WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – David Mendelowitz, the former Scarsdale High School guidance counselor and dean of students had his case adjourned for the second time and it is now scheduled for Feb. 15.
On Dec. 3, Mendelowitz, 58, saw the case postponed until Monday. The former dean is one of three suspects who have been charged with numerous counts of patronizing a prostitute, possession of a controlled substance and hindering prosecution. He was initially charged on Nov. 20, 2012.
The White Plains resident was caught as part of a 16-month investigation that led to a 180-count indictment that charged 19 individuals and one corporation – Somad Enterprises Inc. – with enterprise corruption and a variety of underlying crimes.
Mendelowitz was a guidance counselor at Horace Greeley High School in Chappaqua from 1986 to 1997 before making his way to Scarsdale. During his tenure at Scarsdale, Mendelowitz was involved in various student programs, including the high school’s Drug and Alcohol Task Force.