Map Interactive local COVID-19 tracker
Contact Us
Mount Vernon Daily Voice serves Mount Vernon, NY
Return to your home site

Menu

Mount Vernon Daily Voice serves Mount Vernon, NY

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. Man Charged With Stalking, Violating Protection Order In Fairfield County

    Man Charged With Stalking, Violating Protection Order In Fairfield County

    A man arrested nearly a dozen times in the past two months is back in police custody after being arrested for the second time in as many weeks for violating an order of protection in Fairfield County.Manchester resident Matthew Hanson, 31, spent Memorial Day behind bars after he was arrested over the weekend in Newtown when he was found lurking outside his victim’s residence during an ...

  2. Mamaroneck Man Charged With Aggravated DWI At Westchester Checkpoint

    Mamaroneck Man Charged With Aggravated DWI At Westchester Checkpoint

    A New York State Police sobriety checkpoint over Memorial Day Weekend led to the arrest of a Westchester man for alleged aggravated driving while intoxicated.New York State Police troopers from the Somers barracks conducted a fixed-sobriety checkpoint on Route 138 in Lewisboro on Friday, May 22 to look for potentially impaired drivers during the holiday weekend.Police said that during ...

  3. Roadwork Alert: Ramp Closures, Lane Shifts Scheduled For Busy Litchfield County Roadway

    Roadwork Alert: Ramp Closures, Lane Shifts Scheduled For Busy Litchfield County Roadway

    Some on and off ramps will be closed and lanes shifted for several months on a busy Litchfield County roadway as a multi-million dollar bridge rehabilitation project kicks off in Thomaston.Beginning on Tuesday, June 9, the exit 38 on and off-ramps on Route 8 will be closed for at least four months as they begin construction on two bridges as part of a $9.2 million rehabilitation ...

  4. Police In Westchester Issue Hundreds Of Summonses Over Memorial Day Weekend

    Police In Westchester Issue Hundreds Of Summonses Over Memorial Day Weekend

    Local, county, and state police agencies teamed up to dish out nearly 250 summonses to motorists in Westchester over the Memorial Day Weekend holiday.On Thursday, May 21, Friday, May 22, and Sunday, May 24, the Yonkers Police Department partnered with the Westchester County Department of Public Safety and New York State Police to issue a total of 249 summons to violators for multiple ...

  5. Hundreds Face DWI, Speeding, Other Charges In Hudson Valley State Police Memorial Day Crackdown

    Hundreds Face DWI, Speeding, Other Charges In Hudson Valley State Police Memorial Day Crackdown

    New York State Police troopers in the Hudson Valley dished out hundreds of tickets during Memorial Day Weekend to everyone from impaired motorists to speeding drivers.During the special enforcement campaign, which was held from Friday, May 22 through 3 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26, troopers issued more than 8,900 tickets, including 203 for alleged DWI.Troopers investigated 457 crashes during ...

  6. COVID-19: Long Island Pharmacist Charged With Hoarding, Price Gouging Of N95 Masks

    COVID-19: Long Island Pharmacist Charged With Hoarding, Price Gouging Of N95 Masks

    A Long Island pharmacist is facing charges for alleged price gouging of personal protective equipment during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.Federal officials charged Suffolk County resident Richard Schirripa - also known as “the Mask Man” - with violating the Defense Production Act by hoarding and price gouging N95 masks; making false statements to law enforcement; committing ...

  7. Police Attempt To Locate Suspect Fleeing After Stealing Car In Westchester

    Police Attempt To Locate Suspect Fleeing After Stealing Car In Westchester

    Update: Shortly after 5 p.m., police apprehended a suspect, the vehicle was recovered, and he was turned over to Westchester County Police.Original Story: Police are investigating a reported stolen vehicle as they attempt to locate a suspect attempting to evade officers by fleeing on foot in Westchester.An alert was issued by the Scarsdale Police Department shortly after 4 p.m. on ...

  8. COVID-19: Here Are Do's, Don'ts To Avoid Virus-Related Scams, Westchester DA Says

    COVID-19: Here Are Do's, Don'ts To Avoid Virus-Related Scams, Westchester DA Says

    Officials in Westchester are warning residents to protect themselves and be wary of schemers looking to take advantage of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino, Jr., issued a warning for area residents this week following an uptick in scams related to the COVID-19 outbreak over the past few months.“As this crisis continues, the ...

  9. Suspect Nabbed In Armed Robbery At Area Gas Station

    Suspect Nabbed In Armed Robbery At Area Gas Station

    Detectives have apprehended a man who was allegedly involved in an armed robbery at an area gas station, police said.Shortly after 7 a.m. on Saturday, May 23 in n Dutchess County, the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department received reports of an armed robbery that took place at Chestnut Mobil on South Road.Police said that the suspect approached the gas station clerk, passing a note ...

  10. Four Long Island Beaches Closed Due To Sewage Spilling Into Harbor

    Four Long Island Beaches Closed Due To Sewage Spilling Into Harbor

    As quickly as they opened up for Memorial Day Weekend, some Long Island beaches were forced to shut back down for a non-novel coronavirus (COVID-19) concern.Officials in Nassau County said that four beaches were forced to close indefinitely this week after a storm drain overflowed and sewage spilled into Hempstead Harbor.In response, health officials closed Port Washington's North ...

  11. Prev Page 2 of 1574 1 2 3 4 5 Next
    11 - 20 of 15,737 articles

Welcome to

Mount Vernon 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.