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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. Seen Him? Alert Issued For Wanted Ramapo Fugitive

    Seen Him? Alert Issued For Wanted Ramapo Fugitive

    Have you seen him?Police investigators in Ramapo are seeking the public’s assistance as they attempt to track down a suspect who is wanted for allegedly doing drugs and driving in the area.The Ramapo Police Department issued an alert for Jack Makiten, 35, who is wanted on charges that include DWAI and two counts of aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Makiten was reported ...

  2. New Days-Long Hutch Closure Scheduled

    New Days-Long Hutch Closure Scheduled

    Get set for a new closure last over several days on a stretch of the Hutchinson River Parkway.Motorists have been advised that beginning at 10 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 14, the Hutchinson River Parkway will be closed in Mount Vernon and Pelham between exit 6 (I-95) and Exit 15 (Cross County Parkway). The closure is scheduled to conclude at 5 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 17, in advance of the morning ...

  3. Vote Now: What Do You Think Of Dutchess' Ban On Plastic Bags?

    Vote Now: What Do You Think Of Dutchess' Ban On Plastic Bags?

    Dutchess County is going green, and plastic bags will soon be a relic of the past at area retailers.Elected officials in Dutchess County have voted to eliminate single-use carryout bag at retail stores, joining several other counties in New York looking to ban plastic bags. The ban will take effect on Jan. 1, 2020.Between 500 billion and one trillion plastic bags are consumed worldwide ...

  4. Spring Valley Man Caught With Pot Gave False Name To Officers, Police Say

    Spring Valley Man Caught With Pot Gave False Name To Officers, Police Say

    A Spring Valley man allegedly tried to pull a fast one on police officers in Nyack and found himself arrested and facing drug charges.Officers from the Orangetown Police Department stopped Daquan Leary, 31, for a vehicle and traffic violation in Nyack shortly after 1 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24. During the traffic stop, police said that Leary intentionally gave a false name to the ...

  5. ID Released For Teen Charged With Hate Crime At SUNY Purchase

    ID Released For Teen Charged With Hate Crime At SUNY Purchase

    A teenage SUNY Purchase student has been arraigned after spreading more than a dozen Nazi-themed posters on campus over the weekend.Gunnar Hassard, 18, was arraigned in Harrison Town Court on Tuesday, Dec. 11, after as many as 16 posters were spread throughout the SUNY Purchase campus on Anderson Hill Road in Harrison on Sunday. The posters reportedly had images of Adolf Hitler and a ...

  6. Ex-Rockland Bus Company Magnate Sentenced For Bribery, Theft, Fraud

    Ex-Rockland Bus Company Magnate Sentenced For Bribery, Theft, Fraud

    The former owner of a local bus repair and transportation company has been sentenced to time in prison for fraud, bribery and theft.Richard Brega, who owned Brega D.O.T. Maintenance Corp. in Rockland County, has been sentenced to 50 months in prison after he was found guilty by a federal jury in White Plains, following a three-week trial.The convictions were for Brega’s billing the ...

  7. Woman Escapes Injury As BMW Becomes Engulfed In Flames In Airmont

    Woman Escapes Injury As BMW Becomes Engulfed In Flames In Airmont

    A Rockland County woman narrowly escaped danger when her BMW went up in flames in her driveway.First responders were dispatched to a Stillo Court home in Airmont at approximately 7:45 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 9, police said. Upon arrival at the house, they found a 2014 BMW that was fully engulfed in flames.According to police, the driver told officers that she had just arrived home when the ...

  8. Uber Driver Charged With Groping, Imprisoning Hudson Valley Woman

    Uber Driver Charged With Groping, Imprisoning Hudson Valley Woman

    A 26-year-old Uber driver who sexually assaulted a Westchester woman has been arraigned for abusing his passenger after she fell asleep.Bronx resident Iqbal Hussain was arraigned in Westchester County Court on several charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a passenger who was riding with him in June.Hussain picked up his victim at approximately 2 a.m. on Friday, June 8, when she ...

  9. Video: Reports Of Fox Sightings On Rise In Area

    Video: Reports Of Fox Sightings On Rise In Area

    Winter is coming, and with it will come a rash of red fox sightings in suburban areas of New York and Connecticut.Foxes commonly live in close quarters with human residents in certain communities where they can find food, water and cover, according to the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. They frequently take shelter in yards, parks, and golf courses, ...

  10. Hudson Valley Man Goes Prime Time With Skit On 'Football Night in America'

    Hudson Valley Man Goes Prime Time With Skit On 'Football Night in America'

    A local comedian and Green Bay Packer podcast host has officially gone Hollywood.Lifelong Yorktown resident - and Packer Superfan - Thomas Grossi, the host of the Grossi Posse Packer Nation Packcast was featured by NBC Sports on a segment that aired on Sunday, Nov. 25 before the Packers kicked off against the Minnesota Vikings in prime time.Grossi was contacted by producers at NBC ...

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