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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. Did You Buy Them? Widespread Ice Cream Bar Recall Issued

    Did You Buy Them? Widespread Ice Cream Bar Recall Issued

    Several popular frozen treats have been recalled from Hudson Valley supermarkets following reports that the product may be contaminated.The Food and Drug Administration announced the voluntary recall of Fieldbrook Foods Corporation orange cream bars and chocolate coated vanilla ice cream bars that were produced in 2017 in its New York plant.According to the FDA, both products are being ...

  2. Seen Him? Ramapo Police Seek Suspected Wanted For Assault Since 2013

    Seen Him? Ramapo Police Seek Suspected Wanted For Assault Since 2013

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. - The Ramapo Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance as they search for a suspected wanted for multiple charges stemming back to an incident nearly five years ago.The Ramapo Police Department issued an alert on Friday regarding 53-year-old Edgar Mendiola, who is wanted for third-degree assault and criminal mischief dating back to an incident that took ...

  3. Hudson Valley Businessman Sues Dunkin' Donuts For $90M

    Hudson Valley Businessman Sues Dunkin' Donuts For $90M

    A Westchester County business owner is seeking $90 million in restitution from Dunkin’ Donuts, claiming that the franchise irreparably damaged his concession stand at the Westchester County Airport.Sammy El Jamal, a gas station owner and entrepreneur, filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court this week claiming that Dunkin’ Donuts breached the terms of a franchise agreement the two parties ...

  4. Severe Flooding Causes Road Closure In Rockland

    Severe Flooding Causes Road Closure In Rockland

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. - Motorists traveling through Ramapo can expect delays as the current weather conditions have caused flooding in the area, leading to road closures in Rockland County.The Ramapo Police Department issued an alert on Friday afternoon, cautioning that Montebello Road is currently closed between Mile Road and Karsten Drive due to severe flooding.Police said that it is ...

  5. Investigators Determine Cause Of Rockland Schoolhouse Fire, Police Say

    Investigators Determine Cause Of Rockland Schoolhouse Fire, Police Say

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. - The cause of a small schoolhouse fire in Monsey last weekend has been determined by investigators, officials said.First responders were dispatched to Elyon Road in Monsey shortly before 2:45 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 7, where there were reports of a fire in a building used as a schoolhouse in Rockland County.Upon arrival, crews from the Spring Valley and Hillcrest ...

  6. Jeanine Pirro In No Rush To Settle 119 MPH Speeding Ticket

    Jeanine Pirro In No Rush To Settle 119 MPH Speeding Ticket

    Although she seemingly has the need for speed, Fox News host and former Westchester County District Attorney Jeanine Pirro appears to be in no rush to answer the speeding charge against her.New York State Police troopers stopped Pirro driving 119 mph on Nov. 19 last year in the Town of Nichols, which is in Tioga County upstate, near Owego and her hometown Elmira. Pirro was due to answer ...

  7. 'Doing Donuts' Police Video Goes Viral, Under Investigation In Yonkers

    'Doing Donuts' Police Video Goes Viral, Under Investigation In Yonkers

    A video of a Yonkers police officer doing doughnuts in a squad car has gone viral on social media.Earlier this week, a Twitter user posted a video of a Yonkers police officer doing doughnuts on city property, taking the cruiser for a joy ride late at night. Since being posted on Monday, the video has garnered more than 31,000 views on social media outlets.There was a sudden backlash on ...

  8. Man Nabbed At Stewart Airport Following Forged Artwork Investigation

    Man Nabbed At Stewart Airport Following Forged Artwork Investigation

    An Orange County art dealer helped state police bust an out-of-state man selling forged art pieces for hundreds of thousands of dollars.In November last year, state police in Middletown were contacted by a local art dealer in Wallkill, who reported that he had brokered a deal with Buckeye, Arizona, resident Gerrell Roberts, who allegedly sold him what was described as original Tom ...

  9. Financing Round Secured For Nevele Project

    Financing Round Secured For Nevele Project

    The first round of financing has reportedly been completed for the historic Nevele Grand Resort, which was auctioned off last month.The Nevele Resort and ProSport Campus has successfully completed its first round of funding, according to a statement released by the Asia Pacific Investment House out of Singapore, which is the chief financier of the proposed $318 million development at ...

  10. Rockland Resident Charged With DWI In State Police Stop

    Rockland Resident Charged With DWI In State Police Stop

    A trio of Rockland and Orange residents are facing charges after allegedly being caught driving while impaired in the area.Since the holiday season, New York State Police and local law enforcement agencies were “out in full force” to curtail impaired drivers in the region.Among those facing charges include:Carlos Lopez-Perez, 26, of Woodbury was charged with DWI after being found ...

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