September 2014

Iona College Faculty to Present 2014-2015 Distinguished Lecture Series at Iona Prep

September 22, 2014 - 09:32

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Nine Iona College faculty members will be guest speakers in a Distinguished Lecture Series hosted at Iona Preparatory School K-12 throughout the 2014-2015 academic year on Wednesdays at 7 p.m.

Sam Zherka a "Flight Risk" and "Danger to the Community", no bail

September 19, 2014 - 19:20

WHITE PLAINS, NY - New Rochelle businessman Salim "Sam" Zherka was deemed to be a "Flight Risk" and "Danger to the Community". His lawyers request for bail was denied by Judge Cathy Seibel.

Dozens of friends and family gasped as the decision was announced. Outside the courtroom Zherka's children wept.

Student Sex Assaults at New Jersey High School Took Place on Watch of New Rochelle's New Superintendent

September 19, 2014 - 04:35

New Rochelle, NY -- A teacher at a high school in the South Orange/Maplewood school district was arrested Wednesday at her home and charged with multiple counts of aggravated sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child.

Selim Zherka, Westchester Businessman, Indicted By White Plains Federal Grand Jury For Submitting False Loan Applications, Tax Fraud, Wire Fraud, And Witness Tampering

September 18, 2014 - 19:58

UPDATE (raw notes): Sam Zherka was arraigned before Judge Lisa Margaret Smith this afternoon at the U.S. Courthouse in White Plains, NY as over two-dozen friends and family looked on. Zherka was denied bail, will be kept overnight, detention hearing tomorrow at 11 am, US Attorney says Zherka agreed to 36-46 month prison term to settle case. Zherka was arrested by U.S. Marshalls at his home this morning, FBI was on scene at Zherka's office in New Rochelle today.