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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. Busy Bridge To Be Closed For Weeks In Westchester

    Busy Bridge To Be Closed For Weeks In Westchester

    The Sensaqua Bridge will be closed for weeks as contracting crews get set to perform maintenance on the structure in Westchester.The New York State Department of Transportation announced that the bridge will be closed beginning at 8 a.m. on Monday, July 23 in Croton-on-Hudson, with construction work expected to last an estimated 80 days. The NYSDOT said the work is required to perform ...

  2. The Fresh Market To Shut Down 15 Stores Amid Turnaround Plan

    The Fresh Market To Shut Down 15 Stores Amid Turnaround Plan

    Fresh Market is set to shutter the doors of 15 stores in several states as it moves forward with its turnaround plan.The specialty grocery chain announced that it will be closing its locations in nine states over the next several weeks following “analysis of long-term growth,” according to the company. In a statement, officials said they will “do their best to relocate as many impacted ...

  3. Police Dish Out 74 Tickets, Arrest One In I-684 Detail

    Police Dish Out 74 Tickets, Arrest One In I-684 Detail

    Dozens of tickets were dished out by New York State Police troopers during a special speed enforcement detail on I-684 in Westchester and Putnam counties this week.During the detail on Tuesday, July 17, troopers issued a total of 74 tickets and made one arrest of one motorist who was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana.In ...

  4. Police Investigate Stolen Computers From Jennie Clarkson Campus In Valhalla

    Police Investigate Stolen Computers From Jennie Clarkson Campus In Valhalla

    Police are investigating a suspicious incident involving stolen computers at the Jennie Clarkson campus in Valhalla.An administrator at the school reported to North Castle police shortly before 10:45 a.m. on Monday morning that he had found what “appears to be a forced entry” into the Adult Independent Living Office at the campus, which is located in the Opportunity Center in the rear ...

  5. Suspicious Men In Driveway, Verbal Dispute, Top North Castle Police Blotter

    Suspicious Men In Driveway, Verbal Dispute, Top North Castle Police Blotter

    A suspicious vehicle that pulled into a North Castle driveway before taking off led to police intervention.The North Castle Police Department received a report shortly before 3:30 p.m. on Monday, July 16, from a man who stated that his wife is at their Bedford Road home, and a suspicious van had pulled into the driveway, occupied by an African American and Hispanic man.Police said that ...

  6. K9 Officer Helps Police Make Drug Bust In Yorktown

    K9 Officer Helps Police Make Drug Bust In Yorktown

    A police canine helped break-up an alleged heroin deal outside the Jefferson Valley Mall.An officer from the Yorktown Police Department who was conducting a business check of the mall at approximately 8:15 p.m. on Thursday night reported that he saw “suspicious drug activity” by several people standing near a parked car.Police said that the officer began an investigation, with the help ...

  7. Tickets Issued To Nearly 12,000 In State Police July 4th Details

    Tickets Issued To Nearly 12,000 In State Police July 4th Details

    Thousands of tickets were issued in New York as New York State Police targeted drunk and distracted drivers during the Independence Day holiday.As part of the STOP-DWI Independence Day week-long crackdown, State Police troopers busted thousands of motorists for driving while intoxicated as they attempt to stop motorists from drinking and driving in the area.The detail began at 6 p.m. on ...

  8. Central Avenue Gas Station Robbery Spree Suspect Sees Sentencing Adjourned

    Central Avenue Gas Station Robbery Spree Suspect Sees Sentencing Adjourned

    A man who allegedly terrorized a gas station during several armed robberies over the span of more than four months had his sentencing adjourned after being found guilty by a jury following a trial in Westchester County Court.Bronx resident Gregory Harris, 41, was found guilty last month of multiple counts of robbery related to four incidents at the same Central Park Avenue in Yonkers in ...

  9. Westchester Man Who Burned Down House At Owner's Request Nabbed, Police Say

    Westchester Man Who Burned Down House At Owner's Request Nabbed, Police Say

    A Westchester man who was allegedly commissioned to burn a rental house down in Connecticut and attempted to elude arrest has been busted by police following a two-year investigation.Connecticut State Police announced the arrest of Yonkers resident Leon “Pops” Carson, Jr., who was allegedly set a mattress on fire at an Oxford rental home at the behest of the owner, Delores Lee, who had ...

  10. Man Charged With Shooting, Killing Worker From Northern Westchester

    Man Charged With Shooting, Killing Worker From Northern Westchester

    An area man has been charged in the March murder of a trash-carting driver.Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino, Jr. announced on Friday that 32-year-old Heriberto Morales of Yonkers has been charged by a grand jury in a seven-count indictment that was released this week. He stands charged of murdering a Northern Westchester man who was working for a private carting ...

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