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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. Pedestrian Hospitalized After Being Struck While Crossing Westchester Road

    Pedestrian Hospitalized After Being Struck While Crossing Westchester Road

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A pedestrian was struck by a car in Scarsdale on Thursday morning, leading to the closure of a prominent roadway in the village.Shortly after 10 a.m. on Thursday, a pedestrian walking on Brewster Road was struck while crossing Fenimore Road, prompting police to shut down the roadway between Brite Avenue and Dobbs Terrace as police conduct an accident ...

  2. CBS Show 'Madam Secretary' Films At Wartburg In Mount Vernon

    CBS Show 'Madam Secretary' Films At Wartburg In Mount Vernon

    Hollywood has come to Westchester, as a senior housing provider served as the backdrop for a popular CBS-TV drama for several weeks.The cast and crew of “Madam Secretary” recently filmed several scenes at various sites at Wartburg’s 34-acre campus in Mount Vernon, including shots that include some of the seniors that call Mount Vernon home.During the two week shooting period, scenes ...

  3. Westchester WWII Marine Reinterred At Arlington After Remains Found

    Westchester WWII Marine Reinterred At Arlington After Remains Found

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A Marine from Westchester who fought in the Pacific during World War II has been reinterred at Arlington National Cemetery after his remains were discovered after several decades.In 2015, the body of Marine Cpl. Walter Critchley of New Rochelle - who was assigned to Company F, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines, 2nd Marine Division in November 1943 - was discovered at ...

  4. Mount Vernon Held Back Thousands From School District, Report Says

    Mount Vernon Held Back Thousands From School District, Report Says

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. - The Mount Vernon School District is reportedly the latest casualty of an ongoing battle of wills between Mayor Richard Thomas and other city officials.The school district missed out on thousands of dollars because a check for more than $4.5 million in school taxes sat on Thomas’ desk while he and Comptroller Maureen Walker continue to go back-and-forth over a ...

  5. Drug Lab Discovery Leads To Evacuation Of Yonkers Apartment Building

    Drug Lab Discovery Leads To Evacuation Of Yonkers Apartment Building

    An apartment building was evacuated on Wednesday when police found a drug manufacturing lab, Yonkers Police said.Members of both the Yonkers Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to a Yonkers Avenue apartment building after being contacted by Con Edison about the equipment and chemicals.The incident and arrest forced the closure of Yonkers Avenue East between Nepperhan Avenue and ...

  6. Westchester County Police Investigating Swastikas Painted On Synagogue

    Westchester County Police Investigating Swastikas Painted On Synagogue

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Police are investigating anti-Semitic graffiti that was spray painted onto a Mount Kisco nursery school that sits adjacent to a popular playground.Staff at the Bet Torah synagogue on Smith Avenue in Mount Kisco reported to Westchester County Police on Sunday that they had found two swastikas spray-painted on the wall of the nursery school.Police said that the ...

  7. Yonkers Avenue Temporarily Closes For Police, Fire Operations

    Yonkers Avenue Temporarily Closes For Police, Fire Operations

    Yonkers Avenue will temporarily be closed in Yonkers on Wednesday afternoon.The Yonkers Police Department has issued an alert to residents regarding a closure on Yonkers Avenue East between Neppherhan Avenue and Oak Street due to police and fire operations in the area.The nature of the operations was not immediately available. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.

  8. Westchester Investigators Extradite Third Alleged Masked Home Invader

    Westchester Investigators Extradite Third Alleged Masked Home Invader

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A third suspect has been brought into police custody after allegedly participating in a burglary that was interrupted by two sleeping homeowners in Scarsdale.Shortly after 2:15 a.m. on Wednesday, April 19, a Berwick Road resident reported to police that two masked men were in her home, prompting an intervention from first responders.According to Scarsdale ...

  9. Sex Offender Reports Move To Mount Vernon

    Sex Offender Reports Move To Mount Vernon

    A registered sex offender convicted of committing a sexual offense out of the state has reported a move into Westchester County.The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services issued an alert this week to Westchester residents regarding the residency of 49-year-old Noel Smith, who has moved to an apartment on South Third Street in Mount Vernon.The Division of Criminal Justice ...

  10. AG: Westchester School Bus Drivers Commit Hundreds Of Red Light Violations

    AG: Westchester School Bus Drivers Commit Hundreds Of Red Light Violations

    When Westchester parents drop their kids off at the bus stop to go to school each morning, they think they’re in safe hands. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman isn’t so sure.An investigation by Schneiderman’s office into school bus safety found that drivers had committed nearly 1,500 red light camera violations in Westchester and Suffolk counties committed by 15 randomly selected bus ...

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