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Winter Storm Jonas


Op-Ed: Can an App Help Fight the Scourge of Unshoveled Sidewalks?

(Editor’s note: This is an opinion column from guest writer Mark Headd. Headd was the Chief Data Officer for the City of Philadelphia from 2012 to […]

January 2016 snowstorm
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Gov. Wolf Requests Federal Disaster Money for January Snowstorm

January’s snowstorm was so bad, Tom Wolf wants federal money to help recover from it. Pennsylvania’s governor announced today he has requested federal disaster assistance […]

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The PPA Is Immediately Buying $300K Worth of Snow-Removing Bobcats

Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this story erroneously overstated the cost of Bobcat front-end loaders and the total amount the PPA was spending on […]


City Hall Says 80% of Philly Streets Are Now Drivable

Mayor Jim Kenney’s communications office just released a statement about the city’s snow removal efforts, in what is surely (at least in part) an effort to […]

Chris Christie
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South Jersey Shore Town Residents Slam Christie Over Storm Response

We got a lot of snow over the weekend. But the Winter Storm of 2010 was just as big. It dropped between 12 and 32 […]


Snow Day Perk: Duross and Langel is Having a Major Winter Storm Sale

There’s nothing like a gigantic blizzard dumping two feet on our entire region to hurt local businesses. I couldn’t summon the willpower to walk to my mailbox, […]


Did Mayor Kenney Do a Good Job Handling the Blizzard?

As a candidate, Mayor Jim Kenney promised to ensure that “every neighborhood matters” in Philadelphia. His campaign motto was, in part, a not-so-subtle reference to his predecessor: Many politicos […]

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Philly Schools Are Closed Again Tomorrow

All Philadelphia public schools are closed again tomorrow due to this weekend’s snowstorm. Due to inclement weather, all @PhillyEducation schools are closed on Tue., Jan. […]


Why Philly Local News Is the Best During a Snowstorm

I turned on the 10 o’clock news on Friday night. The first thing I saw was someone falling on her ass. Fox 29’s snow coverage […]

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Here Are Some of Our Favorite #Savesies Tweets and Instagrams

Philadelphia welcomed this weekend’s mammoth snowfall with grace… for the most part. Some people, however, defied Philly Police (and maybe Drake?) and engaged in some […]


#Phillyscape: Winter Storm Jonas Edition

There are a few things synonymous with big snowstorms: snowball fights, fireplaces and most importantly, Instagram opportunities. With that in mind, we decided today would […]

The Weather Guy - Glenn Schreiber - Winter Storm
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Meet the Dentist Who Knew the Snowstorm Would Be This Bad All Week

People get really angry at weather forecasters when they’re wrong. Meteorology is, by its nature, an inexact science. But when the forecast calls for snow […]

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Here’s What Is and Isn’t Running on SEPTA

Here’s the gist of what SEPTA General Manager Jeff Knueppel had to say when he briefed the media at 7 p.m. about the system’s status […]

TV reporters hit with snowballs

WATCH: Philadelphians Throw Snowballs at TV Reporters

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4v7C_eAzUo Several Philadelphians entertained themselves during the storm this weekend by throwing snowballs at television reporters. Really! The first to be hit with a snowball […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: The Big Snow!