Contact Us
Pound Ridge Daily Voice serves Pound Ridge, NY
Return to your home site

Menu

Pound Ridge Daily Voice serves Pound Ridge, NY

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. Tick Control Methods On Public Lands Expanding In Hudson Valley

    Tick Control Methods On Public Lands Expanding In Hudson Valley

    Health officials in New York are rolling out a new plan to control tick populations in the Hudson Valley as warmer temperatures arrive in the region.New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced this week “an aggressive Lyme and tick-borne disease control plan to control tick populations on public lands, increase public awareness and access to available data, and create a working group to ...

  2. Bridge To Be Named For Slain Westchester Pro Baseball Prospect

    Bridge To Be Named For Slain Westchester Pro Baseball Prospect

    City officials in Yonkers are set to dedicate the Stockbridge Road in honor of Michael Nolan, a former city resident and Oakland Athletics baseball prospect who was shot and killed in the city in September 2015.There will be a ceremony at 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, May 24, on the corner of Stockbridge Road and Middleboro Drive, dedicating the bridge to Nolan. Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano will ...

  3. Former Westchester Football Standout Signs With Baltimore Ravens

    Former Westchester Football Standout Signs With Baltimore Ravens

    A former standout football standout from Westchester is taking his talents to the Baltimore Ravens.White Plains resident Da’Sean Downey, a former defensive end for the University of Massachusetts, has been picked up by the Ravens as an undrafted free agent following the NFL draft last month.Downey was named to the first-team Eastern College Athletic Conference squad after becoming a ...

  4. NYPD Officers, Including Just Married Groom, ID'd As Maserati Crash Victims

    NYPD Officers, Including Just Married Groom, ID'd As Maserati Crash Victims

    Two off-duty NYPD officers from Long Island, one of whom was a groom on his wedding night, were killed when their rented Maserati struck a tree in the Hudson Valley over the weekend.Shortly before 11:30 p.m. on Sunday night, state police troopers from Kingston were dispatched to Oliveria Road in Shandaken, just west of Woodstock, where there was a report of a one-vehicle crash in the ...

  5. Mount Pleasant Central School District Decides On New Superintendent

    Mount Pleasant Central School District Decides On New Superintendent

    An exhaustive search has resulted in the Mount Pleasant Board of Education deciding on an experienced Orange County educator who lives in Dutchess to take over as the newest Superintendent of Schools.In January, current Superintendent Susan Guiney announced that she will be retiring at the end of the academic year, effective in July, prompting a nationwide search for her replacement, ...

  6. Northern Westchester Power Outage Update After Storm, Pair Of Tornadoes

    Northern Westchester Power Outage Update After Storm, Pair Of Tornadoes

    A week later, nearly all power has been restored in the area following Tuesday’s storm that rocked the region and brought tornadoes to the area, including two in Putnam County.As of 2 p.m. on Monday afternoon, 281 of NYSEG’s 38,310 Putnam customers remained in the dark. In Northern Westchester, 13 customers were still reporting outages, while just seven NYSEG customers in Dutchess were ...

  7. Two Long Island Men Killed When Maserati Crashes Into Tree In Hudson Valley

    Two Long Island Men Killed When Maserati Crashes Into Tree In Hudson Valley

    Click here for an updated story: NYPD Officers, Including Just Married Groom, ID'd In Maserati CrashTwo men from Long Island were killed when their Maserati struck a tree over the weekend in the Hudson Valley, New York State Police investigators announced.Shortly before 11:30 p.m. on Sunday night, state police troopers from Kingston were dispatched to Oliveria Road in Shandaken, just ...

  8. Lane Closures Set During Road Panel Installation Near New TZB

    Lane Closures Set During Road Panel Installation Near New TZB

    The latest round of lane and ramp closures near the new Tappan Zee Bridge has been scheduled as crews continue work on installing road deck panels for the new bridge’s eastbound span over River Road at the Rockland landing.The work is scheduled between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. from Wednesday, May 23 through Wednesday, May 30, which will require periodic five-minute traffic stops on River ...

  9. Pay It Forward: Westchester Students Raise Thousands For African Children

    Pay It Forward: Westchester Students Raise Thousands For African Children

    A group of Bronxville High School students are paying it forward after spending two weeks in Tanzania, Africa last summer.Last summer, seniors Mimi Buendia, Nan Carpenter, Mac Crawford and Nicholas O’Brien spent weeks at the MainSprings children’s orphanage - once known as the Janada L. Batchelor Foundation for Children (JBFC) - and since returning home, decided to keep helping the ...

  10. Hudson Valley Company, Major Cuomo Donor Under Investigation By Feds

    Hudson Valley Company, Major Cuomo Donor Under Investigation By Feds

    A Hudson Valley healthcare company that received more than $25 million in grants after donating to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s campaign is being investigated by a federal grand jury, according to reports released this week.Orange County-based Crystal Run Healthcare, which received $25.4 million in taxpayer money after doctors and administrators gave more than $400,000 in funds to the ...

  11. Prev Page 4 of 202 2 3 4 5 6 Next
    31 - 40 of 2,018 articles

Welcome to

Pound Ridge Daily Voice!

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.