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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. Suspect Caught During Burglary In Progress At Long Island Residence, Police Say

    Suspect Caught During Burglary In Progress At Long Island Residence, Police Say

    A Long Island man was caught red-handed by police stealing from an empty home, investigators said.Shortly after 6 a.m. on Monday, June 1, members of the Nassau County Police Department responded to an empty residence on Pleasant Avenue in Roosevelt, where there was a report of a suspicious person.Upon arrival, police found Uniondale resident Elliot Fleming, 58, who was in the backyard ...

  2. Armed Long Island Man Who Barricades Himself In Car Apprehended, Police Say

    Armed Long Island Man Who Barricades Himself In Car Apprehended, Police Say

    A man who damaged a minor’s property before barricading himself in a car with a handgun at a Long Island beach was taken into custody safely and peacefully after an hours-long standoff, police said.Local and state police in Southampton received a report at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Monday June 1 of a man in a vehicle with a weapon at Meschutt Beach in Hampton Bays.Specifically, ...

  3. Man Accused Of Spray-Painting Area Business

    Man Accused Of Spray-Painting Area Business

    A Northern Westchester man is facing charges for allegedly tagging a Dutchess County business, police said.Officers from the City of Beacon Police Department responded to the area of Madam Brett Park on South Avenue at approximately 8 a.m. on Monday, June 1, where there was a report of a suspicious vehicle.Beacon Police Det. Sgt. Jason Johnson said that arriving officers found Buchanan ...

  4. Travel Advisory Issued For Westchester

    Travel Advisory Issued For Westchester

    There will be temporary overnight lane closures for several days on a busy Westchester highway.The New York State Department of Transportation issued an alert cautioning motorists that there will be closures in both directions on Route 9A in the Towns of Greenburgh and Mount Pleasant.The closures will be between Hunter Lane and Browns Lane nightly from Wednesday, June 3 through Friday, ...

  5. Hundreds Attend Protests Held In Beacon, New Paltz

    Hundreds Attend Protests Held In Beacon, New Paltz

    Hundreds made their voices heard in the area in separate protests of the police-related death of George Floyd in Minnesota.Massive protests were held throughout the Hudson Valley on Monday, June 1, with hundreds peacefully gathering in Beacon and New Paltz while looting and anarchy reigned supreme in some areas, namely New York City.Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro said that the ...

  6. Long Island Restaurant Owner Under Fire For Video Comments On Protesters

    Long Island Restaurant Owner Under Fire For Video Comments On Protesters

    The owner of a popular Italian restaurant on Long Island is facing backlash after making incendiary comments about protesters during a Facebook Live video that went viral.Luigi Petrone, the owner of Tutto Pazzo in Huntington Village, received the harsh criticism after he posted a video of a group protesting the death of George Floyd, calling them names and mocking them.“There’s a bunch ...

  7. Putnam County COVID-19 Death Toll Reaches 60: New Rundown Of Cases By Town

    Putnam County COVID-19 Death Toll Reaches 60: New Rundown Of Cases By Town

    The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has now claimed the lives of 60 Putnam County residents, as the total number of cases topped 1,450 cases since mid-March.On Day 94 of the pandemic, there were 22 new COVID-19 cases in Putnam, bringing the total to 1,451 positive cases since the outbreak began. Of those cases, 60 have resulted in the deaths of Putnam residents.A total of 9,506 ...

  8. COVID-19: Expect New Virus Outbreaks Due To Nationwide Protests, Surgeon General Says

    COVID-19: Expect New Virus Outbreaks Due To Nationwide Protests, Surgeon General Says

    One of the nation’s top health officials is cautioning that there are likely to be new outbreaks of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as groups congregate during protests over the death of George Floyd.U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said this week that although many have been wearing face coverings during protests, the thousands of people gathering in close proximity over the last few ...

  9. 'Do Your Job,' Cuomo Tells NYPD, de Blasio Amid Looting; NYC Curfew Extended Through Weekend

    'Do Your Job,' Cuomo Tells NYPD, de Blasio Amid Looting; NYC Curfew Extended Through Weekend

    The curfew in New York City has been extended for the rest of the week, through the weekend as looting and protests continue to break out in the wake of the police-assisted death of George Floyd in Minneapolis as Gov. Andrew Cuomo publicly criticized Mayor Bill de Blasio's response. De Blasio announced that the curfew will be in effect nightly from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Sunday, ...

  10. Wilton Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Woman Inside Car In Norwalk

    Wilton Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Woman Inside Car In Norwalk

    A man who allegedly sexually abused and exposed himself to a woman in a car last year was taken into custody this week by investigators in Fairfield County, police said.In November last year, a woman contacted police alleging that she had been sexually assaulted by Wilton resident Mike Crittenden while inside a car outside a learning center he was forbidden to be at in Norwalk.It is ...

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