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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. Lane Closures Scheduled For Day, Night On Taconic State Parkway

    Lane Closures Scheduled For Day, Night On Taconic State Parkway

    Motorists planning on traveling on the Taconic State Parkway through Yorktown this week can expect delays as crews complete construction work in the area.Southbound lanes of the parkway, between Underhill Avenue and the Croton Reservoir Bridge in Yorktown will be temporarily closed on Thursday and Friday so crews can perform construction activities.There will be single lane closures ...

  2. Lane Closures Scheduled For Day, Night On Taconic State Parkway

    Lane Closures Scheduled For Day, Night On Taconic State Parkway

    Motorists planning on traveling on the Taconic State Parkway through Yorktown this week can expect delays as crews complete construction work in the area.Southbound lanes of the parkway, between Underhill Avenue and the Croton Reservoir Bridge in Yorktown will be temporarily closed on Thursday and Friday so crews can perform construction activities.There will be single lane closures ...

  3. GoFundMe Page Started For Injured Retired Police Sergeant From Westchester

    GoFundMe Page Started For Injured Retired Police Sergeant From Westchester

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A fundraising campaign has been started for a former Bronxville Police Sergeant working in Florida who was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash.Retired Bronxville Police Sgt. Anthony Deleo, now working as a deputy for the St. John’s County Sheriff’s Department in Florida, was hospitalized after being involved in a motorcycle crash Friday, according to ...

  4. Stuck Sailboat Causes Stir At Croton Point

    Stuck Sailboat Causes Stir At Croton Point

    Sailers required intervention from the Croton-on-Hudson Fire Department after finding themselves stuck in a shallow section in the south end of Croton Point over the weekend.Crews from the fire department were dispatched to the Hudson River following reports of a boat in distress at 10:50 a.m. on Sunday. Upon arrival, firefighters determined that a sailboat was stuck on a “sand bar” in ...

  5. Five Face Charges After Violent, 12-Hour Westchester Crime Spree

    Five Face Charges After Violent, 12-Hour Westchester Crime Spree

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Five men have been charged in a 50-count indictment for their roles in a 12-hour crime spree in Westchester County that led to the death of a man in May, according to the Westchester County District Attorney's office.The indictments came following a multi-jurisdictional investigation into a fatal shooting during a lawless spree that took place on May ...

  6. Driver Who Hit Car At Armonk Store Backs Out Of Insurance Claim, Police Say

    Driver Who Hit Car At Armonk Store Backs Out Of Insurance Claim, Police Say

    ARMONK, N.Y. - Police are investigating an incident where a driver welshed on a deal to pay damages caused following an accident in the parking lot of the Armonk Country Kitchen.A report was made to the North Castle Police Department last week by a man who stated that another driver had struck his vehicle in the parking lot, causing extensive damage to the rear left bumper of a ...

  7. New TZB Roadway Lighting Structures Near Completion

    New TZB Roadway Lighting Structures Near Completion

    Amid the naming controversy of the new Tappan Zee Bridge, construction continues on the structure as crews near completion of the installation of roadway lighting.Tappan Zee Constructors have installed all westbound lighting fixtures on the bridge, as well aesthetic lighting fixtures on the upper main tower. The company intends to conduct periodic lighting tests to confirm that each of ...

  8. Rye Playland Carousel To Remain Closed Following Fire

    Rye Playland Carousel To Remain Closed Following Fire

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Officials have confirmed that the 102-year-old carousel at Rye Playland will be closed for the year after it was damaged by a fire last weekend.Dozens of riders had to be evacuated from the popular carousel when a fire sparked at approximately 4:15 p.m. on Sunday, July 9 at Playland, prompting firefighters from several municipalities to respond to the ...

  9. Tarrytown Man, 20, Sentenced For Distributing Heroin Connected To Death

    Tarrytown Man, 20, Sentenced For Distributing Heroin Connected To Death

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A heroin dealer from Tarrytown whose sales allegedly contributed to the overdose death of a White Plains man has been sentenced to nearly a decade in prison.Anthony “Taco” Delosangeles, formerly of Yorktown, was sentenced to eight years in prison, Joon Kim, the acting United States Attorney for the Southern District announced on Friday. The sentencing comes ...

  10. New Yorkers Give Thumbs Down To Cuomo Move Naming New TZB After His Dad

    New Yorkers Give Thumbs Down To Cuomo Move Naming New TZB After His Dad

    Hudson Valley residents’ shouts about the naming of the new Tappan Zee Bridge keep falling on deaf ears, as a new poll released shows that more than 50 percent of Westchester and Rockland County residents disapprove of naming it after Mario Cuomo.In a poll released by Reclaim New York Initiative, it was determined that 53.8 percent of Hudson Valley residents disapprove of renaming the ...

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