Contact Us
Mount Vernon Daily Voice serves Mount Vernon, NY
Return to your home site

Menu

Mount Vernon Daily Voice serves Mount Vernon, 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 is a self-proclaimed cat and juggling enthusiast. 

Zak Failla's Contributions

  1. Heads Up, Westchester: Gridlock Alert Days Announced For Holiday Season

    Heads Up, Westchester: Gridlock Alert Days Announced For Holiday Season

    With the holidays fast approaching, the New York City Department of Transportation is encouraging Hudson Valley residents to utilize public transportation whenever possible.Each year, the NYC DOT designates Gridlock Alert Days, which mark some of the busiest traffic and travel days on the calendar. As such, the DOT is encouraging residents that are heading to work, shop or otherwise to ...

  2. Construction Complete Of Westchester Luxury Apartment Development

    Construction Complete Of Westchester Luxury Apartment Development

    Developers of a 55-unit luxury apartment complex were joined by Yonkers officials on Wednesday to celebrate the completion of construction at 1177@Greystone.City officials and members of Ginsburg Development Companies celebrated a “topping off” ceremony, marking the completion of the final floor and roof of the Warburton Avenue building, complete with the raising of an American Flag ...

  3. Seen Him? Police Search For I-87 DWI Driver Involved In Crash

    Seen Him? Police Search For I-87 DWI Driver Involved In Crash

    Have you seen him?New York State Police in Westchester are seeking the public’s assistance as they continue their search for a man wanted on multiple charges.State Police in Tarrytown issued an alert this week for 29-year-old Diego Tamay, who is wanted on charges that include felony driving while intoxicated and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle dating back to an ...

  4. Yonkers Officials Introduce $400K In Clean Energy, Transportation Projects

    Yonkers Officials Introduce $400K In Clean Energy, Transportation Projects

    YONKERS, N.Y. - The City of Yonkers is getting greener.Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano and Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the completion of more than $400,000 of clean energy projects throughout the city, including new solar and wind-powered lighting at the popular John F. Kennedy Marina.The project is part of Cuomo’s “Five Cities Energy Plans” initiative, which is designed to increase energy ...

  5. Westchester Daughter Of Ex-Governor Joins 65K Who've Signed TZB Petition

    Westchester Daughter Of Ex-Governor Joins 65K Who've Signed TZB Petition

    The battle over the naming rights of the new Tappan Zee Bridge has become a real family affair.Kathy Conroy Wilson - the daughter of the late Gov. Malcolm Wilson, whose name was included in the official title of the old bridge - has joined the tens of thousands of other New Yorkers who have signed a petition protesting the designation of Mario M. Cuomo Bridge as the official name of the ...

  6. Developers Seek Tax Breaks For $53 Million Mount Vernon Project Proposal

    Developers Seek Tax Breaks For $53 Million Mount Vernon Project Proposal

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. - There will be a public meeting held next week as Mount Vernon officials debate whether or not to give tax breaks to a proposed multi-million dollar affordable housing development.The Mount Vernon Industrial Development Agency (IDA) announced that there will be a public hearing regarding the financial incentives for the developers of The Pointe, a proposed ...

  7. $1.6M Illegal Charges Settlement Includes Westchester Auto Dealer, AG Says

    $1.6M Illegal Charges Settlement Includes Westchester Auto Dealer, AG Says

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A pair of Westchester County auto dealerships were among those included in a settlement claiming they charged thousands of customers for hidden purchases.New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced that Honda of New Rochelle and New Rochelle Toyota are facing severe restrictions on sales after being included in a deal to end the practice of ...

  8. Sex Offender Reports Move To Mount Vernon

    Sex Offender Reports Move To Mount Vernon

    A registered "lifetime" sexual offender convicted of attempted sexual abuse has reported a move in Westchester County.The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services issued an alert this week to Westchester residents regarding the residency of 42-year-old Marcus Davis, who has reported an address change to an apartment on Millington Avenue in Mount Vernon.The Division ...

  9. Columbus Statue Vandalized In New 'Act Of Vandalism' In Yonkers

    Columbus Statue Vandalized In New 'Act Of Vandalism' In Yonkers

    For the second time in three months, a statue of Christopher Columbus has been vandalized in a Yonkers park, this time “in an act of spontaneous vandalism.”Yonkers police said that 33-year-old Bronx resident Paul Martin was in the area making deliveries, when he allegedly spontaneously wrote obscenities on the Columbus Park in permanent marker.Officers were dispatched to the park at ...

  10. Mount Vernon Man Convicted Of Killing, Dumping Girlfriend's Body

    Mount Vernon Man Convicted Of Killing, Dumping Girlfriend's Body

    A 33-year-old man is facing up to 15 years in prison after being acquitted of murder, but found guilty of manslaughter involving the strangling death of his girlfriend in Westchester.Jason Myers, 33, of Mount Vernon was found guilty this week of second-degree manslaughter and concealment of a human corpse after he strangled his girlfriend, 27-year-old Ashley McDuffie last year and then ...

  11. Prev Page 1 of 258 1 2 3 4 5 Next
    1 - 10 of 2,579 articles

Welcome to

Mount Vernon Daily Voice!

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

Get important news about your town as it happens.