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Ramapo Daily Voice serves Airmont, Chestnut Ridge, Hillburn, Hillcrest, Kaser, Monsey, Montebello, Mount Ivy, New Hempstead, New Square, Pomona, Sloatsburg, Spring Valley, Suffern, Tallman, Viola & Wesley Hills

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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. Hudson Valley Daughter Of Ex-Governor Joins 65K Who've Signed TZB Petition

    Hudson Valley Daughter Of Ex-Governor Joins 65K Who've Signed TZB Petition

    The battle over the naming rights of the new Tappan Zee Bridge has become a real family affair.Kathy Conroy Wilson - the daughter of the late Gov. Malcolm Wilson, whose name was included in the official title of the old bridge - has joined the tens of thousands of other New Yorkers who have signed a petition protesting the designation of Mario M. Cuomo Bridge as the official name of the ...

  2. Heads Up, Rockland: Gridlock Alert Days Announced For Holiday Season

    Heads Up, Rockland: Gridlock Alert Days Announced For Holiday Season

    With the holidays fast approaching, the New York City Department of Transportation is encouraging Hudson Valley residents to utilize public transportation whenever possible.Each year, the NYC DOT designates Gridlock Alert Days, which mark some of the busiest traffic and travel days on the calendar. As such, the DOT is encouraging residents that are heading to work, shop or otherwise to ...

  3. Nyack Man Involved In Hit-And-Run Had BAC Over .16 Percent, Police Say

    Nyack Man Involved In Hit-And-Run Had BAC Over .16 Percent, Police Say

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. - A Nyack man is facing charges after allegedly drinking and driving with a blood-alcohol content more than twice the legal limit, striking another vehicle and attempting to flee in a heavily damaged car following an early morning crash.Officers from the Orangetown Police Department were dispatched to the intersection of Broadway and Main Street in Nyack shortly ...

  4. Man Punches, Threatens Woman With Broken Glass, Ramapo Police Say

    Man Punches, Threatens Woman With Broken Glass, Ramapo Police Say

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. - A 37-year-old man was arrested after punching a woman and brandishing a broken bottle at her during a fight over a parking spot in Ramapo.Officers from the Ramapo Police Department received reports of an assault in progress in the Hillcrest neighborhood. Upon arrival, officers were informed that a 37-year-old man and 32-year-old woman had gotten into a verbal ...

  5. Beware Of Callers Posing As Reps, O&R Warns

    Beware Of Callers Posing As Reps, O&R Warns

    Orange & Rockland Utilities  is warning Hudson Valley customers to be on alert as they stand in solidarity with utility companies in support of Utilities United Against Scams.For the second straight year, Orange & Rockland participated in Utility Scam Awareness Day on Wednesday, to “help expose the tactics scammers use and educate residents and small business owners on how to ...

  6. Man Sentenced To Life For Violent Rockland Stabbing Murder

    Man Sentenced To Life For Violent Rockland Stabbing Murder

    A Westchester man will spend the rest of his life behind bars after being given the maximum sentence after pleading guilty to the violent murder of a Rockland County man near his Nanuet home last summer.Earlier this year, Yonkers resident Frank Keogh, who worked as a contractor in Hopewell Junction, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in Rockland County Court after his stabbing ...

  7. Fraudster Spoofs Apple Store In Attempt To Scam Rockland Woman

    Fraudster Spoofs Apple Store In Attempt To Scam Rockland Woman

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. - The Clarkstown Police Department is cautioning Rockland County residents to be on high alert after a fraudster attempted an elaborate scam on a New City woman by taking over her iPhone.A 59-year-old woman reported to police this week that she received a message from Apple Inc. on her iPhone, which stated that she had a virus on her phone, with further directions ...

  8. Stranded Hikers Rescued Near NY-NJ Border

    Stranded Hikers Rescued Near NY-NJ Border

    All hands were on deck as several law enforcement agencies teamed together to rescue hikers trapped on the side of a cliff near the New York-New Jersey state line.The Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a call shortly after 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, from a hiker reporting that she was part of a four-person group that was lost in the woods on the side of a cliff.Police ...

  9. Man Denied Release In Brutal 1980 Murder Of Pearl River Teen

    Man Denied Release In Brutal 1980 Murder Of Pearl River Teen

    One of the two drifters convicted of attacking and brutally killing a 16-year-old honor student from Pearl River has once again been denied early release from prison by a state parole panel.In October 1980, Richard LaBarbera and Robert McCain attacked 16-year-old Paula Bohevesky, an honor student who was picked up off the street a few blocks from her Pearl River home. She ...

  10. Road Scheduled For Closure In Suffern

    Road Scheduled For Closure In Suffern

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. - There will be a temporary road closure in Suffern as contracting crews complete construction work in the area.Suffern Mayor Ed Markunas issued an alert to residents warning that on Thursday, Nov. 16 and Friday, Nov. 17, Blauvelt Place will be closed from approximately 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. as Orange & Rockland Utilities install a new gas main.Additionally, there ...

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