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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. Flu Season's Coming: Here's What You Need To Know Now

    Flu Season's Coming: Here's What You Need To Know Now

    With Labor Day having past, and schools back in session, officials are warning area residents to begin preparations for flu season, which is fast approaching.Flu season kicks off in earnest in October each year, though patients can still be susceptible to certain strains in September, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.The CDC said that reported cases tend to ...

  2. New Cars Lose $3,000 Annually From This Single Expense, AAA Says

    New Cars Lose $3,000 Annually From This Single Expense, AAA Says

    When purchasing a new car, one considers many things: is it reliable? How is the gas mileage? How much does it cost? What will the upkeep be?However, many would-be car buyers are failing to factor in the larges expense associated with purchasing a new ride: depreciation, according to AAA.AAA’s “Your Driving Costs” study found that the largest expense associated with purchasing a new ...

  3. Fire Risk Leads To Recall Of More Than 200K Nissan Cars, SUVs

    Fire Risk Leads To Recall Of More Than 200K Nissan Cars, SUVs

    Nissan is recalling more than 200,00 vehicles that could get a little too hot to handle.Nissan announced the recall of 215,000 vehicles that may have anti-lock brake problems that may prompt actuator pumps to leak brake fluid onto internal circuit boards, causing fires. The recall is similar to one in 2016.The recall comes after Nissan received a complaint in January about an ...

  4. Woman, 27, With Three Active Warrants Threatens To Blow Up Schick Factory,  Police Say

    Woman, 27, With Three Active Warrants Threatens To Blow Up Schick Factory, Police Say

    A 27-year-old woman with multiple active warrants for her arrest is being held on $105,000 after allegedly threatening to blow up the Schick razor factor on Wednesday night, police said.Police officers were dispatched to the factory on Leighton Road in Milford at approximately 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, where there was The investigation into the incident determined that Hartford ...

  5. Sears CEO Raises Doubts About Company's Future, Citing 'Substantial Obstacles To Profitability'

    Sears CEO Raises Doubts About Company's Future, Citing 'Substantial Obstacles To Profitability'

    Despite undergoing a paradigm shift and attempting to change gears in the way it does business, Sears continues hemorrhaging money, casting its future in doubt.Sears CEO Eddie Lampert said that his company has been “working hard to transform its business and unlock the value of its assets,” which includes a shift from traditional retailing to a more member-centric company. Despite these ...

  6. Business Owner Sentenced In Bridgeport Court For Scheme To Export Goods To Pakistan

    Business Owner Sentenced In Bridgeport Court For Scheme To Export Goods To Pakistan

    A man has been sentenced for his role in a four-year scheme with his family to purchase goods controlled under the Export Administration Regulations and exporting them to Pakistan for military uses.Imran Khan, 44, of New Haven, was sentenced to three years of probation -  the first six of which must be served in home confinement - in Bridgeport Federal Court this week for violating ...

  7. Convicted Felon Admits To Using Forged CT ID At Four Banks In One Day

    Convicted Felon Admits To Using Forged CT ID At Four Banks In One Day

    A 55-year-old convicted felon who attempted to steal a Connecticut man’s identity at multiple Westchester County banks has admitted to his crimes.Jose Cabrera has pleaded guilty to one count of criminal possession of a forged instrument, a felony, after he went to banks in Mount Vernon, Yonkers, Ossining and Thornwood with a forged Connecticut driver’s license and attempted to take out ...

  8. Popular Restaurant & Motel, A Staple In Stratford, Closes

    Popular Restaurant & Motel, A Staple In Stratford, Closes

    Stratford is in shock after Marnicks and the Rodeway Inn, both beachside staples, abruptly closed its doors without warning after being sold by its owner.Marnicks, which has been a popular motel and restaurant destination at the Stratford Sea Wall for more than six decades, officially closed over the weekend, as the owner reportedly sold the location to an undisclosed buyer. The sale ...

  9. Know Him? Police Seek To ID Suspect In Criminal Investigation

    Know Him? Police Seek To ID Suspect In Criminal Investigation

    Do you know him?Police are seeking the public’s assistance as they attempt to identify a man who is wanted as part of an ongoing criminal investigation.The Brookfield Police Department released surveillance photos of a suspect who is wanted on several charges as part of an ongoing investigation. In the photos, he can be seen wearing a gray hat, long-sleeved dark black and gray shirt, ...

  10. Police Warn Residents Of Scam Involving Internet Transactions

    Police Warn Residents Of Scam Involving Internet Transactions

    A new scam is making the rounds in the area, police are cautioning.The scam has become prevalent involving Internet transactions on platforms such as Craigslist and other similar sites, the Stamford Police Department said.Police said that the scam takes place when a suspect, posing as a buyer, pays the victim for an item with either a fraudulent or bad check.Before the check can bounce ...

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