Saturday, October 31, 2020

This Weeks Events

31-October-2020

Some events happening in and around Bogota for the week starting on Sundau-1-November. Please contact the provider for changes and updates.


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Continuing 
The listing of of Restaurants  and Grocery stores  that are open for either Deliver , Take-out and limited indoor seating.
For Bogota it can be accessed at:
Please contact the establishment at at the phone number provided. This is one way to support Bogota business.
It is ask that, when ordering from any of these restaurants, please let them know you saw this on Bogota Blog NJ 



Continuing
Bogota
October to December
    Monday-5- October will be the start of Leaf Season. Home Owners are allowed to place raked, leaves and grass cutting  in the street , along the curb, in front of their residents.  It is ask that the piles be placed in such a way as not to interfere with traffic, and away from storm sewers and drain to prevent flooding , or other water build-up. Leaf Season is schedule to end on Monday -14- December after that date all yard waste must be placed in brown leaf bags for pick-up. 
                                                       


Continuing until 11-November 
Bogota
Starting on Friday-16-October  Bogota Friends and Families are sponsoring a food drive for the St.Joseph Food Pantry in Bogota.  This is in conjunction with "You Give Goods." Donation made on their website until Wednesday-11-November-2020 will go directly to St. Joseph. To make a donation, or for more information  please go to: https://yougivegoods.com/drive-13089


 

Sunday-1-November
Bogota
The Bogart Memorial Church will again offer in-person services. They will have both Spanish and English services scheduled to start at 10:10a. Masks and safe distances are required.
  Bogart Memorial Church is located at 263 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ 




    
Sunday-1-November
Bogota
Trinity Lutheran Church in Bogota has started to offer their Sunday services again. Sunday service will start at 9:30a. The Sunday School will begin at 10:30a. There will be Wednesday Bible  Studies at 7:00p. Masks and safe distances are required. Trinity Lutheran Church is now handicapped acceptable with a new lift system.
  Trinity Lutheran Church is located at 167 Palisade Ave Bogota, NJ
 For more information please visit their website at: https://tlcbogotanj.org/


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Sunday-1-November
Bogota
   St. Joseph Church in Bogota again will offer their Sunday Service in person. The number of participant will be limited. The Church will have a registration system allowing individuals to sign up and attend Mass. For more information please visit their website at: http://www.baqgo.com/sjc/register-for-sunday-mass/  This may require some persons to attend a second choice. They will continue their services  on a live stream. The English language service is scheduled to start at 10:00a. Está previsto que el servicio de español comience a la 1:30p. For more information please visit their website at: http://www.baqgo.com/sjc/
  St. Joseph Church is located at 115 Ft.Lee Rd Bogota, NJ


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Monday-2-November
Bogota
 The Bogota Library will host Tech Mondays Each week you can test out your technology skills in a a fun and interactive way please go to: https://www.facebook.com/bogotalibrarynj  each week to find the project. Just click on the link and have fun. This is for Students ages 7 to 12 years old.
For more information on these and other program continuing at the Bogota Public Library please go to: https://www.facebook.com/bogotalibrarynj 
Or visit their website at: https://bogotapubliclibrary.org/

 (it is asked that while attending this event you  inform them that you saw it on Bogota Blog NJ)

  
Tuesday-3-November
Election Day
The  2020 General Election in the State of New Jersey. The following are the offices and candidates that will be on the Ballots.                     
  Rules for this years General Election will include the majority of voting must be done by mail. Handicap voters are the only ones allowed to use voting machines. In person voting will be available, but only with a provisional ballot filled out at the polling station on Election Day. Mail -in ballots may to mailed any time before Tuesday-3-November. Ballots may also be place in a secure drop box that will be set-up at each polling station on Tuesday-3-November from 6:00a to 8:00p.  This must the same polling station assigned to voters this year. Voters will be mailed a postcard with information of their Polling location for 2020.
  Other secure drop boxes will be set-up in 18 Bergen County Communities. The closest to Bogota are in Hackensack, NJ at One Bergen County Plaza, this is the main county Administration  Building.  Another is in Teaneck, NJ at 818 Teaneck Rd, this will be located at the North entrance of the Township Municipal Building. Ballot Drop Boxes are available 24-hours. Ballots must be in the Drop Box by 8:00p on election night.  Any voter in line before 8:00p will be allowed to place there ballots in the drop box, and will be counted.  Drop boxes will be under 24 hour security and surveillance. Representatives from both major parties will oversee the collecting, and delivery of ballots from Drop Boxes.
    For more information please go to: njelections.org  For questions about polling place or drop box locations please contact them at to:  elections@co.bergen.nj.us  or calling 201-336-6230. 
For questions on voter registration, or potential election violations contact then at: soe@co.bergen.nj.us or calling 201-336-6100.  More information on voting in this years election can be found at: www.bergencountyvotes.com
   The Bergen County Board of Elections has prepared a information video on Mail-in voting available at:  https://youtu.be/Z0nva8m00xU

                           candidates are listed in order they appear on the ballot.

For Bogota Borough Council:
For two, three year terms
 Incumbent  Councilman Thomas Napolitano            Republican
 Robert Foster                                                                     Republican
-  Incumbent  Councilwoman Mary Ellen Murphy       Democrat
-  Jo-Ellen Granquist                                                           Democrat
This is for two full terms of three years. The top two Candidates with the most votes will win the seats to the Bogota Borough Council.
 

For Bogota Board of Education:
For a three, three year terms
Incumbent Trustee  Maureen Miller
Incumbent Trustee  Zabrina Kearns
- Sandra Ospina
- Bisi Ruckett
- John Ortega
- Jose Chavez
- Kristin Meberg
This is for three, three year terms.The top three Candidates with the most votes will win the seats to the Bogota Board of Education. 
For one, one year term
- Trina Rivera-Olivo  
- Frank Miranda . 
The winner will win that seat as a trustee until the term ends in the year 2021.

For Ridgefield Park Board of Education:
For a three, three year terms
Incumbent David Cathcart
-Belinda Rodriguez
-Bernard Gomes
-Edmond DeSantis
-Incumbent Ronald Hidalgo 
-Diane MacNeill  
This is for three, three year terms. The top three Candidates with the most votes will win the seats to the Ridgefield Park Board of Education. 

For Teaneck Board of Education:
For a three, three year terms
Incumbent Clara Williams
- Yusra Subhani 
Damen Cooper  
Katherine Houghton-Zata  
Harold Clark  
Danielle Gee
This is for three, three year terms. The top three Candidates with the most votes will win the seats to the Teaneck Board of Education. 


For Bergen County
For Board of Freeholders: ( soon to know as Board of Bergen County Commissioners)
For two, three year terms
-  Ronald Kistner                        Republican
-  Simone Tigounis                     Republican
-  Incumbent Joan Voss            Democrat
-  Ramon Hache                         Democrat
This is for three full term seats on the Board of Chosen Freeholder. (soon to know as Board of Bergen County Commissioners)
The top two Candidates with the most votes will win the seats 

The US House of Representative  for the New Jersey fifth district representing Bogota and parts of Teaneck.
 For one, two year term
- Frank Pallotta                             Republican
Incumbent Josh Gottheimer   Democrat
- Louis Vellucci                             Independent 

The US House of Representative  for the New Jersey ninth district representing Ridgefield Park and parts of Teaneck.
 For one, two year term
Billy Prempeh                          Republican
Incumbent Bill Pascrell         Democrat
Chris Auriemma                      Independent 

The US  Senate for the New Jersey 
For one, six year term
- Rikin Mehta                            Republican
Incumbent Cory Booker       Democrat
- Daniel Burke                           Independent 
- Veronica Fernandez              Independent 
-  Madelyn Hoffman                Independent 


-Electors for the President and Vice President of the United States 
For one, four year term
-Incumbent  Donald Trump (Pres)     Republican
-Incumbent  Michael Pence (VP)         Republican

- Joseph Biden   (Pres)                            Democrat
- Kamala Harris (VP)                               Democrat

- Gloria LaRiva  (Pres)                            Independent
- Sunil Freeman  (VP)                             Independent

- Don Blankenship (Pres)                       Independent
- William Mohr   (VP)                              Independent

- Jo Jorgrnsen  (Pres)                             Independent
- Spike Cohen    (VP)                               Independent

- Bill Hammons  (Pres)                          Independent
- Eric Bodenstab (VP)                             Independent

- Howie Hawkins  (Pres)                        Independent
- Angela Walker   (VP)                            Independent

- Roque DeLaFuente (Pres)                 Independent
- Darcy Richardson (VP)                       Independent

State wide Questions: All questions are a Yes or NO vote
Question #1 :
   To allow the State of New Jersey to amend the State Constitution in order to legalize marijuana  to included personal use for person over 21 years of age 
Question #2 :
   To allow the State of New Jersey to amend the State Constitution in order to give a property tax deduction to veterans who did not serve in war time.
Question #3 :
   To allow the State of New Jersey to amend the State Constitution in order to change legislative district if the Federal Census results are delayed.

Teaneck Question: All questions are a Yes or NO vote
 Shall the Township of Teaneck, effective for the calendar year 2021, continue a dedicated tax program and extend an annual tax levy at the rate of $0.01 per $100.00 of assessed value for a period not to exceed four (4) years unless a proposition extending the same is approved by the voters 

Polls will be open from 6:00a to 8:00p Polls are located in Bogota are the at :
-- For Districts 1& 6 it is the Bogota Recreation Center at 162 W. Main St.
    Districts 1&6 is that part of the Borough located West of the Railroad tracks.

-- For Districts 2 & 3 it is the Gym of  Bogota High School at 1 Henry Luthin Pl.  please use the door towards the back       of the building on the North side of the Building.
   Districts 2 & 3  is that part of the Borough located East of the Railroad tracks & North of Beechwood Ave

--  For Districts 4 & 5 it is  in the Gym of the Roy Bixby School at Maplewood & Fischer Aves.
     Districts 4 &5  is that part of the Borough located East of the Railroad tracks & South of Beechwood Ave.


Ward Dist. Address
1 Bogota Recreation Center - 162 West Main Street
2 Bogota High School Gym - One Henry Luthin Pl. (Left Rear of Bldg)
3 Bogota High School Gym - One Henry Luthin Pl. (Left Rear of Bldg)
4 E. Roy Bixby School Gym. Maplewood & Fischer Aves
5 E. Roy Bixby School Gym. Maplewood & Fischer Aves.

6 Bogota Recreation Center - 162 West Main Street

Polls will be open from 6:00a to 8:00p Polls are located in Ridgefield Park are the at : Ridgefield Park High School Gym 1 Ozzie Nelson Dr.
   This will be for all 8 voting district, please make sure voting matches your district. 

 
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Tuesday-3-November
Bogota 
   The Bogota Library will host a virtual Makers Lab scheduled to start at 4:00p
For more information on these and other program continuing at the Bogota Public Library please go to: https://www.facebook.com/bogotalibrarynj 
Or visit their website at: https://bogotapubliclibrary.org/

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Wednesday-4-November
Bogota 
  The Bogota Public library will host the next virtual Sing-Along. Please go the Library's  This program will be held virtually on Zoom. Register each week to receive a link to participate.At registration please check the box by Bogota Blog to signified you learned about this event on Bogota Blog NJ.
For more information on these and other program continuing at the Bogota Public Library please go to: https://www.facebook.com/bogotalibrarynj 
Or visit their website at: https://bogotapubliclibrary.org/

             (it is asked that while attending this event you  inform them that you saw it on Bogota Blog NJ)




Wednesday-4-November
Bogota 
  The Bogota Public library will host the next virtual Lego Challenge . Please go the Library's  Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/bogotalibrarynj/ for weekly Lego challenges. To sign-up please go to: https://bccls.libcal.com/event/7021928 At registration please check the box by Bogota Blog to signified you learned about this event on Bogota Blog NJ.
For more information on these and other program continuing at the Bogota Public Library please go to: https://www.facebook.com/bogotalibrarynj 
Or visit their website at: https://bogotapubliclibrary.org/

             (it is asked that while attending this event you  inform them that you saw it on Bogota Blog NJ)




Wednesday-4-November
Teaneck, NJ
  The Teaneck Board of Education will hold their workshop meeting  meeting scheduled to start at 7:00p. For more information and for access please go to:


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Thursday-5-November
Bogota 
  The Bogota Public library will host the next  Virtual Storytime starting at 10:30a.  Director  of Children Services Mr. Tom Skrnich will read a selection of stories. To register for this event visit: https://bccls.libcal.com/event/6925808
For more information on these and other program continuing at the Bogota Public Library please go to: https://www.facebook.com/bogotalibrarynj 
Or visit their website at: https://bogotapubliclibrary.org/

 (it is asked that while attending this event you  inform them that you saw it on Bogota Blog NJ)



Thursday-5-November
Ridgefield Park, NJ 
The Village of Ridgefield Park Board of Commissioners  Caucus meeting. This will be a held in the Municipal Building, located at 234 Main St Ridgefield Park, NJ. The start time is scheduled for 7:00p.  The meeting is open to the public. For more information please go to: https://www.ridgefieldpark.org/

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Thursday-5-November
Teaneck, NJ 
  The Teaneck Chamber of Commerce will hold their 19th Annual Community Service Awards.
This will be a virtual event scheduled to start at 6:00p, and will be broadcast on their Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/TeaneckCoC/ .  It will be rebroadcast  on the same site.  They will be honouring all Essential Workers including Members of the Teaneck Police, Fire, and Ambulance Departments, Holy Name Hospital, and Township Manger Mr. Dean Kazinci on behalf of all the Municipal Employees.
For more information please visit their website at :https://www.teaneckchamber.org

     
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Friday-6-November
Bogota
 The Bogota Public Library will host a Friday virtual craft ideas workshop, which can be done at home.  This is schedule to start at 3:00p. For more information and to register please go  to  https://www.facebook.com/bogotalibrarynj/ each week to see new ideas that we are sharing. The library asked that finished project be  shared on their Facebook page of your creations.
 For more information on these and other program continuing at the Bogota Public Library please go to: https://www.facebook.com/bogotalibrarynj  


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Saturday-7-November
Bogota
-Virtual Bilingual Storytime/Cuentos Bilingües on Saturdays at 10:30a / Sabados a las 10:30a
To register for this event visit: 
For more information on these and other program continuing at the Bogota Public Library please go to: https://www.facebook.com/bogotalibrarynj 
Or visit their website at: https://bogotapubliclibrary.org/

          (it is asked that while attending this event you  inform them that you saw it on Bogota Blog NJ)


Saturday-7-November
Englewood, NJ
Black Box Performing Arts Center will be hosting a virtual open mic by Skeeball Jerry. 
He will be available  to answer all of your burning questions. From survival tips, to dating advice, to fun facts about the Skeeball Master himself - Jerry's got the answers!
(Not recommended for young audiences)
Join Zoom Meeting: Click HERE
             
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Bogota Sports
Due to heath concerns Bogota has suspended Varsity sports until Friday-6-November at the earliest

Ridgefield Park Sports

All Ridgefield Park Varsity sports have resumed. Due to health concerns admission to all home game are for family members only. 

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