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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. Age Released For Man Fatally Struck By Metro-North Train In Westchester

    Age Released For Man Fatally Struck By Metro-North Train In Westchester

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A 45-year-old Hispanic man was fatally struck by a train early on Wednesday morning near the Metro-North Train Station, leading to delays for commuters traveling on the New Haven Line.Shortly before 5:30 a.m., an unauthorized person on the tracks was fatally struck by the 5:13 a.m. train from Stamford due to land in Grand Central Terminal at 6:20, a ...

  2. Third Gas Station Robbed In Westchester This Week

    Third Gas Station Robbed In Westchester This Week

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Police in Westchester are investigating the third robbery of a gas station this week following an incident in Mamaroneck.Officials confirmed that a man with a weapon robbed a Boston Post Road gas station at approximately 8 p.m. on Tuesday night. The unidentified suspect then took off on foot. Officials have not disclosed what was stolen in the robbery.On ...

  3. JCC Bomb Threats Lead To Tougher Penalties In New York

    JCC Bomb Threats Lead To Tougher Penalties In New York

    Following multiple bomb threats to Hudson Valley Jewish community centers, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill into law that will install tougher penalties on those that threaten such organizations.The bill amends the penal law to include community centers in the definition of a “public place” as it relates to bomb threats and other offenses against public order. It takes ...

  4. Police Issue 55 Tickets In Latest Westchester Detail

    Police Issue 55 Tickets In Latest Westchester Detail

    New York State Police troopers doled out dozens of tickets on Tuesday during a distracted driving detail on I-684 in Westchester.During the six-hour detail, troopers issued 10 tickets for speeding, three for seatbelt violations, 11 for drivers using their cell phones, 23 for failure to abide by the “move-over law” and eight for other vehicle and traffic offenses.In total, 55 tickets ...

  5. Did You Buy Them? Amazon Gives Refunds For Fake Solar Eclipse Glasses

    Did You Buy Them? Amazon Gives Refunds For Fake Solar Eclipse Glasses

    As the much ballyhooed solar eclipse of 2017 gets closer, Amazon has been forced to offer refunds to buyers who may have purchased counterfeit protective eyewear from the company to view the phenomenon.According to an ABC report, third-party sellers offering to sell solar eclipse glasses have been asked to provide documentation to ensure that the products “were compliant with relevant ...

  6. Developers To Break Ground On Downtown Complex In New Rochelle

    Developers To Break Ground On Downtown Complex In New Rochelle

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - As the “most ambitious downtown redevelopment in New Rochelle history” continues, city officials are set to break ground on a new apartment complex designed to attract young, up-and-coming professionals.New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson and Megalith Capital Management CEO Sam Sidhu will be on hand Wednesday afternoon to break ground on “The Printhouse,” a complex ...

  7. Several Vehicle Break-Ins Reported In Irvington, Police Say

    Several Vehicle Break-Ins Reported In Irvington, Police Say

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Police in Irvington are cautioning homeowners to be wary and to lock up following a rash of auto larcenies in the village.The Irvington Police Department issued an alert on Tuesday warning that on Monday night, there were several unlocked vehicles entered and ransacked in the south end of the village with property stolen overnight.Police noted that purses, ...

  8. Manhattanville Student's Mom Sues Driver In Fatal Crash

    Manhattanville Student's Mom Sues Driver In Fatal Crash

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - The mother of a 21-year-old Manhattanville College student who was killed in a drunk driving incident is reportedly suing the Rye woman who struck him and the bar that served her for hours. into the early hours of the morning.According to a lohud report, Donna Juliette Ann Hall, the mother of Robby Schartner intends to sue Emma Fox and The Pub in Rye after she ...

  9. Tarrytown-Based Visiting Nurse Association Joins Northwell Health

    Tarrytown-Based Visiting Nurse Association Joins Northwell Health

    Northwell Health has continued its expansion in the Hudson Valley as the New York State Department of Health approved an agreement allowing Tarrytown-based Visiting Nurse Association of Hudson Valley to join the organization.The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) becomes the latest local health provider to join Northwell, following recent acquisitions of Northern Westchester Hospital of ...

  10. Suspect Steals Westchester Woman's ID To Buy High-End Clothes, Police Say

    Suspect Steals Westchester Woman's ID To Buy High-End Clothes, Police Say

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Police are investigating a pair of incidents that saw a woman’s identity stolen for thousands of dollars in Scarsdale.A Paddington Road resident reported to police on Saturday that her identity had been stolen and charges had been made on her American Express credit card at Saks.According to police, the woman said that she was notified on Aug. 10 by the Saks ...

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