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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Bogota Varsity Basketball

20-February-2019  
On Tuesday-19-February the varsity basketball teams from Bogota played those from the Colonial Division. 
     The Men's team traveled to Garfield to play the Boilermakers. Garfield would take an early lead 10-7 after the first eight minutes.  The second quater was even with  the Boilermakers taking a 24-21 advantage into the locker room. After the restart  Garfield opened a bigger lead and went into the fourth quater leading by 6 Points. Bogota would  out score the Boilermakers enough to send the game into overtime.  Both teams scored a dozen points and end the first extra session tied at 66 a piece. In the over periods to follow Players from both side would reach the maximum fouls and the depth of the benches were put on display. Bogota would go as far as allowing Argenis Soriano back in action , after suffering a hamstring pull in the first half.  As the fourth  overtime period started defense became more important. The Bucs would be able to hold Garfield to single digits and post 11 Points themselves, taking a 89-84 4 Overtime win back home.
 Bogota's Kenjiee Polanco would have a game high with 30 Points. Nakie Graham would lead the Boilermakers  with 18 Points.  Taj Collins  would lead scores with 6 Three Point baskets  for the Bucs. Bogota's record is now 17-6. The next play on Thursday-21-February against Glen Rock. This will be a home game on the Jay Mahoney Court at Speary Gym. The Tip-off is scheduled for 7:00p.



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   The Lady Bucs hosted  The Lady Rams from Lodi. The visitors would have a 11-0 lead after the first quater. In the next three quarters Bogota would be event , or outscore Lodi.  The Lady Rams hold have 15-10 lead at halftime. Bogota would forge a 17-17 tie, with Lodi regaining their five Point lead at Three Quarter Time.  The Lady Bucs would give up just a single basket in the fourth quater, and score  seven points to have a 26-26 tie at Full Time.  In the extra session Lodi would score the only basket from the field, along with two free throws, they out score Bogota's three free throws and have a 30-29  overtime win. 
   Bogota's Maryanne Gesmundo and   Ruby Recio would be the high scores with 10 Points each. Ms Recio connected on 2 three Point Basket to lead all scorers. Lodi's Destiney Ndio and  Olivia Russo would their  team with 9 Points apiece.  The Lady Bucs finish their season with a record of 1-23 

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Sunday, February 17, 2019

Bogota/Ridgefield Park Wrestling

17-February-2019
 On Saturday-16-February the Bogota/Ridgefield Park Scarlet Bucs wrestling competed in The NJSIAA District 5 tournament at West Essex High School. Bogota/Ridgefield Park would send 8 wrestlers compete. 

In the Quarterfinal round 
at 106 lbs Adam Albino  would score a Major Decision  win of 14-3 over Thomas Comeau from Emerson/Park Ridge
at 120 lbs Andre Ruiz would win by Pin fall over Max Montoya from Dover
at 126 lbs  Darius Baez would defeat Quentin Arcibal of Morris Knolls by a score of 7-1
at 138 lbs  John Perez would Pin Charlie McVicar of Mt. Olive
at 145 lbs  Mathew Levesque  would lose to Dane Perrone from West Essex by Pin Fall
at 152 lbs  Kevin Flores  would lose to  Christian Carmichael of Paramus by Pin Fall
at 182 lbs  Louis Culala  would win by Pin Fall over  Joshua Beckford JFK / Paterson
at 285 lbs  Eris Rosario  would lose a 1-2 overtime decision to Nicholas Sullivan of Morris Knolls
The Scarlet Bucs would have 5 Wrestlers move into the Semi Final round.

In the Semifinal round
at 106 lbs  Adam Albino  would score an 8-7 win over Mike Pescatore of  West Essex
at 120 lbs  Andre Ruiz would win a 9-2 Decision over Carson Barry  of West Essex
at 126 lbs  Darius Baez would lose 0-6 to Caiden Brouwer  from Emerson/Park Ridge
at 138 lbs  John Perez would lose to Jonathan Bartley of West Essex by Pin Fall
at 182 lbs  Louis Culala would lose to Ronan Buckingham Morris Knolls by Pin Fall
Two Bogota/Ridgefield would advance to the Final Round. And three would   move into the third place bout.

For Third Place
at 126 lbs  Darius Baez would lose a Major Decision to Raymond Dellosa of Paramus 1-12
at 138 lbs  John Perez would Pin Joey Dellmonachie from Morris Knolls
at 182 lbs  Louis Culala would lose to Ryan Sullivan of Mt. Olive by Pin Fall

In the Finals
at 106 lbs  Adam Albino would score an 5-2 win over Elyjah Jackson from Teaneck
at 120 lbs  Andre Ruiz would lose 1-3 to Logan Mazzeo of Emerson/Park Ridge

As a team Bogota/Ridgefield Park finished sixth in the nine team field.

Adam Albino at 106 lbs,  Andre Ruiz at 120 lbs, and  John Perez at 138 lbs  have qualified for to the Region 2 meet at Mount Olive NJ. The first bouts will take place on Wednesday-20-February  at 6:00p. They will continue on  Friday- 22-February at 6:00p and on Saturday -23-February at  9:30a.  Seeding and opponents to be announce at a later date.



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Saturday, February 16, 2019

This Weeks Events

16-February-2019

Some events scheduled to take place in and around Bogota, for the week starting on Sunday-16-February. Times and dates may change due weather or other circumstances. Please contact the event for the most up to date information.  More events will be added when they become available.


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Until 28-February
Bogota, NJ
   The Bogota Public Library is looking for submission for their Freeze Frame Bogota project.
This is part of the Bogota 125th Anniversary celebration.
  They are looking for contributions from current and former resident of Bogota to share their stories and photos about living in Bogota, NJ.  Everyone is welcome to contribute and photo(s) and a brief essay describing it. All contributors will be invited to a presentation workshop in the Library in April. Library Staff will help in editing the essays  which will be included at an 125th Anniversary exhibit to be held at the Bogota Public Library in May. 
  All submission must to sent to the Library before Thursday-28-February. Please sent a photos and essay to bogotanj125@gmail.com for consideration. For more information please visit the Bogota 125th Anniversary:   http://bogotanj125.org/  or at:  https://conta.cc/2G67H4D

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Continuing 
  Starting on Sunday-1 July-2018 the Borough of Bogota will change the ordnance in what can be recycled. Bottle & cans recycling pick-up the Borough of Bogota will now be limited to: Aluminium, Glass, Bi-metal/Tin cans. Aluminium foils and pie plates will be accepted but must be clean. Plastic Containers with the symbol  1, 2, or 5  only  will also be accepted.   All recyclable material must be placed in  reusable trash receptacles.  Items places in plastic bag will not be collected. Paper and cardboard recycling remains unchanged.
   The  collectible the products that have been removed from the accepted list will now be accepted by The Borough of Bogota in cooperation with the Ridgefield Park  environmental commission and collected in a separate way. The Trex Corporation has provided bins to accept the following item. Grocery bags, bread bags, case overwrapping, dry cleaning bags, newspaper sleeves, ice bags, wood pellet bags, zip lock & other re-seal able bags, produce bags, bubble wrap, salt bags, and cereal bags. All  recyclable materials must be clean, dry and free of food residue. For every 500 pounds of plastic collected the Trex Corporation will donate a new park bench, made from recycled materials. The benches will be donated to both Bogota and Ridgfield Park on a rotating basis. As of now a Trex collection bin is in the lobby of the Bogota Borough Hall and  the Bogota Public Library can be accessed  during  regular business hours. More bins are planned for other locations in the future.
  The collection day under the new rules will be Thursday-5-July (due to the Fourth of July Holiday) Then every other Wednesday. 

  For more information please see the accompanying poster below.






Sunday-17-February
Bogota
The New Jersey Blood Services will be holding a blood drive in the Senior Center located at 375 Larch Ave. The drive will start at 10:00a  and go to 4:00p,  Along with the collection of red blood cells as well as blood  platelets. The blood cells are use for transfusions for anyone who need to replenish their system due to an accident or surgery. Platelets are use to aid in blood clotting that are use for those going through cancer treatments , or organ transplants
  If anyone wants to schedule an appointment please: call 917-699-9073.  However all who wish to can come to the firehouse between 3:00- 8:00p and donate without an appointment.
    Anyone may donate if the are between  17-75 years old, in good heath, and weigh at least 110 lbs. A donor is accepted even if they are prescribed medications that are frequently taken, inform the staff of all medication being taken, and it is recommended that a donor have a good meal , and plenty of fluids prior to donating.
    For more information please contact:  http://www.nybloodcenter.org/





Monday-18-February
Bogota
For Presidents Day
The Office of Bogota Borough Hall will be closed
The Bogota Public Library will be closed  Monday 
Bogota Public Schools will be closed , and on Tuesday-19-Feb. for their Winter recess
St. Joseph's School will  be closed as part of their Winter recess starting on Thursday-14-February
Trinity School  will be  be closed 
Bogart School  will be closed


Tuesday-19-February
Bogota
   The Bogota Public Library will have the following program:  Makers Lab for Students 4:00p -5:00p, This is a free event, but anyone attending is asked to register with the library in advance.   To register for this event, or for more information please  about this and other Library events visit their web site at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/
The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.  

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Wednesday-20-February
Bogota
  The Bogota Board of Education  will have their  next meeting starting at 7:00p.  This was originally schedule for Tuesday 12-February, but was postponed due to the weather. This will be held in the  High School Cafeteria  located on the second floor of 2 Henry Luthin place Bogota, NJ The Public is invited to attend.


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Wednesday-20-February
Bogota

Bogota Beautiful has their next board meeting starting at 7:30p. This is schedule to take place at the Kennedy Emergency Service Building located at 69 W. Main St. Bogota, NJ. The Public is welcome to attend. For more information please visit their website at: 
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Thursday-21-February
Bogota
The Bogota  Public Library will have  story time reading  starting at 10:30a.  This is open available to any Student wishing to join in.  This will be held  under the tree in the Nikki Spiegel Story Time Corner. This is a free event and open to anyone. For more information please  about this and other Library events visit their web site at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/
The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.  

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Thursday-21-February
Bogota

The Bogota Borough Council will be holding their regular Council meeting  and work session starting at 7:30p.  The this meeting there will the official start of the  Borough of Bogota's 125th Anniversary celebration This will be held in the Senior Centre located on the second floor  of 375 Larch Ave. Bogota NJ   This meeting is open to the public. 

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Saturday-23-February
Bogota
   The Bogota  Public Library  host their Toddler play group. This is an opportunity for   young children and their Parents to play and relax in a safe area. This will  start at 10:30a and be held in the second floor Senior Centre.For more information please  about this and other Library events visit their web site at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/
The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ. 

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Saturday-23-February
Bogota
The Bogota  Public Library will have  story time reading  starting at 10:30a. También habrá Historias leídas en español en este momento. This is open available to any Student wishing to join in.  This will be held  under the tree in the Nikki Spiegel Story Time Corner. This is a free event and open to anyone. For more information please  about this and other Library events visit their web site at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/
The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.  



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Saturday-23-February
Bogota
Bogota Public Library  and Bogota Beautiful will host their 4th annual  Community Potluck . This will take place in the Senior Center located on the second floor at 375 Larch Ave. There is no admission price to attend, and it will run from 1:00p to 3:00p.  Anyone wishing to attend must contribute a food item of either an appetizer,  main course, or dessert and should register at: Community Potluck Luncheon so that they will be able to set a menu. All donated food items must be delivered to the library between 11:30a and noon that day.
   Tom Shrnich, from the Library, informed the meeting that he is scheduled to have live  music to perform during the event. In addition to donating an item to be served, anyone attending this event is ask to donate a non-perishable food item to help supply the St. Joseph's Food Bank. Anyone wishing to help with set-up, decorations, and serving should also contact the Library. Any High School Student who volunteers will receive Community Service Hours. 

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Bogota Sports

Wednesday-20-February
Wrestling-                              Adam Albino at 106 lbs,  Andre Ruiz at 120 lbs, and  John Perez at 138 lbs  have qualified for to the NJISSA Region 2  Wrestling meet at Mount Olive NJ. The first bouts will take place on Wednesday-20-February  at 6:00p. They will continue on  Friday- 22-February at 6:00p and on Saturday -23-February at  9:30a.                      


Thursday-21-February
Men’s Basketball-                        vs Glen Rock 7:00p on Jay Mahoney Court at Speary Gym   


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