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Podcast: Chat with Westfield Employment Lawyer Fred Shahrooz Scampato

March 26, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — Host Mike Cohen chats with Fred Sharhooz Scampato, an employment lawyer in Westfield who stands up for the rights of women and minorities.

Listen to our previous podcasts:

Interview with Westfield High School Football Coach Jim Desarno, Westfield Chef, Owner of Butcher Burgers C.J. Reycraft, Jr., Chat with TAPinto Westfield Publisher Jackie Lieberman.

BOTH DEFENDANTS DETAINED IN DOUBLE HOMICIDE IN PATERSON

PATERSON, NEW JERSEY: March 24, 2017

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes announces that New Jersey Superior Court Passaic County Assignment Judge Ernest M. Caposela granted the State’s motions for the pre-trial detentions of Gerry Thomas, age 28, and Clarence Williams, age 26, both of Paterson, New Jersey, who were arrested and charged for the March 17, 2017 homicides of ...

General Manager of Used Car Dealership Sentenced to 10 Years for Role in $1.4 Million Auto Loan Scam

TRENTON – Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor (OIFP) announced today that the manager of a now-defunct Bergen County used car dealership was sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role as “point man” in a bank financing scam that netted $1.4 million in fraudulent loans for luxury cars.

Hector Marquez, the general manager ...

EB Tech Student Charged with Attempted Murder

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief James Conroy of the East Brunswick Police Department said today that a 17-year-old girl has been charged with stabbing a 15-year-old classmate at the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical High School in the township.

The 17-year-old, whose name is being withheld due to her age, has been charged with juvenile ...

Roselle Man Sentenced to 27 Years for Killing Ex-wife in 2006 

ELIZABETH, NJ - Ademir Ramalho, 64, from Roselle was sentenced on March 24 to 27 years in state prison for stabbing to death his ex-wife, 51-year-old Lucia Emeliano of Elizabeth in 2006. 

On July 23, 2006, in violation of a domestic violence restraining order, Ramalho approached his estranged wife outside her home on Adams Avenue in Elizabeth and trapped her between ...

Roselle Man Sentenced for Killing Ex-wife in Elizabeth in 2006

ELIZABETH, NJ - A Roselle man who stabbed to death his ex-wife, 51-year-old Elizabeth resident Lucia Emeliano in 2006, was sentenced on March 24 to 27 years in state prison.

On July 23, 2006, in violation of a domestic violence restraining order, Ademir Ramalho, 64,  approached his estranged wife outside her home on Adams Avenue in Elizabeth and trapped her between his rental ...

Suspect in Israel Detained in Connection with Calls Threatening JCCs in U.S.

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Multiple news media reported Thursday that law enforcement officials in Israel have detained a Jewish-American teenager in connection with multiple phone threats to Jewish Community Centers (JCC) across the United States.

According to the New York Times, an Israeli judge has ordered the suspect, who has not been charged, to be held until at ...

Indicted on Multiple Charges of Extortion and Manufacturing Child Pornography for Allegedly Blackmailing Underage Girls

TRENTON - Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino announced that a man was indicted today on charges of extortion and manufacturing child pornography for allegedly using the Internet to blackmail five young teenage girls across the United States into posing nude and engaging in sexual conduct on web cameras while he recorded them.

Daniel Derringer III, 28, of Lake Worth, Fla., ...

South Brunswick Police Charge Two With Christmas Time Burglary

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police charged two men with a holiday burglary in December.

Chief of Police Raymond Hayducka announced Thursday that after a three-month investigation, detectives made two arrests in connection to a burglary to a residence in the Point at Turnbury development in Monmouth Junction. 

Police said detectives arrested James O’Connor, 38, and Derrick ...

Mahopac Man Charged in Superstorm Sandy-Related Fraud

TRENTON, N.J. - A Mahopac man was charged in New Jersey on Thursday, March 23, with third-degree theft by deception and fourth-degree unsworn falsification after investigators from the state attorney general’s office say he filed fraudulent applications for federal relief funds related to Superstorm Sandy. 

Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino alleged that Dominic M. Moccia, ...

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Westfield Interfaith Coalition for Refugee Family Support Presents Screening of 'After Spring'

March 26, 2017

On March 30, 2017, the Westfield Interfaith Coalition for Refugee Family Support will host a screening of the Jon Stewart-executive produced documentary, "After Spring." The Kickerstarter-funded documentary is set in the Zaatari Refugee Camp, a United Nations-sponsored Syrian refugee camp located in northern Jordan near the Syrian border. The film ...