Year in review November to December
10 & 12- Nov.-2011
The Bogota Lady Bucs Volleyball team completed their back to back double in State Championships with victories over Midland park for the North Group 1 title. Then beating Science Park for the State Group 1 crown.
The Ralph Hall VFW post awarded it's Citizen of the Year to Mr. Carmen Detitta for his work as " being a good neighbor" and helping out when needed.
The Young Volunteer of the Year went to Mr. Andrew Gilbert for his giving of his time to the community.
The Steen School was given a $5,000 check, and other honours from the State & County for winning the NY Jets " Eat Right, Move More" program. NY Jet D"Brickshaw Ferguson presented Principal Falco with the check to be used to improve & upgrade the school's kitchen. Mr. Ferguson then talk to the students, and handed out some prizes.
Bogota Fire Dept. elected a new chief with Chip Grienger being named the new Fire Chief.
Engine Co. #1 was awarded the Chiefs Trophy for the year 2011.
The Bogota annual Tree Lighting took place in front of Borough Hall, With the mild weather a large crowd came to watch as Santa made an appearance. This also was the first performance by the Bogota Vocaleers.
The Bogota Fire Dept. had their annual " Lollipop Sunday" as Santa rode around Bogota passing out treats to local Children.
More awards for Bogota sports.
The Bogota Lady Bucs Volleyball team as Carly O'Sullivan was named player of the year for North Jersey by both the Record & Star-Ledger. With her teammates Elisa Brackett, Becky Keleman, and Julia Topor being named to the All- Bergen team.
With Elizabeth O'Brien being named to the 2nd team All-Bergen for Cross County.
Bucs Basketball Coach Jay Mahoney recorded his 537th victory to take over third place in career win for Bergen County Boys Basketball with a 58-28 victory over Harrison.
I hope you have a look back at the year 2011 through the lens of Bogota Blog NJ. This has not been a full list of the events in Bogota. Please feel free to write and add other things that were important through-out the year. I am looking forward to the coming year to see what will happen next. I wish everyone a Healthy and Happy New Year of 2012.