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Community Cancellations: Wednesday, March 6th

CBS Philly has received community cancellations for Wednesday, March 6, 2013.

03/06/2013

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To Close Or Not? Area School Districts Explain How They Wrestled With Decision

Parents may see their individual school with the lights on and wonder, why did it have to close?

11/02/2012

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Philadelphia School District Defends Monday’s Early Dismissal

When deciding to dismiss students early because of hot weather, officials say they look at more than just a single day’s forecast.

06/11/2012

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Community Cancellations: Sunday, January 22nd

CBS Philly has received the following community cancellations for Sunday, January 22, 2012.

01/22/2012

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Community Cancellations: Saturday, Jan. 21

CBS Philly has received the following community cancellations for Saturday, January 21.

01/20/2012

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Philadelphia Adds 2 Days Onto School Year; Too Many Snow Days

The district had only two snow days built into its calendar for the 2010-2011 school year. Schools were closed for four days this academic year.

03/10/2011

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Community Cancellations: Wednesday, Feb. 2nd

CBS Philly has received many community cancellations for Wednesday, February 2, 2011.

02/02/2011

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Icy Morning Makes Travel Treacherous

Many areas of the Delaware Valley were very, very slippery early this morning . Sidewalks, parking lots, driveways, and steps were often a sheet of ice, making walking and driving hazardous.

02/02/2011

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Community Cancellations: Sunday, January 30th

CBS Philly has received the following community cancellations for Sunday, January 30th, 2011. (Items are listed alphabetically by the name of the sponsoring organization.) If an event you are interested in is not mentioned here, […]

01/30/2011

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Community Cancellations: Saturday, January 29th

CBS Philly has received the following community cancellations for Saturday, January 29th, 2011.

01/29/2011

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Another Major Snowfall Blankets Delaware Valley

The second half of the latest snowstorm to hit the Delaware Valley really packed a wallop, dropping more than a foot of snow in many areas and many catching residents by surprise.

01/27/2011

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School Administrator Admits: When Snow Falls, We Sweat

Hatboro-Horsham School District superintendent Curtis Griffin says the decision to keep schools open — or not — during winter weather is more complex than one might perceive it to be.

01/26/2011

(Swamp Road in Doylestown, about 7am.  Photo by KYW's Mike DeNardo)

Old Man Winter Takes Another Potshot

Some Delaware Valley winters come and go with nary a flake of snow. Not this one.

01/21/2011

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Winter Weather Advisory

Snow is expected to arrive late on Thursday night and continue into Friday morning. Expect 2-4 inches in the Philadelphia area.

01/20/2011