Glen Rock October 14, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES II • Page 5 Council race to be contested, forum is this week by John Koster On Nov. 3, a write-in Republican candidate will challenge the two Democratic incumbents for the two available seats on the Glen Rock Borough Council. Republican Carmine Nogara, a CPA with a local practice, will seek one of the two available seats against Byron Arnao and Joan Orseck, who are seeking re-election. A resident of Glen Rock for 11 years and a certified public accountant for 25 years, Nogara is a graduate of Pace University with a doctorate in accounting, and teaches accounting at Saint Francis College in New York. He has two children in the school system and advocates that the council work more closely with the Glen Rock Board of Education. Arnao, a resident of Glen Rock for 10 years, has two children in the school system. He owns and operates his own consulting business and is a computer communications expert. He had advocated more open communications with the public and a tighter rein on municipal spending, and upgrades in computer communications during his first run for the Glen Rock Council. Orseck, the deputy mayor and president of the Glen Rock Borough Council, has worked with the Byrd School and Federated Home and School Associations, and is active in Scouting. She has two grown children and three grandchildren. A registered nurse, Orseck is currently a nurse recruiter at Hackensack Medical Center. Like Arnao, she regards property taxes as a major concern of the borough and seeks to cooperate with the Glen Rock school system to maintain services without increasing taxes. The candidates have been invited to a Candidates’ Night sponsored the League of Women Voters at the Central School auditorium at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 13. Public library sponsors expert health care panel On Oct. 19, the Glen Rock Public Library will host a panel discussion about changes in health care. The event, which was organized by Jean Baker Wunder with the cooperation of Library Director Roz Pelcyger, will begin 7:30 p.m. Several experts in various related fields will present the facts and answer audience questions. The facilitator will be Barrie Alan Peterson. Panelists will include family psychologist Dr. Jim Battaglia, Dr. Carl Renner of the Glen Rock Board of Health, Dr. Armand Leone, and Andy Curshen, an expert on foreign health plans. Delegates from Valley Hospital and the Glen Rock Ambulance Corps are also expected, along with representatives of State Senators Chris Christie and John Girgenti. J. KOSTER