writer at the Ithaca Journal before making his way to The Daily Voice. A graduate of Ithaca College's Roy H. Park School of Communication, he is a self-proclaimed cat and juggling enthusiast. 

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  1. Man Charged With DWI, 60 Tickets Issued During Yonkers Speed Detail

    Man Charged With DWI, 60 Tickets Issued During Yonkers Speed Detail

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - State Police troopers doled out 60 tickets and charged a motorist with driving while intoxicated on Thursday during a speed enforcement detail on the Sprain Brook Parkway.Between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., state police conducted the detail in Yonkers, which led to the issuance of 60 tickets and an alleged DWI and weapons arrest.After being stopped for failing to wear ...

  2. Police Release Info On Skeletal Remains Found Outside Yonkers Building

    Police Release Info On Skeletal Remains Found Outside Yonkers Building

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Additional information has been released regarding the skeletal remains that were discovered outside a Yonkers apartment building more than a month ago.The landlord of a Bruce Avenue apartment building discovered the human remains in early June, prompting a police investigation into the incident in early June. Police Sgt. Dean Politopoulos said on Friday that ...

  3. Westchester Pitcher Chosen To Play In Under Armour All Star Baseball Game

    Westchester Pitcher Chosen To Play In Under Armour All Star Baseball Game

    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. - A baseball standout from Chappaqua has been chosen to play in the Under Armor All-America Game, one of the top high school showcases in the country.Brandon Neeck, a 6-foot left handed pitcher from Horace Greeley High School was chosen in the final wave of players selected to play in the 10th annual game, which will be played at Wrigley Field in Chicago on July 29.Each ...

  4. New Rochelle Downtown Redevelopment Featured In Daily News Op-Ed

    New Rochelle Downtown Redevelopment Featured In Daily News Op-Ed

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson and the master developers undergoing “the most ambitious redevelopment in city history” were featured in an op-ed in the New York Daily News.The Daily News posted an article written by Bramson and RXR Realty executive Seth Pinsky on Thursday, highlighting New Rochelle’s redevelopment. The piece goes in depth discussing how “suburbs ...

  5. Infant Found Inside Hot Car With Two Overdosed Women In Hudson Valley

    Infant Found Inside Hot Car With Two Overdosed Women In Hudson Valley

    This story has been updated.Two Dutchess County women were arrested by state police after allegedly nearly overdosing on heroin in their car with a 1-year-old in the backseat.New York State Police Troopers from Poughkeepsie were dispatched to the Garden Apartments on Route 44 in Pleasant Valley on Wednesday afternoon, following reports of two women who were unresponsive inside the ...

  6. Fire Breaks Out In Mount Vernon Building

    Fire Breaks Out In Mount Vernon Building

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. - Smoke could be seen billowing through the air after a fire broke out in a Mount Vernon home on Thursday.Fire crews were dispatched to the intersection of Nuber Avenue and East 5th Street at approximately 1 p.m. on Thursday, following reports of a fire in a three and a half story home. Smoke was visible from the street coming from the upper floors.The fire was ...

  7. Foundation Poured, Progress Made At Site Of 28-Story New Rochelle High Rise

    Foundation Poured, Progress Made At Site Of 28-Story New Rochelle High Rise

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - The master developers tasked with reimagining downtown New Rochelle continue to make speedy progress at the 28-story Main Street project that will serve as the cornerstone of the redevelopment of the business district.New Rochelle officials and developers from RXR Realty broke ground on the site at 587 Main St. late last year, and over the weekend, contracting crews ...

  8. Lane Closures Scheduled For Day, Night On Taconic State Parkway

    Lane Closures Scheduled For Day, Night On Taconic State Parkway

    Motorists planning on traveling on the Taconic State Parkway through Yorktown this week can expect delays as crews complete construction work in the area.Southbound lanes of the parkway, between Underhill Avenue and the Croton Reservoir Bridge in Yorktown will be temporarily closed on Thursday and Friday so crews can perform construction activities.There will be single lane closures ...

  9. Still Missing: $1K Reward Offered For Charlie The Dog Lost In Yonkers

    Still Missing: $1K Reward Offered For Charlie The Dog Lost In Yonkers

    It's been more than a month, but Charlie's family is still holding out hope of a safe return with their a 13-year-old German Shepherd that's gone missing in Yonkers.Charlie weighs more than 60 pounds and sports an orange and tan full fur coat. He was last seen by his family at approximately 4 a.m. on April 29 wearing a Marvel Avengers collar with ID tags on First Street near McLean ...

  10. Lane Closures Scheduled For Day, Night On Taconic State Parkway

    Lane Closures Scheduled For Day, Night On Taconic State Parkway

    Motorists planning on traveling on the Taconic State Parkway through Yorktown this week can expect delays as crews complete construction work in the area.Southbound lanes of the parkway, between Underhill Avenue and the Croton Reservoir Bridge in Yorktown will be temporarily closed on Thursday and Friday so crews can perform construction activities.There will be single lane closures ...

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