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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. Wanted Man Busted For Stealing Mail In Westchester, Police Say

    Wanted Man Busted For Stealing Mail In Westchester, Police Say

    Police busted a wanted man who allegedly stole mail in Westchester County.Officers from the Yonkers Police Department conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of Nepperhan Avenue and Morgan Street shortly after 8:45 p.m. on July 26. During the stop, the officer recognized one of the men in the vehicle, Jamie Guzman, who was wanted in connection to a mail theft and check washing ...

  2. Former Teacher's 'Offensive' Post Prompts Response By Superintendent In Westchester

    Former Teacher's 'Offensive' Post Prompts Response By Superintendent In Westchester

    A schools superintendent in Westchester has responded after a former teacher posted derogatory statements about an ex- student online.Without naming the former teacher or the blog, citing confidentiality, Bronxville Schools Superintendent Roy Montesano, said the former teacher's statements were "misleading" and as "inaccurate as they are offensive.""Moreover, ...

  3. Westchester HS Principal Attempts To Rescind Resignation

    Westchester HS Principal Attempts To Rescind Resignation

    New Rochelle High School Principal Reggie Richardson is attempting to rescind his resignation after he saw his New York City Department of Education job taken away last week. He sent just a one-sentence letter to Superintendent Brian Osborne.The letter simply stated, “Dear Dr. Osborne, I hereby rescind my letter of resignation dated July 19th 2018.”Richardson announced his resignation ...

  4. Man Charged With Murdering Woman At Historic Armory In Westchester

    Man Charged With Murdering Woman At Historic Armory In Westchester

    A 28-year-old man is facing a murder charge after a dead body was found in the former historic Armory building on Main Street in New Rochelle.Jose Olmos was arraigned on Monday for murder after the body was found in the driveway of the building on Friday morning. Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino, Jr., announced that he appeared in New Rochelle City Court and was ...

  5. Westchester Man Gets Prison Time For Attempting To Kill Ex With An Ice Pick

    Westchester Man Gets Prison Time For Attempting To Kill Ex With An Ice Pick

    A Westchester man is going to spend a decade behind bars after pleading guilty to attempted murder after he stabbed his former girlfriend more than a dozen times with an ice pick in the stomach and chest in Hastings-on-Hudson.Yonkers resident David Rojas, 39, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for second-degree attempted murder, a violent felony, Westchester County District ...

  6. Police Dish Out 73 Tickets In New I-684 Detail

    Police Dish Out 73 Tickets In New I-684 Detail

    Dozens of tickets were dished out by New York State Police troopers during a new special speed enforcement detail on I-684 in Westchester County this week.During the detail on Tuesday, July 24, troopers issued a total of 73 tickets during the morning commute on the I-684 corridor. According to police, these details will continue throughout the year as troopers make an effort to curtail ...

  7. Man, Woman Caught With Crack, Other Drugs In Westchester Stop

    Man, Woman Caught With Crack, Other Drugs In Westchester Stop

    A traffic stop on I-87 in Westchester led to the arrest of a pair in possession of crack cocaine, MDMA and other drugs.New York State Police troopers stopped a vehicle driven by Bronx resident Sean Goodwin, 36, shortly after 2:15 a.m. on Monday morning, after he committed a vehicle and traffic violation on the interstate in Ardsley.Police said that while interviewing Goodwin, they ...

  8. Police Ask For Help In Investigation Of Fatal Hit-Run Involving Pedestrian In Hudson Valley

    Police Ask For Help In Investigation Of Fatal Hit-Run Involving Pedestrian In Hudson Valley

    New York State Police investigators are seeking the public’s assistance as they attempt to crack a four-year-old hit and run that killed an elderly Orange County man.The Orange County 911 Center received a call at approximately 5 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, for a pedestrian who had been struck by a car on County Route 1 before the driver fled the scene in Westtown.Police said that ...

  9. Woman Accused Of Bringing Loaded Gun To Area School Due In Court

    Woman Accused Of Bringing Loaded Gun To Area School Due In Court

    The former teacher’s aide who brought a gun into a Rockland County school is due to appear in court.Warwick resident Gillian Jeffords, a former teacher’s aide at the Jesse J. Kaplan School in West Nyack, is scheduled to appear in court in New City on Monday, after being charged with a felony count of criminal possession of a weapon earlier this year.Jeffords, 24, was arrested on March ...

  10. Nine Westchester Residents Charged With Driving While Impaired

    Nine Westchester Residents Charged With Driving While Impaired

    With local and state police agencies cracking down on drunk, drugged and distracted driving, several local residents were among nearly two dozen in the area who found themselves on the wrong side of the law.As part of the STOP-DWI crackdown, State Police troopers busted several motorists for driving while intoxicated as they attempt to stop motorists from drinking and driving in the ...

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