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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. 

Zak Failla's Contributions

  1. Cuomo Sends Cease, Desist Letter To ICE, Citing 'Reckless' Enforcement

    Cuomo Sends Cease, Desist Letter To ICE, Citing 'Reckless' Enforcement

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is putting federal immigration officials on notice, threatening to sue U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement in a cease and desist letter, claiming that ICE agents operating in the state have become “increasingly reckless and reflect a serious disregard for the rule of law."Cuomo sent a letter to ICE Deputy Director Thomas Homan on Wednesday following ...

  2. Van Plunges Off Overpass On Bronx River Parkway In Westchester

    Van Plunges Off Overpass On Bronx River Parkway In Westchester

    Traffic was tied up on the Bronx River Parkway during Thursday’s morning commute when a van flew off the Cross County overpass in Yonkers, coming to a crashing half below.The driver of a van was hospitalized with minor injuries after he was driving up the westbound ramp of the Cross County Parkway shortly before 6:30 a.m. when he lost control on the curved roadway, went through the ...

  3. Man Caught With Crack Cocaine In Stop At Taconic Parkway Entrance

    Man Caught With Crack Cocaine In Stop At Taconic Parkway Entrance

    A Putnam County man is facing drug charges after being busted by a police officer in Yorktown who spotted drug activity in a vehicle. An officer on patrol near the intersection of Curry Street and Jennifer Court in Yorktown Heights allegedly observed drug activity inside a truck involving Lake Peekskill resident James Paccione, 61, who proceeded to leave the area and drive off onto ...

  4. Tickets For Texting More Than Double For NY Motorists

    Tickets For Texting More Than Double For NY Motorists

    Although many New Yorkers have caught on when it comes to recognizing the perils of talking on cell phones while driving, most still aren’t putting their phones down as tickets for texting while driving continue to rise.Data collected by the state from 2012 to 2016 has found that tickets for talking on cell phones have fallen 47 percent statewide; however, during that same period, ...

  5. Area Family Adopts Teens After Death Of Mother

    Area Family Adopts Teens After Death Of Mother

    A pair of Rockland County first responders have found a new way to save some lives.The community is rallying around New City residents Carol and Marc Ackerman, who have agreed to take in a pair of teenagers who lost their mother to breast cancer earlier this month at the age of 37.In response, the Ackermans - Carol is an EMT with the New City Ambulance Corp. and Marc is a volunteer ...

  6. Shrub Oak Man Nabbed For DWI In Putnam County

    Shrub Oak Man Nabbed For DWI In Putnam County

    The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department has been busy of late, busting a pair of motorists who were allegedly operating their vehicles under the influence of drugs or alcohol.Putnam County Sheriff Robert Langley, Jr. announced the arrests of 40-year-old Danbury resident Karla Gomes and 33-year-old Shrub Oak resident Peter Cancro, who were busted for driving under the influence by the ...

  7. Man Sentenced For Burglarizing Area Home, Fleeing To Russia

    Man Sentenced For Burglarizing Area Home, Fleeing To Russia

    A Fairfield County man who fled the country to Russia in an attempt to avoid a burglary charge dating back to an incident in Putnam County in 2014 has been sentenced.Putnam County District Attorney Robert Tendy announced on Wednesday that Sandy Hook resident Anthony Magliocco, 29, has been sentenced to 14 years in state prison after being convicted of first-degree burglary and an ...

  8. Police To Crack Down On Drivers Who Pass Stopped School Buses

    Police To Crack Down On Drivers Who Pass Stopped School Buses

    State and local police will be cracking down on motorists that pass stopped school bus during “Operation Safe Stop.” The special enforcement detail - the 15th annual - will be focused on deterring motorists from passing the buses and is designed to educate the public about the dangers of passing buses when they are dismissing students and their lights are flashing.“Passing a stopped ...

  9. Three Injured As Fire Destroys Westchester Restaurant

    Three Injured As Fire Destroys Westchester Restaurant

    Three firefighters suffered injuries battling a blaze inside a popular Mount Vernon eatery that left the building razed and burned.Firefighters were dispatched to the Lincoln Barbecue on East Lincoln Avenue at approximately 10 a.m. on Wednesday morning after receiving reports of a fire inside the kitchen of the restaurant.It took firefighters several hours to knock down the flames, as ...

  10. Man, 63, Forcibly Kisses Woman Against Her Will, Westchester Police Say

    Man, 63, Forcibly Kisses Woman Against Her Will, Westchester Police Say

    Westchester County Police intervention was required in Mount Kisco after a man allegedly forcibly grabbed a woman and kissed her against her will. Officers were dispatched to Columbus Avenue at approximately 8:22 a.m. on Tuesday, April 17, where there was a report of a woman who had suffered injuries after a man forced himself on her without consent.According to police, 63-year-old ...

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