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North Rockland Daily Voice serves Garnerville, Grassy Point, Stony Point, Thiells, Tomkins Cove, Village of Haverstraw & West Haverstraw in Haverstraw Town

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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. Advisory Issued For Suffolk Residents, Visitors After 15 Samples Test Positive For West Nile

    Advisory Issued For Suffolk Residents, Visitors After 15 Samples Test Positive For West Nile

    An advisory has been issued on Long Island after there were more than a dozen new mosquito samples that tested positive for West Nile Virus.Suffolk County Health Commissioner Gregson Pigott announced that 15 new mosquito samples tested positive for the virus after being collected on Tuesday, July 21, and Wednesday, July 22.The positive samples were collected in Bay Shore (six); Islip ...

  2. Suspect Nabbed In Westport Burglary, Police Say

    Suspect Nabbed In Westport Burglary, Police Say

    An alleged burglar was tracked down by police in Fairfield County after allegedly breaking into a home and stealing a burglary and other items.A Westport homeowner reported to police at approximately 12:15 p.m. on Sunday, July 19 that he had returned home to find that both of his garage doors were opened overnight, despite being closed the day before.The homeowner told police that a ...

  3. COVID-19: Man Told To Wear Mask Trashes Westchester McDonald's, Police Say

    COVID-19: Man Told To Wear Mask Trashes Westchester McDonald's, Police Say

    A man grew irate and trashed a Westchester McDonald’s after being told he would be refused service if he didn’t put on a mask amid the COVID-19 pandemic.A man got into a verbal argument with an employee at the drive-thru line at McDonald’s on Main Street in New Rochelle shortly after 5 a.m. on Thursday, July 30, New Rochelle Police Capt. Cosmo Costa said. It is unclear what the argument ...

  4. COVID-19:  Shutting Down Parts Of State If There Are Flareups Could Be Option, CT Official Says

    COVID-19: Shutting Down Parts Of State If There Are Flareups Could Be Option, CT Official Says

    Some top officials in Connecticut are in disagreement about how to best combat potential spikes in novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in parts of the state.David Lehman, the commissioner for the state Department of Economic and Community Development, said this week that shutting down part of the state could be an option in the event of a sudden rise in cases, a notion that Connecticut ...

  5. Trump Tweets Support To Long Island Pizza Owner

    Trump Tweets Support To Long Island Pizza Owner

    President Donald Trump threw his support behind a Long Island pizzeria owner after the man drew heavy criticism for hanging a flag supporting Trump at his eatery.A woman posted on a Facebook group for Smithtown mothers criticizing Guy Caligiuri, the owner of Patio Pizza in Saint James for his support of Trump, leading to a divisive reaction from both Republicans and Democrats alike.The ...

  6. State Regulators Temporarily Suspend Eversource Rate Increase After Thousands Of Complaints

    State Regulators Temporarily Suspend Eversource Rate Increase After Thousands Of Complaints

    State regulators in Connecticut are hitting the brakes and suspending Eversource’s rate increase after hearing a cacophony of complaints from customers.Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) has instructed Eversource to restore prior rates as they investigate the utility company’s rate increases that saw some bills increasing by more than $100.Earlier story ...

  7. Intoxicated Boater Crashes Into Sailboat In Hudson River, Police Say

    Intoxicated Boater Crashes Into Sailboat In Hudson River, Police Say

    An allegedly intoxicated boater nearly caused a catastrophic incident after crashing his speed boat into a sailboat that was anchored in the Hudson River in Northern Westchester, authorities said.Ossining resident Mark See was charged with boating while intoxicated after the crash at approximately 9:45 p.m. Thursday, July 30 about a mile south of Teller’s Point off the town of ...

  8. Suspect At Large After Teen Shot, Killed In Westchester

    Suspect At Large After Teen Shot, Killed In Westchester

    The shooter of an 18-year-old who was fatally shot in Westchester remains at large, police said.Police confirm that the teen was shot in Mount Vernon on South 8th Avenue, between First and Second Street at approximately 10 p.m. on Wednesday, July 29. The shooter has not yet been apprehended.The 18-year-old was taken to Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx, where he was pronounced dead at ...

  9. COVID-19: Orange, Ulster Counties See Uptick In Cases

    COVID-19: Orange, Ulster Counties See Uptick In Cases

    Some parts of the Hudson Valley are seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases.Though the state continues to contain the virus, there was an uptick in the number of cases in Ulster and Orange counties reported this week.In Ulster County, there were 37 new cases reported on Thursday, July 30 out of 967 people tested, bringing the infection rate up to 3.8 percent. In Orange County, 2,123 people were ...

  10. Suspect Nabbed In Burglary At Dunkin' Donuts In Fairfield County

    Suspect Nabbed In Burglary At Dunkin' Donuts In Fairfield County

    A serial burglar in Connecticut was tracked down after breaking into a Fairfield County Dunkin’ Donuts location, stealing cash and a recording surveillance system, and being tied to other break-ins, police said.Investigators from the Monroe Police Department responded to Dunkin Donuts on Roosevelt Drive shortly after 1:45 on Dec. 27 last year, when a. burglar alarm was activated.Police ...

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