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Zak Failla

Content Producer zfailla@dailyvoice.com

Equal parts Lois Lane, J. Jonah Jameson and Vicki Vale, Zak! has traveled from coast-to-coast covering small and big town community news in both in print and online for nearly a decade since his graduation from the award-winning Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College in 2010.

Before settling into the Hudson Valley, Zak! previously spent time in the New York Daily News newsroom and worked for hyperlocal digital news outlets on Long Island. He wrote sports for The Ithacan and The Ithaca Journal before taking his talents to the Pacific Northwest, where he served as the sports editor at the Shoshone News-Press until heading back east to work with Daily Voice.

Zak Failla's Contributions

  1. Woman Rescued After Long Island House Fire Breaks Out

    Woman Rescued After Long Island House Fire Breaks Out

    A Long Island woman was rescued by neighbors and firefighters when an electrical fire broke out.First responders were alerted to a possible house fire with a person possibly trapped inside on Sutherland Road in Hicksville near the intersection of Page Drive, officials said. A neighbor saw smoke coming from the home, alerted a police officer, who instructed the Hicksville Fire Department ...

  2. COVID-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Long Island Cases By Municipality

    COVID-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Long Island Cases By Municipality

    Long Island saw a slight uptick in COVID-19 cases over the weekend, as Nassau and Suffolk counties continue to stay ahead of the curve in comparison to other states and regions.In Nassau, the state Department of Health is reporting 68 new positive cases out of 4,043 tested in the past 24 hours, while in Suffolk, there were 41 new cases out of 4,697 who were tested for the virus, keeping ...

  3. COVID-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Westchester Cases By Municipality

    COVID-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Westchester Cases By Municipality

    There were 131 newly reported COVID-19 cases in Westchester over the weekend as the region saw a recent uptick in positive cases in the Hudson Valley.Since the virus was first reported in New Rochelle more than six months ago, there have now been 38,133 confirmed COVID cases in Westchester out of 657,424 tested, according to the state's Department of Health.The percentage of positive ...

  4. COVID-19: Clusters Increase In Orange, Rockland; New Breakdown By Towns

    COVID-19: Clusters Increase In Orange, Rockland; New Breakdown By Towns

    Some alarm bells are ringing for certain health officials in New York who are investigating new COVID-19 clusters that cropped up in Rockland and Orange counties.On Monday, Sept. 28, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that there has been a sharp uptick in new COVID-19 cases in Rockland, Orange, and in some parts of Brooklyn. Statewide, there were 52,936 COVID-19 tests administered ...

  5. Man Accused Of Vandalizing Trump Sign In Fairfield County

    Man Accused Of Vandalizing Trump Sign In Fairfield County

    Political tensions boiled over in Fairfield County when a man was caught vandalizing signs supporting President Donald Trump.Shelton resident Taylor Dyrek, 31, was arrested on Friday, Sept. 25 after vandalizing Trump campaign signs in the White Hills section of town, Shelton Police Det. Richard Bango said.It is alleged that Dyrek was caught spray-painting “Dump” above Trump’s name on ...

  6. Two Hospitalized After Head-On Mahopac Crash

    Two Hospitalized After Head-On Mahopac Crash

    Two drivers were injured in Putnam County after one crossed over into the opposite lane and struck the other head-on.First responders were dispatched to Croton Falls Road near the intersection of Sandy Street in Mahopac shortly after 9 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 28, Jack Casey, the Public Information Officer for the Mahopac Fire Department said.Upon arrival, paramedics, crews from Mahopac ...

  7. COVID-19: NY Issues New Eviction Moratorium Extension

    COVID-19: NY Issues New Eviction Moratorium Extension

    New Yorkers renting residential properties will not find themselves without a roof over their heads during the COVID-19 crisis.Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced he will be extending the state’s Tenant Safe Harbor Act through the end of the year to protect residential tenants from eviction if they find themselves in tight financial straits due to the pandemic.The newest Executive Order will ...

  8. IDs Released For Victims Of Triple-Fatal Rollover Westchester Crash

    IDs Released For Victims Of Triple-Fatal Rollover Westchester Crash

    Police have identified the three people killed in a rollover crash in Westchester last week.Garibaldi Reyes-Jerez, 22, of Manhattan, and Bronx residents John Pena-Martinez, 24, and Maria Vasquez-Guzman, 16, died when the car they were traveling in crashed on the Cross County Parkway shortly before 2:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 25 in Mount Vernon. The driver, Yordany Bautista-Hernandez, 21, ...

  9. Fatal Shootings Hours Apart Under Investigation In Bridgeport

    Fatal Shootings Hours Apart Under Investigation In Bridgeport

    Police are investigating a pair of fatal shootings that happened within hours of each other over the weekend.Officers from the Bridgeport Police Department first responded to a shooting on Worth Street at approximately 12:05 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 27, where they found 31-year-old Daron Jones on a porch with a gunshot wound to the chest.Bridgeport Police Capt. Brian Fitzgerald said that ...

  10. Man Charged With Attempted Murder Of FBI Officer During Broad Daylight Westchester Shooting

    Man Charged With Attempted Murder Of FBI Officer During Broad Daylight Westchester Shooting

    A 24-year-old Westchester man has been charged for attempting to murder a member of the FBI.New Rochelle resident Darren Smith has been charged with attempting to murder a federal officer after attempting to flee from police in Getty Square in downtown Yonkers on Friday, Sept. 25, federal officials announced on Monday morning, Sept. 28.It is alleged that shortly before 4 p.m. on Sept. ...

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