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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. It's Opening Day For Golden Corral On Route 9

    It's Opening Day For Golden Corral On Route 9

    Golden Corral is now back in Poughkeepsie.Following several false starts, the popular family-style eatery is marking its reopening day on Tuesday, Nov. 13 on South Road (Route 9) in Poughkeepsie, opening at 10 a.m.The reopening comes a year after it initially opened and suddenly shuttered its doors, much to the surprise of area residents.The restaurant opened in January last year after ...

  2. Wegmans, With Store Coming In Westchester, Earns Top Ranking For Best Retail Workplaces

    Wegmans, With Store Coming In Westchester, Earns Top Ranking For Best Retail Workplaces

    Wegmans, which is preparing for a new market in Westchester, has been ranked as the top place to work in retail, according to Great Place to Work and Fortune.Each year, Great Place to Work takes anonymous surveys of nearly 650,000 employees in the retail industry to determine which are the best employers. This is the third consecutive year that Wegmans took the top spot.According ...

  3. Video: Multiple Larcenies From Cars Under Investigation In Cortlandt

    Video: Multiple Larcenies From Cars Under Investigation In Cortlandt

    Do you know them?New York State Police investigators in Westchester have issued an alert and provided a video following multiple larcenies from vehicles in Cortlandt over the past two months.According to police, “the evidence available at this time is limited, but the four suspects are believed to be young white or Hispanic males.” In the surveillance video released by ...

  4. These Westchester Communities Rank Highest In Household Income

    These Westchester Communities Rank Highest In Household Income

    It’s no secret that Westchester County is home to some of New York’s wealthiest communities, but which rank the highest?In a newly released report by Statistical Atlas, the organization calculated which areas in Westchester have the highest household income, reviewing data from the 2010 census and 2012 through 2016 American Community Survey.The median income in Westchester sits at ...

  5. Westchester Man In Parked Car At Diner Caught With Cocaine, Drug Paraphernalia, Police Say

    Westchester Man In Parked Car At Diner Caught With Cocaine, Drug Paraphernalia, Police Say

    A Westchester man parked outside a Fairfield County diner is facing drug charges after being caught with cocaine and allegedly smoking marijuana in the parking lot, police said.Officers from the Wilton Police Department approached Bronxville resident Gustavo Paulino in his car at approximately 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 2 at Orem’s Diner when they smelled burnt marijuana coming from the ...

  6. Recall Issued For Birth Control Pills

    Recall Issued For Birth Control Pills

    A popular birth control product has been recalled voluntarily because they were packaged with inaccurate directions, according to the Food and Drug Administration.Janssen Pharmaceuticals has initiated a voluntary recall of one lot of Ortho-Novum 1/35 tablets and two lots of Ortho-Novum 7/7/7 tablets to the pharmacy level. According to the FDA, the “patient information provided inside ...

  7. Human Rights Center Offers Support After Swastika Found At High School In Westchester

    Human Rights Center Offers Support After Swastika Found At High School In Westchester

    The Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center has lent its support to a Westchester School District after a swastika was found etched into a bathroom door.A four-inch swastika was found at New Rochelle High School on Wednesday, Nov. 7, prompting an investigation, school officials said. A temporary fix has been put in place to make the sign less recognized until employees at the school ...

  8. Four Westchester Residents Charged With DWI In State Police Stops

    Four Westchester Residents Charged With DWI In State Police Stops

    New York State Police troopers in the Hudson Valley busted 19 motorists who were allegedly driving while impaired over the weekendThe local residents charged were:Dutchess CountyOn Saturday, Nov. 3, State Police troopers from Wappinger arrested Austin Mullen, age 20, of Wappinger, for Aggravated DWI. He was traveling on Pine Ridge Drive in Wappinger, when he was involved in a one-car ...

  9. Utility Bills In New York Rank Among Highest In Nation

    Utility Bills In New York Rank Among Highest In Nation

    Residents of New York and Connecticut are paying some of the highest prices to keep their lights on and the heat up.According to a newly released report from move.org, Connecticut is paying the fourth-highest average utility bill nationally each month, just ahead of New York, which landed fifth on the list. The report factors in the prices of electricity, natural gas, Internet, cable ...

  10. Police: Driver With An 'Altered Mental Status' Crashes Into Stop Sign In Northern Westchester

    Police: Driver With An 'Altered Mental Status' Crashes Into Stop Sign In Northern Westchester

    A driver with an “altered mental status” drove away from the scene of an accident after crashing into a stop sign in Northern Westchester, police said.Officers from the North Castle Police Department received a report shortly before 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, of a driver who went off the road and struck a stop sign on Meadow Hill Place in Armonk.Police said that the caller assisted ...

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