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Zak Failla

Urgent News Reporter zfailla@dailyvoice.com

Zak! worked as a sports editor at the Shoshone News Press in northern Idaho and as a sports writer at the Ithaca Journal before making his way to The Daily Voice. A graduate of Ithaca College's Roy H. Park School of Communication, he is a self-proclaimed cat and juggling enthusiast. 

Zak Failla's Contributions

  1. Memorial Day Gas Prices Will Be Highest In Years, AAA Warns

    Memorial Day Gas Prices Will Be Highest In Years, AAA Warns

    Local residents planning on traveling on Memorial Day will see the highest prices at the pump in four years, according to AAA.Gas prices have jumped 12 cents in the past two weeks, leading to a national average of $2.93 per gallon. The jump comes days after President Donald Trump decision to withdraw the United States from the Iran nuclear deal.“AAA forecasts nearly 37 million travelers ...

  2. Storm 'Sightseers' Being Reported At Parks Closed Due To Storm Damage

    Storm 'Sightseers' Being Reported At Parks Closed Due To Storm Damage

    As crews continue cleaning up from last week’s severe line of storms, police officials are warning local storm ‘sightseers’ to stay clear of contractors and parks closed because of damage.According to the Connecticut State Environmental Conservation Police, there is still extensive storm damage to a number of state parks and forests throughout the area following Tuesday’s storm, which ...

  3. McDonald’s Announces Plan To Add 2K Jobs In Connecticut

    McDonald’s Announces Plan To Add 2K Jobs In Connecticut

    Thousands of summer jobs are coming to Connecticut.McDonald’s announced that with summer rapidly approaching, the McDonald’s New York Tri-State Owner-Operators Association is expected to hire approximately 2,000 restaurant employees, namely those looking to pursue their education.According to officials, the company recently announced that it is “allocating $150 million over five years ...

  4. Power Back At Brookfield Schools, But They'll Stay Closed Till Wednesday

    Power Back At Brookfield Schools, But They'll Stay Closed Till Wednesday

    Power has been restored to Brookfield Public Schools, but they will remain closed until midweek as crews continue cleaning up from last week’s storm that has led to dangerous roadways throughout the town.School officials said that while Eversource and local DPW crews continue to restore power in the area, and power has been restored to the schools, “there remains multiple stretches of ...

  5. Eversource Cites 'Steady Progress' In Restoring Power To Hardest Hit Areas

    Eversource Cites 'Steady Progress' In Restoring Power To Hardest Hit Areas

    Eversource’s “army of crews” is making “steady progress” as they continue to restore power to customers in areas of Northern Fairfield County nearly a week after a storm rocked the region.The storm that struck on Tuesday, May 15, uprooting trees and downing utility poles has left thousands without power in Connecticut, as 6,238 outages were still being reported on Monday.In Brookfield, ...

  6. Seen It? 1968 Mustang Stolen From Danbury Road Auto Body Shop

    Seen It? 1968 Mustang Stolen From Danbury Road Auto Body Shop

    Have you seen this vintage ride around town?Police in New Milford have issued an alert regarding a 1968 gray Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500 that was last seen at the Bennett Automotive auto body shop on Danbury Road before it was allegedly stolen.According to police, the Mustang was last seen at the auto shop on Oct. 3, 2016, when it was listed for sale. The investigation into the stolen ...

  7. Porsche, Mercedes Among Vehicles Reported Stolen By State Police

    Porsche, Mercedes Among Vehicles Reported Stolen By State Police

    State Police in Connecticut are seeking the public’s assistance as they investigate several vehicles that were stolen in the past week.Connecticut State Police issued an alert regarding four stolen vehicles, including a Porsche and Mercedes Benz, that have been taken from the driveways of residences in Washington Depot in Litchfield County.According to investigators with the Washington ...

  8. NY, CT Rank High Among Best States To Be A Police Officer

    NY, CT Rank High Among Best States To Be A Police Officer

    It pays to be police in New York and Connecticut, according to a recently released report.In their latest study, which coincides with National Police Week, WalletHub found that New York was the second best state to work in law enforcement, with Connecticut landing one spot behind in third.North Dakota topped the list, with Minnesota and California coming in behind the Constitution State ...

  9. This Fairfield County Locale Ranks Highest For Best Place To Raise Family

    This Fairfield County Locale Ranks Highest For Best Place To Raise Family

    It’s no secret that raising a family in Connecticut has enormous benefits, but where is best? Old Greenwich took top honors as the best in the state earning A+ grades across the board, according to a report released by Niche this week, which ranked the best places to raise a family in New York based on the quality of public schools, safety, affordability and access to family amenities ...

  10. Retired CT Nurse Pleads Guilty To Money Laundering, Drug Trafficking

    Retired CT Nurse Pleads Guilty To Money Laundering, Drug Trafficking

    A former nurse from Connecticut is forfeiting her home and more than $750,000 after pleading guilty to drug trafficking and money laundering for more than a decade.John Durham, the United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that Windsor Locks resident Christine Miles, 59, has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to ...

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