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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. Homeowner Charged After Police Break Up Underage Drinking Party In Fairfield County

    Homeowner Charged After Police Break Up Underage Drinking Party In Fairfield County

    A Fairfield County homeowner is facing charges after hosting minors at his home who were caught drinking, police said.Officers from the New Canaan Police Department responded to a Valley Road home near the intersection of Mariomi Road at 10:42 p.m. on Wednesday, June 16, where there was a report of a possible party with loud music playing.According to police, the responding officers ...

  2. Police Issue Alert After Coyote Sighting In Westchester

    Police Issue Alert After Coyote Sighting In Westchester

    A coyote warning has been issued in a Westchester town following a recent rash of sightings in the area.While noting that seeing a coyote in Rye is not an unusual thing, the local police department issued an alert to the community advising them to take common-sense precautions to ensure that man and animal can peacefully coexist.Officials said that homeowners should never approach or ...

  3. COVID-19: New Pop-Up Vaccination Site Scheduled On Long Island

    COVID-19: New Pop-Up Vaccination Site Scheduled On Long Island

    Though New York has hit the 70 percent vaccination rate that lifted most COVID-19 restrictions statewide, a new pop-up vaccination site has been planned on Long Island.There will be a dozen new pop-up sites scheduled across the state in the coming days, including one in Nassau County at Northwell Health on Marcus Avenue in New Hyde Park that will be open on Friday, June 18. Earlier ...

  4. House Fire Breaks Out In Area

    House Fire Breaks Out In Area

    One firefighter was hospitalized battling an overnight fire that broke out in an area home, officials announced.First responders in Putnam County from the Mahopac Falls Volunteer Fire Department and Carmel Police Department responded to a Secor Road home at approximately 9:15 p.m. on Wednesday, June 16, where there was a report of a deck on fire with an elderly resident possibly inside ...

  5. COVID-19: Pop-Up, Walk-In Vaccination Clinic Planned In Westchester

    COVID-19: Pop-Up, Walk-In Vaccination Clinic Planned In Westchester

    There will be a COVID-19 pop-up vaccination site set up in Westchester as the county continues its recovery from the pandemic.Officials announced that from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, June 18, the clinic will be held at the Westchester County Department of Health Clinic at 134 Court St. in White Plains.The pop-up is for walk-ins 18 and older and the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines will ...

  6. Carmel School District Explores Next Steps After Budget Voted Down For Second Time

    Carmel School District Explores Next Steps After Budget Voted Down For Second Time

    School officials in Carmel are scrambling after voters in the district became one of only two in New York to reject a proposed budget for the second time.This week, voters shot down a proposed $133,581,366 spending plan for the second time, forcing the Board of Education to adopt a contingency budget of approximately $131 million that will require cutting $1,664,980 from the budget.The ...

  7. Wegmans Announces Breach Of Customers' Personal Information

    Wegmans Announces Breach Of Customers' Personal Information

    Wegmans is warning customers that some personal information may have been exposed to hackers due to a recent data breach.The grocery giant issued an alert this week to notify customers that two databases used for Wegmans internal business purposes were inadvertently left open to potential outside access due to a configuration issue.Officials said that customer names, addresses, phone ...

  8. Long Island School Board Trustee Resigns After Being Accused Of Verbally Abusing Student

    Long Island School Board Trustee Resigns After Being Accused Of Verbally Abusing Student

    A Long Island school board trustee resigned after allegedly being involved in an “incident” with a teenager where he verbally abused a student.James Mancaruso, a member of the Sachem School Board of Education, stepped down from his position after allegedly yelling and cursing at a female student on the Sachem East High School campus in Farmingville.According to News 12, Mancaruso ...

  9. Long Island Woman Pleads Guilty In Crash That Killed Mother, Injured Son

    Long Island Woman Pleads Guilty In Crash That Killed Mother, Injured Son

    A Long Island woman will spend years behind bars after admitting to her role in a high-speed crash on the Meadowbrook Parkway that killed a 39-year-old mother and injured her 8-year-old son. Freeport resident Nicole Pollock, age 28, pleaded guilty on Wednesday, June 16 to multiple counts of assault for allegedly drinking, doing drugs, driving, and rear-ending another driver last year, ...

  10. Long Island Man Indicted For Allegedly Sexually Abusing Six Children

    Long Island Man Indicted For Allegedly Sexually Abusing Six Children

    The 52-year-old husband of a child care provider has been indicted for allegedly sexually abusing children while they were in his wife’s care at their Long Island home, the District Attorney’s Office announced.It is alleged that multiple children were sexually abused by Patchogue resident Angel Tacuri at separate times between 2010 and 2014 when the girls were between the ages of 3 and ...

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