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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 Passed Out Behind Wheel Found With Heroin, Meth In Putnam, Police Say

    Man Passed Out Behind Wheel Found With Heroin, Meth In Putnam, Police Say

    A man who passed out behind the wheel of his car after using heroin is facing jail time after being busted in Putnam in possession of meth and other drugs, Kent Police said.Police received a call from a concerned member of the community at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 2, stating that there was a man in an SUV in a parking lot near Route 52 who appeared to be passed out ...

  2. Man, 23, Charged After Report Of 'Playing With Knife' At Panera In Yorktown

    Man, 23, Charged After Report Of 'Playing With Knife' At Panera In Yorktown

    A Westchester man is facing a weapons charge after being busted playing with an illegal knife at a Panera Bread in Yorktown over the weekend.Officers from the Yorktown Police Department were dispatched to Panera Bread at the Triangle Shopping Center shortly before 5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 11, where there were reports of a person playing with a knife.Upon arrival at Panera Bread, officers ...

  3. Police: Woman Made 7-Year-Old Stay Outside During Storm In Hudson Valley

    Police: Woman Made 7-Year-Old Stay Outside During Storm In Hudson Valley

    A Hudson Valley woman was taken into police custody after allegedly punishing a 7-year-old girl by making her stand outside in the rain with no shoes during the weekend storm, police said.New York State Police troopers were dispatched to a Denise Court residence in Pleasant Valley on Saturday, Feb. 10, where there were reports of a domestic disturbance involving the 7-year-old and ...

  4. Westchester Theater To Host Special Screening Of Black Panther For Kids

    Westchester Theater To Host Special Screening Of Black Panther For Kids

    Some children in New Rochelle will receive a special treat this week, as the local Boys and Girls Club teams with IMAX to offer a special screening of Black Panther at Regal New Roc Stadium.As part of the viral #BlackPantherChallenge campaign, IMAX, Regal Entertainment Group, Walt Disney Pictures and Marvel Studios, are teaming up to host an advance IMAX screening of Black Panther for ...

  5. Woman Stole $1K From Northern Westchester Employer, Police Say

    Woman Stole $1K From Northern Westchester Employer, Police Say

    A 44-year-old woman was busted by Westchester County Police detectives after stealing more than $1,000 from her Mount Kisco employer.Investigators arrested Bronx resident Juana Paulino on Tuesday, Feb 6, following an investigation into the theft of the allegedly stolen funds, which were taken from a business that employed her on East Main Street.Paulino was charged with fourth-degree ...

  6. Man Struck, Killed By Metro-North Train

    Man Struck, Killed By Metro-North Train

    Click here for an updated story: ID Released For Man Struck, Killed By Metro-North TrainMTA Police are investigating a fatal train strike at a Metro-North station in Westchester involving an unauthorized man who was on the tracks Monday afternoon.Shortly after 1:15 p.m., the 12:47 p.m. Harlem Line train from Grand Central Terminal that was due in Southeast at 2:16 p.m. struck the man at ...

  7. Police: Man At Large After Strangling Victim In Somers Domestic Incident

    Police: Man At Large After Strangling Victim In Somers Domestic Incident

    State Police are seeking the public’s assistance as they search for a wanted man accused of strangling his victim before fleeing through a window to evade arrest in Northern Westchester.An alert was issued for Davon Olin, who is wanted by state police and Town of Somers Court for an incident last year at a Somers residence, when he allegedly strangled his victim, provided state police ...

  8. Most Will Buy Groceries Online By 2024, Report Says

    Most Will Buy Groceries Online By 2024, Report Says

    Grocery lists, frozen food aisles and produce sections may soon be a thing of the past, according to a new report, which states that consumers are continuing a nationwide trend of going digital to purchase groceries.Food Marketing Institute is reporting that as many as 70 percent of consumers will be buying their groceries online as soon as 2024, with Americans spending as much as $100 ...

  9. Seen Him? Hudson Valley Sex Abuse Suspect On The Loose

    Seen Him? Hudson Valley Sex Abuse Suspect On The Loose

    State Police troopers are on the lookout for a Hudson Valley man wanted for sending lewd photos of himself to an unwanted third party and possessing child pornography on his cell phone.New York State Police from Troop F in Highland issued an alert this week regarding 32-year-old Joseph Sucato, who is wanted on multiple charges that include first-degree sexual abuse, endangering the ...

  10. Hudson Valley Lawmakers Vote To Change State Primary Election Date

    Hudson Valley Lawmakers Vote To Change State Primary Election Date

    Hudson Valley lawmakers are pushing forward with a proposed bill to change the state primary election date from Tuesday, Sept. 11 to Thursday, Sept. 13 to ensure that all parties are able to get to the polls.Assemblymember Amy Paulin announced this week that she has voted to move the date, “out of respect for those who lost loved ones in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, as well ...

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