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Westfield Law Firm will Sue to Make Handicap-Accessible Parking Available

July 20, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield employment lawyer Fred Shahrooz Scampato wants to make sure that people with disabilities have equal access to what most of us take for granted. That’s why his office is teaming up with the law firm of Jacobson & Rooks in South New Jersey to bring lawsuits against the operators of parking lots and parking garages that fail to adhere to Americans with ...

Assemblyman Bramnick Urges State Legislature to Solve Affordable Housing Issues

TRENTON, NJ – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick (R-21) is calling for a special state legislature session to solve the issues in communities that are caused by affordable housing laws.

In January, the state Supreme Court ruled that municipalities must include affordable housing. If the municipality is not meeting the affordable housing quota, it can be sued by builders for the ...

Appellate Judge Dismisses Case Against Westfield Stop & Shop’s Expansion

WESTFIELD, NJ — A years-long legal battle over the proposed expansion of Downtown Westfield’s Stop & Shop may finally be over and the supermarket may be allowed to expand after an Appellate Court judge affirmed the lower court’s decision Friday.

The town made its oral argument in May, nearly two years after the Superior Court judge’s decision to allow the ...

Two Sentenced for 2014 Westfield Carjacking

ELIZABETH, NJ — Lamar Randleman, 28, of Newark was sentenced to 25 years in state prison Thursday for his role in a 2014 carjacking in Westfield, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace Park announced Friday.  Randleman was convicted on charges of first-degree carjacking and third-degree theft following a two-and-a-half-week trial in April.

Another man who was involved, ...

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