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10th Street Hardware (credit: Justin Udo)

Rock Salt, Ice Melters In Short Supply At Local Hardware Stores

So far, the Philadelphia region has seen 14 snow falls this season. As a result, many counties and municipalities are having a tough time keeping rock salt stockpiled. But many local hardware stores are facing the same problem.

03/01/2014

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North Phila. Man Charged With Attempted Robbery of Rock Salt at Gunpoint

Just how desperate was the rock salt shortage last week?

02/18/2014

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Police: Suspect Pointed Pellet Gun At Victims, Then Posted Their Reactions On Instagram

According to police, Daron Stinson, 21, pointed a black pellet gun at victims and then posted the incidents on Instagram.

02/18/2014

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No Rock Salt? Some Common Items That May Help You Handle The Ice

Customer after customer came looking for firewood, rock salt, and perhaps a little hope this storm won’t be as nasty as the last one.

02/11/2014

(A Home Depot store in Northeast Philadelphia was helping customers prepare for the next storm with shovels, flashlights, and batteries, but only limited supplies of salt.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Area Stores Running Out of Rock Salt Ahead of Next Snowstorm

With plenty of winter storms already under our belts and another one on the way Wednesday night, rock salt and other snow-melting chemicals are very hard to find anywhere in the Delaware Valley.

02/11/2014

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