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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: These New Restrictions Now In Effect In Connecticut

    COVID-19: These New Restrictions Now In Effect In Connecticut

    With COVID-19 rapidly spreading statewide during the “second wave” of the virus, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont is putting certain restrictions back in place. Lamont announced that the state would be reducing the max occupancy at gyms and fitness centers, with both employees and gym-goers being required to wear a facial cover during workouts. Previously, those working out at gyms were ...

  2. COVID-19: Four Long Island Yellow Cluster Zones Added

    COVID-19: Four Long Island Yellow Cluster Zones Added

    Click here for an updated story - COVID-19: Detailed Maps Released For Newly Added Long Island Cluster ZonesNew communities on Long Island have been designated as COVID-19 “yellow zone” micro-clusters after seeing a spike in positive infection rates among those tested.During a COVID-19 briefing on Monday, Nov. 23, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo added four new micro-clusters to the ...

  3. Suspect Nabbed For Brandishing Knife, Shooting Woman In Westchester, Police Say

    Suspect Nabbed For Brandishing Knife, Shooting Woman In Westchester, Police Say

    A 34-year-old man was arrested in Westchester for attempted murder after first threatening a neighbor with a knife, only to return later and shoot a woman through her door, police said.Officers from the Yonkers Police Department were dispatched to an apartment on Saratoga Avenue shortly before 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21, where there were reports of gunshots fired.Upon arrival, ...

  4. COVID-19: Westchester School District Goes All-Virtual Due To Staffing Shortage

    COVID-19: Westchester School District Goes All-Virtual Due To Staffing Shortage

    Another Westchester school district is going remote after learning of new positive cases that caused a staffing shortage.Bronxville Schools Superintendent Roy Montesano said that because of a rise in cases and the shortened week due to the Thanksgiving break, all students would be switching to their distance learning plan beginning on Monday, Nov. 23. Montesano said that a staff member ...

  5. COVID-19: Two Long Island Businesses Cited For Overcrowding

    COVID-19: Two Long Island Businesses Cited For Overcrowding

    A pair of businesses on Long Island were cited over the weekend for overcrowding amid the COVID-19 pandemic.Despite a recent surge in cases and positive COVID-19 infection rates that are causing parts of Long Island to likely be designated as “yellow zone” micro-clusters, two Nassau County businesses were found in violation of the state’s virus-related guidance over the weekend.On ...

  6. COVID-19: Long Island Locations Expected To Be Named Yellow Zones

    COVID-19: Long Island Locations Expected To Be Named Yellow Zones

    Click here for an updated story - COVID-19: Four Long Island Yellow Cluster Zones AddedSome Long Island communities are on the verge of being designated as COVID-19 “yellow zone” micro-clusters due to a recent rise in new cases as the virus continues to rapidly spread.New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced over the weekend that by the end of the week, some areas that have seen a ...

  7. COVID-19: Latest School In Fairfield County Announces Shift To Remote Learning

    COVID-19: Latest School In Fairfield County Announces Shift To Remote Learning

    Another Fairfield County school is switching over to its distance learning model through the Thanksgiving holiday as the mounting number of COVID-19 cases caused a minor staffing shortage. Nathan Hale Middle School in Norwalk went all-virtual beginning on Monday, Nov. 23 due to newly confirmed COVID-19 cases. Students will not return to in-person learning through Monday, Nov. 30. School ...

  8. Recall Issued For Popular Macaroni And Cheese Product

    Recall Issued For Popular Macaroni And Cheese Product

    Thousands of pounds of a popular frozen macaroni and cheese snack that were sold to retailers nationwide are being recalled due to undeclared allergens.Massachusetts-based Stuffed Foods announced it will be recalling 1,818 “Mac & Cheese Bites” which may actually contain “Buffalo Style Chicken Poppers,” that contain soy and may lead to an allergic reaction.According to the U.S. ...

  9. New Victim Trying To Sell Xbox Series X Through Online App Robbed At Gunpoint In Westchester

    New Victim Trying To Sell Xbox Series X Through Online App Robbed At Gunpoint In Westchester

    For the second time in a week, a man who used an online app in an attempt to sell a next-generation video game system was robbed at gunpoint in a Westchester city.New Rochelle Police officers responded to a stretch of Seventh Street near Feeney Park shortly before 9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19, where there was a report of an armed robbery that had just taken place.New Rochelle Police ...

  10. COVID-19: Mouthwash Can Kill Virus In 30 Seconds, New Study Reveals

    COVID-19: Mouthwash Can Kill Virus In 30 Seconds, New Study Reveals

    Some over-the-counter mouthwashes could potentially kill COVID-19 in under a minute, according to a new overseas study released this week.The preliminary findings of a Cardiff University study out of the United Kingdom determined that mouthwashes that contain at least 0.07 percent cetypyridinium chloride (CPC) displayed “promising signs” of being able to destroy the virus in their ...

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