Saturday, March 31, 2012

Egg Hunt

   Due to a rainy, grey Saturday the Easter Egg Hunt for today has been postponed until next week. It will try to next Sat. 7-April again starting at 9:00a. It will still be at the field next to the Olsen Park Environmental Walk.

Friday, March 30, 2012

Fish Fry

30-March- 2012 

Scenes from the Fish Fry held at the Teaneck Knight of Columbus  Council # 2586. This was also used to collect food for the food pantry's of St. Joseph's Church in Bogota and St./ Anastasia of Teaneck.

 Sal DeVenio (L) and Frank Rothschild of Vitale's providing  the food.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Weekend Preview 30-march - 1-April

29- March-2012
  Some events happening  over the weekend of  30-March to 1- April.
30- March
   The Teaneck Knights of Columbus Hall # 2586 is holding  their fish  fry . from 5:00p to 7:30p  located at 829 Windsor rd Teaneck.  Prices are $12 per plate. They will also be collecting for the food banks of St. Joseph's Church of Bogota. As well as St. Anastasia of Teaneck.
31- March
  The Bogota Rec is holding their Easter Egg hunt  in Olsen Park, next to the Environmental Walkway, starting at 9:00a  The rain date is next Sat. 7-April.
  The Bogota Band Parents will have a Pasta dinner fundraiser starting at 4:00p going until 8:00p. Tickets are $7.00 for Adults, $5.00 for Students and Seniors. It will take place at the Bogota Rec. Center at 162 W. Main St  Bogota.


Monday, March 26, 2012

Blood Drive

26-March- 2012
   The St. Joseph's School Girl Scout  troop # 4744 had it's annual blood drive yesterday at the Bogota Rec Center. This years drive was in-conjugation with the  American Red Cross.
  For more information  on how to donate blood, or find out about other collection drive near-by please go to
St.Joe's Principal Jim Newman being checked-in by Kalee & Kim 
Red Cross Volunteer Margret Kelly talking about the process with the waiting donors

Red Cross workers gathering the blood from the donors 

Councilman Michael Brophy & Daughter Kathie talking with Zoe & Victoria as they relax after donating.

Manuel & Cindy Nunez being offered refreshments after donating.

Friday, March 23, 2012

Fish Fry

23- March-2012
   Teaneck Knight of Columbus # 2586 will hold a Fish Fry Fri. 30- March. It will be at the Knight of Columbus Hall at829 Windsor Rd. Teaneck. Dinner will start at 5:00p and go to 7:30p. Cost will be $12 per plate which will include Fish , Fries, Cole Slaw. and a Dessert. 
  The hall will be collecting food for the Easter fool drive for the St..Joseph's food pantry. They will be looking for can goods, boxed rice, potatoes,cakes mixes, paper products will also be excepted. 
 For more information please call Warren Hodges at 201-907-0851

Monday, March 19, 2012

Bogota Band Parents

   The Bogota Band Parents  will hold a Pasta Dinner fund raiser on Sat. 31-March. It will be at the Bogota Rec. Center 162 W. Main St. Bogota , NJ. The dinner will start at 4:00p and go until 8:00p. Tickets are $7.00 for Adults, $5.00 for Students and Seniors. Children under the age of 10 will be free. For more information please contact Sal Donatacci  by email at
  On a personal note the announcement of last years pasta dinner by the Band parents was the very first item posted on Bogota Blog NJ.  The dinner it's self was the first event that was cover with photos on Bogota Blog NJ. I hope the past year this Blog has proved a help service to the resident of the Borough of Bogota. I what to thank everyone who visits the web site, and facebook page. I hope it will continue to grow , and be a useful tool for living in the Borough of Bogota NJ.
  I what to give a special thank-you to my Wife & Family for giving a chance, and time to put this blog together. 

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Easter Egg Hunt

 18-March- 2012
    On Sat. 31-March the Bogota Recreation Commission will hold it's annual Easter Egg hunt. It will be held next to the Olsen Environmental Walkway. The Easter Bunny will be on hand to pass out bags that the children will use for the egg hunt. The first hunt will be for those children in preschool or younger, this will start at 9:00a. The Kindergarten to Second grade will start at 9:20a . With the Grades 3&4 starting at 9:40a.
  Please be at the walkway 10 minutes before the time of the child's age group is set to start.
  The rain date will be Sat. 7-April also at Olsen Park.
  For any questions or other information please contact Jim at the Rec. Office at 201-487-4368.

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Hose Co. #2 Comedy Night

   Bogota Fire Dept. Hose Co. #2 is hosting it's annual comedy night on Sat. 14 -April-2012. This years event will be held at the Elks Lodge in Ridgefield Park located at the corner of Spruce Ave. & Cedar St. Ridgefield Park NJ. Ticket are $35 per person available in advance ,or at the door. A table for 10 may be purchased in advance for the price of $300.00 per table.  Included with the admission price is Dinner, Desert, & soft drinks, with a cash bar available. Doors open at 7:00p with dinner served starting at 7:30p with the evenings entertainment starting around  8:30p
  This years performers are from the Comedy Shoppe; they are Danny Lobell, Bill Chaig, & Joe Fernandes.
  The process from this event will go to benefit the Hose Co. #2 operating budget.  For tickets & other information please contact Rich O'Conner at 201-641-9666.

                                                           Scenes from last years show

Friday, March 16, 2012

Police Unity Tour

16- March-2012
   The Police Unity tour dinner that was to be  originally held on 4-Nov. has been rescheduled .   The new date is Mon. 9- April. It will be held at the 101Pub in Bogota, NJ. It will start at 6;00p and go until 10:00p Tickets are $25.00 and include a Buffet style dinner, plus entertainment.  The 101 pub is located at 101 Queen Anne Rd. Bogota. Process's from this event will go towards the  National law Enforcement Officer's Memorial & Museum.  For tickets please go to
  For more information on the NLEOM please visit


Sunday, March 11, 2012

Bogota Day 2012

    Bogota Day 2012 will be Sat. 26- May- 2012. The rain date will be the next day Sun. 27-May. There will be three days of Carnival rides  on Thurs. & Fri. 24 &25 -May along with the Saturday of Bogota Day itself.
   The Bogota Day Committee is looking for Vendors & Sponsors, as well as participants in the Classic Car & Motorcycle show.
  To be a Vendor,have a Craft Booth, or be a sponsor please contact Genesis Liu at 646-239-7576 or
e-mail :
  For entry into the car show please contact Rob Contino at 201-575-6014 or
  For general questions please contact the Bogota Rec Commission at 201-487-4368 or
Please check back to find out further information on Bogota Day 2012  as it happens.
Scenes from Bogota Day 2011.
High School band

Car Show

Chinese Lion

The  Troy Willy Band

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Bogota High School

   The Bogota High School will present the musical  'The Wiz" The performances will be at the high school  auditorium on Fri-16  & Sat-17 March curtain time is at 7:00p Tickets are $8.00 for Adults and $6.00 for Seniors & Students. There will be a Saturday Matinee on the 17th with the curtain time at 1:00p All tickets for the Matinee are $6.00

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Steen School

  The Steen School PTO will hold it's first  " Tricky Tray" & Pasta dinner  Friday 27- April starting at 6:30p. The event will be held in the Steen Gym. Tickets for the dinner are $8.00 per person in Advance and $10.00 at the door. This is planned be to an Adult Event, please plan accordingly.
  The PTO is also looking for any donations of goods and services that can be raffled off. The Steen students have been sent home with items needed for each classes "Tray" The class with the most participation filling their basket will win an ice cream party.
  The PTO is also selling raffle tickets in advance in a reduced price packages.
  For more information about this event please contact Rosalind Zahariou at 201-403-3432 or at

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Blood Drive

     St. Joseph's School Girl Scout Troop # 474 is holding their annual blood drive on Sun. 25 March at the Bogota Rec Center. They will  collecting from 9:00a to 2 :00p
   The Bogota Rec Center is located at 162 W. Main St. Bogota NJ