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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. COVID-19: These Companies Are Hiring In Connecticut

    COVID-19: These Companies Are Hiring In Connecticut

    With thousands of people out of work amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, some employers in Connecticut have stepped up and are looking for new workers.Nationwide, most bars, restaurants and other non-essential businesses have been closed for week due to fears of spreading COVID-19, though many grocery stores have seen an uptick in shoppers as store shelves continue being ...

  2. Convicted Sex Offender Reports Move Near Area Elementary School, Church

    Convicted Sex Offender Reports Move Near Area Elementary School, Church

    A registered sex offender convicted of forcibly touching a teenage girl has moved to an apartment near a Putnam County church and elementary school.Brian White, 35, formerly of Northern Westchester, is now living in an apartment on Gleneida Avenue in Carmel, walking distance from St. James the Apostle School, according to the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.The ...

  3. COVID-19: Social Distancing Enforcement To Be Stepped Up In Hempstead

    COVID-19: Social Distancing Enforcement To Be Stepped Up In Hempstead

    Local officials will be more strictly enforcing social distancing rules in Hempstead, one of the state's hotspots for novel coronavirus (COVID-19).In response to the outbreak, and to groups of people failing to socially distance themselves, Waylyn Hobbs, the Village of Hempstead Trustee for Emergency Services, announced that police will begin new enforcement measures to curtail the ...

  4. COVID-19: Amazon Facing Another NY Strike After 25 Employees Test Positive

    COVID-19: Amazon Facing Another NY Strike After 25 Employees Test Positive

    Workers at a New York Amazon warehouse walked off the job for the second time after more employees contracted novel coronavirus (COVID-19) while working in Staten Island.Employees at Amazon’s distribution center - known as JFK8 - began a strike at noon on Monday, April 6, amid complaints that more than two dozens warehouse staffers have tested positive for COVID-19.The workers are ...

  5. COVID-19: Cuomo Says He Didn't Know Of East End Concerns On NYC Influx Despite Letter, Media

    COVID-19: Cuomo Says He Didn't Know Of East End Concerns On NYC Influx Despite Letter, Media

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo claims that he was unaware of the concerns of Long Islanders who have seen an influx of New York City residents flocking out east amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Since the outbreak, some affluent suburbs on Long Island and in the Hudson Valley have seen a surge of Manhattan residents with summer homes in the suburbs heading there, bringing the ...

  6. COVID-19: State Raises Fine For Those Failing To Social Distance

    COVID-19: State Raises Fine For Those Failing To Social Distance

    Those who fail to practice proper social distancing protocols in New York State during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will now face steeper fines, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced.Earlier report - COVID-19: New York 'On Pause' Extended, But Cuomo Sees Possible 'Flattening Of Curve'As the number of cases rose statewide to 130,689, Cuomo announced that the maximum fines for ...

  7. Suspects On Loose After Burglary At Long Island Deli

    Suspects On Loose After Burglary At Long Island Deli

    Two men are on the loose after allegedly breaking into a Long Island deli and robbing it of cash and merchandise, police said.The Nassau County Police Department issued an alert stating that two unknown African Americans entered In & Out Deli on Nassau Road in Roosevelt at approximately 1:40 a.m. on Sunday, April 5.Detectives said that the two men entered through a rear basement ...

  8. COVID-19: New York 'On Pause' Extended, But Cuomo Sees Possible 'Flattening Of Curve'

    COVID-19: New York 'On Pause' Extended, But Cuomo Sees Possible 'Flattening Of Curve'

    New York will be "on pause" for several more weeks as the number of deaths due to novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has now been essentially flat for two days, indicating a possible "flattening of the curve."During his daily COVID-19 news briefing on Monday, April 6, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced there have been 8,658 new confirmed cases of the virus, bringing the statewide total to ...

  9. Woman Posing As Healthcare Worker Wanted For Robbery At Long Island Residence

    Woman Posing As Healthcare Worker Wanted For Robbery At Long Island Residence

    A woman posing as a healthcare professional robbed an elderly woman in her Long Island apartment, police said.Detectives from the Nassau County Police Department are attempting to locate a woman who stole a pocketbook from an 87-year-old woman living in a Main Street apartment in Farmingdale over the weekend.Police said that the suspect entered the woman’s apartment at approximately ...

  10. COVID-19: Here's Latest Breakdown Of Westchester Cases By Municipality

    COVID-19: Here's Latest Breakdown Of Westchester Cases By Municipality

    Yonkers, with the highest rate of confirmed novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Westchester, has now surpassed 1,000 for the first time during the pandemic according to new information released by the county.As of Monday, April 6, there have been 43,955 people tested in Westchester, with 13,723 (31 percent) testing positive since the outbreak. There have been 122,031 positive tests ...

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