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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. COVID-19: New Pop-Up Vaccination Site Scheduled On Long Island

    COVID-19: New Pop-Up Vaccination Site Scheduled On Long Island

    Though New York has hit the 70 percent vaccination rate that lifted most COVID-19 restrictions statewide, a new pop-up vaccination site has been planned on Long Island.There will be a dozen new pop-up sites scheduled across the state in the coming days, including one in Nassau County at Northwell Health on Marcus Avenue in New Hyde Park that will be open on Friday, June 18. Earlier ...

  2. House Fire Breaks Out In Area

    House Fire Breaks Out In Area

    One firefighter was hospitalized battling an overnight fire that broke out in an area home, officials announced.First responders in Putnam County from the Mahopac Falls Volunteer Fire Department and Carmel Police Department responded to a Secor Road home at approximately 9:15 p.m. on Wednesday, June 16, where there was a report of a deck on fire with an elderly resident possibly inside ...

  3. COVID-19: Pop-Up, Walk-In Vaccination Clinic Planned In Westchester

    COVID-19: Pop-Up, Walk-In Vaccination Clinic Planned In Westchester

    There will be a COVID-19 pop-up vaccination site set up in Westchester as the county continues its recovery from the pandemic.Officials announced that from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, June 18, the clinic will be held at the Westchester County Department of Health Clinic at 134 Court St. in White Plains.The pop-up is for walk-ins 18 and older and the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines will ...

  4. Carmel School District Explores Next Steps After Budget Voted Down For Second Time

    Carmel School District Explores Next Steps After Budget Voted Down For Second Time

    School officials in Carmel are scrambling after voters in the district became one of only two in New York to reject a proposed budget for the second time.This week, voters shot down a proposed $132,507,952 spending plan for the second time, forcing the Board of Education to adopt a contingency budget of approximately $131 million that will require cutting $1,664,980 from the budget.The ...

  5. Wegmans Announces Breach Of Customers' Personal Information

    Wegmans Announces Breach Of Customers' Personal Information

    Wegmans is warning customers that some personal information may have been exposed to hackers due to a recent data breach.The grocery giant issued an alert this week to notify customers that two databases used for Wegmans internal business purposes were inadvertently left open to potential outside access due to a configuration issue.Officials said that customer names, addresses, phone ...

  6. Long Island School Board Trustee Resigns After Being Accused Of Verbally Abusing Student

    Long Island School Board Trustee Resigns After Being Accused Of Verbally Abusing Student

    A Long Island school board trustee resigned after allegedly being involved in an “incident” with a teenager where he verbally abused a student.James Mancaruso, a member of the Sachem School Board of Education, stepped down from his position after allegedly yelling and cursing at a female student on the Sachem East High School campus in Farmingville.According to News 12, Mancaruso ...

  7. Long Island Woman Pleads Guilty In Crash That Killed Mother, Injured Son

    Long Island Woman Pleads Guilty In Crash That Killed Mother, Injured Son

    A Long Island woman will spend years behind bars after admitting to her role in a high-speed crash on the Meadowbrook Parkway that killed a 39-year-old mother and injured her 8-year-old son. Freeport resident Nicole Pollock, age 28, pleaded guilty on Wednesday, June 16 to multiple counts of assault for allegedly drinking, doing drugs, driving, and rear-ending another driver last year, ...

  8. Long Island Man Indicted For Allegedly Sexually Abusing Six Children

    Long Island Man Indicted For Allegedly Sexually Abusing Six Children

    The 52-year-old husband of a child care provider has been indicted for allegedly sexually abusing children while they were in his wife’s care at their Long Island home, the District Attorney’s Office announced.It is alleged that multiple children were sexually abused by Patchogue resident Angel Tacuri at separate times between 2010 and 2014 when the girls were between the ages of 3 and ...

  9. Man, Woman Rescued After Sailboat Overturns On Long Island

    Man, Woman Rescued After Sailboat Overturns On Long Island

    Police officers came to the aid of a pair of boaters after their sailboat overturned outside a Long Island marina.A man and woman were on a 14-foot Capri sailboat at approximately 10:55 a.m. on Wednesday, June 16 in Wantagh, when a gust of wind overturned the vessel, stranding them both in the water.Nassau County Police officers in Marine 1 were dispatched to the area, and were ...

  10. COVID-19: Cuomo's Nursing Home Directive Led To Additional Deaths, New Report Says

    COVID-19: Cuomo's Nursing Home Directive Led To Additional Deaths, New Report Says

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s directive last spring to nursing homes in New York to admit COVID-19 patients led to additional deaths, according to a newly released report✎ EditSign.The New York State Bar Association Task Force on Nursing Homes and Long-Term Care released the 242-page report criticizing the governor for not reversing the March 2020 order earlier than he did.“Although a ...

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