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Saturday, January 31, 2015

Weather Alert


Reminder:

 Bogota Blog NJ along with Bogota Beautiful is starting a drive to collect gift cards in order to help the Citizens of Edgewater, NJ. With the assistance of Bogota Mayor Chris Keleman there will be a collection box located in Borough Hall in the secretary's office.  The secretary's office will be open during normal business hours which  are from Monday to Thursday from 8:00a to 5:00p. Bogota Borough Hall is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.

31- Jan-2015 

   The Bogota Police Dept. and the Office of Emergency Management have issued the following weather alert:

Notification Rule: Bogota OEM NWS Alerts Point 

Winter Storm Watch

WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON

Urgent - Winter Weather Message
National Weather Service New York NY
949 AM EST Sat Jan 31 2015

...Winter Storm Sunday Night And Monday...
Northern Fairfield-Northern New Haven-Northern Middlesex-
Southern Fairfield-Southern New Haven-Western Passaic-
Eastern Passaic-Western Bergen-Eastern Bergen-Orange-Putnam-
Rockland-Northern Westchester-Southern Westchester-
949 AM EST Sat Jan 31 2015
...Winter Storm Watch Remains In Effect From Sunday Evening
Through Monday Afternoon...
...Wind Chill Advisory For This Morning Is Cancelled...
* Accumulations...Snow Accumulation Of 8 To 12 Inches...Along 
 With Less Than A Tenth Of An Inch Of Ice.
* Locations...The Lower Hudson Valley...Northeast New Jersey 
 Roughly North Of Interstate 80...And Much Of Southern 
 Connecticut.

* Hazard Types...Heavy Snow.
* Timing...Sunday Night And Monday.
* Temperatures...In The Teens To Lower 20s.
* Winds...Northeast 10 To 15 Mph With Gusts Up To 25 Mph
* Impacts...Hazardous Travel Due To Reduced Visibilities And
 Significant Snow Accumulations.
* Visibilities...One Quarter To One Half Mile At Times.

Precautionary/Preparedness Actions...

A Wind Chill Advisory Means That Very Cold Air And Strong Winds
Will Combine To Generate Low Wind Chills That Could Lead To
Frostbite And Hypothermia If Precautions Are Not Taken. If You
Venture Outdoors...Make Sure You Wear A Wind Repellent Coat...Hat
And Gloves.

A Winter Storm Watch Means There Is A Potential For Significant
Snow...Sleet...Or Ice Accumulations That May Impact Travel.
Continue To Monitor The Latest Forecasts.


Contact Information: 
Bogota Police Department 
Bogota Police Department 
201-487-2400 
New Jersey EMS Task Force
Office: 201-342-1736 ext. 250
Mobile: 201-679-4667


For addtion information go  to the National Weather Service web site at http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.Bogota, NJ






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Bogota Sports


Reminder:

 Bogota Blog NJ along with Bogota Beautiful is starting a drive to collect gift cards in order to help the Citizens of Edgewater, NJ. With the assistance of Bogota Mayor Chris Keleman there will be a collection box located in Borough Hall in the secretary's office.  The secretary's office will be open during normal business hours which  are from Monday to Thursday from 8:00a to 5:00p. Bogota Borough Hall is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.

31-Jan-2015
    
   Results from games played  on Friday  30-Jan by the teams from Bogota.
   The Bogota/ Weehawken Wrestling squad  won at Secaucus by a score of 51-24. Brandon Gonzalez  (106 lbs),   Michael Martinez (113 lbs),  Christian Gonzalez  (138 lbs),   Rafael Gil (160lbs), Brian Delacruz  (170lbs) all recorded Pin Falls while Justin Demoya (220lbs ) won by a 4-1 Decision.  They next have a Match on Saturday 31- Jan at Wallkill Valley Regional against New Milford, and Belleville. This schedule to start at 10:00a.

   The Bogota Basketball Teams split at New Milford. The Lady Bucs lost their game  28-57. Alanah O'Brien lead the team with 8 Points including 2 Three point Baskets. They next play on Tuesday 3-Feb at Waldwick with the game scheduled to start at 5:30p
  The Men's Basketball Bucs traveled to New Milford, they took a 9 point in the first quarter ,and were able to hold off  The Knights for the rest of the game coming away with a 50-46 win. Anthony Ovalle lead all scorers with 16 Points, and Andrew Riad made a game high 3 Three Point Baskets. 
  Bogota next plays on Tuesday 3- Feb at Home in Speary Gym against Waldwick. Tipoff time is scheduled for 7:00p 



 

   
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Friday, January 30, 2015

Bogota Basketball

Reminder:

  Bogota Blog NJ along with Bogota Beautiful is starting a drive to collect gift cards in order to help the Citizens of Edgewater, NJ. With the assistance of Bogota Mayor Chris Keleman there will be a collection box located in Borough Hall in the secretary's office.  The secretary's office will be open during normal business hours which  are from Monday to Thursday from 8:00a to 5:00p. Bogota Borough Hall is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ

30-Jan-2015
    On Thursday 29-Jan the  Bogota Bucs Basketball teams from Bogota played against the teams from Hawthorne Christian Academy. The Men's team traveled to Hawthorne  to play the Defenders. After trailing 17-21 at halftime the Bucs took a two point lead going into the final eight minutes. Hawthorne doubled Bogota in the fourth quarter to earn at 48-39 win. 
   Kenny Dixon lead Bogota in scoring with 12 points, with Andrew Riad having a game high 2 three points baskets. Bogota next plays at New Milford on Friday  30-Jan starting at 7:00p

   The Lady Bucs had a Home game at Speary Gym against the Lady Defenders.  After a first half of missed shot & turnovers from both teams Bogota took a 7-6 lead into half time. At the start of the third Quarter the Lady Bucs tried to hold their lead by pressing  HCA in the front court. This lead to a more turnoffs, but this time Bogota made the most of their chances and posted at 15-1 Third Quarter on their way to a 30-14 victory. Kelliann Brown had a game high 7 Points while Emily Robbins, Gwenth Trujillo, & Alanah O'Brien each record one three point basket. 
  The Lady Bucs next play the front game of Bogota Double Header at New Milford on Friday 30-Jan. Their game is scheduled to tip off at 5:30p

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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Weekend Events

Reminder:

  Bogota Blog NJ along with Bogota Beautiful is starting a drive to collect gift cards in order to help the Citizens of Edgewater, NJ. With the assistance of Bogota Mayor Chris Keleman there will be a collection box located in Borough Hall in the secretary's office.  The secretary's office will be open during normal business hours which  are from Monday to Thursday from 8:00a to 5:00p. Bogota Borough Hall is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ

29-Jan.-2015

   Some event happening in and around Bogota for the weekend starting on Thursday 29- Jan.


Thursday 29-Jan
Bogota 

The Bogota Public Library will have it's first Trivia Night of 2015. Mr Roman is scheduled  to ask the questions starting at 7:30p. This will be held  in the Senior Center on the second floor of the Library located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.  There is no registration required and is open to the Public.  For more information about this and other activities of the Bogota Library please call 201-488-7185 or visit their website at:  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/



Trivia Night     

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


Saturday-31-Jan
Teaneck, NJ 
  The Puffin Cultural Forum presents Elmer Lightman talking about his book “Everything You Need to Know About Rush Limbaugh” This is schedule to start at 8:00p   Rush Limbaugh has personified media image and projection of the “conservative” movement. Elmer’s book examines what Rush Limbaugh professes and is a lens to view and understand his entire mindset, its effect, and influence on the country. 
For more information or to make a reservation please call 201-836-3499 or visit their website athttp://www.puffinculturalforum.org/  The Puffin Cultural Forum is Located at 20 Puffin Way  Teaneck, NJ

$10 Suggested Donation Reservations Recommended

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

Sunday-1-Feb.
Bogota 

   The Miss Bogota 2015 Pageant will be holding their Etiquette and Protocol, & Public Speaking workshop starting at 3:00p.  This will be  the Candidates to learn the art of presenting oneself in Public and at formal Private Functions.  This will be held at the Bogota Recreation Center  and is limited to the Candidates and the Parents, or Guardians.


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



Sunday-1-Feb.
Bogota 
     The Bogota VFW Ralph Hall Post # 5561  will be hosting a Super Bowl party at their Post. They have acquired a special event permit to open their newly refurbished  Canteen to the public. They will be  served at VFW members pricing. There will be food service with  the cost being a donation to help Post #5561  with their programs to help other Veterans.  They will have several  T.V.  throughout the building ( the Lower Hall, The Main Hall, The Civic Room and the Canteen) Doors will open for Members and their Guest at 12:00 noon. Admittance for the General Public will start at 3:00p
   The entrance will be at the lower level door located at 240 West Shore Ave Bogota, NJ


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







Monday-2-Feb.
Bogota 
     The Bogota Bucs Football Team will have their annual Football Awards dinner. This will be held at Vitale's Restaurant starting at 6:30p .  Tickets are $20 person payable by cash at the door.  The cost includes Appetizer, Five entrees, and Dessert  along with  unlimited soft drinks. The annual awards for Top Defensive & Offensive Player Most improved Player and other awards will be handed out at this event. There will also be a showing of the Highlight film form the 2014 Season. It is ask that anyone wishing to attend please contact Coach Nick DeStefano at 201-317-5434 or at destefano.nick@yahoo.com before 30 January for reservations.


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




Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Weather Alerts

Reminder:

  Bogota Blog NJ along with Bogota Beautiful is starting a drive to collect gift cards in order to help the Citizens of Edgewater, NJ. With the assistance of Bogota Mayor Chris Keleman there will be a collection box located in Borough Hall in the secretary's office.  The secretary's office will be open during normal business hours which  are from Monday to Thursday from 8:00a to 5:00p. Bogota Borough Hall is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ



27-Jan -2015

   The Bogota Police & Office of Emergency Management  have issued the following weather alerts.

Beginning at 12 noon on January 27, 2015 the Snow Parking Restrictions will be lifted as all roads in the Borough of Bogota have been properly and safely cleared by our DPW.  Normal Parking Regulations will be in effect and enforced at that time.  The Bogota Police Department Website, Facebook and Twitter Pages have been updated to reflect the notification.


Winter Weather Advisory

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING
Urgent - Winter Weather Message
National Weather Service New York NY
1213 PM EST Tue Jan 27 2015

 Western Passaic-Eastern Passaic-Hudson-Western Bergen-
Eastern Bergen-Western Essex-Eastern Essex-Western Union-
Eastern Union-Orange-Putnam-Rockland-Northern Westchester-
Southern Westchester-New York (manhattan)-Bronx-
Richmond (staten Island)-Kings (brooklyn)-Northern Queens-
Northern Nassau-Southern Queens-Southern Nassau-

...Winter Weather Advisory Remains In Effect Until 6 PM EST This
Evening...

* Locations...Northeast New Jersey...The Lower Hudson Valley...
 New York City...And Nassau County.

* Hazard Types...Periods Of Snow And Blowing Snow.

* Accumulations...Additional Snow Accumulation Of 1 To 2 Inches.

* Winds...Northwest 15 To 25 Mph With Gusts Up To 35 Mph.

* Temperatures...In The Lower 20s.

* Timing...This Afternoon.

* Impacts...Hazardous Travel Continues.

Precautionary/Preparedness Actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory Means That Periods Of Snow Will Cause
Travel Difficulties. Be Prepared For Slippery Roads And Limited
Visibilities...And Use Caution While Driving.

Monday, January 26, 2015

This Weeks Events

Reminder:

  Bogota Blog NJ along with Bogota Beautiful is starting a drive to collect gift cards in order to help the Citizens of Edgewater, NJ. With the assistance of Bogota Mayor Chris Keleman there will be a collection box located in Borough Hall in the secretary's office.  The secretary's office will be open during normal business hours which  are from Monday to Thursday from 8:00a to 5:00p. Bogota Borough Hall is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ

26-Jan-2015
   The Public Schools of the Bogota Board of Education, The St. Joseph's School & Bogart Preschool have all announce that will be closed on Tuesday 27-Jan due to weather conditions.

 The event schedule for this week will start on Wednesday 28-Jan. Please contact the event to confirm their schedule.

Thursday 29-Jan
Bogota 

The Bogota Public Library will have it's first Trivia Night of 2015. Mr Roman is scheduled  to ask the questions starting at 7:30p. This will be held  in the Senior Center on the second floor of the Library located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.  There is no registration required and is open to the Public.  For more information about this and other activities of the Bogota Library please call 201-488-7185 or visit their website at:  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/



Trivia Night     

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


Saturday-31-Jan
Teaneck, NJ 
  The Puffin Cultural Forum presents Elmer Lightman talking about his book “Everything You Need to Know About Rush Limbaugh” This is schedule to start at 8:00p   Rush Limbaugh has personified media image and projection of the “conservative” movement. Elmer’s book examines what Rush Limbaugh professes and is a lens to view and understand his entire mindset, its effect, and influence on the country. 
For more information or to make a reservation please call 201-836-3499 or visit their website at http://www.puffinculturalforum.org/  The Puffin Cultural Forum is Located at 20 Puffin Way  Teaneck, NJ

$10 Suggested Donation Reservations Recommended

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



The week in Bogota Sports

Lady Bucs Basketball

  On Thursday    29-Jan  they play a Home game against  Hawthorne Christian Academy.   This will be played in Speary Gym with a schedule starting time  at 4:00p  On Friday 30-Jan they will travel to New Milford for a game scheduled to start at 5:30p 

Bucs Basketball

  On Thursday  29-Jan  they travel to Hawthorne Christian Academy with the tip-off scheduled for 7:00p
  On Friday 30-Jan they will travel to New Milford for a game scheduled to start at 7:00p 
The Junior Varsity Basketball will play before the Varsity game  at 5:30p on 29- Jan. 

Middle School Basketball
  On Wednesday 28-Jan  willat Home against Palisade Park. The Lady Bucs game will start at 4:00p. The Boys game will start at 5:00p   On Friday 30-Jan they travel to Ridgefield Park .
The Lady Bucs game will start at 4:00p. The Boys game will start at 5:00p





Bogota/Weehawken Wrestling

   On Friday-30-Jan they travel to Secaucus  with the meet schedule to start at 7:00p
   On Saturday 31- Jan they have a Meet against New Milford and Belleville at Wallkill Valley Regional High School this is scheduled to start at 10:00a



Bucs Bowling

    On Thursday 29-Jan they have a Match against Bergen Charter.  
All Bowling Matches will  start at 4:00p and take place at the Parkway Lanes. The Parkway Lanes are located at 200 US rte 46 Elmwood Park, NJ


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Sunday, January 25, 2015

Weather Update

Reminder:

  Bogota Blog NJ along with Bogota Beautiful is starting a drive to collect gift cards in order to help the Citizens of Edgewater, NJ. With the assistance of Bogota Mayor Chris Keleman there will be a collection box located in Borough Hall in the secretary's office.  The secretary's office will be open during normal business hours which  are from Monday to Thursday from 8:00a to 5:00p. Bogota Borough Hall is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ

25-Jan.-2015
  Some updates from local officials about the  weather situation over the next several days.
-The Bogota Board of Education has announce that Monday 26- Jan. will be a half day with an early dismissal.
-Bogart Memorial School has announce it will be closed on both Monday & Tuesday 26 & 27 Jan due to the weather  situation.
-The Bogota Police Dept has issued the following alert:

Alert: BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM MONDAY UNTIL MIDNIGHT TUESDAY
,
http://www.erh.noaa.gov/okx/WxBriefing_FB.pdf

-BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM MONDAY UNTIL MIDNIGHT TUESDAY
-SNOW WILL BEGIN EARLY MONDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT. TOTAL SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO BE IN THE 20-30 INCH RANGE. SNOW FALL RATES COULD BE 2-4 INCHES PER HOUR. HEAVIEST SNOW WILL BE FROM MIDNIGHT TO 1PM ON TUESDAY. SNOW DRIFTS OF 3 + FEET POSSIBLE. WINDS WILL BE 25 - 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH POSSIBLE. TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN IN THE LOWER 20'S. SNOW WILL ACCUMULATE ON TREES AND POWER LINES POSSIBLY CAUSING POWER OUTAGES.

-ROAD CONDITIONS WILL BE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. ROADS WILL BE IMPASSABLE TUESDAY. BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WILL CAUSE ZERO VISIBILITY AND WHITE OUT CONDITIONS.
MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS POSSIBLE AT HIGH TIDE.
THE BERGEN COUNTY EOC WILL BE AT A LEVEL II ACTIVATION FROM 0800 HOURS MONDAY MORNING FOR THE DURATION OF THE EVENT. WE WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR THIS SITUATION AND ISSUE UPDATES AS NECESSARY.

-THE BOGOTA EOC WILL BE STAFFED ON AN AS NEEDED BASIS.
IF ANY ASSISTANCE IS REQUIRED, PLEASE CONTACT BOGOTA POLICE AT201-487-2400.

-TO REPORT POWER OUTAGES, PLEASE CALL:
PSE&G 1-800-436-7734

Instructions:
***Please check www.bogotapolice.org for Parking Restrictions.*** ALL UNNECESSARY TRAVEL IS DISCOURAGED BEGINNINGMONDAY AFTERNOON...TO ALLOW PEOPLE ALREADY ON THE ROAD TO SAFELY REACH THEIR DESTINATIONS BEFORE THE HEAVY SNOW BEGINS...AND TO ALLOW SNOW REMOVAL EQUIPMENT TO BEGIN TO CLEAR ROADS. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND POOR VISIBILITIES WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.


Advisory: Borough Residents are reminded when 2 inches of snow or more have accumulated Parking Prohibited on ALL Streets.
,
SNOW PARKING REGULATIONS 

7-3.10 Parking Prohibited When Streets Are Covered with Snow. 
a. No vehicle shall be parked on any streets or highways or portions thereof whenever snow has fallen and the accumulation is such that at least two (2) inches of snow cover the street or highway. 
b. The above parking prohibitions shall remain in effect after the snow has ceased to fall and until the streets have been plowed sufficiently so that parking will not interfere with snow removal activities and with the normal flow of traffic. 

When the Borough of Bogota or Bogota Police Department declare a Snow Emergency the Bogota Police Department will not give permission to park overnight. The following areas have been designated to park in Snow Emergencies: 

EAST SIDE of Palisade Avenue 
or 
WEST SIDE of Larch Avenue 
or 
EAST SIDE of West Shore Avenue 

Parking in any other restricted areas will result in a citation as provided for in Boro Ordinance 7-3.6 

Your cooperation during Snow Emergencies will assist the Borough of Bogota Department of Public Works in quickly returning our roads to be passable and safe.
Contact Information:
Bogota Police Department
Bogota Police Department
201-487-2400
jburke@bogotapolice.org

The Bogota Office of Emergency Management  has also issued the following update:
 BOGOTA OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
WEATHER INFORMATION BULLETIN

BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM MONDAY UNTIL MIDNIGHT TUESDAY
      
-SNOW WILL BEGIN EARLY MONDAY MORNING  AND CONTINUE THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT. TOTAL SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO BE IN THE 20-30 INCH RANGE. SNOW FALL RATES COULD BE 2-4 INCHES PER HOUR. HEAVIEST SNOW WILL BE FROM MIDNIGHT TO 1PM ON TUESDAY. SNOW DRIFTS OF 3 + FEET POSSIBLE.
-WINDS WILL BE 25 - 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH POSSIBLE. TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN IN THE LOWER 20'S.
-SNOW WILL ACCUMULATE ON TREES AND POWER LINES POSSIBLY CAUSING POWER OUTAGES.
-ROAD CONDITIONS WILL BE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. ROADS WILL BE IMPASSABLE TUESDAY. BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WILL CAUSE ZERO VISIBILITY AND WHITE OUT CONDITIONS.
-MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS POSSIBLE AT HIGH TIDE.
THE BERGEN COUNTY EOC WILL BE AT A LEVEL II ACTIVATION FROM 0800 HOURS MONDAY MORNING FOR THE DURATION OF THE EVENT. WE WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR THIS SITUATION AND ISSUE UPDATES AS NECESSARY.
THE BOGOTA EOC WILL BE STAFFED ON AN AS NEEDED BASIS. 
IF ANY ASSISTANCE IS REQUIRED, PLEASE CONTACT BOGOTA POLICE AT 201-487-2400.
TO REPORT POWER OUTAGES, PLEASE CALL:
PSE&G 1-800-436-7734


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