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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. Roadwork Alert: New Closure For Hutchinson River Parkway Stretch Will Last Over Four Days

    Roadwork Alert: New Closure For Hutchinson River Parkway Stretch Will Last Over Four Days

    More lane closures have been announced on the Hutchinson River Parkway.Motorists have been advised that beginning at 11 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, the Hutchinson River Parkway will be closed between exit 6 (I-95) and Exit 15 (Cross County Parkway). The closure is scheduled to conclude at 5 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 5, in advance of the morning commute.Northbound traffic on the parkway will be ...

  2. Family Of 20-Year-Old Who Died During Pancake Eating Contest Sues Sacred Heart University

    Family Of 20-Year-Old Who Died During Pancake Eating Contest Sues Sacred Heart University

    The family of a 20-year-old college student who choked to death during a pancake-eating contest at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield is filing a lawsuit against the school.Caitlin Nelson, a junior at the Fairfield County university, died last year on March 30 during the contest, which was a school-sanctioned event to raise money for charity. Her death was ultimately ruled an ...

  3. State Police Must Release Disturbing Writings, Belongings Of Newtown School Shooter, Court Says

    State Police Must Release Disturbing Writings, Belongings Of Newtown School Shooter, Court Says

    The public will soon be privy to some of the disturbing documents, journals and other belongings of Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza following a Connecticut Supreme Court ruling.The Supreme Court ruled unanimously this week in favor of the Hartford Courant, who previously attempted to have the items made public, though that decision was overruled by a lower court judge. It has not been ...

  4. Expect Delays: Lane Closures Scheduled During Route 9W Roadwork

    Expect Delays: Lane Closures Scheduled During Route 9W Roadwork

    There will be lane and ramp closures on a busy Orange County highway for several days as crews conduct construction activities in the area.The New York State Department of Transportation has issued an alert warning that from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., beginning on Monday, Oct. 29, there will be lane closures on Route 9W in Cornwall. The maintenance work is expected to result in lane closures on ...

  5. Surge In Americans Who Expect To Buy Electric Cars, AAA Says

    Surge In Americans Who Expect To Buy Electric Cars, AAA Says

    American drivers are going green, are you?With gas prices on the rise, a new study released by AAA found that demand for electric vehicles is on the rise, with 20 percent of Americans proclaiming their next car will be electric. The latest survey is an increase of 5 percent from last year.According to AAA, improved safety features, decreased ownership costs and increased driving ranges ...

  6. Halloween Day Test: Indian Point Sirens Will Sound At Full Volume For Four Minutes Today

    Halloween Day Test: Indian Point Sirens Will Sound At Full Volume For Four Minutes Today

    Fear not, it's just a test, not a Halloween scare.There will be a test of the Indian Point Energy Center sirens in Westchester, Rockland, Putnam and Orange counties during a regular test of the system. At approximately 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31, officials will conduct the test, which will involve sounding the sirens at full volume in the area.Officials noted that, because this is ...

  7. Joe Biden Calls Hudson Valley 'One Of Most Beautiful Parts Of World' In Campaign Rally Here

    Joe Biden Calls Hudson Valley 'One Of Most Beautiful Parts Of World' In Campaign Rally Here

    Former Vice President Joe Biden called the Hudson Valley “one of the most beautiful parts of the world,” on Friday. Biden was in the area on Friday with Democratic Congressional candidate Antonio Delgado for a “get out the vote” rally in Kingston.“No, for real,” he continued as the crowd applauded. “Now let’s worry about 2018.”Biden discussed the divide in the country, stating that ...

  8. Three Accused Of Stealing Unemployment Benefits In Hudson Valley

    Three Accused Of Stealing Unemployment Benefits In Hudson Valley

    Three seasonal employees working in Westchester were busted for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars through unemployment insurance theft schemes despite being out of the country.Mount Kisco resident Jeremias Lara, Pedro Santana and Ivan Vacacela, both of Yonkers, were arrested on Tuesday as part of an ongoing investigation into unemployment insurance benefits fraud, Westchester ...

  9. DeCicco & Sons Eliminating Single-Use Plastic Bags

    DeCicco & Sons Eliminating Single-Use Plastic Bags

    Plastic bags will soon be a relic of the past at a prominent group of food stores.DeCicco & Sons Markets announced that it will be fully eliminating the single-use plastic bags in all seven of their stores within the next seven days. They currently have locations in Ardsley, Armonk, Brewster, Harrison, Larchmont, Millwood and Pelham. An eighth location is in the works in ...

  10. Here's Where You Can You Go Near You On National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

    Here's Where You Can You Go Near You On National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

    Thousands of spare pills and other drugs will be collected throughout the country as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.On Saturday, local, county, state and federal law enforcement agencies will be participating in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. nationwide. It is the 16th iteration of the program.According to the ...

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