Dear Sara, Chrisanne, et al.
This is an Open Letter to the New Rochelle Board of Education.
According to the charges files against your former employee, a child was repeatedly sodomized by a man you recently promoted despite two years of complaints about his conduct at his previous school. The silence has been deafening.Read more
The New Rochelle Police Department will hold a news conference today regarding the arrest of Jose Martinez, Assistant Principal of Jefferson School. Press conference to be held at 11 a.m. Talk of the Sound first reported Martinez had abruptly resigned last Friday.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Rather than run a series of stories we are consolidating reporting on this article throughout the weekend, adding updates to the original article. If you have additional information you may add a comment to the post or contact Talk of the Sound ([email protected]).
Bob Marrone will be calling into Talk of the Sound Radio show after the press conference with a full report. Tune in to the show at 11:08 a.m. for more.
UPDATE: Friday March 25 2:30 PM New Rochelle Police Press Conference. Former Assistant Principal Jose Martinez,38, was arrested and charged with Sexual Molestation-2nd Degree, accused of oral sex and sexual contact with a 14-year old student at Isaac Young Middle School up until June 2010. As first reported on Talk of the Sound last week, Martinez abruptly resigned his position as Assistant Principal of Jefferson Elementary School, a position to which he was promoted over the summer. He began serving as the Jefferson AP last September.
Martinez is in custody of the New Rochelle Police Department and will be arraigned this afternoon at New Rochelle City Court. Martinez was arrested at his home in Brentwood, NY in Long Island. Police said Martinez expressed "shock" at his arrest.Read more
New Rochelle, NY (February 2011) Top local, state and federal law enforcement experts will participate in Iona College’s first Conference on Security Threat Assessment from 8 AM to 5 PM, Friday, March 25 at the college’s Christopher J. Murphy Auditorium, 715 North Avenue, New Rochelle.
Among the topics that will be addressed are:
Defining Security Threat Assessment and Its Significance Today
Security Threat Groups – The Challenges of Gangs
Best Practice Strategies and Crisis Management Planning for Public and Private
New Faces of Terrorism: The Radicalization of America
Emerging Trends in Terrorism – What the Future Holds
Cathryn Lavery, Conference Coordinator and Chair of Iona’s Criminal Justice Department, which is presenting the conference, said: “This will be the most comprehensive overview of security threat presented by experts who are actively working in the field.” She also noted that the conference is designed for terrorism experts and consultants, educators, court officials, school and private security representatives, hospital administrators, social workers and other practitioners and students majoring in education, criminal justice and political science.Read more
NEW ROCHELLE, NY - The Iona College men's soccer team is gearing up for an exhibition match against Argentina's national team on Sunday, March 27. The Gaels will face off against the two-time FIFA World Cup winner at New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ with kickoff scheduled for 11:00 am.
"This game will be an experience that all the players and coaching staff will get to tell their grandchildren about," said Iona head coach Fernando Barboto. "It is not every day you get to play against arguably the best national team in the world, Argentina, and undoubtedly the planet's best player, Lionel Messi."Read more
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2011 CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament Quarterfinal Round
Iona College (23-11,13-5 MAAC; RPI: 69) vs. Buffalo (20-13, 8-8 MAC; RPI: 135)
New Rochelle, NY - Hynes Athletics Center
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 7:30 pm ET
LISTEN LIVE - www.ICGaels.com/insider - Gary Stanley and Vin Parise
WATCH LIVE - Fox College Sports Broadband - Gary Stanley and Vin Parise
3/16: Iona College 85, Valparaiso 77 (Valparaiso, IN - CIT First Round)