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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. Large Truck Leaking Fuel Causes Road Closure In Ossining

    Large Truck Leaking Fuel Causes Road Closure In Ossining

    Update: Police said that the scene is nearly cleaned up, and Main Street is expected to reopen at approximately 6 p.m. on Monday afternoon.All hands were on deck Monday morning on Main Street in Ossining, as crews worked quickly to clean up a massive oil spill in the area that forced a lengthy road closure.Main Street remains closed between South Highland Avenue and State Street due to ...

  2. 'Perfect Storm' Of Repairs, Construction Could Create NYC Commute Chaos, Report Says

    'Perfect Storm' Of Repairs, Construction Could Create NYC Commute Chaos, Report Says

    A “perfect storm” of construction and repairs may cause a nightmarish commuter into Manhattan for several years.A New York Post report outlined the troubles commuters may face in the coming years, as crews get set to begin extensive subway repairs, highway construction work, railroad work and other projects that will tie up traffic and cause gridlock in the city.Beginning on Friday, ...

  3. Motorists Pay Most Expensive August Pump Prices In Years

    Motorists Pay Most Expensive August Pump Prices In Years

    With the demand for gasoline soaring during the dog days of summer, motorists can expect gas prices to peak to the highest price since 2014.With Labor Day fast approaching, statewide gas prices are beginning to peak, with an average price nationwide of $2.87 per gallon, the most expensive prices in four years. Officials said that there will likely be a spike in prices toward the end of ...

  4. Valhalla Woman Charged With Violating Protection Order In Yorktown

    Valhalla Woman Charged With Violating Protection Order In Yorktown

    An argument inside a car led to the arrest of a Westchester woman who was allegedly violating an Order of Protection in Yorktown.Shortly before 9:15 p.m. on Tuesday night, officers from the Yorktown Police Department were dispatched to the parking lot of a local shopping center, where there was a report of two people arguing inside a car.Police said that upon arrival, officers were able ...

  5. Man Faces Felony Charge For Drug Dealing After Crash In Westchester

    Man Faces Felony Charge For Drug Dealing After Crash In Westchester

    An accused drug dealer is facing felony charges after being busted on I-95 in Westchester with Oxycodone and marijuana following an investigation into a car crash in Pelham over the weekend.New York State Police investigators were dispatched to a stretch of I-95 shortly before 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 3, where there was a report of a crash that involved property damage on the interstate ...

  6. Northern Westchester Restaurant Employee Threatens Co-Worker With Spatula, Police Say

    Northern Westchester Restaurant Employee Threatens Co-Worker With Spatula, Police Say

    Police intervention was required at a restaurant in Northern Westchester, when one employee threatened another with a spatula during an argument.County Police officers were dispatched to a restaurant on East Main Street in Mount Kisco shortly before 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 31, where there was a report of a dispute involving two workers.Police said that upon arrival at the restaurant, ...

  7. Seen Her? Alert Issued For Woman Wanted In Hudson Valley

    Seen Her? Alert Issued For Woman Wanted In Hudson Valley

    Have you seen her?New York State Police investigators are seeking the public’s assistance as they attempt to track down a woman wanted on drug charges in Dutchess County.An alert has been issued regarding 26-year-old Jenna Landis, who is wanted by the New York State Police and Town of East Fishkill Court following an arrest for possession of cocaine and marijuana. She later failed to ...

  8. I-84, I-684 Ramp Closures Scheduled

    I-84, I-684 Ramp Closures Scheduled

    There will be overnight ramp closures on I-684 and I-84 in Putnam County for several days, beginning this week.The New York State Department of Transportation announced that from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., beginning on Monday, Aug. 13, there will be ramp closures on the interstates in Southeast, as contracting crews continue a pavement and resurfacing project in the area. The closures are ...

  9. Reward Offered For Info On Hudson Valley Woman's Death

    Reward Offered For Info On Hudson Valley Woman's Death

    A reward has been offered for any information that leads to the arrest of a suspect involved in the murder of a Hudson Valley woman who was found in a shallow grave more than a decade ago.The New York State Crime Stoppers and State Police have offered a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for the death of ...

  10. Police Dish Out 60 Tickets In Sprain Brook Parkway Detail

    Police Dish Out 60 Tickets In Sprain Brook Parkway Detail

    Dozens of motorists were cited for speeding on the Sprain Brook Parkway on Tuesday, as police conducted a special speed enforcement detail in Westchester.New York State Police Troopers were out in force on the parkway on Tuesday in Greenburgh and Yonkers, dishing out a total of 60 tickets, including 49 for speeding.The latest detail is the most recent for State Police, who have been ...

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