Contact Us
Orangetown Daily Voice serves Blauvelt, Grand View-on-Hudson, Orangeburg, Palisades, Pearl River, Piermont, South Nyack, Sparkill & Tappan
Return to your home site

Menu

Orangetown Daily Voice serves Blauvelt, Grand View-on-Hudson, Orangeburg, Palisades, Pearl River, Piermont, South Nyack, Sparkill & Tappan

Nearby Towns

  • North Rockland
    serves Garnerville, Grassy Point, Stony Point, Thiells, Tomkins Cove, Village of Haverstraw & West Haverstraw in Haverstraw Town
  • Ramapo
    serves Airmont, Chestnut Ridge, Hillburn, Hillcrest, Kaser, Monsey, Montebello, Mount Ivy, New Hempstead, New Square, Pomona, Sloatsburg, Spring Valley, Suffern, Tallman, Viola & Wesley Hills
  • Clarkstown
    serves Bardonia, Congers, Nanuet, New City, Upper Nyack, Valley Cottage & West Nyack

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. NY Will Move To Legalize Recreational Marijuana In Coming Days, Reports Say

    NY Will Move To Legalize Recreational Marijuana In Coming Days, Reports Say

    Is legalized cannabis set to make its way to New York?Health officials in New York will reportedly recommend legalizing recreational marijuana, with the backing of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration. The New York State Department of Health is scheduled to release a long-awaited report on marijuana in the upcoming days, according to the state health commissioner.The report is currently ...

  2. Man Nabbed For Stealing $1K In Merchandise From Local Vendor

    Man Nabbed For Stealing $1K In Merchandise From Local Vendor

    New York State Police troopers busted a man who allegedly stole more than $1,000 in merchandise from a Dutchess County vendor.An investigation into the stolen merchandise that was launched last year led to the arrest of Ellenville resident John Keelyn, 38, who allegedly stole from a vendor in Wappinger without paying for it.Keelyn was arrested this week and charged with a felony count ...

  3. DA Joins FBI Probe Of Area Company, Major Cuomo Donor

    DA Joins FBI Probe Of Area Company, Major Cuomo Donor

    The Orange County District Attorney’s Office has joined the FBI probe into a Hudson Valley healthcare company that received more than $25 million in grants after donating the New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s campaign.Orange County-based Crystal Run Healthcare, which received $25.4 million in taxpayer money after doctors and administrators gave more than $400,000 in funds to the campaign in ...

  4. Pair Caught With Hundreds Of Grams Of Cocaine In I-87 Stop

    Pair Caught With Hundreds Of Grams Of Cocaine In I-87 Stop

    Two men were busted by state police with more than 300 grams of alleged cocaine during a traffic stop on I-87.New York State Police troopers stopped a vehicle at approximately 2:20 a.m. on Sunday morning on I-87 in New Paltz after spotting the driver committing a vehicle and traffic law violation.During the subsequent stop, troopers said that while interviewing the driver, 56-year-old ...

  5. Alert Issued For Girl, 16, Who Went Missing In Area

    Alert Issued For Girl, 16, Who Went Missing In Area

    Have you seen her?Officials in the Hudson Valley are seeking the public’s assistance as they attempt to locate a missing teenager who hasn’t been seen in several months.The New York State Office of Public Safety issued an alert this week regarding 16-year-old Samiyah Spencer, who was last seen on Jan. 8 in Croton.According to officials, at the time she was last seen, Spencer was wearing ...

  6. Stay Cool, Says Cuomo, Urging NYers To Take Precautions For Excessive Heat

    Stay Cool, Says Cuomo, Urging NYers To Take Precautions For Excessive Heat

    Latest update: School Districts Announce Early Dismissals Due To HeatWith the heat index (the combination of temperature and humidity) expected to hover near 100 degrees on Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is urging New Yorkers to take extra precautions to ensure that against heat-related illnesses.The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the Hudson Valley, which will remain ...

  7. Man Caught With Fake Checks, Crack In Hudson Valley Stop, Police Say

    Man Caught With Fake Checks, Crack In Hudson Valley Stop, Police Say

    A Connecticut man is facing a host of charges after being busted in Dutchess County in a Route 55 traffic stop with alleged fraudulent bank checks, crack-cocaine and other drugs.New York State Police troopers conducted an early morning traffic stop shortly before 2:15 a.m. on Wednesday morning on Route 55 when a driver violated vehicle and traffic laws in LaGrange.Police said that while ...

  8. FBI Issues Alert On National Imposter Scams

    FBI Issues Alert On National Imposter Scams

    The FBI and U.S. Marshals Service are warning Americans to be on alert following a recent rash of phony phone calls from opportunistic fraudsters.National law enforcement agencies issued an alert this week, warning of several recent reports of imposter scams involving individuals claiming to be U.S. marshals, court officers, or other law enforcement officials.During the calls, officials ...

  9. Open Road, Cashless Tolls Will Soon Be Complete For All Area Thruways

    Open Road, Cashless Tolls Will Soon Be Complete For All Area Thruways

    More cashless tolls are coming to the lower Hudson Valley.Officials in New York announced on Tuesday that cashless tolling will begin on the Thruway Authority's remaining fixed toll barriers in the lower Hudson Valley by the end of the year, in an effort to improve traffic flow and limit gridlock throughout the state."New York is rebuilding and reimagining our state's ...

  10. Paying At The Pump Is Taking Up More Of Motorists' Paychecks, AAA Says

    Paying At The Pump Is Taking Up More Of Motorists' Paychecks, AAA Says

    Motorists will spend nearly $100 more per month on gas to fill up at the pump this summer, as compared to a year ago, according to a AAA study.Consumers are spending $69 more monthly, on average, since the summer of 2017. According to AAA, gasoline expenses account for 7 percent of an American’s annual income, a 1.5 percent increase from a year ago.With strong summer consumer gasoline ...

  11. Prev Page 1 of 118 1 2 3 4 5 Next
    1 - 10 of 1,174 articles

Welcome to

Orangetown Daily Voice!

Serves Blauvelt, Grand View-on-Hudson, Orangeburg, Palisades, Pearl River, Piermont, South Nyack, Sparkill & Tappan

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.