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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. Westchester Company To Pay $125K In Damages, Penalties After Settlement

    Westchester Company To Pay $125K In Damages, Penalties After Settlement

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A Westchester County property management company and co-op building has agreed in federal court to pay more than $100,000 in damages following a complaint of discrimination on the basis of disability.Joon Kim, the acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced on Friday that West-Ex Associates and 505 Central Avenue Corp. have ...

  2. Police Release Info On Skeletal Remains Found Outside Yonkers Building

    Police Release Info On Skeletal Remains Found Outside Yonkers Building

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Additional information has been released regarding the skeletal remains that were discovered outside a Yonkers apartment building more than a month ago.The landlord of a Bruce Avenue apartment building discovered the human remains in early June, prompting a police investigation into the incident in early June. Police Sgt. Dean Politopoulos said on Friday that ...

  3. New Rochelle Downtown Redevelopment Featured In Daily News Op-Ed

    New Rochelle Downtown Redevelopment Featured In Daily News Op-Ed

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson and the master developers undergoing “the most ambitious redevelopment in city history” were featured in an op-ed in the New York Daily News.The Daily News posted an article written by Bramson and RXR Realty executive Seth Pinsky on Thursday, highlighting New Rochelle’s redevelopment. The piece goes in depth discussing how “suburbs ...

  4. Infant Found Inside Hot Car With Two Overdosed Women In Hudson Valley

    Infant Found Inside Hot Car With Two Overdosed Women In Hudson Valley

    This story has been updated.Two Dutchess County women were arrested by state police after allegedly nearly overdosing on heroin in their car with a 1-year-old in the backseat.New York State Police Troopers from Poughkeepsie were dispatched to the Garden Apartments on Route 44 in Pleasant Valley on Wednesday afternoon, following reports of two women who were unresponsive inside the ...

  5. Fire Breaks Out In Mount Vernon Building

    Fire Breaks Out In Mount Vernon Building

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. - Smoke could be seen billowing through the air after a fire broke out in a Mount Vernon home on Thursday.Fire crews were dispatched to the intersection of Nuber Avenue and East 5th Street at approximately 1 p.m. on Thursday, following reports of a fire in a three and a half story home. Smoke was visible from the street coming from the upper floors.The fire was ...

  6. Local Organization Offers Center For College, Careers In Mount Vernon

    Local Organization Offers Center For College, Careers In Mount Vernon

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - The Guidance Center of Westchester is looking for eligible participants for their new Center for College and Careers program, which will help teens in New Rochelle and Mount Vernon.The Guidance Center is looking for college and career coaches who will develop strong relationships with members of the community between 16 and 21-years-old. Those coaches will ...

  7. Foundation Poured, Progress Made At Site Of 28-Story New Rochelle High Rise

    Foundation Poured, Progress Made At Site Of 28-Story New Rochelle High Rise

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - The master developers tasked with reimagining downtown New Rochelle continue to make speedy progress at the 28-story Main Street project that will serve as the cornerstone of the redevelopment of the business district.New Rochelle officials and developers from RXR Realty broke ground on the site at 587 Main St. late last year, and over the weekend, contracting crews ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. New Rochelle Student Suggestion On Smoke, Vape Shops Becomes Law

    New Rochelle Student Suggestion On Smoke, Vape Shops Becomes Law

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - A members of the New Rochelle Boys and Girls Club has proven there’s no age too young to get involved in local policy making.At the behest of one of the city’s youngest, and brightest students, smoke and vape shops looking to set up shop in New Rochelle will no longer be permitted in the vicinity of schools, playgrounds, daycares and other youth facilities.Each ...

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