Schools begin closing across Southern Tier and Central New York as winter storm approaches

December 9, 2014 by Mark H. Anbinder

Several school districts in our area have begun to close early or cancel after-school activities and childcare as an anticipated major winter storm approaches Central New York.

Whitney Point Central School District is closing today at 1:30. All after-school activities are cancelled.

Union-Endicott Schools are dismissing early today due to the winter weather: 

  • Jennie F. Snapp: 12:10 p.m.  
  • Ann G. McGuinness: 12:25 p.m.  
  • Charles F. Johnson: 12:55 p.m.  
  • UE High School: 1:10 p.m.  
  • Thomas J. Watson: 1:20 p.m.  
  • George F. Johnson: 1:25 p.m.

Also, all after-school activities and childcare are cancelled today at U-E.

Spencer-Van Etten Central School District is dismissing early today. The Elementary School will dismiss at 12:45pm. The Middle and High Schools will dismiss at 12:55pm.

Binghamton City School District is dismissing early as follows:

  • Elementary schools & High school @ 1 p.m.   
  • Middle Schools @ 1:45 p.m.   
  • No afternoon pre-k   
  • BOCES students:   
  • - Area, East & West Learning center students - 12:30 p.m. pick-up   
  • - CF & Windsor students - 1:30 p.m. pick-up   
  • All after-school and evening activities/events are cancelled.

Norwich City School District is closed today.

No after-school or evening activities for the following school districts:

  • Ithaca City School District
  • Dryden Central School District
  • Groton Central School District
  • Lansing Central School District
  • Watkins Glen Central School District
  • Binghamton City School District
  • Whitney Point Central School District
  • Union-Endicott School District
  • Vestal Central School District

The Ithaca Fire Department reminds everyone to shovel out fire hydrants near their homes and businesses so they can be seen and accessed if they're needed.

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