Contact Us
Peekskill Daily Voice serves Peekskill, NY

Menu

Peekskill Daily Voice serves Peekskill, NY

Nearby Towns

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 a self-proclaimed cat and juggling enthusiast. 

Zak Failla's Contributions

  1. Uber, Lyft Making Big Westchester Pushes As Legislator Vote On Opt-Out Set

    Uber, Lyft Making Big Westchester Pushes As Legislator Vote On Opt-Out Set

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - With the legislative session over in Albany, ride hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft appear ready to make their long-awaited push into Westchester County.Uber has started an advertising campaign in Westchester County, promoting the increasingly popular national service to local residents in an effort to drum up support for an expansion into the area, ...

  2. Route 119 Lane Closures Announced

    Route 119 Lane Closures Announced

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Motorists planning to travel on Route 119 in Westchester next week can expect delays as crews complete maintenance activity in the area.Beginning on Tuesday, June 27, and extending through Thursday, June 29, motorists can expect delays as there are various single lane closures on both sides of the roadway scheduled between Taxter Road and Route 124 (Aqueduct ...

  3. Thousands Ticketed In Statewide Crackdown On Speeding, Aggressive Drivers

    Thousands Ticketed In Statewide Crackdown On Speeding, Aggressive Drivers

    More than 21,000 tickets were doled out by police during a statewide crackdown on aggressive and speeding drivers in New York State.From June 7 through June 13, New York State Police issued 21,864 tickets during its annual “Speed Week” campaign, where they target aggressive drivers using marked patrol and Concealed Identity Traffic Enforcement vehicles in an effort to encourage ...

  4. Peekskill Private Nurse Steals $390K In Medicaid Money, AG Says

    Peekskill Private Nurse Steals $390K In Medicaid Money, AG Says

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A registered nurse in Westchester County is facing more than a decade in prison for allegedly stealing nearly $400,000 by making false claims for care he did not provide.Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced the arrest of 47-year-old Collins Anyanwu-Mueller on Monday, charging him with felony counts of second-degree grand larceny and offering a false ...

  5. Man Convicted Of Running Over Two Police Officers In Westchester

    Man Convicted Of Running Over Two Police Officers In Westchester

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - The man accused of mowing down two Mount Pleasant police officers - including one who was dragged for several feet - during a traffic stop is heading to prison after being convicted on felony charges.A Westchester County Court jury convicted 39-year-old Bronx resident Nathan Irizarry of two felony counts of assault on a police officer, though he was acquitted ...

  6. Fake ID, Underage Drinking Summer Sweep Starts Statewide

    Fake ID, Underage Drinking Summer Sweep Starts Statewide

    With summer’s arrival, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced “Operation Prevent,” the state’s annual initiative to crack down on underage drinking and fake IDs.Cuomo announced that DMV investigators, members of the New York State Police and local law enforcement officials have launched their 2017 summer concert crackdown, making dozens of arrests in May.According to Cuomo, as part of ...

  7. Woman, 21, Faces DWI Charge After Car Slams Into Pole In Yorktown

    Woman, 21, Faces DWI Charge After Car Slams Into Pole In Yorktown

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A 21-year-old Yorktown woman was busted for allegedly drinking and driving over the weekend after crashing into a telephone pole.At approximately 2:19 a.m. on Saturday, June 24, police were dispatched to Crompond Road, where there were reports of a one-vehicle crash involving a motorist that had struck  a telephone pole.According to police, upon arrival, ...

  8. Family Dispute Leads To Felony Charges For Mount Kisco Man

    Family Dispute Leads To Felony Charges For Mount Kisco Man

    A 36-year-old Westchester man was arrested on multiple felony charges following a domestic dispute in Mount Kisco.Westchester County Police officers were dispatched to a West Main Street home where there were reports of a domestic incident shortly before 8:15 p.m. on Wednesday, polices spokesman Kieran O’Leary said on Friday.Upon arrival, police determined that there had been a family ...

  9. Bill To Ban Barges In Hudson Valley Awaiting Cuomo's Approval

    Bill To Ban Barges In Hudson Valley Awaiting Cuomo's Approval

    A bill to prevent the creation of anchorage sites in the Hudson River has passed the New York State Assembly and Senate, and will now head to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s desk before it can be signed into law.Earlier this year, bi-partisan Hudson Valley officials came together at the Yonkers waterfront to announce additional legislation that would stop the U.S. Coast Guard’s proposal that ...

  10. Lawsuit: Transgender Hostess Harassed, Mocked At Westchester Applebee's

    Lawsuit: Transgender Hostess Harassed, Mocked At Westchester Applebee's

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - The firing of a transgender employee at a Westchester Applebee’s over alleged sexual harassment has led to a discrimination lawsuit from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.A Title VII lawsuit was filed by the EEOC, the organization announced on Friday, against Apple Metro Inc., which operates Applebee’s in Westchester, following the alleged incident, ...

  11. Prev Page 1 of 82 1 2 3 4 5 Next
    1 - 10 of 815 articles

Welcome to

Peekskill Daily Voice!

This is a one time message inviting you to keep in touch

Get important news about your town as it happens.