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Zak Failla

Urgent News Reporter zfailla@dailyvoice.com

Zak! worked as a sports editor at the Shoshone News Press in northern Idaho and as a sports writer at the Ithaca Journal before making his way to The Daily Voice. A graduate of Ithaca College's Roy H. Park School of Communication, he is a self-proclaimed cat and juggling enthusiast. 

Zak Failla's Contributions

  1. Gas Prices Reach Five-Year March Peak

    Gas Prices Reach Five-Year March Peak

    Both New York and Connecticut have entered the “drivers’ dozen” and are among the 12 states with the highest gas prices in the country.Nationally, as of Tuesday, March 26, the average price at the pump has hit $2.65 per gallon, up nine cents from a week ago and 25 cents from a month ago. The price is three cents more than a year ago, according to AAA.“Thanks to increasing demand and ...

  2. Both Indian Point Reactors Down For First Time In 10 Years

    Both Indian Point Reactors Down For First Time In 10 Years

    Both reactors at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in Westchester were temporarily offline for the first time in years.An initial shutdown of one reactor began at approximately 3 p.m. on Friday, March 15, which lasted through the early hours of Sunday, March 24, according to Entergy. The shutdown of the reactor came while the plant’s other reactor was down for scheduled ...

  3. New York Landlord Admits To Tax Evasion

    New York Landlord Admits To Tax Evasion

    A landlord with properties in Connecticut and New York has admitted to failing to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars.Anthony Valentino, of Palm City, Florida, has pleaded guilty in Bridgeport district court to one count of tax evasion after attempting to avoid paying more than $300,000 in income taxes, U.S. Attorney John Durham announced.Durham said that Valentino, 76, is a real ...

  4. Marijuana Edibles Lead To Hundreds Of Emergency Room Visits, Report Says

    Marijuana Edibles Lead To Hundreds Of Emergency Room Visits, Report Says

    With the push for legalized marijuana picking up steam in the area, a new study has found that edibles such as pot brownies or gummy bears may pose more of a health threat compared to smoking or vaping.Cannabis use has been on the rise in Colorado since it was legalized in 2009, according to the new study. While more people have been hospitalized due to inhaling marijuana, the report ...

  5. Health Risk Leads To Avocado Recall

    Health Risk Leads To Avocado Recall

    A California-based company has announced a recall of whole avocados due to a health scare following a federal inspection at its packing facility.The Henry Avocado Corporation announced that “out of an abundance of caution due to positive test results on environmental samples” taken during a government inspection, they have recalled items sold in bulk to retailers due to possible ...

  6. Possible Contamination Leads To Ready-To-Eat Sausage Recall

    Possible Contamination Leads To Ready-To-Eat Sausage Recall

    More than 2,500 pounds of a ready-to-eat sausage product have been recalled nationwide due to contamination concerns involving metal in the food.The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that New Hampshire-based North Country Smokehouse has recalled approximately 2,686 pounds of products that may be contaminated with extraneous ...

  7. Pork Skin Products Recalled Due To Misbranding, Undeclared Ingredients

    Pork Skin Products Recalled Due To Misbranding, Undeclared Ingredients

    The USDA has recalled a pork skin product that were mislabeled and failed to meet federal safety requirements.North Carolina-based Two Brothers Pork Skins announced that it is recalled an undetermined amount of pork skin products that were produced without meeting the federal requirements to develop and implement hazard analysis and system of preventive controls to improve the safety of ...

  8. Yale Rescinds Admission Of Student After College Cheating Scandal

    Yale Rescinds Admission Of Student After College Cheating Scandal

    The fallout from Operation Varsity Blues continues, as Yale University has rescinded the admission of a student involved in the cheating scam.More than 50 people, including celebrities and prolific coaches were implicated in the cheating scam, which accuses parents of paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to earn admissions to top universities, including Yale.Among those charged ...

  9. Hudson Valley Man Indicted On Attempted Murder Charge Following Shooting

    Hudson Valley Man Indicted On Attempted Murder Charge Following Shooting

    A Northern Westchester man is facing assault and an attempted murder charge in connection to an early morning shooting.Mario Mieles, of Ossining, has been arraigned on an indictment on charges of attempted murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon - all felonies - after shooting another man in Ossining in February.The indictment alleges that at approximately 4:45 a.m. on ...

  10. Bloomingburg Man Killed In Two-Vehicle Crash Involving Pine Bush Woman

    Bloomingburg Man Killed In Two-Vehicle Crash Involving Pine Bush Woman

    A local woman had to be airlifted to the Westchester Medical Center on Sunday night after being involved in a head-on collision that left a second driver dead.New York State Police in Wurtsboro are investigating a fatal crash that occurred shortly after 10:45 p.m. on Sunday, March 24 on Burlingham Road in Mamakating.Police said that the preliminary investigation determined that a 2002 ...

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