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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. Up To 3,000 Amazon Go Stores Could Be On The Way

    Up To 3,000 Amazon Go Stores Could Be On The Way

    While many traditional brick-and-mortar stores are falling by the wayside, due in large part to the boom in online shopping, web giant Amazon is contemplating opening thousands of cashier-less stores in the coming years.Reports emerged earlier this week that Amazon is planning to open as many as 3,000 cashier-less Amazon Go stores by 2021, following a cautious initial rollout of the ...

  2. Latest Round Of Daytime I-684 Lane Closures Scheduled

    Latest Round Of Daytime I-684 Lane Closures Scheduled

    There will be single- and double-lane closures on I-684 in Westchester for two days next week as contracting crews perform maintenance activities in the area.The New York State Department of Transportation issued an alert to area residents warning that from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 24 and Tuesday, Sept. 25 in North Castle and Harrison, there will be lane closures on the ...

  3. Resident Reports Man Posing As Con Ed Worker In Northern Westchester

    Resident Reports Man Posing As Con Ed Worker In Northern Westchester

    Be on the lookout for potential scammers possibly posing as Con Edison employees.Officers from the North Castle Police Department were dispatched to a Bedford Banksville Road home shortly before 12:15 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, where there was a caller from a local resident reporting a suspicious man who alleged to be an employee of Con Edison, asking to look around.The homeowner told ...

  4. Sears CEO Raises Doubts About Company's Future, Citing 'Substantial Obstacles To Profitability'

    Sears CEO Raises Doubts About Company's Future, Citing 'Substantial Obstacles To Profitability'

    Despite undergoing a paradigm shift and attempting to change gears in the way it does business, Sears continues hemorrhaging money, casting its future in doubt.Sears CEO Eddie Lampert said that his company has been “working hard to transform its business and unlock the value of its assets,” which includes a shift from traditional retailing to a more member-centric company. Despite these ...

  5. Fowl Play: Crowing Roosters, Injured Owl Incidents Reported In Northern Westchester

    Fowl Play: Crowing Roosters, Injured Owl Incidents Reported In Northern Westchester

    A North Castle resident has to get rid of his roosters after a neighbor complained about them crowing all morning and  night, keeping him awake.The North Castle Police Department received a complaint from a North Overlook Road resident on Monday, Sept. 17, who said that a nearby neighbor had roosters that continue to make noise each morning and evening from 4 a.m. to 9 p.m., waking him ...

  6. Seen Him? Alert Issued For Suspect Wanted For ID Theft

    Seen Him? Alert Issued For Suspect Wanted For ID Theft

    Have you seen him?New York State Police investigators in Middletown are seeking the public’s assistance as they attempt to locate a man wanted for stealing someone’s identity and failing to pay fines related to his arrest.An alert has been issued for Victor Caldwell III, who was arrested on a third-degree identity theft charge after an investigation found that he used another person’s ...

  7. Weekday Saw Mill River Parkway Lane Closures Scheduled

    Weekday Saw Mill River Parkway Lane Closures Scheduled

    There will be single- and double-lane closures on the Saw Mill River Parkway for more than a week in Westchester as crews perform construction work in the area.The New York State Department of Transportation issued an advisory to motorists warning that there will be weekday closures from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning on Monday, Sept. 24 in both directions of the parkway between the New ...

  8. Police Dish Out Citations For Alcohol In Northern Westchester After Strange 911 Call

    Police Dish Out Citations For Alcohol In Northern Westchester After Strange 911 Call

    A man and woman were cited by police in Westchester for violating alcoholic beverage control laws during a call to 911.New York State Police troopers transferred a 911 to the North Castle Police Department shortly after 10:45 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 10, where there was a woman on the line coughing and a man heavily slurring his words.Police in North Castle said they were unable to get a ...

  9. Police Dish Out 52 Tickets In New Detail Along I-684 Corridor

    Police Dish Out 52 Tickets In New Detail Along I-684 Corridor

    Dozens of tickets were doled out by New York State Police troopers during a special speed enforcement operation in Westchester County along the I-684 corridor.During the detail, which was “conducted in furtherance of (New York State Police’s) mission to ensure highway safety for all users of the roadway,” on Tuesday, Sept. 18, troopers issued a total of 52 tickets for speeding, ...

  10. Westchester HS Football Standout Nominated For USA Football Heart Of A Giant Award

    Westchester HS Football Standout Nominated For USA Football Heart Of A Giant Award

    A trio of Hudson Valley high school varsity football standouts have been nominated by their coaches for a prestigious award that is sponsored in part through the New York Giants.High School seniors Eric Genua (Suffern Senior High School in Rockland), Harry Ravitz (Pelham Memorial High School in Westchester) and Frank Wise (Pine Bush High School in Orange County) have been nominated for ...

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