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The Herald-News from Passaic, New Jersey • Page B3

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OUR TOWNSFriday, February 17, 2006 HERALD NEWS B3 PATERSON Board bickers over policy By AMY L. KOVAC Herald News Members of the public who left the Board of Wednes- day night meeting early missed an exasperated exchange about new policies for how the board will conduct business and try to return to local control. The heated discussion began af- ter board member Andre Sayegh read into the record a new process for developing board policy. Joseph Atallo, another board member, said he been con- sulted about the policy. That set off board president Chauncey I. Brown III, who has tried to focus on creating policy during his tenure as president. had every opportunity to come to that Brown said, referring to a meeting last month where the policy was first discussed. came back with the information to the whole board (at the February workshop meeting that Atallo attended). If not happy with it, put your comments in Atallo replied by reminding Brown of poor oversight in the past that resulted in fraud against the district. Atallo later had another verbal confrontation, this time with dis- trict Schools Superintendent Michael E. Glascoe over concern about uncertified substi- tutes teaching in the district. Brown interrupted the discus- sion, suggesting again that Atallo put his questions and concerns in writing. Atallo responded: would like a response. If you were a responsi- ble board member, then I would think you would want to get the answers to these Brown accused Atallo of pon- tificating and told board members that talking with no action will not get the district back under local control. In 1991, the state took over the district, which means that board members cannot make per- sonnel or other major decisions. Atallo responded by saying that the board must not forget past fraud. Other board members ex- pressed their disappointment with the way the board was behaving. grownups, stop bick- ering amongst said Willa Mae Taylor. BRIEF Man wearing ski mask robs 7-Eleven of $700 WALLINGTON A man with a ski mask hiding his face and the threat of a gun in his pocket robbed a lo- cal convenience store of $700 ear- ly Thursday morning, police said. At 6:05 a.m., a man police de- scribe as 6-foot to 6-foot-2 entered the 7-Eleven on Main Avenue and confronted an employee, claiming he had a gun, said Police Director Anthony Benevento. The employee emptied the reg- ister and handed the cash to the man, who left the store on foot. Anyone with information can contact Detective Joseph Rock at (973)779-6778, ext. 110. 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