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Sunday, October 21, 2018

Bogota Sports

21-October-2018
   Results from weekend sports played by teams from Bogota

Friday-19-October
  The Bogota Football Bucs on at North Arlington 49-6. Andrew Miller would throw five Touchdowns passes, and run for a sixth. Frank Petaccia would have three Touchdown catches. With Ashanti Caviness adding two more. Dayval Chimilio would run for one. 
Bogota's record is now 2-6. They next play on Saturday-3-November.






  The Bogota Lady Bucs Volleyball team would have a 2-0 (25-4: 25-8) win over Emerson. Sophia Marquez would have 10 Service Points with two Aces. Ms. Marquez would also record 4 Digs. LeilaKsiyer would have 10 Kills. Alyssa Vazquez lead with 26 Assist. Ands Amy Chavez would also record 2 Aces. Their record is now 17-5 . They next play on Tuesday-23-October against Park Ridge at home in Speary Gym. First Serve is scheduled for 4:00p









Saturday-20-October
  The Bogota Cross Country Bucs would compete in the Bergen County Championships at Darlington Park. Bogota would run in the Group "D" races.
   The Lady Bucs would finish second out of the five schools that fielded full teams. Angeli Jaipersaud would finish 5th over all. The other lady Bucs runner who would score Points were: Gabrielle Grant, Ashley Gomez,  Natalie Hardwick,  and Lara Pena.
  In the Men's race Jimmy Gutierrez would become the Men's group "D"  Champion with an 11 second win over the rest of the field. Jesus Michel would place 4th overall.     Mauricio Valerio,  Vincent Ducut,  Adam Albino would be the other scoring runners for Bogota.  As a team Bogota would finish second out of the 9 school field. 
  In the JV race for small schools Bogota would finish fourth out the 15 school field. Chris Perry would be the highest Bogota runner with an 14th place finish. He would be followed by Syed-Ham Hussaini,  Juan  Michel, Joe  Perry, and Angel Perez. 
   Both the Women's and Men's squad have qualified for the Bergen County Meet  of Champions on Saturday-27-October. This will be run at the Darlington  Park Race course starting at 10:00a.










  The Bogota Junior Bucs Football teams played the final home game of the regular season against Palisades Park/Ridgefield. Before the final game of the afternoon the seven 8th grade members of the Senior team were recognised for their paly as members of the junior Football Program. The Pee-Wee lost by a score of 22-0. The Junior Team lost by a score of 33-0 . The Senior team lost 21-0






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This Date in Bogota

21-October-2018
   This is an ongoing series of Stories about the event in Bogota history as a celebration of the Borough's 125 Anniversary on 14- November- 2019
  On 21-October-1922 the first meeting, in the renovated Masonic Hall, was held at the Central Ave Firehouse. This was the first meeting of the William Burke Lodge #230 of the Society of Free and Accepted Masons.  This lodge  was originally known as the Masonic Club of Bogota.  In the Fall of 1921 they organized into a Lodge. On 13- May-1922 the Constitution of the William Burke Lodge was granted and the first Officers installed. This took place in Rutherford New Jersey.
 On 6-June-1925 the Cornerstone of the current Masonic Temple was laid into place at 390 Palisade Ave. 





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Saturday, October 20, 2018

This Weeks Events

17-October-2018

Some events scheduled to take place in and around Bogota, for the weekend starting on Thursday-17-October. 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.


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Continuing
 Starting on Monday-26- February the main parking lot and front entrance to Bogota High School will be closed. This is due to the reconstruction of the Parking lot. Work is scheduled to continue until First week of September-2018.   All access to the High School will be through the side door on the North side of the building.




Continuing 


  Starting on Sunday-1 July-2018 the Borough of Bogota will change the ordnance in what can be recycled. Bottle & cans recycling pick-up the Borough of Bogota will now be limited to: Aluminium, Glass, Bi-metal/Tin cans. Aluminium foils and pie plates will be accepted but must be clean. Plastic Containers with the symbol  1, 2, or 5  only  will also be accepted.   All recyclable material must be placed in  reusable trash receptacles.  Items places in plastic bag will not be collected. Paper and cardboard recycling remains unchanged.
   The  collectible the products that have been removed from the accepted list will now be accepted by The Borough of Bogota in cooperation with the Ridgefield Park  environmental commission and collected in a separate way. The Trex Corporation has provided bins to accept the following item. Grocery bags, bread bags, case overwrapping, dry cleaning bags, newspaper sleeves, ice bags, wood pellet bags, zip lock & other re-seal able bags, produce bags, bubble wrap, salt bags, and cereal bags. All  recyclable materials must be clean, dry and free of food residue. For every 500 pounds of plastic collected the Trex Corporation will donate a new park bench, made from recycled materials. The benches will be donated to both Bogota and Ridgfield Park on a rotating basis. As of now a Trex collection bin is in the lobby of the Bogota Borough Hall and  the Bogota Public Library can be accessed  during  regular business hours. More bins are planned for other locations in the future.
  The collection day under the new rules will be Thursday-5-July (due to the Fourth of July Holiday) Then every other Wednesday. 

  For more information please see the accompanying poster below.






Continuing 
 The Bogota Board of Education will be accepting applications for preschool at the Board Office until Friday-16- November.  Placement of those Student accepted will be done on Monday-26- November. Families will be notified on Tuesday-27- November. Classes will start after the School District holiday break with the first day being Wednesday-2-January-2019.
   Lottery application may be pick-up starting on Monday-15-October and will continue until Friday-16-November. Application are available at the Board of Education offices located at 1 Henry Luthin Pl. Completed application must be return to the Board of Education before Friday-16-November. 
   For more information or question please visit their website at:  www.bogotaboe.com/preschool or by calling 201-441-4800 ext 1009


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Monday-1-October
Bogota
October to December
    Monday-1- October will be the start of Leaf Season. Home Owners are allowed to place raked, leaves and grass cutting  in the street , along the curb, in front of their residents.  It is ask that the piles be placed in such a way as not to interfere with traffic, and away from storm sewers and drain to prevent flooding , or other water build-up. Leaf Season is schedule to end on Monday -17- December after that date all yard waste must be placed in brown leaf bags for pick-up. 


Sunday-21-October 
Ridgefield Park, NJ
   
  The Ridgefield Park Elks Lodge # 1506 will be holding a All you can eat Breakfast. This will start at 8:30a and go until 12:00 noon Prices are $10 for Adults and $5 for student 12 and under. The Breakfast will feature an Omelette station, Pancakes, Bacon,Sausage, French toast, & scrambled eggs. There will also be pastries, cereal along with Coffee, Tea, Milk & Juice. It is asked to bring some Non-perishable food items for the Local Food Pantry.
The Elks lodge is located at the Corner of Spruce & Cedar Sts. Ridgefield Park, NJ
         
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Monday-22-October 
Bogota
  The Bogota Public  Library will have their Youth's Sewing Club meeting.  This is  open to  Students ages 9-18.  This will teach anyone the art of sewing. There will be a chance to learn machine, and hand sewing as well as shown different project and types of material. This will be from 1:00p to 4:00p in the back reading room.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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Monday-22-October 
Bogota
 The Bogota  Public Library will  be hosting an evening of sharing and discussing favorite books for Students  in grades 7-12.Snacks will be provided. It is scheduled to start at 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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Monday-22-October 
Bogota
 The Bogota  Public Library will  be hosting workshop on real estate investing.  This will be presented by Glen Gallucci from Peak Properties, LLC. 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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Monday-22-October 
Bogota
    The weekly " Meet the Mayor"  event will take place in the office of Mayor Chris Kelemen This is open to any Bogota resident who would to ask the Mayor a question about  Bogota, or to discuss any matter to help improve the quality of life in the Borough. Anyone who wishes just to have an informal conversation with the Mayor is also welcome to attend. Meetings will be held on a first come basis. This will run from 5:00p to 7:00p in the Mayor's office. His office is on in Bogota Borough Hall located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.
  Bogota Borough  Hall is located at 375 Larch Ave. in Bogota, NJ.

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Tuesday-23-October 

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-23-October 
Bogota                  
 The next Planning Board meeting will be on Tuesday -9 October at 7:30p This will be held in the Council Chamber located on the second floor of 375 Larch Ave Bogota, NJ. The public is invited to attend.   

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Wednesday & Thursday-24 & 25-October 
Bogota
The Bogota  Public Library will have  story time reading  starting at 10:30a. También habrá Historias leídas en español en este momento. This is open 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-25-October  
Bogota
The Bogota Public Library will host a  Trivia Night 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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Thursday-25-October  
Teaneck, NJ

The next day of the Teaneck Farmers Market  for this season. Shoppers will be able purchase locally grown  and produced food items.  This annual event will be every Thursday from June to the end of October. The stand open at 12:00 noon and continue until 6:00p   The Teaneck Farmers Market is located in the municipal parking lot along Beverly Rd Teaneck, NJ. There is additional parking available near by.
   Later in the season  the market has a few extra events such as  a fitness demonstration,  a knife sharpener,  food tasting, and a blood drive.  For more information, and a schedule of upcoming events please visit their facebook page at:  https://www.facebook.com/TeaneckFarmersMarket/
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Friday-26-October  
Bogota
   The Bogota  Public Library  host their Toddler play group. This is an opportunity for   young children and their Parents to play and relax in a safe area. This will  start at 10:30a and be held in the second floor Senior Centre.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-27-October  
Bogota
   The Bogota Public Library host their 10th annual Haunted Library and Carnival. This is open to the public starting at 11:00a and will be held in the second floor Seniors Center . There will be games, arts & crafts an trip through a Haunted Tunnel.  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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Saturday-27-October
Bogota
     The Bogota Recreation Commission will  host their annual Fall Festival in Olsen Park starting at 1:00p.  At Olsen Park there will be food, Hayrides, Bounce House, Face Painting and a Pumpkin Patch where Students can pick their own pumpkin and decorate them there. All activities will be free of charge and open to the Public.  The Festival will run until 4:00p.
     They are looking to arrange for ten volunteer to assist with this event. Anyone wishing to volunteer will be required to arrive at the Bogota Recreation Center at 11:00a  to help set-up and stay after 5:00p for clean-up. Any High School Student who Volunteer will receive Community Service Credit. 

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Saturday-27-October 
Ridgefield Park, NJ

    The Ridgefield Park Elks Lodge # 1506 will be holding a Halloween Dinner Dance. This will start at 6:30p and go until 11:30p Prices are $10.00 per person. This will included a buffet dinner and a cash bar will be available. Anyone who wishes may attend in Costume. For me information, or to make reservation please call Cathy Hamilton at 201-230-2475
The Elks lodge is located at the Corner of Spruce & Cedar Sts. Ridgefield Park, NJ
         
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Bogota Sports

Monday-22-Oct.
Soccer -                                        at Park Ridge 4:00p

JV Soccer-                                  vs Park Ridge 4:00p at Zakrzewski Field in Olsen Park.
Middle School Volleyball-    at Leonia 4:00p  

Tuesday -23-Oct
Volleyball-                    vs Park Ridge 4:00p at Speary Gym. The J.V. game will follow 
   
Wednesday-24-Oct.
Soccer -                        vs  Saddle River Day School 4:00p at Zakrzewski Field in Olsen Park.
JV Soccer-                   at Saddle River Day School 4:00p 

Thursday-25-Oct. 
Volleyball-                                    at Saddle River Day School 4:00p. The J.V. game will follow. 

Middle School Volleyball-  Bogota Tournament 4:00p 

Friday-26-Oct
Soccer-                                   at Saddle River Day School 4:00p
Junior Football                at Cliffside Park   Pee-Wee kickoff at 6:00p the other divisions to follow.

Saturday-27-Oct.
Cross Country-                    Bergen County  Meet of Champions at Darlington Park. 9:00a





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