This is the first of a four part series that will highlight some of the stories covered by Bogtoa Blog NJ for the year 2016. This post will cover the Months from January to March.
Sunday 3-January The Bogota Borough Council held its 2016 Sine Die meeting. Mayor Chris Keleman was sworn in to a full three year term. Councilwoman Daniele Fede and Frank Miranda were sworn in for their full term on Borough Council. Councilman John Mitchell was elected as Council President for the upcoming year.
Thursday 7- January The Bogota Board of Education had its annual reorganization meeting.
Eileen Lewis , Kathryn Van Buren and Jo-Ellen Granquist were sworn into their three year terms.
Sunday 31-January The Coalition to ban Unsafe Oil Trains, and 350NJ held a rally in Bogota to increase public awareness about the shipment of crude oil through Bergen, County. Approximately 60- 70 people gather on the south walk of the Albert Graf Bridge over the railroad tracks.
Tuesday -2- February Bogota Men's varsity basketball coach Jay Mahoney recorded his 600th win. This came at Waldwick in a 42-40 victory over the Warriors.
Thursday-4- February Bogota Recreation Director pleaded guilty of driving under the influence in connection with a traffic accident occurring in November of 2015
Thursday-18- February The Bogota Borough Council voted to reorganized the Bogota Recreation Commission
Thursday 25-February The Bogota Bucs Men's Basketball team secured a tie for the Patriot League title with a 63-53 win at Saddle River Day School.
Saturday 12- March The Bogota Recreation Commission hosted its annual Easter Egg Hunt in Olsen Park. Children from Preschool to fourth grade gathered by the Environmental Walk bridge
Friday -18-March The Bogota High School Fine Arts Dept. had its Opening Night of their Spring Musical " My Fair Lady" This feature Bianca Acevedo as Eliza Doolittle, Michael Heck as Prof. Henry Higgins, and Melissa Ramirez as Col. Pickering
Saturday 19-March The Bogota Environmental Commission held their second annual Green Fair. This took place at the Bogota Recreation Center in Olsen Park. Some of the participants included Bogota Beautiful, and members of Northeast New Jersey Bee Keepers Association, and Bogota Blog NJ. Councilwoman Daniele Fede was also presenting representing the Bogota Green Team.
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