This is the first part of a brief look at the year 2014 in the Borough of Bogota:
1-Jan. The New year started with a Snow storm leaving 6-8” around the Borough.
2-Jan Work on the Dewey site was stop due to the lack of permits, and would resume about a week
4-Jan. In the Boroughs Sine Die Councilmen Chris Keleman & John Mitchell were sworn into office.
7-Jan The Bogota Board of Education sworn in to new Board members Pauline McDonnell , and Gloria Clark along with Charles Severino who was reelected.
16- Jan. At the first regular Council Meeting of the year none of the profession positions were filled which require a special later in the month.
16-Jan. The Bogota Lady Bucs Basketball won it’s first game for New Coach Damion Kennedy with a 36-27 victory over Hawthorne Christian.
29-Jan The Bogota Board of Education voted to replace the Board of Ed. Building , and the Field house at Fiegel Field with new prefab structures.
31- Jan. The Borough Council voted on some of the Professional needed to be hire. One was a new attorney who was not present and then the rest meeting was postpone until the new attorney could be seated.
3-Feb. Another month started with heavy snow fall leading to several cancellation and the suspending of start parking on Borough streets for most of the month.
6-Feb. Bixby School had it’s Science fair showing off work done by the students.
22-Feb. Street parking was again permitted in the business areas of the Borough.
25-Feb. The Bogota Board of Education appointed John Power fill the seat left vacant by the election of John Mitchell to Borough Council.
26-Feb. The Steen Hawk Band held their winter concert.
27- Feb. Steen School held their International Night celebrating the cultural diversity of the Students.
27-Feb. Both Bogota Basketball teams finished their regular season. For the first time in 32 years the Boys basketball team did not qualify for the State Tournament. The Lady Bucs team after an 0-8 start finished their season at 9-14 and qualified for the State Tournament.
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