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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 a self-proclaimed cat and juggling enthusiast. 

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  1. Police Break Up Underage Drinking Party In Bronxville

    Police Break Up Underage Drinking Party In Bronxville

    BRONXVILLE, N.Y. - Police in Bronxville broke up an underage party over the weekend involving several minors who were allegedly drinking.Shortly after 1:30 a.m. on Friday, police were dispatched to a Park Avenue residence, where there were several reports of a “large party” taking place.According to police, officers arrived and saw several people flee the area on foot. In total, nine ...

  2. Westchester Schools Secretary Accused Of Stealing Thousands Faces Charges

    Westchester Schools Secretary Accused Of Stealing Thousands Faces Charges

    The longtime Tarrytown Union Free School District and Putnam County resident accused of stealing more than $10,000 from her employer was back in court this week for a pre-trial appearance. Last week, Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino, Jr. announced  that 53-year-old Carol Ressa of Lake Peekskill has been arraigned in Sleepy Hollow Village Court, where she was charged ...

  3. Mount Vernon Developer Chosen For $110 Million Westchester Renovation

    Mount Vernon Developer Chosen For $110 Million Westchester Renovation

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - The New Rochelle City Council has chosen a prominent southern Westchester County company to redevelop the site of city-owned Fire Station No. 1 into a multi-million dollar mixed-use building.Mount Vernon-based MacQuesten Development LLC was unanimously chosen by the City Council to reimagine the fire station into a $110 million, 27-story mixed-use building at the ...

  4. Investigators Probe Westchester Teen's Death In Abandoned Hospital

    Investigators Probe Westchester Teen's Death In Abandoned Hospital

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Port Chester is mourning the loss of a 14-year-old boy who died from injuries he suffered on Tuesday night after falling through the roof of an abandoned Westchester County hospital while police investigate the case.The teen fell down an elevator shaft at the former United Hospital building on Tuesday night, falling several stories, police said. The name of ...

  5. Teen Dies After Falling Through Port Chester Hospital Roof

    Teen Dies After Falling Through Port Chester Hospital Roof

    Update, Wednesday morningA 14-year-old boy has died after police say he fell through the roof of an abandoned hospital in Port Chester Tuesday night.The incident occurred at the old United Hospital property on Boston Post Road.The teen's identity has not yet been released.Check back to Daily Voice for updates. More information on the incident is available below in Daily Voice's report ...

  6. New Craft Booze Options May Be Headed To Downtown New Rochelle

    New Craft Booze Options May Be Headed To Downtown New Rochelle

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - Craft booze and brews may be coming to select sections of downtown New Rochelle as the City Council considers new legislation.The New Rochelle City Council has proposed legislation that will permit the production of craft beverages such as beer, cider and wine within certain downtown zones, New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson said on Tuesday.According to a memo from the ...

  7. Teen Dies After Falling Through Port Chester Hospital Roof

    Teen Dies After Falling Through Port Chester Hospital Roof

    UpdateA 14-year-old has died after police say he fell through the roof of an abandoned hospital in Port Chester.The incident occurred at the old United Hospital property on Boston Post Road Tuesday night.The teen's identity has not yet been released.Check back to Daily Voice for updates. More information on the incident is available below in Daily Voice's report published Tuesday ...

  8. Police Investigating Parkway Road Egg-Throwing Incident In Bronxville

    Police Investigating Parkway Road Egg-Throwing Incident In Bronxville

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Police are investigating a criminal mischief incident that saw an unknown number of suspects allegedly throwing eggs toward a busy pedestrian area on Parkway Road.Members with the MTA Police reported that unknown suspects threw eggs from the area of an apartment complex at 125 Parkway Road on Tuesday, June 13.No injuries were reported, and the Bronxville ...

  9. $9M Renovation In Store For Rye Playland Pool

    $9M Renovation In Store For Rye Playland Pool

    The popular Rye Playland public pool will be getting a multi-million dollar facelift after legislators approved a proposed renovation plan that will save it from being replaced.Westchester County legislators approved a $9.6 million renovation plan that will spare the 90-year-old pool on the Playland boardwalk from being replaced with a beachfront eatery on the water.New Rochelle native ...

  10. Con Edison Continues Cleanup In Westchester Following Monday Storm

    Con Edison Continues Cleanup In Westchester Following Monday Storm

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Con Edison customers in Westchester County continue to feel the pain from Monday afternoon’s storm, dealing with downed trees and power outages.According to Con Edison, nearly a dozen outages were still being reported in Westchester on Tuesday morning with hundreds of customers out of service in Greenburgh, White Plains and a stretch in New Rochelle.Greenburgh ...

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