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Sunday, May 28, 2017

Bogota Track

28-May-2017
  Results of the members of the Bogota Track and Field squad who competed in recents meets. 
  At the Bergen County Meet of Champions from weekend of 19-May. Samantha Gioiosa placed second in the Womens Javelin . In the Men's 3200 m Danny Daurion finished second and James Draney placed third.
  At the State North 1 Group 1 meet on Friday & Saturday -26-27-May  The Lady Bucs team placed 8th out of the 16 team field.  Samantha Gioiosa won the Javelin.  Anna Maria Scarpis came in second in the 100m and fourth in the 200m. Cristina Thomas came in fifth in the 100m. In the Long Jump Ms Scarpis finished second.
 The Men's Track team finished sixth of the 19 teams competing.   Danny Daurio won both the 1600m and the 3200m races. Bogota sweep the 3200m race with James Draney finishing second and Cole Geraghty taking third. In the 1600m Mr. Draney took third while Mr. Geraghty place sixth.
  All the Bogota participates will now move on to the State Group 1 meet next week.



photo courtesy Coach Pat Rochford


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This Weeks Events

28-May-2017

Some events scheduled to take place in and around Bogota  for the week  starting on Sunday-28-May.  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.

Continuing
  

 Starting on Thursday-16 March the  Lt William Ryan Bridge will be closed for replacement.   Construction is schedule to take 10 Months to complete. 



Weekend 27- 29-May
   This is Memorial Day weekend several closing have been announced. 
   - The Bogota Public Library will be closed on Saturday 27-May -Monday 29-May. They will reopen on Tuesday 30-May with regular Business hours.
 - The Schools of the Bogota Public School  system will be closed starting on  Monday-29-May.  Regular session will resume on Tuesday 30-May. 
  - St. Joseph's School will be closed  on  Friday-26-May.  Regular session will resume on Tuesday 30-May. 
  - Trinity Lutheran School  will be closed starting  early on Friday-26-May.  Regular session will resume on Tuesday-30-May. 
  - Bogart School will be closed on Monday 29-May,
  - There will be no lawn waste collection on Monday-29-May
 - Borough Hall offices will be closed on Monday-29-May


Monday-29-May  Memorial Day
Bogota

   The Bogota VFW Ralph Hall post #5561, and the Bogota American Legion Clifford Dunn Post #117 has announced the schedule for their Memorial  Day celebrations for 2016. This year Memorial Day will be on Monday -30-May.  The Bogota VFW, American Legion and the Borough of Bogota will hold their Memorial Day Service starting at 11:00a. This will take place in front of Borough Hall located at 375 Larch Ave Bogota, NJ This event is free and opened to the Public.  The Bogota Memorial Day Parade will start at Palisades Ave & Cedar St in Bogota. This will kick off at 2:00p The Parade will travel North on Palisade to E. Main St. It will turn left onto E. Main St and cross over the  1st Lt. Albert Graf Bridge to Elm Ave. It will make a right turn onto Elm ave and travel north to W. Grove St. It will turn Left onto W. Grove to Larch Ave. It will turn Left onto Larch Ave and travel South to Bogota Borough Hall  and will end after passing by the reviewing stand.
  In preparation for this Memorial Day the Bogota Dept. of Public Works has placed new American flags on the streetlight poles from E. Ft. Lee rd at Palisades Ave  along the parade route to W. Main St and Larch Ave. There are also  new flags hanging in front of Bogota Borough Hall on Larch Ave.
    During the parade the Bogota Girl Scouts will be collecting food items for the St. Joseph's Food bank.  Items such as  canned goods, cereals, pasta, boxes  of potatoes, rice & stuffing can be placed in the wagons that the Girls Scouts will be pulling as they march in the parade.
   Also on that same Monday the Volunteer members of the Bogota Emergency Services Dept. will have their annual inspection. The members, with their equipment, of  The Bogota Fire Dept. and Rescue Squad, will line in front of Borough Hall starting at 9:00a. They will then fall in to be reviewed by the Elected officials of Bogota Government. This will included Mayor Chris Kelemen and members of the Borough Council.
After the inspection the Bogota Volunteer Fire Dept. will hold their remembrance ceremony starting at 10:00a at the memorial service  in Borough Hall Park.

  All these events are open to the public to view. The Bogota VFW will then host an indoor picnic of Hot-dogs and soda in the lower hall Ralph Hall, after the Parade. The post is  located at  241 West. Shore Ave. Bogota, NJ

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Tuesday-30-May
Bogota
   The Bogota Public Library will have the following program:  Makers Lab for Students 4:00p -5:00p, 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.  



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Tuesday-30-May
Bogota
 The Bogota Public Library will host a Yoga Class, every Tuesday for the rest of  April.This will lead by Connor Murphy and start at 5:30p .  This will take place in the second floor Senior Centre. 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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Wednesday-31-May
Bogota
The Bogota Public Library will have a members of the Bogota Girls Scout be available for Reading and Tutoring. This will begin at 3:30p and be available every Monday and Wednesday the Library is open. 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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Thursday-1-June
Bogota
The Bogota will have  story time reading  starting at 10:30a.  This will be available to any Student wishing to join in.  This will be held  under the tree.in the Nikki Spiegel Story Time Corner. This is a free event and open to anyone. 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-1-June
Bogota
   The Bogota Public Library will host their first open mic night. This is open to anyone who wishes show off their talent to others. Anyone regardless of age is welcome to sign up. It will start at 7:00p and be held in the Teen Corner on the first floor of the Library, This is a free event, but anyone wishing to participate is asked to schedule a timeslot.  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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Thursday-1-June
Bogota
 The Bogota Borough Council will be holding their regular Council meeting  and work session starting at 7:30p. It will take place Seniors Centre on the second floor of the Bogota Public Library. This is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.  This meeting is open to the public. 

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Friday-2-June
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. 

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Saturday-3-June

Bogota
  The Bogota Public Library will now extend its Saturday hours. The Library will now open at 10:00a and close at 3:00p for the foreseeable future.

Sunday-4-June
Bogota
  The ARC of Bergen, & Passaic Counties will hold their 20th annual walk for Children and Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Olsen Park. This year the event will  mark the 70th Anniversary of ARC Walk fundraising events. Registration will begin at 9:30a, with the walk itself will  start at 10:30a.  Olsen Park is located at 162 W. Main St. in Bogota , NJ  For information on how to be a sponsor  for the event, or participate as a walker. Please go to:  www.arcbergenpassaic.org. 

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Thursday, May 25, 2017

St.Joseph's Concert

25-May-2017
   On Tuesday-23-May the St. Joseph's School held their Spring Concert. This years theme was based on the early days Rock & Roll music. It was set in an "American Bandstand" style presentation and showed the development of this music ear from 1957 to 1967. All grades of St.Joseph's School were represented  starting with the Pre-Kindergarten Class finishing with the 8th grade class of 2017.  The show began with a number of Grandchildren learning about the early days of Rock & Roll from the Grandparents who grew up listening to this new style of music. The show highlighted various artist from the R&B beginnings with  Elvis Presley. It moved into the raise of the MoTown sound, and the British Invasion lead by the Beatles and Rolling Stones. To the evolution of the genre into a true art form with the Eighth Grade Class performing scenes from "West Side Story".










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