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North Rockland Daily Voice serves Garnerville, Grassy Point, Stony Point, Thiells, Tomkins Cove, Village of Haverstraw & West Haverstraw in Haverstraw Town

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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. 

Zak Failla's Contributions

  1. Motorist Caught With Cannabis Candies In I-87 Stop

    Motorist Caught With Cannabis Candies In I-87 Stop

    A 34-year-old man is facing multiple felony drug charges after being busted by state police with hundreds of grams of controlled cannabis during a routine traffic stop on I-87 in Orange County.New York State Police troopers conducted a traffic stop of West Belmar, N.J., resident Mark McNulty shortly before 11 p.m. on Wednesday night in Newburgh for an equipment violation. During the ...

  2. Ban On Texting, Walking Proposed By State Lawmaker

    Ban On Texting, Walking Proposed By State Lawmaker

    While texting and driving has been illegal for some time, a New York politician has a plan to curtail texting and walking.Assemblyman Felix Ortiz has introduced legislation that would amend the state’s current law to prohibit pedestrians from using devices while crossing the street, similar to laws that were put in place in California and Hawaii, which comes with a $100 fine.The ban ...

  3. 35K Felons On Parole Now Can Vote Under Cuomo Executive Order

    35K Felons On Parole Now Can Vote Under Cuomo Executive Order

    Thousands of parolees now have the right to vote following an executive order signed into law by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.Cuomo signed on Wednesday the executive order, which restores voting rights to an estimated 35,000 men and women on parole in the state. The reform restores the right to vote upon release from incarceration and “reverses disenfranchisement for thousands of New ...

  4. Tickets For Texting More Than Double For NY Motorists

    Tickets For Texting More Than Double For NY Motorists

    Although many New Yorkers have caught on when it comes to recognizing the perils of talking on cell phones while driving, most still aren’t putting their phones down as tickets for texting while driving continue to rise.Data collected by the state from 2012 to 2016 has found that tickets for talking on cell phones have fallen 47 percent statewide; however, during that same period, ...

  5. Gas Prices Reach Highest Point In Nearly Three Years, AAA Reports

    Gas Prices Reach Highest Point In Nearly Three Years, AAA Reports

    There is no relief in sight for area motorists at the pump, as the national gas price average hits its highest point since the summer of 2015.As of this week, national gas prices reached an average of $2.71 per gallon, four cents lower than the high of $2.67 from last year, and prices are only expected to keep rising, according to the latest report from AAA. The price is up 6 cents from ...

  6. Two-Day Effort Announced To Save Lives On I-95

    Two-Day Effort Announced To Save Lives On I-95

    Law enforcement agencies up and down the east coast are teaming to protect motorists on I-95 as part of the National Drive to Save Lives Campaign.State police agencies from 15 east coast states - including New York and Connecticut - are teaming in an effort to “keep one of the country’s most highly-traveled interstates, I-95 safe and fatality-free.”There will be an increased police ...

  7. 34 Tickets Dished Out In Ramapo Detail

    34 Tickets Dished Out In Ramapo Detail

    Several commercial vehicles were taken off the road by police in Ramapo this week as they conducted a special detail targeting those drivers.On Tuesday, the Ramapo Police Department’s commercial vehicle inspectors teamed with the New York State Department of Transportation to conduct an enforcement detail in the Hillcrest area.During the detail, police determined that seven of the 18 ...

  8. Know It? Loose German Shepherd Found In Rockland

    Know It? Loose German Shepherd Found In Rockland

    Police in Ramapo are hopeful of the public’s assistance in reuniting a lost dog with its family in Sloatsburg.The Ramapo Police Department assisted with a lost German Shepherd who was found wandering in the area of Johnsontown Road early on Wednesday morning. The dog has since been transported to the Hi-Tor Animal Care Center in Pomona for safekeeping.Anyone who may recognize the dog or ...

  9. Children Hospitalized After DWI Driver Crashes In Area

    Children Hospitalized After DWI Driver Crashes In Area

    A 38-year-old man is facing a series of charges after receiving his second DWI conviction in 10 years following a state police investigation into a crash on I-84 in Putnam County while he had two children in the back seat not wearing seatbelts.New York State Police troopers launched an investigation into a motor vehicle crash on I-84 at approximately 7 p.m. on April 14 in Kent.Troopers ...

  10. Weekslong Hutchinson River Parkway Lane Closures Start

    Weekslong Hutchinson River Parkway Lane Closures Start

    Motorists planning on traveling on the Hutchinson River Parkway can expect delays of up to 20 minutes for several weeks as contracting crews begin an extensive construction project in the area.The closures now underway are expected to last through Friday, May 10, leading to lengthy delays.The New York State Department of Transportation issued an alert to Westchester residents, warning ...

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