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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. Hudson Valley HS To Go Remote For Months

    Hudson Valley HS To Go Remote For Months

    A Hudson Valley high school will be transitioning to its remote learning model for several months due to hazardous materials inside the building.In Rockland County, Clarence Ellis, the Superintendent of Schools for the East Ramapo Central School District announced that the Spring Valley High School will be going remote through January after conducting hazardous materials and air quality ...

  2. $2 Million Wedding Set For Bill Gates' Daughter In Northern Westchester

    $2 Million Wedding Set For Bill Gates' Daughter In Northern Westchester

    The red carpet is being rolled out in Northern Westchester as billionaire Bill Gates has arrived in the region for a star-studded event as his daughter gets married as part of a multi-million dollar affair.The 65-year-old Microsoft founder and his entourage made their way to New York City on Thursday, Oct. 14 in advance of a planned $2 million wedding for Jennifer Gates at the family’s ...

  3. Legionnaires’ Disease Cases Reported On Long Island

    Legionnaires’ Disease Cases Reported On Long Island

    Health officials are investigating a reported outbreak of Legionnaires' disease on Long Island that left one dead and hospitalized 10. There have been nearly a dozen confirmed cases within a one-mile radius in Nassau County between Wantagh Avenue and Old Jerusalem Road on the Levittown-Wantagh border, officials announced.At least one person has died from Legionnaires' and two others ...

  4. Westchester Man Arraigned On Murder Charge For Fatal 2020 Shooting

    Westchester Man Arraigned On Murder Charge For Fatal 2020 Shooting

    A man apprehended nearly one year after a fatal shooting in Westchester has been arraigned on murder and weapons charges.Yonkers resident Jonathan Planas, age 32, was indicted on charges that include second-degree murder and four counts of criminal possession of a weapon, all felonies, for the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Alvaro Vigueras Medina on Oct. 10, 2020.Original story - Suspect ...

  5. Serial Groper, Sexual Abuser From Westchester Sentenced To Prison Time

    Serial Groper, Sexual Abuser From Westchester Sentenced To Prison Time

    A serial groper from Westchester who sexually assaulted a woman who was entering her apartment building has been sentenced to prison time following reports of multiple forcible touching incidents.Yonkers resident Andre Degree, age 26, was sentenced to three years in state prison followed by 10 years post-release supervision after previously pleading guilty to first-degree sexual ...

  6. COVID-19: Westchester Duo Charged In $7.6 Million Fraud Scheme

    COVID-19: Westchester Duo Charged In $7.6 Million Fraud Scheme

    A pair of Westchester residents are among four facing charges for their roles in a multi-million dollar COVID-19 fraud scheme during the height of the pandemic.Mount Vernon residents Quadri Salahuddin, age 25, and Anwar Salahuddin, age 35, Los Angeles resident Christal Ransom, age 44, and Jacob Carter, age 35, of Capitol Heights, Maryland are facing charges for allegedly submitting more ...

  7. Fugitive From Justice Wanted For Killing Wife Apprehended On Long Island

    Fugitive From Justice Wanted For Killing Wife Apprehended On Long Island

    Police on Long Island apprehended a murder suspect who is believed to have killed his wife. On Monday, Oct. 4, the Sag Harbor Police Department in Suffolk County received a report out of New Jersey that a woman, Masany Cruz, age 29, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, who was reported missing there and may be staying at the Sag Harbor Inn.When officers arrived at the Inn, they located her ...

  8. Capitol Rioter From NY Accidentally Admits To More Felonies While Representing Himself In Court

    Capitol Rioter From NY Accidentally Admits To More Felonies While Representing Himself In Court

    A rioter from New York who participated in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the US Capitol got himself in hotter water after representing himself in court and will now face fresh charges.Brandon Fellows, a 27-year-old former high school wrestling standout who attended Hudson Valley Community College, accidentally admitted to two more felonies.Original story - Ex-NY HS Wrestling Standout ...

  9. Statewide Alert Issued For Missing NY Man

    Statewide Alert Issued For Missing NY Man

    Seen him? An alert was issued by New York State Police investigators as they seek the public’s assistance in locating a 45-year-old man who has been reported missing for several days.New York State Police issued a statewide alert for Gabriel Dumore out of Harrisville, a hamlet and former village in Lewis County in the town of Diana.Dumore was last seen leaving his job at LaFleur’s ...

  10. COVID-19: New Deaths Reported, Infection Rate Up In CT; Latest Breakdown Of Cases By County

    COVID-19: New Deaths Reported, Infection Rate Up In CT; Latest Breakdown Of Cases By County

    More than three dozen new COVID-19 fatalities were reported in the past week in Connecticut as the number of newly reported daily infections rose slightly.In the past week, Connecticut hospitals recorded 40 new virus-related deaths, bringing the total up to 8,707 statewide as of Thursday, Oct. 14, as the infection rate is back on the rise.The daily positive COVID-19 infection rate of ...

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