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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. Record Tourism Expected For New York This Year

    Record Tourism Expected For New York This Year

    New York City saw a record number of tourists in 2018, and officials are expecting an even bigger uptick this year, with several prominent events planned in the Empire State.A record 65.8 million tourists made their way to New York in 2018, marking the ninth consecutive year that the city saw an increase in tourism. Of those visitors, 51.6 million were domestic travelers, and 13.5 ...

  2. Shortage Of School Bus Drivers Sparks Concern In New York

    Shortage Of School Bus Drivers Sparks Concern In New York

    The wheels on the bus go round and round, but they require someone behind the wheel to drive them.New York school districts are facing a shortage of bus drivers, according to a brand new report released by the New York State School Boards Association, New York Association for Pupil Transportation and National Association for Pupil Transportation.The report found that bus ...

  3. Daytime Lane Closures Scheduled On I-87 Near Tappan Zee Bridge For Days

    Daytime Lane Closures Scheduled On I-87 Near Tappan Zee Bridge For Days

    There will be daytime lane closures for several days on the Rockland-bound New York State Thruway next week as contracting crews continue work in the area.Tappan Zee Constructors announced that they will continue roadway improvements near the new Tappan Zee Bridge, which will require single-lane closures on I-87/I-287. Beginning at 6 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 11, there will be one left ...

  4. New Supermarket To Replace Movie Theater On Saw Mill River Road

    New Supermarket To Replace Movie Theater On Saw Mill River Road

    Fruits and vegetables may soon replace popcorn and movies in Elmsford as the Town Board reviews a proposed grocery store development at the Greenburgh Multiplex.Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner just announced that a supermarket will be proposed to replace the movie theater on Saw Mill River Road. The developer is scheduled to make a presentation on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at a work ...

  5. Most Statewide Super Bowl Police Detail Tickets Issued In Hudson Valley: Here Are The Numbers

    Most Statewide Super Bowl Police Detail Tickets Issued In Hudson Valley: Here Are The Numbers

    The New England Patriots prevailed over the Los Angeles Rams at the biggest football game of the year, but it was not a Super weekend for thousands of New Yorkers who were ticketed and arrested during the festivities.New York State Police issued 7,891 tickets and arrested 139 people for impaired driving during a Super Bowl Weekend impaired driving crackdown. The details started on ...

  6. Beware Of Phantom Debt Collectors, FTC Warns

    Beware Of Phantom Debt Collectors, FTC Warns

    The Federal Trade Commission is warning area residents to be wary of phantom debt collectors after taking down an elaborate group of schemers that stole millions.The FTC announced that they have filed a lawsuit against Global Asset Financial Services Group (GAFS) and 15 other related companies that allegedly operated a fake debt collection scheme. The complaint alleges that employees ...

  7. Sandy Hook Families Win String Of Victories In Defamation Suits Against Alex Jones

    Sandy Hook Families Win String Of Victories In Defamation Suits Against Alex Jones

    Families of the Sandy Hook school shooting victims have reportedly claimed a series of victories in their ongoing defamation lawsuits against conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.Ten families are pursuing lawsuits against Jones for allegedly spreading lies about the shooting, going so far as to call it a plot orchestrated by family members. The New York Times reported this week that the ...

  8. Con Ed Could Run Out Of Natural Gas Before Moratorium Begins

    Con Ed Could Run Out Of Natural Gas Before Moratorium Begins

    Lawmakers in Westchester are fearful that Con Edison may run out of gas before its announced gas moratorium takes effect next month.Westchester officials requested that Con Ed hold off on their announced moratorium as they gather information and seek solutions. In response, Con Ed reportedly said that it’s a simply matter of “supply and demand,” and that at some point the supply will ...

  9. Woman Falling Asleep At Wheel In Westchester Busted For DWI, Police Say

    Woman Falling Asleep At Wheel In Westchester Busted For DWI, Police Say

    A Good Samaritan helped lead to the arrest of a Westchester woman who was spotted falling asleep at the wheel and disregarding stop signs on her way home, police said.The Scarsdale Police Department issued an alert at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 28, for an erratic driver who was traveling on Tompkins Road. Police said that they received a call from a third-party, who was ...

  10. Lanes Closed On Central Park Avenue In Yonkers Due To Crash, Police Say

    Lanes Closed On Central Park Avenue In Yonkers Due To Crash, Police Say

    A stretch of Central Park Avenue is closed in Yonkers as police investigate a crash in the area.The Yonkers Police Department issued an alert at approximately 1:45 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8 warning that southbound Central Park Avenue at Midland Avenue has been reduced to one lane and the westbound entrance to the Cross County Parkway is closed.Police said that the lane closures are due to ...

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