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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. Man Nabbed For DUI After Crash In Connecticut

    Man Nabbed For DUI After Crash In Connecticut

    A driver who caused a four-car crash in Connecticut was allegedly under the influence when he struck a guardrail, leading to the chain reaction, State Police said.Police said that Lavar Tracdin Funnye, age 33, was driving on the right shoulder of I-91 South near exit 32 in Hartford at approximately 9:20 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 7 when he veered into the lanes of traffic.Funnye, a Hartford ...

  2. Long Island Locale Nominated For National Register Of Historic Places

    Long Island Locale Nominated For National Register Of Historic Places

    A Long Island church has been nominated for state and national registers of historic places by New York Gov. Kathy Hochul.Hochul announced that the state Board for Historic Preservation has recommended adding 19 properties to the State and National Registers of Historic Places, including St. Paul’s Methodist Episcopal Church in Suffolk County.Completed in 1873 in the village of ...

  3. Four Properties In Region Nominated For National Register Of Historic Places

    Four Properties In Region Nominated For National Register Of Historic Places

    Several properties in the region have been nominated for state and national registers of historic places by New York Gov. Kathy Hochul.Hochul announced that the state Board for Historic Preservation has recommended adding 19 properties to the State and National Registers of Historic Places, including three in the Hudson Valley and one in Sullivan County.“New York's historical places are ...

  4. COVID-19: Hospitalizations Up, Infection Rate Down In CT; Latest Breakdown By County

    COVID-19: Hospitalizations Up, Infection Rate Down In CT; Latest Breakdown By County

    Hundreds of unvaccinated patients in Connecticut are being treated for COVID-19 in state hospitals as the number of new cases continues to mount. In the latest update from the state Department of Health, 22,894 COVID-19 tests were administered across the state on Thursday, Sept. 9, resulting in 625 new laboratory-confirmed cases of the virus for a 2.73 percent daily positive ...

  5. COVID-19: Long Island Infection Rate Stays Steadily High; New Breakdown By Community

    COVID-19: Long Island Infection Rate Stays Steadily High; New Breakdown By Community

    The positive COVID-19 infection rate on Long Island remains high as new variants of the virus continue to mutate and spread across the country.After seeing a slight rise, the average seven-day positive infection rate on Long Island dipped to 4.33 percent of those tested on Thursday, Sept. 9, down slightly from the previous day, according to the New York State Department of ...

  6. COVID-19: Hudson Valley Sees Infection-Rate Increase; New Breakdown By Community

    COVID-19: Hudson Valley Sees Infection-Rate Increase; New Breakdown By Community

    The positive COVID-19 infection rate in the Hudson Valley continues rising as new variants of the virus continue to mutate and spread across the country.For three straight days, the average seven-day positive infection rate in the Hudson Valley has climbed from 3.74 percent up to 3.80 percent of those tested on Thursday, Sept. 9.Statewide, the infection rate is also down, from 3.35 ...

  7. COVID-19: Five CT Counties Now At High Risk For Spread; Here's Latest Info

    COVID-19: Five CT Counties Now At High Risk For Spread; Here's Latest Info

    Five counties in Connecticut are now designated within the “high transmission” category for COVID-19 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).With variants of the virus surging through Connecticut communities, the CDC is closely monitoring five counties, though Fairfield and Middlesex counties have been downgraded from "high transmission" to "substantial transmission" in ...

  8. Westchester Lawyer Arraigned For Child Porn, Photographing Children

    Westchester Lawyer Arraigned For Child Porn, Photographing Children

    A lawyer is facing charges after being busted with child pornography, including images that were taken in his Westchester home.Eastchester resident Androsky Lugo, age 51, is facing multiple charges following his arraignment for promoting and possessing child pornography and unlawful surveillance of a minor.Specifically, Lugo was charged with:Promoting an obscene sexual performance by a ...

  9. Winning $825,000 Lottery Ticket Sold At CT Convenience Store

    Winning $825,000 Lottery Ticket Sold At CT Convenience Store

    A lucky area resident cashed in a winning $825,000 lotto ticket that was sold at a Connecticut convenience store.On Thursday, Sept. 9, in New Haven County, an East Haven resident cashed in a "$1,000,000 Emeralds" scratcher that was sold at Krauszer's Food Store on Campbell Avenue in West Haven.Related story - 'I Was In Shock': Connecticut Man Wins $100,000 Lottery PrizeAccording to ...

  10. COVID-19: Study Reveals How Many More Times Unvaccinated Are Likely To Die From Virus, CDC Says

    COVID-19: Study Reveals How Many More Times Unvaccinated Are Likely To Die From Virus, CDC Says

    A newly released study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that Americans unvaccinated for COVID-19 are more than 10 times more likely to die from the virus.People not fully vaccinated against the virus are 10 times more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19 and 11 times more likely to die, according to new major studies published on Friday, Sept. 10 ...

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