Contact Us
Darien Daily Voice serves Darien, CT
Return to your home site

Menu

Darien Daily Voice serves Darien, CT

Nearby Towns

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. Photos: Three Injured, Two Dogs Killed After Fire Breaks Out At Adjacent Long Island Homes

    Photos: Three Injured, Two Dogs Killed After Fire Breaks Out At Adjacent Long Island Homes

    Two dogs are dead and three suffered injuries after a massive house fire broke out in Elmont, which spread to a second home, officials said.First responders were dispatched to Oakley Avenue at approximately 5:20 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13, the Nassau County Police Arson and Bomb Squad reported.Upon arrival, first responders found the house at 146 Oakley fully engulfed, and the fire ...

  2. Man Accused Of Stealing $125 Worth Of Items From Long Island Stop & Shop

    Man Accused Of Stealing $125 Worth Of Items From Long Island Stop & Shop

    Recognize him? An alert has been issued by Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Sixth Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s assistance as they attempt to locate a man who allegedly stole food from a supermarket in Coram last month.It is alleged that a man stole 20 packages of meatloaf from Stop & Shop on Middle Country Road at approximately 4:45 ...

  3. Man Charged With DUI After Two-Vehicle Crash In Darien

    Man Charged With DUI After Two-Vehicle Crash In Darien

    A Fairfield County man driving with a blood-alcohol content nearly triple the legal limit was arrested after blowing through a red light and crashing into another vehicle, police said.Officers from the Darien Police Department were dispatched to the intersection of Post Road and Brookside Road at approximately 3:45 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, where there was a report of a crash that left ...

  4. Man Arraigned On 87-Count Indictment For Allegedly Scamming Immigrant Families In Westchester

    Man Arraigned On 87-Count Indictment For Allegedly Scamming Immigrant Families In Westchester

    A man who allegedly was involved in a scheme to steal money by taking advantage of undocumented immigrants in Westchester, claiming he could help them gain legal citizenship, has been arraigned on an 87 count indictment. Washington State resident Juan Cedillo, 64, was arrested in February after he allegedly stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from illegal immigrants.On Wednesday, ...

  5. Westport 18-Year-Old Charged With Driving Under Influence In NY

    Westport 18-Year-Old Charged With Driving Under Influence In NY

    During a Halloween crackdown on impaired drivers, law enforcement agencies in Dutchess County arrested more than two dozen drivers for alleged DWI.Between Thursday, Oct. 31, and Sunday, Nov. 3, local, county and state police agencies teamed to increase DWI checkpoints and saturation patrols throughout Dutchess. In total, 26 arrests were made, 25 of which were for impaired driving. The ...

  6. Don't Fall For It: Costco Confirms Coupon On Facebook Is Scam

    Don't Fall For It: Costco Confirms Coupon On Facebook Is Scam

    It’s a trap!A free $75 Costco coupon that has been making the rounds on social media turned out to be too good to be true, the wholesale giant announced. “Despite several posts out there, Costco is NOT giving away $75 coupons. While we love our fans and our members, this offer is a SCAM, and in no way affiliated with Costco,” the company said. “Thanks to our fans for letting us know ...

  7. NY Law Raising Legal Age To Purchase Tobacco Products Takes Effect

    NY Law Raising Legal Age To Purchase Tobacco Products Takes Effect

    Older teenagers in New York will officially no longer be able to purchase tobacco or e-cigarette products.New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the legislation into law on Tuesday, July 16 that raises the minimum sales age for tobacco and e-cigarette products from 18 to 21. The law took effect after 120 days, on Wednesday, Nov. 13."New York is taking aggressive action to stamp out smoking ...

  8. Support Pours In For Family Of College Gymnast Who Died In Practice

    Support Pours In For Family Of College Gymnast Who Died In Practice

    Hundreds are rallying around the family of a 20-year-old college gymnast who died after suffering a spinal cord injury in practice.Melanie Coleman, who attended Southern Connecticut State in New Haven, suffered the injury on Friday, Nov. 8 and died two days later. She was reportedly practicing on the bars at the time she sustained the spinal cord injury.Following her injury, friends and ...

  9. 'Call It A Forced Retirement': Popular TV Weatherman Joe Rao Says Farewell

    'Call It A Forced Retirement': Popular TV Weatherman Joe Rao Says Farewell

    A beloved, longtime television weatherman was among the casualties of the FiOS1 News shutdown in what he described as a “forced retirement.” Over the summer, Verizon announced it would be shuttering the local news channel in the Hudson Valley in November, opting not to renew its contract with RNN in Rye Brook.Among those to lose their job is popular meteorologist Joe Rao, a Putnam ...

  10. Alert Issued For Wanted Long Island Man

    Alert Issued For Wanted Long Island Man

    Police investigators are attempting to locate a wanted man who was busted on a drug charge and later had a warrant issued for his arrest by the Nassau County Court.An alert has been issued for 33-year-old Brian Rivera, who is wanted by the Nassau County Police Department after being arrested and charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Rivera was ...

  11. Prev Page 4 of 1373 2 3 4 5 6 Next
    31 - 40 of 13,723 articles

Welcome to

Darien Daily Voice!

Get the news you need to know on the go.

Welcome to

Darien Daily Voice!

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.