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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. 

Zak Failla's Contributions

  1. Indian Point Security Drills Will Include Weapons That Simulate Gunfire

    Indian Point Security Drills Will Include Weapons That Simulate Gunfire

    Following its quarterly siren test, which included sounding the horns at Indian Point at full volume, officials will conduct a new round of security training drills, this time with simulated gunfire.Entergy will be conducting security training drills using weapons that simulate the real thing at night on Monday, Sept. 17 and Tuesday, Sept. 18. During the drills, people near the site may ...

  2. Drunk Driver Blows Through Stop Signs In Westchester, Changes Story, Police Say

    Drunk Driver Blows Through Stop Signs In Westchester, Changes Story, Police Say

    A motorist who was drinking and driving couldn’t keep his story straight when busted by police driving the wrong way on a one-way road in front of a Westchester elementary school.An officer on patrol in Scarsdale spotted a Mitsubishi Eclipse turn right from Post Road onto Huntington Avenue at approximately 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8. He proceeded to drive the wrong way on the ...

  3. Residents Report Latest Sighting Of Wild Coyote In Westchester

    Residents Report Latest Sighting Of Wild Coyote In Westchester

    There have been more coyote sightings in Westchester, this time near Ward Acres Park in New Rochelle.A local resident snapped a photo of a coyote at approximately 1 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 9, near Saldo Circle in New Rochelle when she saw it walking in the area. Police were notified of the latest sighting, and promptly warned residents in the area to be aware and on alert. It ...

  4. 'Possibly Dramatic' Spike In Gas Prices Coming As Florence Arrives, AAA Says

    'Possibly Dramatic' Spike In Gas Prices Coming As Florence Arrives, AAA Says

    Related story - Florence Hits East Coast: When Will It Affect The Area?While gas prices tend to dip around this time each year, motorists can expect to see a spike in prices as Hurricane turned Tropical Storm Florence has arrived on the East Coast.On Saturday, Sept. 15, refineries throughout the country will be transitioning from a more expensive, eco-friendly summer gasoline blend to ...

  5. These Westchester Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

    These Westchester Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

    Some of Westchester County’s best and brightest students were among those chosen as semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program, which celebrates academic achievement in high school students.On Wednesday, 16,000 high school seniors were chosen from around the country. Those 16,000 will soon be pared to 7,500 finalists, who will be picked to receive upwards of $31 million in ...

  6. Hiring For The Holidays: Target Adding 120K Seasonal Employees

    Hiring For The Holidays: Target Adding 120K Seasonal Employees

    With the holidays fast approaching, Target is bolstering its ranks in advance of what they expect to be the busiest shopping season yet.Target announced that it will be hiring approximately 120,000 seasonal team members to serve guests at their 1,839 stores nationwide - marking a 20 percent increase from last year’s commitment. They will also be opening up 7,500 seasonal positions at ...

  7. Power Steering Problems Prompt Latest GM Recall Of Trucks

    Power Steering Problems Prompt Latest GM Recall Of Trucks

    General Motors has announced that the company is recalling 1.2 million pickup trucks and SUVs due to power-assisted steering problems that have been reported and caused a number of crashes.GM announced the latest recall - on the heels of a recall for a rear brake issue on 10 models earlier this week - stating that the power steering can fail momentarily during low-speed turns, due to a ...

  8. Developers Propose New 225-Room Hotel In Westchester

    Developers Propose New 225-Room Hotel In Westchester

    With New Rochelle’s downtown revitalization continuing as part of the “the most ambitious redevelopment in city history,” a new hotel may be heading to Cedar Street.Developers have proposed a new hotel downtown on Cedar Street - with a design similar to that of the High Line, according to New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson - which would sit adjacent to I-95 at the site of the former Don ...

  9. Hudson Valley Illegal Immigrant Among Sex Offenders Busted By ICE

    Hudson Valley Illegal Immigrant Among Sex Offenders Busted By ICE

    The Hudson Valley was among three areas targeted by federal officers from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Enforcement and Removal Operations, which led to the arrest of several sexual predators during a two-day operation this week.As part of “Operation SOAR” (Sexual Offender Alien Removal), ICE officers arrested 16 undocumented sex offenders, with arrests taking place in ...

  10. Ex-CEO, 33, Fined $9 Million, Sentenced To Prison For Digital Currency Ponzi Scheme

    Ex-CEO, 33, Fined $9 Million, Sentenced To Prison For Digital Currency Ponzi Scheme

    The former CEO of a virtual currency company is heading to prison and must pay more than $9 million in restitution for his role in his companies’ purported generation and sale of virtual currency that devolved into a Ponzi Scheme.Josh Garza, 33, formerly of Somers, Connecticut, was sentenced in Hartford District Court to a term of 21 months in prison, followed by three years of ...

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