Saturday, April 30, 2011

Rescue 46

Sat 30-April The Bogota Rescue Squad 46 held a "Boot" raiser for support of the Squad. members of the Squad stationed at the corner of E.Main St,& Palisade Ave, where motorist donated money to the Squad by placing it a boot.
Anna Ferris asking for a donation from a passing motorist.

Guy Argenziano accepting a donation.

Rob Foster accepting a donation.

A group of motorcyclist looking to donate to the Squad.

Opening Day

Sat. 30- April  The Bogota Baseball Organization held it's opening day parade today. Starting at Bogota H.S. the parade went along Palisade Ave. the made a right onto Main St,walking through town. There were  many Bogoatians lining the parade route to applauded the many Boys ,and Girls who will participate in the upcoming season.The parade finish at the ball field in Olsen Park,where BBO Pres. Nick Barese wish all the player best of luck for the upcoming season. Then Mayor Pat McHale officially open the season.
Mayor Pat McHale ,and BBO Pres. Nick Barese lead the parade

A police escort through town.
(Photo courtesy of Bryce Conway)

Mayor McHale  opening the 2011 BBO season

The players salute the flag for the National Anthem.

Friday, April 29, 2011

Steen School Talent Show

On Thursday 27-April  the L.M.Steen school in Bogota held there 13th annual school talent show. Opened to all students of Steen school the show feature various act displaying the different talent of the children of Bogota. Acts included Singing ,Dancing , and even a Magician. All of which delighted the crowd of follow students ,and proud Parents.  
The performance of "Thriller"

The cast of " Thriller" stopping for a group photo.

"The Great Sanzini"  Aaron Sanz, with help from younger brother Stephen , showing the card Mrs. Geraghty  picked out, was hiding in a lemon.

Ethan ,and Kayla Abad singing 'Again" accompanied on guitar ,by their Father.

Blockbuster w/ Mr. Roman

On Thursday 29 April the Bogota Public Library hosted another Blockbuster with Mr. Roman. The size if the attendance was such that  four teams where able to be formed. Two teams of four, and two teams of three. Questions included topics of  General Knowledge, Current event, Entertainment, and other subjects. Small prizes where awarded to the winning team, but it was more of an evening of fun ,with learning.


Thursday, April 28, 2011

School Budget Vote

The tax assessment was voted down by the a count of 191 against, with 189 voting for it.
In other election news all three candidates that ran unopposed for school board ,with new comer Lisa Pella receiving the most votes of the three.

Monday, April 25, 2011

Blockbuster w/ Mr. Roman

Bogota Library will host Blockbuster with Mr. Roman Thurs. 28-April-2011 at 7:30p. The event will be held upstairs at the Bogota Library 375 Larch Ave. Bogota NJ.  Blockbuster is a trivia quiz game with the teams being made up all who attends,and would like to participate.

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Friday, April 22, 2011

Weekend Preview 22-25 April 2011

- Easter Sunday
- School Board elections
   27- April   to vote on the 2011-2012 school board budget. Polls are open from 2:00p to 9:00p

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Grand Opening

 On Sat . 16-April-2011 the D&M Boutique opened at 322 Elm Ave Bogota. Owned by Aleida Rosario,and Janeth Marin it will made an assortment of clothing  & accessories for women, and young ladies. There idea was to have a clothing store with easy access to the shoppers in Bogota. Located at the corner of W.Main St. and Elm Ave. it is an easy walk from most parts of the Borough. The Boutique is also only a block away from the Larch Ave bus stop of the #83,#182 .&#751 NJ Trainst buses.   

Front of D&M Boutique 322 Elm Ave Bogota

A view of the interior of D&M Boutique.

Some of the accessories that are available

Aleida Rosario with her Daughters Thais & Emely.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Hose Co. #2 Comedy Night

  Bogota Fire Dept. Hose Co.#2 held it's 2nd Annual Comedy night at the Knights of Columbus hall in Teaneck. In spite of a rainy night ,a large crowd turned out to enjoy a Saturday night of entertainment. After dinner & desert the crowd was entrained by three area comics. The show was MC'ed by Joe Fernandes, followed by Mike Gaffney ,then Headlined by Buddy Flip.

Attendees relaxing and enjoying a meal before the night's show.

MC Joe Fernandes opens the night"s entrainment

Mike Gaffney is the comic to perform

 Buddy Flip headlines the night of comedy .

Baseball Opener

 The Bogota Baseball Organization will have it's opening day Sat. 30- April-2011. There will be an Parade of teams starting in front of the High School on Henry Luthin Pl. at 8:00 a. The rout will processed  onto Palisade Ave. making a right onto Main St. It will continue on Main St. to end at the Ball field in Olsen Park. Games will start after opening remarks.

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Easter Egg Hunt

The Borough of Bogota  in cooperation with the Rec. Dept. held it's annual egg hunt at Olsen Park along the walk-way bridge. There where 3 categories of hunters . The first to go where the Pre-school & toddlers chance to look for prized eggs. Then the Kindergartners up to 2nd Graders had a turn to hunt. Finally 3rd Graders & up were allowed to have a chance to join the fun.  Mayor McHale  along with the Easter Bunny where in attendants to hand out prizes ,and some extra treats to the kids who participated.

Pre-Schoolers ,and Toddlers hunting eggs

Kindergartners ,1st & 2nd Graders start the chase for eggs.

Older kids and those who miss their time ,get a chance to have some fun.

Mayor McHale helping out  with the eggs.

The Easter Bunny posing for photos ,and handing out treats.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Operation Take-Back

On Sat. 30 April the Bogota Police dept. is having  a day to dispose of all old ,or unused medications. Any person can bring those medications to the Police Headquarters lobby between 10:00 a to 2:00p. The Headquarters lobby on the W.Broad St side of the Borough Hall. Medications can simply drop off in the foyer  of the Police Dept. no registration ,or sign-in is required.

Weekend Preview 15-18 April 2011

-Easter Egg Hunt
   Bogota Rec Center is holding it's annual Egg Hunt Sat 16 April in Olsen Park Bogota.
   Starting at  9:00a for Preschool Children.
                 9:20a for Kindergarten thru 2nd Grade.
                 9:40a for 3rd thru 4th Grade.
   For more information call 201-487-4368
- St.Joe's used clothing drive. From 8:00a to 1:00p at the church garage 35 E. Ft.Lee Rd.
- Comedy Night for Bogota Hose #2  at 829 Windsor Rd. Teaneck NJ (Knights of Columbus Hall)
   Doors open at 7:00p Tickets are $35.00 available at the door.
- Grand Opening
   D&M Boutique opening a new Women's Clothing store.
   322 Elm Ave Bogota NJ.
   for more information contact Janeth; or

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Board of Education Meeting

The 12-April meeting of the Bogota Board of Education meeting had a larger then usual turn out after Men's varsity Basket Ball coach Jay Mahoney  offered his resignation after 32 years of service. Mr. Mahoney will remain Head Coach of the Schools Cross Country squad. However, there was a large turn out to support Mr. Mahoney to keep his tenure of Head Coach for the Men's Basket-Ball team as well.  The crowd ,which number close to 100 included  Family& Friends. There was also many current Students, Teachers from all of the public schools in the Borough. Plus a number of former students and Coaches from rival schools. Notable Alumni include James Lynch (07) a cancer survivor who Coach Mahoney has kept in touch with. Donald Osboure (90) who has coach against his former HS Coach. And former Bergen County Sheriff Leo McGuire (77).
James Lynch ( 07) 

Steen School teacher Mrs. C. Geraghty

Donald Osboure ( 90)

Former Sheriff Leo McGuire ( 77)

HS Teacher Mr. F Zimmerman

Dr. Fredericks accepting a petition in support Coach Mahoney

Mr. Severino answering questions that were put to the Board. 
 The Board members thank all who attended ,and spoke, but will consider the matter at a later Board Meeting.