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Kathy Reakes

Content Producer kreakes@dailyvoice.com
Kathy Reaks has worked as a reporter in the local news business since 1984, starting as a news clerk and working her way up. She spent 17 years at Florida Today in Melbourne, Florida as a general assignment reporter, crime reporter, entertainment reporter and restaurant critic. She worked four years at Hometown News as a general assignment reporter, then another two years at Spacecoast Daily in Cocoa Beach, Florida. She attended Eastern Florida State College in Melbourne, Florida.

Kathy Reakes's Contributions

  1. Former Pastor In Area Accused Of Child Sex Abuse

    Former Pastor In Area Accused Of Child Sex Abuse

    A longtime area Catholic priest has been placed on administrative leave following an allegation of child abuse from years ago.Monsignor Edward Weber, the director of Priest Personnel Office in the archdiocese, is one of four priests in the Archdiocese of New York to be placed on leave following new allegations, said an article in the Catholic New York, the archdiocese's ...

  2. Man Nabbed In Citgo Gas Station Burglary/Robbery, Police Say

    Man Nabbed In Citgo Gas Station Burglary/Robbery, Police Say

    A 47-year-old man was nabbed for an alleged early morning robbery and damage to a Stratford Citgo Gas station.The incident took place around 115 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the station located at 805 Main Street, said Stratford Police Capt. Frank Eannotti.Based on surveillance video, during the robbery, the suspect, Matthew Russell Walsh, of Wethersfield, caused ...

  3. Silver Alert Issued For Area Woman Missing Since Sunday

    Silver Alert Issued For Area Woman Missing Since Sunday

    Police are asking the public for help locating a woman who has been missing since Sunday, Oct. 13.A Silver Alert has been issued for 80-year-old Hyacinth McNichol who was last seen in Norwalk on Sunday, said Norwalk Police Lt. Terrence Blake.Described as being 5-foot-4, 150 pounds with brown eyes, and graying hair, McNichol suffers from medical conditions and has ties to ...

  4. Netflix Filming Movie At Library In Hudson Valley

    Netflix Filming Movie At Library In Hudson Valley

    Big-time Hollywood stars are in the Hudson Valley this week filming a new Netflix movie at a local library, but they won't be doing much reading.According to Deadline, the movie, "Things Heard And Seen," an adaptation of the book "All Things Cease to Appear," by Elizabeth Brundage, will bring the likes of James Norton, Amanda Seyfried, Natalia Dyer, and Oscar winner F. Murray Abraham, ...

  5. Three Thieves Targeting New Canaan Ralph Lauren Store Take Cops On Chase, Hit Cruiser

    Three Thieves Targeting New Canaan Ralph Lauren Store Take Cops On Chase, Hit Cruiser

    A trio of professional rip-off thieves who have allegedly been targeting the Ralph Lauren store in New Canaan got away after a high-speed chase and driving into a police vehicle. The incident took place around 3:20 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 13, while a New Canaan officer was working a security assignment at the store located at 51 Elm St., said New Canaan Lt. Jason Ferraro.The store had ...

  6. Two Students Charged For Threatening Shooting At High School In Westchester

    Two Students Charged For Threatening Shooting At High School In Westchester

    Two students have been arrested for allegedly making threats to carry out a school shooting in Westchester.The incident came to light around 3:45 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 13, when the Yonkers Police Department received several reports of school shooting threats circulating on social media against students at Lincoln High School, located on Kneeland Avenue, said Yonkers Police ...

  7. Mercedes Crashes Through Wall Of Fairfield Business, Drives Out Other Side

    Mercedes Crashes Through Wall Of Fairfield Business, Drives Out Other Side

    A Mercedes-Benz crashed through a Fairfield business and drove right out the other side after an employee hit the gas instead of the brake when the vehicle began to roll backward.The incident took place around 2 p.m., Monday, Oct. 14, at the Fairfield Collision Center on Linwood Avenue, said the Fairfield Fire Department.When Fairfield firefighters arrived on the scene they found the ...

  8. Services Scheduled For Pearl River HS Student-Athlete Killed In Crash

    Services Scheduled For Pearl River HS Student-Athlete Killed In Crash

    Services have been announced for a Pearl River High School student-athlete killed in a horrific multi-vehicle crash.A wake will be held from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 15, at F. Ruggiero & Sons Funeral Home, 732 Yonkers Ave., Yonkers, for Altin Nezaj, 17, who died during a crash on Sunday, Oct. 13, that also killed another teen and critically injured another.The funeral is ...

  9. Driver Arrested For 'Burning Rubber' In BJ's Parking Lot

    Driver Arrested For 'Burning Rubber' In BJ's Parking Lot

    A 20-year-old man was busted for allegedly "burning rubber" and smoking his tires in a parking lot filled with other vehicles and people.Joseph Popovic, of Yonkers, was arrested on Saturday, Oct. 12, after Yorktown Police responded to a complaint of a vehicle in the parking lot of the BJ's Wholesale Club at 3333 Crompond Road (Route 202), in Yorktown Heights, said the Yorktown ...

  10. Man Facing Charges After Altercation With Juvenile In Westport

    Man Facing Charges After Altercation With Juvenile In Westport

    A man was arrested after allegedly getting into a fight with a juvenile in Westport, according to police.Gerald Seitz, 71, was arrested around 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 12, after Westport Police officers responded to a complaint of a disturbance involving physical violence, said the Westport Police Department.When officers arrived on the scene, they learned that Seitz had allegedly ...

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