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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. Suspect Charged With Identity Theft, Grand Larceny In Westchester, DA Says

    Suspect Charged With Identity Theft, Grand Larceny In Westchester, DA Says

    A 35-year-old man is facing charges after allegedly stealing the identity of a Connecticut resident and attempting to take out thousands of dollars from his bank account in New Rochelle.Anthony Pistone, of the Bronx, was arraigned this week on identity theft and other charges related to his attempt at stealing from another person’s bank account using his victim’s identity. On Jan. 22, ...

  2. Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Peekskill Deli Assault, DA Says

    Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Peekskill Deli Assault, DA Says

    A man has been indicted on attempted murder charges dating back to a Christmas stabbing in a Northern Westchester deli last year.Antonio Alvarez - who has no known address - has been indicted on charges in connection to attempted murder and assault in Peekskill on Christmas Day, Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino, Jr., announced this week.According to the indictment, ...

  3. Cop Honored For Saving 5-Year-Old From Attack By Rabid Coyote In Westchester

    Cop Honored For Saving 5-Year-Old From Attack By Rabid Coyote In Westchester

    A police officer from the area received a prestigious honor after coming to the rescue of a 5-year-old girl being attacked by a rabid coyote.The Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Hero Fund Commission announced that Irvington police officer Arcangelo Liberatore was one of 19 people being celebrated with the Carnegie Medals of Heroism.In April last year, Liberatore was off-duty at a playground in ...

  4. National Gas Price Average Jumps Seven Cents In Week

    National Gas Price Average Jumps Seven Cents In Week

    After months of declining prices at the pump, motorists have seen the average price of gas jump nearly a dime in the past week, according to AAA.Nationally, as of Monday, March 18, the average price per gallon was up to $2.54, an increase of seven cents in a week and 23 more cents than last month. AAA officials noted that the price is the exact same as it was on the same date last ...

  5. Cuomo Comment On Percoco Prompts Preet Bharara To Draw Parallel Between Governor, Trump

    Cuomo Comment On Percoco Prompts Preet Bharara To Draw Parallel Between Governor, Trump

    Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara drew parallels between New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and President Donald Trump during an interview promoting his new book "Doing Justice: A Prosecutor's Thoughts on Crime, Punishment, and the Rule of Law.”In the interview with the Albany Times-Union, the former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York touched on several topics, including ...

  6. Ex-Westchester Stars Jerome, Paschall Have Final Four Hopes

    Ex-Westchester Stars Jerome, Paschall Have Final Four Hopes

    Some former Hudson Valley high school basketball standouts are set to star at the NCAA Tournament and are eyeing a deep run into the Final Four.Ty Jerome, a four-time varsity letterer at Iona Prep, will take center stage playing in the backcourt of the top-seeded University of Virginia, while former Dobbs Ferry High School star Eric Paschall will take the court for the sixth-seeded ...

  7. $62.5 Million In Settlement Credits Start For Spectrum Customers In New York

    $62.5 Million In Settlement Credits Start For Spectrum Customers In New York

    Charter Communications and Spectrum Management have started to issue credits to New York consumers as part of its record-setting consumer fraud settlement that was reached last year.New York Attorney General Letitia James announced that Spectrum has begun to issue $62.5 million in credits to customers after the company failed to deliver “the reliable and fast Internet service it had ...

  8. Local Standout Becomes First HS Wrestler To Win NY, CT State Titles

    Local Standout Becomes First HS Wrestler To Win NY, CT State Titles

    A high school wrestler from Iona Preparatory made history, becoming the first ever Gael to claim a state championship.A.J. Kovacs, a resident of Danbury and junior at Iona Prep in New Rochelle, won the Division-I 145-pound New York State wrestling title at the championship meet in Albany, becoming the first to ever win state titles in both New York and Connecticut after he claimed a ...

  9. Trump, Social Media Advisor, Area Native Dan Scavino Cry Foul Over Temporary Facebook Block

    Trump, Social Media Advisor, Area Native Dan Scavino Cry Foul Over Temporary Facebook Block

    President Donald Trump and his social media director, Northern Westchester native Dan Scavino, were both up in arms after Scavino was temporarily banned from Facebook when he was flagged as a bot.Scavino posted a screenshot on Tuesday from the social media giant that said, “some of your comments have been reported as spam. To avoid getting blocked again, make sure your posts are in line ...

  10. Westchester Municipality Makes Sweet Sixteen In 'Strongest Towns In America'

    Westchester Municipality Makes Sweet Sixteen In 'Strongest Towns In America'

    While all eyes are on NCAA Tournament brackets, a Westchester municipality has made it to the Sweet Sixteen round of a competition naming the “Strongest Town in America.”New Rochelle was named one of the finalists for the “Strongest Town in America” competition, which is being hosted by the national nonprofit Strong Towns.According to officials, the “Strongest Town contest is a ...

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