Category Archives: Schools

“The board of education has made some missteps”

From the Hunterdon Democrat, August 29, 2012: CLINTON TWP. — Jim Dincuff, president of the board of education, offered an apology to the public in the wake of a recent determination by the county prosecutor that the board had violated … Continue reading

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Dincuff: “I said there’s no IRREFUTABLE evidence!”

At the March 29, 2012 Clinton Township school board meeting, board president Jim Dincuff accused two board members of violating New Jersey state ethics rules. According to the Hunterdon County Prosecutor, Dincuff then violated the Open Public Meetings Act, N.J.S.A. … Continue reading

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School board attorney spins Prosecutor’s findings

The Clinton Township school board’s official spokesperson, attorney Vito Gagliardi, is misleading the board and the public about Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony Kearns, III’s findings that the board violated the Open Public Meetings Act multiple times on multiple occasions. At … Continue reading

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Scofflaw School Board Just Can’t Obey The Law: Dincuff’s crew is a mockery

Oh, no! They did it again! Jim Dincuff’s Clinton Township school board violated the Open Public Meetings Act (OPMA), N.J.S.A. 10:4-12. The fourth time in three months — and all after they voted never to do it again. Last night, … Continue reading

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Maria Grant: Who cares what the school board voted to do?

The Clinton Township school board has already been warned by County Prosecutor Kearns that it’s a no-no to vote to do one thing, then do something else. It’s never clear what the Clinton Township school board means to communicate to the public, … Continue reading

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New Superintendent Drives Cover-Up

In response to criticism about paying another over-the-top salary to an administrator (CTSD Pays Another Jackpot Raise to an Administrator: 40% and a letter to the editor), the Clinton Township school board has issued a statement. But the statement is not from … Continue reading

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Deliberate, Willful & Knowing: School board keeps breaking the law after resolving to end violations

In a detailed July 11, 2012 letter, Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony Kearns, III found that the Clinton Township school board violated several sections of the Open Public Meetings Act (OPMA) on multiple occasions, failing to properly disclose its executive sessions, and … Continue reading

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Prosecutor slams school board with Sunshine Law violations, says minutes are wrong

Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III has found that the Clinton Township school board violated two sections of the Sunshine Law “on three separate occasions” in February and March of 2012. On July 11, Kearns delivered a letter detailing … Continue reading

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CTSD Pays Another Jackpot Raise to an Administrator: 40%

How’d you like a job offer from a great employer — a huge promotion for 40% more than your current salary? In today’s economy? On June 11, 2012 the Clinton Township school board hired a new business administrator, Heather Spitzer, and gave … Continue reading

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Attorney reveals Dincuff went rogue, conducted illegal meeting

At last night’s Clinton Township school board meeting, board attorney Vito Gagliardi stunned the audience when he revealed that he did not advise board president Jim Dincuff to make public allegations of ethics violations against board members Michelle Sullivan and … Continue reading

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