Sunday, December 28, 2014

2014 Year in Review July- August


   The next segment in a review of the year 2014 in Bogota, NJ. This part covering July to August.

4- July Residents of Bogota gathered in Olsen Park to watch the Fireworks over the Hackensack River.


10-July     The Bogota Public Library started  Read with Maggie the Beagle to encourage younger students to read more. This has continued into the school year.

10- July    Work crews from PSE&G started construction on a project to upgrade the electrical network in Bergen County. Work on this project will last into the year 2015

18- July    Volunteer Parents, along with some Student cleaned & painted the  Bixby Playground.

22-July      Class 04 of the Bogota Police Emergency Service Youth Academy held their Graduation after ten days of learning about how First Responders perform their duties.

24- July   Donations from the Bogota Baseball Organization & the Knight of Columbus were presented to the Family of Jeziel Marte to help with his recovery from an accident in the Spring of this year.

28- July   An improved  Summer School for Students of Steen & Bixby Schools it had a longer school day to give more individual attention for Students who attended the program.

August  A number of  construction projects continued in Bogota, including 297 Palisade Ave., The New Field House & Board of Education Office, Sidewalks on Elm Ave , and PSE&G work along River Rd.

8-  Aug     The Bogota Swim Club held their Family Campout at the Bogota Pool.

13-  Aug.  Some changes were finalized over a couple of projects. The gas station at E. Main St & Palisade Ave will now be a combined 7-11 & Valero Gas. Along with the Quik-Check on River Rd to be expanded with a possibility to add  cafe seating & gas pumps.

16-Aug. The fifth annual Adult Swim at the Bogota Pool was dedicated this year to help the family of Ridgefield Park  Police Steven Sulborsky.

18- Aug     Members of the Senior Team of Bogota Junior Bucs Football  team present Jeziel Marte a signed Jersey from his teammates.

25-Aug.   Alumni from all classes of the BPESYA gathered at the Bogota Pool for their  reunion.

30- Aug    Members of the Bogota Green Team, and Bogota Beautiful helped with a Spring cleaning of Steen  School Garden.

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