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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. He is a Long Island native and proud alum of Ithaca College’s Roy H. Park School of Communication. When he’s not bemoaning the Atlanta Braves’ playoff woes, you can probably find him on the phone with his mom.

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  1. Longtime Westchester Sports Coach Honored By National Football Foundation

    Longtime Westchester Sports Coach Honored By National Football Foundation

    EASTCHESTER, N.Y. - A pair of Eastchester football legends were recently honored by the National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame for their commitment to the game.At the annual “Golden Dozen” National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame dinner at the Westchester County in Rye, the organization celebrated the careers of William Bill Cade Jr. and Matthew Roche, who have made names ...

  2. Avoid Unnecessary Travel, Clear Plows' Path, State Police Say

    Avoid Unnecessary Travel, Clear Plows' Path, State Police Say

    State police are cautioning Hudson Valley residents to avoid any unnecessary travel as the winter storm tapers off, but roads remain slick and snow covered.On Thursday afternoon, New York State Police Trooper Melissa McMorris warned that it would be in the public’s best interest to avoid roadways to allow crews to clean up the area safely and swiftly.According to the National Weather ...

  3. State Police Issue Warning On New Phone Scam In Hudson Valley

    State Police Issue Warning On New Phone Scam In Hudson Valley

    The New York State Police is cautioning Hudson Valley homeowners to be wary of a recent scam sweeping the area that is similar to the “Grandparent Scam,” that has become prevalent in recent years.According to police, the scam involves unidentified suspects calling or texting a victim's cell phone and stating that a family member or loved one was kidnapped or in immediate danger. The ...

  4. Police Identify Mount Vernon Man Involved In Car Chase, Shooting

    Police Identify Mount Vernon Man Involved In Car Chase, Shooting

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. - The man accused of leading police on a high-speed morning chase that ended with bullets flying in the Bronx on Wednesday morning is facing a pair of felony charges.On Wednesday, Mount Vernon officials announced that city resident Robert Johnson, 30 was to be arraigned on felony charges of criminal content and reckless endangerment for his role in the chase that ...

  5. Fire At Sports Bar Leads To Morning Road Closure In White Plains

    Fire At Sports Bar Leads To Morning Road Closure In White Plains

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Hamilton Avenue was temporarily shut down on Wednesday morning, as fire crews rushed to the White Plains Mall following reports of a small fire at a popular sports bar.Officials confirmed that early on Wednesday, crews were dispatched to Bob Hyland’s Sports Page Pub, where a small electrical fire broke out, causing minor trouble for responding firefighters, who ...

  6. Police Intensify Investigation Into Summer Bodega Shooting In Westchester

    Police Intensify Investigation Into Summer Bodega Shooting In Westchester

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - New Rochelle police are intensifying their efforts to track down the shooter responsible for the death of an innocent man sitting outside a bodega last summer.The New Rochelle Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in tracking down any information that leads to the arrest of the person who shot and killed Manuel Ayala outside of a Union Avenue ...

  7. Police Ask Public's Help In Search For Missing Westchester Man

    Police Ask Public's Help In Search For Missing Westchester Man

    State Police are asking the public's help in their search for a 59-year-old Cortlandt resident who hasn't been seen in nearly two weeks.Joseph Sharpe is reported to have left Mohegan Park located on Lexington Avenue in Mohegan Lake on Jan. 26.He is described as being 5-foot-8, 160 pounds with black hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing gray sweatpants, a white T-shirt, a black ...

  8. Police Chase Starts In Westchester, Ends With Shooting In The Bronx

    Police Chase Starts In Westchester, Ends With Shooting In The Bronx

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A wild police pursuit that started in Westchester ended with a shooting in the Bronx on Tuesday morning, with at least one person hospitalized.Officials confirmed that Mount Vernon police attempted to stop a black truck at approximately 9 a.m. on Tuesday for a traffic violation, when the driver sped off, nearly striking responding officers.According to ...

  9. Westchester Man Driving Drunk On I-287 In Possession Of Cocaine, Police Say

    Westchester Man Driving Drunk On I-287 In Possession Of Cocaine, Police Say

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A Port Chester man is facing felony drug charges after being stopped for traffic violations while driving on I-287 over the weekend.State police said Tuesday that Edwin Ortiz, 25, was found to be operating his vehicle under the influence of drugs and alcohol while in possession of cocaine and muscle relaxers when he was stopped on the interstate early on ...

  10. Westchester Driver Busted With BAC More Than Twice Legal Limit, Police Say

    Westchester Driver Busted With BAC More Than Twice Legal Limit, Police Say

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A Port Chester man was arrested while driving in Mamaroneck with a blood alcohol content more than two times the legal limit over the weekend.On Tuesday, state police announced that Juan Torres-Castaneda, 24, was arrested on Sunday night after he was stopped on I-95 for a routine traffic violation.According to police, during the subsequent traffic stop, police ...

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