Contact Us
Orangetown Daily Voice serves Blauvelt, Grand View-on-Hudson, Orangeburg, Palisades, Pearl River, Piermont, South Nyack, Sparkill & Tappan
Return to your home site

Menu

Orangetown Daily Voice serves Blauvelt, Grand View-on-Hudson, Orangeburg, Palisades, Pearl River, Piermont, South Nyack, Sparkill & Tappan

Nearby Towns

  • Clarkstown
    serves Bardonia, Congers, Nanuet, New City, Upper Nyack, Valley Cottage & West Nyack
  • North Rockland
    serves Garnerville, Grassy Point, Stony Point, Thiells, Tomkins Cove, Village of Haverstraw & West Haverstraw in Haverstraw Town
  • Ramapo
    serves Airmont, Chestnut Ridge, Hillburn, Hillcrest, Kaser, Monsey, Montebello, Mount Ivy, New Hempstead, New Square, Pomona, Sloatsburg, Spring Valley, Suffern, Tallman, Viola & Wesley Hills

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. Woman Sentenced For Producing Child Porn In Case Involving Smithtown Man

    Woman Sentenced For Producing Child Porn In Case Involving Smithtown Man

    A Ukrainian woman will spend decades behind bars, register as a sex offender and face deportation for producing child pornography involving a toddler with a Long Island man.Olena Kalichenko, 32, was sentenced in federal court in Central Islip to 20 years in prison following her 2016 guilty plea to conspiracy to sexually exploit a child, sexual exploitation of a child, production of ...

  2. Deep Undercover: NYSP Troopers To Pose As Construction Workers In Highway Work Zones

    Deep Undercover: NYSP Troopers To Pose As Construction Workers In Highway Work Zones

    Some troopers are going deep undercover.The New York State Police is teaming with the New York State Department of Transportation for Operation Hardhat, which will see troopers dressing as construction workers to catch speedsters and distracted drivers in highway work zones.According to New York State Police, construction workers in highway work zones could be troopers as they seek to ...

  3. Man Nabbed For Illegally Dumping Trash, Debris Near I-84

    Man Nabbed For Illegally Dumping Trash, Debris Near I-84

    A Putnam County Sheriff’s Deputy had to get his hands dirty to track down a suspect who illegally dumped trash and construction debris on county property near I-84.On Monday, July 29, Deputy Randel Hill was on patrol on Barrett Road in Southeast when he came upon a “large quantity” of trash that had been illegally dumped. Hill photographed the scene and proceeded to dig through several ...

  4. King Kullen Plans Two More Store Closures Before Stop & Shop Takeover

    King Kullen Plans Two More Store Closures Before Stop & Shop Takeover

    As Stop & Shop continues its takeover of King Kullen on Long Island, two more stores are set to be shuttered due to “underperformance.” King Kullen closed its Mount Sinai store on Thursday, June 20, and is scheduled to close its Lake Ronkonkoma store on Thursday, Aug. 22, and its North Babylon store on Thursday, Sept. 26, a spokesperson for the company said. Employees are being ...

  5. Five Accused Of Stealing $500K From Hudson Valley Stores In Fraud Ring

    Five Accused Of Stealing $500K From Hudson Valley Stores In Fraud Ring

    Five people are in police custody and are facing charges for their alleged roles in a retail fraud operation that stole more than $500,000 in merchandise from Westchester County stores.Over the course of nearly six months, officials said that the group of five suspects allegedly used a machine to make fake credit cards for stores such as Marshalls and HomeGoods. They then used the cards ...

  6. New Turn In Mount Vernon's Mayoral Musical Chairs: Judge's Ruling Results In Change

    New Turn In Mount Vernon's Mayoral Musical Chairs: Judge's Ruling Results In Change

    The lengthy game of musical chairs over who ultimately lands in the mayor’s seat in Mount Vernon may have come to a merciful end after more than five weeks of debate.A state judge has determined that Andre Wallace is the mayor of Mount Vernon, and will stay in that seat through the remainder of the year."Today a Supreme Court Judge ruled in favor of me," Wallace said. "I assumed the ...

  7. Area Schools Reportedly Named In Flood Of Sex Abuse Lawsuits Filed In NY Courts

    Area Schools Reportedly Named In Flood Of Sex Abuse Lawsuits Filed In NY Courts

    Some Catholic schools in the area are among hundreds that could find themselves in the crosshairs as hundreds of child sex abuse lawsuits were filed across New York on the first day of a new one-year window for older molestation cases. On Wednesday, Aug. 14, a provision of New York’s Child Victims Act took effect, making the start of the one-year period when alleged victims can ...

  8. Here's Where Long Island School Districts Rank Among Best In State

    Here's Where Long Island School Districts Rank Among Best In State

    A newly released study from Niche.com determined the best school districts for 2020 by analyzing the “key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents” using data from the U.S. Department of Education.Among the statistics that came into factor the rankings include state test scores, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, public school district ratings, and ...

  9. Bridgeport Twins Admit To Violent Robbery, Carjacking Of Delivery Driver

    Bridgeport Twins Admit To Violent Robbery, Carjacking Of Delivery Driver

    Twin brothers in Fairfield County admitted in federal court to carjacking a food deliveryman, leaving him with broken bones and a bleeding brain before they stole his car.Bridgeport residents Antoine Snell and Treyquane Snell, both 20, pleaded guilty to a federal robbery offense stemming from a violent robbery and carjacking of the delivery driver in Ansonia, U.S. Attorney John Durham ...

  10. Fire Breaks Out At Northern Westchester Apartment Building

    Fire Breaks Out At Northern Westchester Apartment Building

    Firefighters were dispatched to a Westchester apartment building shortly before noon after a fire broke out.Crews responded to the two-story building in Peekskill on Washington Street at approximately 11:45 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 15 where there was a report of a working fire in the building.While firefighters battle the blaze, the area and roadway are temporarily shut down. No other ...

  11. Prev Page 5 of 1286 3 4 5 6 7 Next
    41 - 50 of 12,851 articles

Welcome to

Orangetown Daily Voice!

Serves Blauvelt, Grand View-on-Hudson, Orangeburg, Palisades, Pearl River, Piermont, South Nyack, Sparkill & Tappan

Get the news you need to know on the go.

Welcome to

Orangetown Daily Voice!

Serves Blauvelt, Grand View-on-Hudson, Orangeburg, Palisades, Pearl River, Piermont, South Nyack, Sparkill & Tappan

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.