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Sunday, February 19, 2017

Bogota Sports

19-February-2017

 Results from the weekend of Bogota Sports. In the District 6 wrestling tournament in Fair Lawn, NJ The Bogota /Weehawken Wrestling squad place sixth out of the  ten team field. Michael Martinez at 120 lbs, and Evan Schroer at 285 lbs  won their third place bouts.



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 In the  Men's Group 1 Winter Track  Indoor Championship held at the Bennett Center in Toms River, NJ Danny Daurio won the 3200 meter race James Draney placed fourth, and Cole Geraghty finished 9th.  Bogota finished fourth as a team in Group 1 Mr. Daurio  and Mr. Draney will next run in the Indoor Meet of Champions on Saturday-25-February at the Bennett Center in Toms River, NJ.


photos courtesy of Pat Rochford


The Bogota Men's Basketball Bucs won their second round game in the Bergen Invitational Tournament.  They played Westwood at St. Joseph's of Montvale. The Bucs took a 35-23 into the locker room at half time. The Cardinal took control after the restart grabbing a four point lead during the three quater. Bogota fought back to tie the game before the final eight minutes.  In the fourth quater Bogota outscored Westwood by 16 to move to the semifinals with a 64-48 win. Dieker Padrino had a game high of 25 Points including 4 Three Point Basket along with Tim Uzor and Shaun Cray. They play Northern Valley of  Demarest on Monday- 20- February in a Semi-final Game. This will be played  at St. Joseph's High School in Montvale, NJ. The tip off is scheduled for 7:00p
  Their next league game is on Tuesday 21-February against Hawthorne Christian Academy . This is schedule to have a 7:00p tip-off and be play at home on the Jay Mahoney Court. This also schedule to be their Senior Game.



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This Weeks Events

19-February-2017

  Some events scheduled to take place in and around Bogota  for the weekend starting on Monday-20-February.  Times and dates may change due weather or other circumstances. Please contact the event for the most up to date information.  More events will be added when they become available.


Monday-20-Feb.
Bogota 
 The Bogota Public Library will be closed in honour of the Presidents Day Holiday 
 The Offices of Bogota Borough Hall will be closed in honour of the Presidents Day Holiday. 
 The Schools of the Bogota Board of Education will be closed in honour of the Presidents Day Holiday along with Tuesday-21 -Feb.
 St.Joseph's School will be closed in honour of the Presidents Day Holiday 
 The Trinity Lutheran School will be closed in honour of the Presidents Day Holiday along with Tuesday-21 -Feb. 
 Bogart  Memorial School will be closed in honour of the Presidents Day Holiday 






Tuesday-21-Feb.
Bogota 
The Bogota Public Library will have the following programs:  Makers Lab for Students 4:00p -5:00p,  Unplugged game night    6:00p-8:30p. This is a free event, but anyone attending is asked to register with the library in advance.   To register for this event, or for more information please  about this and other Library events visit their web site at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/
The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.  

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Tuesday-21-Feb.
Bogota 
 The Bogota Public Library will present next Smartpants series lecture on how to avoid and report scams. This is a free event, but anyone attending is asked to register with the library in advance.   To register for this event, or for more information please  about this and other Library events visit their web site at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/
The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.

    (it is asked that while attending this event you  inform them that you saw it on Bogota Blog NJ)









Thursday & Friday-23 & 24-Feb.
Bogota 

 The library is again working with AARP this year to provided assistance in tax preparation. This will be available on Thursday and Fridays from now until Saturday 15- April.  This is targeted to anyone over the age of 60 who could also be collecting Social Security .  
   To register for  the tax aide, or for more information please  about this and other Library events visit their web site at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/
The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.  




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Thursday-23-Feb.
Bogota 
The  Bogota Public library  has reschedule the movie "Trolls".  The original date was postponed due to the weather. This will start at 6:00p and be held in the Seniors Center on the second floor. Admission is free with snacks  and water available for $1.00 with the process going to help fund future Library events. For more information about this and other Library events please call at 201-488-7185 or visiting their website at:  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/ 

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Thursday-23-Feb.
Bogota
   The Bogota Public Library will host their next Smarty pants Lecture  the creation and use of a personalized "Vision Board", This will take place in the second floor Senior Center and start at 7:00p.   This is a free event  with registration required. To register for this event, or for more information please  about this and other Library events visit their web site at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/
The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.  

            (it is asked that while attending this event you  inform them that you saw it on Bogota Blog NJ) 





Friday-24-Feb.
Bogota 
    The Bogota Public Library will host a Mini-Makers lab for Students age 4-6. This will be held on the library first floor in the Teen quiet study area. It will run from 12:00 noon to 1:00p This is a free event, but anyone attending is asked to register with the library in advance.   To register for this event, or for more information please  about this and other Library events visit their web site at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/
The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ. 


           (it is asked that while attending this event you  inform them that you saw it on Bogota Blog NJ)




Friday-24-Feb.
Bogota 
  The Bogota  Public Library will host their weekly Fit Club. This will take place on Fridays in the second Floor Senior Centre.  It will start at 4:00p , and is a free event.  To register for this event, or for more information please  about this and other Library events visit their web site at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/
The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ. 

           (it is asked that while attending this event you  inform them that you saw it on Bogota Blog NJ)



Saturday-25-Feb.
Bogota 
 The Bogota Public Library will host a workshop to learn Pilates. The class will run from 10:30a -11:30a and be held on the second floor Seniors Centre. This is a free event, but anyone attending is asked to register with the library in advance.   To register for this event, or for more information please  about this and other Library events visit their web site at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/ or call Andrea Moore at 606-896-8000 ext 265
The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ. 


           (it is asked that while attending this event you  inform them that you saw it on Bogota Blog NJ)


Bogota Sports 

Monday-20-Feb

Men's Basketball                  vs Northern Valley Demarst  in the Semi-final round Bergen Invitational Tournament at St. Joseph's in Montvale, NJ With a tip-off time scheduled for 7:00 p

Tuesday-21-Feb

Lady Bucs Basketball               at Hawthorne Christian Academy 4:00p   JV game follows at 5:30p  


Men's Basketball                         vs Hawthorne Christian Academy 7:00p at Jay Mahoney Court  JV game precedes at 5:30p  Freshman Game at 4:00p

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Saturday, February 18, 2017

Lady Bucs Basketball

Saturday-17-2017
    On Friday-17-February the Bogota Lady Bucs basketball played their final home game of the season on the Jay Mahoney Court. Before the start of the game they first recognized two Seniors from Green Meadow, Esme Graziung , and Olivia Oswald. In  breaking with tradition Bogota head Coach Andrew Ballester presented Junior  Sara Rigatti  to the audience. Ms. Rigatti  is an Exchange Student from Padua Italy and will be returning home after this school year. This was to give her another  type of experience of America High School life.  Then Coach Ballester  honoured, the one Senior, Emma O'Brien for years playing Basketball for Bogota. Also honoured was Senior Cheerleader Amerlin Vasquez .
  The game started slowly with Green Meadow having a one Point lead after the first quater.  The Lady Bucs finally had their shots fall through the basket to take a 18-10 lead into half time. Bogota was able to shut out the Lady Warriors in the third quater on  the way to a 48-23 win.  Tatiana Bruno had a game high of 21 points with 3 Three Point Baskets. Emma O'Brien had 14 Points and 2 Three Point Baskets. The now have a record of 3-18 and play their next game on Tuesday 21-February at Hawthorne Christian Academy with a schedule start time of 4:00p 

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Green Meadow Seniors #13 Olivia Oswald and # 11 Esme Graziung 

Bogota Junior Sara Rigatti ( with flowers) with her Basketball Family

Bogota Senior Emma O'Brien (C) with her Famliy

Bogota Senior Amerlin Vasquez (L) with Coach Carpenter























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