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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.

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  1. COVID-19: CVS Health To Provide Bonuses, Add Benefits, Hire 50K In Response To Pandemic

    COVID-19: CVS Health To Provide Bonuses, Add Benefits, Hire 50K In Response To Pandemic

    CVS Health is offering incentives to current employees and plans to bolster its workforce by 50,000 to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus.Employees at CVS locations across the country will receive bonuses between $150 and $500 for those who assist patients and customers “in this time of unprecedented need.” The bonuses have been earmarked for pharmacists and certain other health ...

  2. COVID-19: Grocery Workers On Front Lines In Battle: How You Can Shop Safely

    COVID-19: Grocery Workers On Front Lines In Battle: How You Can Shop Safely

    While millions have self-isolated and have been telecommuting or not going into work at all amid fears of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, there’s a select group that doesn't have that option: grocery store employees.The world has slowed to a halt for much of the country, but things have only sped up at grocery stores, where shoppers have been flooding aisles and clearing out ...

  3. COVID-19: Stop Selling Bogus 'Coronavirus-Killing' Devices, State AG Tells Scammers

    COVID-19: Stop Selling Bogus 'Coronavirus-Killing' Devices, State AG Tells Scammers

    The New York Attorney General is striking back against scammers who have been marketing and selling phony “novel coronavirus-killing” devices.Three companies have allegedly been misrepresenting to consumers that COVID-19 is a primarily airborne disease and that its air purifiers can effectively prevent people from contracting the virus by removing the virus particles from the ...

  4. More Flu Deaths Reported In Connecticut, Bringing Total To 72 For Season

    More Flu Deaths Reported In Connecticut, Bringing Total To 72 For Season

    As all eyes are trained on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), there were two more flu-related deaths in Connecticut last week, bringing the total to 72 for the season.According to the Connecticut Department of Health, the flu remains “widespread” statewide, with a total of 2,934 influenza-related hospitalizations reported since the beginning of the flu season, including 118  in the ...

  5. Alert Issued For Wanted Long Island Man

    Alert Issued For Wanted Long Island Man

    Have you seen him?Police investigators on Long Island are seeking the public’s assistance as they attempt to locate a wanted man who was busted on a drug charge.An alert has been issued for 20-year-old Lawrence Dennis, who is wanted by the Nassau County Police Department after being arrested and charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance last year. Dennis ...

  6. Woman Accused Of Using Five Counterfeit $100 Bills At Long Island Target

    Woman Accused Of Using Five Counterfeit $100 Bills At Long Island Target

    A woman is wanted by police investigators on Long Island after allegedly using counterfeit bills at Target.Suffolk County Crime Stoppers issued an alert as they attempt to locate a woman who was caught on camera using counterfeit cash at Target on East Jericho Turnpike in Huntington Station in January.According to police, the woman entered Target at approximately 2:50 p.m. on Tuesday, ...

  7. Four Charged After Narcotics, Firearms Seized During Search In Area

    Four Charged After Narcotics, Firearms Seized During Search In Area

    Four men are facing drug and weapon charges for their alleged roles in a narcotics distribution operation in the area.Poughkeepsie residents Michael “Pop Nicholas, Darren “Born” Parker, Regina “Gina” Cummings, and Jaquon “Wiz” Dancy were charged in White Plains federal court after being busted with 15 kilograms of various drugs.U.S. Attorney for the Southern DIstrict of New York ...

  8. COVID-19 In Westchester: 10 Fatalities, Rundown Of Cases By Municipality

    COVID-19 In Westchester: 10 Fatalities, Rundown Of Cases By Municipality

    More than 7,000 positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported in Westchester, second-most in the state outside of New York City, and County Executive George Latimer says the pandemic is spreading across all municipalities.Of those cases, 10 resulted in fatalities, Latimer said.Statewide, there have been 44,635 confirmed cases of COVID-19, nearly 40,000 more than any ...

  9. COVID-19: State Attorney General Outlines Funeral Guidelines

    COVID-19: State Attorney General Outlines Funeral Guidelines

    The outbreak of the novel coronavirus has forced elected officials in New York to enact new game-changing measures across the board, including those related to hosting funerals.New York Attorney General Letitia outlined new guidance that has been provided for funeral directors in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has claimed the lives of hundreds of Americans.The Centers for ...

  10. COVID-19: 'Life's Precious,' Says Spring Breaker, Apologizing For Video Dismissing Virus Impact

    COVID-19: 'Life's Precious,' Says Spring Breaker, Apologizing For Video Dismissing Virus Impact

    A spring breaker who made national headlines after dismissing the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) while partying has issued a mea culpa after a video clip of him went viral.Last week, a TV news station video interview of Ohio native Brady Sluder frankly stating “If I get corona, I get corona.  At the end of the day, I'm not going to let it stop me from partying. We've ...

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