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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. Domestic Dispute Leads To Felony Charges For Northern Westchester Man

    Domestic Dispute Leads To Felony Charges For Northern Westchester Man

    A 36-year-old Westchester man was arrested on multiple felony charges following a domestic dispute in Mount Kisco.Westchester County Police officers were dispatched to a West Main Street home where there were reports of a domestic incident shortly before 8:15 p.m. on Wednesday, polices spokesman Kieran O’Leary said on Friday.Upon arrival, police determined that there had been a family ...

  2. Lawsuit: Transgender Hostess Harassed, Mocked At Hudson Valley Applebee's

    Lawsuit: Transgender Hostess Harassed, Mocked At Hudson Valley Applebee's

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - The firing of a transgender employee at a Westchester Applebee’s over alleged sexual harassment has led to a discrimination lawsuit from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.A Title VII lawsuit was filed by the EEOC, the organization announced on Friday, against Apple Metro Inc., which operates Applebee’s in Westchester, following the alleged incident, ...

  3. Security Increased At Abandoned Area Hospital After Teen's Death

    Security Increased At Abandoned Area Hospital After Teen's Death

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - As Port Chester continues to mourn the loss of 14-year-old Chris Aguilar, security has been stepped up at the abandoned hospital where he died, which was a frequent hangout for teenagers.Aguilar, who was a freshman at Port Chester High School, fell through the roof of the former United Hospital on Tuesday, falling several stories to his death in front of ...

  4. Trump Aide, Yorktown HS Grad Forced To Declare Bankruptcy Over Illness

    Trump Aide, Yorktown HS Grad Forced To Declare Bankruptcy Over Illness

    An aide of President Donald Trump that graduated from Yorktown High School was forced declared bankruptcy while his wife suffered from a chronic disease.A story reported in the Daily Beast on Friday depicts the tale of Yorktown native - and Hopewell Junction resident - Dan Scavino, Trump’s social media director whose wife has suffered from Lyme disease for more than a decade.Scavino ...

  5. Police Officer In Hudson Valley Charged With Having Sex With Minor

    Police Officer In Hudson Valley Charged With Having Sex With Minor

    A Hudson Valley police officer has been charged with allegedly raping a minor.New York State Police have announced the arrest of 25-year-old Woodridge resident Yermia “Jeremy” Solomon, an officer with the Monticello Police Department, after an investigation determined that he had engaged in sexual relations with a minor who was less than 17-years-old.Police said that Solomon has been ...

  6. Former Pine Plains, Syracuse Star Tyler Lydon Goes In NBA Draft First Round

    Former Pine Plains, Syracuse Star Tyler Lydon Goes In NBA Draft First Round

    After two years starring at Syracuse University, a former Hudson Valley basketball standout was made a first round selection in the NBA Draft. Tyler Lydon, a former star at Pine Plains in Dutchess County who took his talents to Syracuse, was drafted 24th overall by the Utah Jazz, though he’ll be suiting up with the Denver Nuggets following a draft night trade.The 6-foot 8-inch forward ...

  7. Yorktown Woman Arrested On Bench Warrant After DWI Charge

    Yorktown Woman Arrested On Bench Warrant After DWI Charge

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. - A 45-year-old woman from Yorktown was arrested on a bench warrant after failing to appear in court following a DWI charge earlier this year.Police arrested Lisa Pappas on a bench warrant issued by the Yorktown Justice Court on a charge of failure to appear in court on Thursday in connection to a driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content greater than ...

  8. Senate OKs Bill To Name New TZ Bridge After Gov. Cuomo's Father, Mario

    Senate OKs Bill To Name New TZ Bridge After Gov. Cuomo's Father, Mario

    The New York State Senate has approved a bill that would name the new Tappan Zee Bridge after Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s late father, Mario.According to multiple reports, the bill was introduced at the end of a long legislative session by a Suffolk County Senator that would rename the currently under construction bridge the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge.The current bridge is named for former ...

  9. Three Charged After Theft Victim Hit By Suspects' Car, Yorktown PD Says

    Three Charged After Theft Victim Hit By Suspects' Car, Yorktown PD Says

    Three Westchester men are facing multiple felony charges after allegedly robbing their victim of a cell phone and credit card and assaulting him with a vehicle, Yorktown Police said.Police in Yorktown arrested 54-year-old Yorktown resident Carlos Sandoval-Alfaro, Ossining resident Elmer Mejia-Lopez, 22 and 26-year-old Pleasantville resident Jose Mejia-Lopez on Wednesday following ...

  10. Peekskill July 4th Fireworks Display No Longer In Jeopardy

    Peekskill July 4th Fireworks Display No Longer In Jeopardy

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. - Although it came down to the wire, officials in Peekskill have “secured the future” of the city's longstanding Fourth of July fireworks display.According to members of “Peekskill United,” the Fourth of July fireworks show was in danger of being canceled due to a rise in cost and lack of donations to help further the cause. However, the organization stated that Mayor ...

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