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“Cyber Snow Days” Could Keep Classes on Schedule

NewsWorks reports on the possibility of Pennsylvania educators implementing “cyber snow days” to keep education rolling when the snow makes travel impossible: Following this winter’s […]

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The Philadelphia Streets Department Just Made an Example of Wendy’s

Don’t shovel snow into the street. Or else the Philadelphia Streets Department will publicly humiliate you on Twitter: $100 ticket issued to Wendy’s today for […]

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Our Favorite Instagrams From the “Upside Down” Snow

Even a subpar snow makes for some great, or even funny, photos. To wit:

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Are My Savesies Chairs Nice Enough?

I’m not going to name the town where I live. Go ahead and feel superior if you like — if you and all your kumbaya […]

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“Upside Down” Snow Storm Hits City

Here’s the weather situation as of 5 am Monday: The schools are shut down. City Hall’s opening late. The snow has arrived–but in Center City, […]

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UPDATE: National Weather Service Calling for Somewhat Less Snow

UPDATE [10:55 p.m.]: National Weather Service has just released an updated snowfall map (left) which has pushed snowfall totals down somewhat. They’re now looking at […]

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Philadelphia Schools Closed On Monday

Hours after the city officially declared a snow emergency in Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Streets Department announced that those of us with Monday trash pickup […]

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Guess What? More Snow Is on the Way

With this winter already the third-snowiest on record — so, perhaps since the quaternary glaciation — it’s no surprise that, yes, there is more snow […]

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“Wintry Mess” Due This Weekend

NOOOOoooOOOOOooOOOOOO!: I really don't like what I'm seeing late Sunday thru Tuesday. Another wintry mess. This meteorologist is SO over snow, ice, and rain combo. […]

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The Polar Vortex Is Back, and More Snow Is On the Way

Did you enjoy the mild temperatures over the weekend? We didn’t have any snow. It might not have been all that warm, but with the […]

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37 Lessons From the Philadelphia Winter That Won’t End

I know, I know. There’s still a month left in one of the toughest winters ever. I don’t know about you, but this winter’s been […]

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It’s Official: Winter Is Third-Snowiest on Record

AP: “The National Weather Service says the 3 inches recorded Tuesday at Philadelphia International Airport has boosted the snow total since December to 58.4 inches. Meteorologist […]

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Philadelphia Is Full of Winter Weather Wimps

There is a scene in The Ten Commandments in which Anne Baxter’s scheming Nefretiri slinks around Yul Brynner’s Rameses II and ridicules him for letting the […]

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PHOTO: This CVS Truck Driver Is Having a More Stressful Morning Than You

In case you’re wondering what the holdup is on 11th Street between Market and Chestnut, it is this CVS truck adding more chaos to your […]

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No Trash Pickup Today; Garbage Piling Up

Fair to say that all the snow has put a hamper on the city’s garbage collection efforts. It’s not going over well:   CBS Philly […]