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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. 

Zak Failla's Contributions

  1. Tickets For Texting More Than Double For NY Motorists

    Tickets For Texting More Than Double For NY Motorists

    Although many New Yorkers have caught on when it comes to recognizing the perils of talking on cell phones while driving, most still aren’t putting their phones down as tickets for texting while driving continue to rise.Data collected by the state from 2012 to 2016 has found that tickets for talking on cell phones have fallen 47 percent statewide; however, during that same period, ...

  2. Teen Allegedly Sexually Assaults Relative In Westchester, Police Say

    Teen Allegedly Sexually Assaults Relative In Westchester, Police Say

    A 15-year-old boy allegedly sexually assaulted a 10-year-old family member during a visit to a Mount Kisco home, according to police.Westchester County Police officers were dispatched to Northern Westchester Hospital Center shortly before 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, where there was a report of a 10-year-old girl who had possibly been sexually assaulted by her 15-year-old relative who ...

  3. Westchester Father Facing Murder Charge Of Son Due To Appear In Court

    Westchester Father Facing Murder Charge Of Son Due To Appear In Court

    The 34-year-old father of a toddler who is facing a murder charge after his son was found unresponsive in a Westchester apartment last week is due to appear in Mount Vernon City Court on Monday.Lloyd Scott is due to appear in court on Monday afternoon, where he will face a charge of second-degree murder in connection to the death of his 2-year-old last week, who was found unresponsive ...

  4. Suspect Wanted For Sexual Abuse On The Loose, State Police Say

    Suspect Wanted For Sexual Abuse On The Loose, State Police Say

    State Police investigators are seeking the public’s assistance as they search for a wanted man who allegedly sexually assaulted someone and failed to appear for court proceedings.New York State Police issued an alert on Wednesday regarding 50-year-old Richard Addai, who is wanted in Somers and Brewster for a first-degree sexual abuse charge stemming from a sexual offense that took place ...

  5. Parent Of A Teen? Here's How To Screen For Substance Abuse, CDC Says

    Parent Of A Teen? Here's How To Screen For Substance Abuse, CDC Says

    The Centers for Disease Control has released a guide to assist parents in helping teenagers avoid using or abusing substances such as alcohol of marijuana.According to the CDC, “substance use by teens can have a big impact on their health and well-being. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), through a cooperative agreement with the CDC, developed a guide for implementing substance ...

  6. Need A New Best Friend? Westchester SPCA Highlights Pets Of Week

    Need A New Best Friend? Westchester SPCA Highlights Pets Of Week

    The SPCA of Westchester is hoping to unite a local resident with a new furry best friend as they highlight their "pets of the week." SPCA officials have chosen some of their finest pets, who are available for adoption and looking for a good home and new family to love. Among the animals spotlighted this week include: "Homer the Hound is a 4-year-old fox hound mix who's ...

  7. Westchester State Swimming Champ Heading To University Of Hawaii

    Westchester State Swimming Champ Heading To University Of Hawaii

    One of Westchester’s finest amateur swimmers is taking his talents to the Aloha State.New Rochelle High School senior Michael Lawson, who became a two-time state champion this year, announced his intention to head to Hawaii following graduation, where he will take to the pool at the University of Hawaii.An all-American, Lawson has competed in the New York State High School Swimming ...

  8. Three-Legged Rescue Dog Helps Dementia Patients In Westchester

    Three-Legged Rescue Dog Helps Dementia Patients In Westchester

    Who rescued who? Tinsley, a 3-year-old, three-legged American White Eskimo who was thrown out of a car when she was a puppy has been rescued by a New Rochelle resident, and the dog now visits elderly members of the community suffering from dementia.Each month, Tinsley and her owner, Stephanie Borstaph - who are a Good Dog Foundation certified pet therapy team - visit the elderly at ...

  9. Ban On Texting, Walking Proposed By State Lawmaker

    Ban On Texting, Walking Proposed By State Lawmaker

    While texting and driving has been illegal for some time, a New York politician has a plan to curtail texting and walking.Assemblyman Felix Ortiz has introduced legislation that would amend the state’s current law to prohibit pedestrians from using devices while crossing the street, similar to laws that were put in place in California and Hawaii, which comes with a $100 fine.The ban ...

  10. Know Her? Police Seek Westchester Woman Wanted For Grand Larceny

    Know Her? Police Seek Westchester Woman Wanted For Grand Larceny

    A day after the U.S. Marshals helped police in Yonkers apprehend a longtime wanted man, an alert was issued for a woman wanted by the department for grand larceny.The Yonkers Police Department Warrant Squad issued an alert this week for 21-year-old Ambar Guevara, who was last spotted in the area of Morris Street and is wanted on a charge of fourth-degree grand larceny.Police described ...

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