Snow Day

Students in Fort Lee, N.J. may have to attend special make up sessions on Saturdays because of the extra snow days used in 2014. (Credit CBS 2)

Fort Lee Students Head To School For Saturday Make-Up Session

The season may have changed but old man winter is still haunting some students in New Jersey.

03/22/2014

(credit: Howard Walfish)

5 Best Sledding Spots in NYC

Earlier this month, WNYC put together a crowdsourced map of the best sledding spots in New York City. Anyone with a camera and a computer could tag a hill for the benefit of all. In […]

01/28/2014

A man plows his driveway on a snowy street on January 27, 2011 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

City Workers Face Penalty for Taking Snow Day

During last Thursday’s snowstorm, thousands of the city’s municipal employees were told to stay home. Now, they may be in trouble for doing just that!

02/02/2011

Peekskill third grader Sarai brushing snow off car on snow day (credit: CBS 2)

Snow Days May Mean Fewer School Off Days

Eating away at the school calendar, districts may be forced to cancel teacher development days or shorten one of their break periods.

01/21/2011

Schoolboys and others walk down Court Street in Downtown Brooklyn following a snow storm January 12: Chris Hondros/Getty

No Day Off For NYC Public School Children; Mayor Make Right Call?

Mayor Michael Bloomberg waited and waited and then waited some more before deciding to heep all New York City public schools open the morning after the big snow storm. Was it the right decision?

01/12/2011

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Bloomberg To New Yorkers: Be Careful During Blizzard

The Mayor held a press conference Sunday afternoon updating New Yorkers on the city’s plan of action for the blizzard and advising them to stay off the roads.

12/26/2010