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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. Police Assist Driver Before Truck Can Strike Westchester Parkway Overpass

    Police Assist Driver Before Truck Can Strike Westchester Parkway Overpass

    Police intervention was required to assist a truck driver who got stuck near an overpass he couldn’t travel past.The North Castle Police Department received a call from a motorist in a tractor-trailer on Central Westchester Parkway at approximately 1:30 p.m. on July 31 when he found himself stuck near the White Plains border. Officers from the White Plains and North Castle Police ...

  2. Police In Westchester Investigate Car Stolen From Parking Garage

    Police In Westchester Investigate Car Stolen From Parking Garage

    Police are attempting to track down an unidentified suspect who allegedly stole a vehicle out of a Scarsdale parking garage.A woman reported to police on Thursday, July 26 that her car had been stolen from a Popham Road parking garage two days earlier. She said that she had left it at approximately 9 p.m. on July 24, and found it was gone at 10 p.m. the following day when she ...

  3. Northern Westchester Man Threatens Woman With Assault Rifle In Domestic Incident, Police Say

    Northern Westchester Man Threatens Woman With Assault Rifle In Domestic Incident, Police Say

    Police intervention was required after a Northern Westchester man allegedly threatened a woman with an assault rifle before forcibly removing her from an area home during a domestic dispute.On Thursday, Aug. 2, troopers were dispatched to a Cortlandt home, where there was a report of a domestic dispute involving a weapon. Upon arrival, it was found that Cortlandt Manor resident Gary ...

  4. Jewelry Burglar Sneaks In Through Bathroom Window At Westchester Home, Police Say

    Jewelry Burglar Sneaks In Through Bathroom Window At Westchester Home, Police Say

    A cat burglar snuck through an unlocked second-floor bathroom window to make off with jewelry and other items in Westchester, police said.Detectives from the Scarsdale Police Department were dispatched to a Church Lane home at approximately 4:30 p.m. on July 15 to investigate an alleged burglary. Police said that upon arrival, they found all the doors to be secure. They noted that “a ...

  5. Motorist Driving Nearly 100 MPH Among 88 Ticketed In Latest I-684 Detail

    Motorist Driving Nearly 100 MPH Among 88 Ticketed In Latest I-684 Detail

    A motorist was busted driving nearly 100 mph in the rain on Wednesday, during a special police detail on I-684 in Westchester.New York State Police troopers dished out dozens of tickets in Bedford, including 67 for speeding during the detail. One motorist was clocked going 99 mph on I-684 during the storms that hit the area.In total, 88 summons were issued. The latest detail comes on ...

  6. Thanks, Obama: Ex-President Endorses Hudson Valley Congressional Candidate

    Thanks, Obama: Ex-President Endorses Hudson Valley Congressional Candidate

    A Congressional candidate in the Hudson Valley received an endorsement from former President Barack Obama on Wednesday.Rhinebeck resident Anthony Delgado, a Schenectady native challenging first-term Republican John Faso in the 19th District in November’s midterm elections, was among 81 Democrats who received the former Commander-in-Chief’s vote of approval this week.The 19th district - ...

  7. Bite To The Face May Lead To Life In Prison For Westchester Armed Robber

    Bite To The Face May Lead To Life In Prison For Westchester Armed Robber

    A Westchester man faces life in prison after being found guilty of pistol-whipping a woman and her son during a violent armed robbery in Westchester last year when he got bit in the face, leading to his arrest.Mount Vernon resident Sidney Lane, 37, was found guilty of two counts of attempted robbery, violent felonies, for an incident in Yonkers last July, when he attacked a woman and ...

  8. Aw, Shucks: Oyster Found In Hudson River Described As 'Largest Ever'

    Aw, Shucks: Oyster Found In Hudson River Described As 'Largest Ever'

    Just in time for National Oyster Day on Sunday, Aug. 5 comes word that a massive oyster “the size of a small shoe” was picked up under a pier in the Hudson River.The River Project, an organization that works to provide the Hudson River, posted a picture of a 22-centimeter oyster, which was found by a construction worker working on Pier 40 near the Hudson River Park.On Facebook, the ...

  9. Week-Long Ramp Closures Scheduled For I-684, I-84

    Week-Long Ramp Closures Scheduled For I-684, I-84

    There will be overnight ramp closures on I-84 and I-684 for nearly a week as crews continue a pavement construction project in the area.The New York State Department of Transportation announced that beginning on Monday, Aug. 6, there will be overnight closures of ramps on the interstates in Southeast. The closures are expected to last until Friday, Aug. 10.From 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. on ...

  10. Fox News Host Apologizes To Country Club In Westchester Over Seating 'Misunderstanding'

    Fox News Host Apologizes To Country Club In Westchester Over Seating 'Misunderstanding'

    A Fox News host took to Twitter this week to complain about a prominent Westchester country club allegedly not allowing her or her family to get a table, though she's now backing down her stance.Melissa Francis, the co-anchor on Fox News’ "Outnumbered" and Fox Business Network’s "After the Bell" claimed that her family would not be seated at Siwanoy Country Club in ...

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