School, Community Closings and Cancellations

Non-emergency government functions are taking a Sandy-mandated break on Monday.

Schools, businesses and other local organizations on Sunday announced plans to close during Hurricane Sandy.

The most recent list is below; tell us in the comments section if your school or business should be added. Check back for updates throughout the storm.


  • Renaissance Academy is closed on Monday.
  • All Phoenixville Area School District Schools are closed Monday. All district schools will be closed Tuesday as well. A decision about Wednesday has not yet been made.


  • All Chester County government buildings, including district courts and Common Pleas, are closed for Monday and Tuesday.
  • Borough Hall will be closed Monday and Tuesday. Additionally, there will be no Tuesday trash collection. Trash and recycling will be picked up November 6.
  • The Phoenixville Public Library is closed on Monday.
David Dawson October 29, 2012 at 11:35 AM
Phoenixville Senior Center Closed !!!
Tom Sunnergren (Editor) October 29, 2012 at 12:34 PM
All branches of Phoenixville Federal Bank & Trust are closed on Monday, Oct. 29.
Tom Sunnergren (Editor) October 29, 2012 at 12:59 PM
As of Monday at 9 a.m., Foresta's Market is open, according to its FB page. They have bread, bottled water, and say milk is on the way.
Tom Sunnergren (Editor) October 29, 2012 at 01:00 PM
All Iron Hill locations will be closed today, Monday October 29th due to Hurricane Sandy.
Tom Sunnergren (Editor) October 29, 2012 at 01:03 PM
Mom's House will be closed on Monday October 29.
Tom Sunnergren (Editor) October 29, 2012 at 01:12 PM
Gateway Pharmacy posted this on their Facebook page at 9 a.m. on Oct. 29: "Gateway is open and we will be open as long as we possibly can. If you need things please come in as soon as possible. We are sold out of D batteries and flashlights, but we do have bottled water!"
Tom Sunnergren (Editor) October 29, 2012 at 02:03 PM
All Valley Forge National Park buildings, internal roadways, and trails will be closed on Monday, October 29 due to the anticipated storm
Amity Ginsberg Myers October 29, 2012 at 02:22 PM
Phoenixville YMCA is closing at 2pm.
Trish Johnston October 29, 2012 at 02:27 PM
The Wawa on Kimberton Rd. at Township Line (a.k.a. the smaller Wawa) was pretty well-stocked around 9:30.
Tom Sunnergren (Editor) October 29, 2012 at 02:28 PM
Kindercare closed Monday at 10 a.m. Tuesday is TBD.
Tom Sunnergren (Editor) October 29, 2012 at 02:30 PM
Fitzwater Station is open and, through Tuesday at 6 p.m., will have a 25 percent off Frankenstorm special.
Todd Palmer October 29, 2012 at 02:31 PM
Virtual Farm Creative, Inc. (http://www.virtualfarm.com) remains open and supremely prepared to help small businesses take the competition by storm with force of nature marketing and torrential creative!
Tom Sunnergren (Editor) October 29, 2012 at 02:41 PM
Rock and Roll After School is closed Monday.
Tom Sunnergren (Editor) October 29, 2012 at 02:42 PM
The Library will also be closed on Tuesday.
Tom Sunnergren (Editor) October 29, 2012 at 02:43 PM
Additionally, as of 10:30 a.m., Acme, True Value, Hog Island, and Dunkin Donuts are all open.
Antoinette Fasano October 29, 2012 at 02:59 PM
Does anyone have information on the creek levels in E. Pikeland?
tracy rutolo October 29, 2012 at 03:26 PM
Is this true? I just tried to call and didn't get an answer.
LocalGirl October 29, 2012 at 03:46 PM
Barto Pool & Spa has propane (running low though...) and pool/ water pumps. Will be open as long as weather allows. Call 610-933-2910 to verify if still open. Be safe!
Tom Sunnergren (Editor) October 29, 2012 at 04:48 PM
Children's Dental Health Associates is closed today 10/29 and tomorrow 10/30.
renee halloran October 29, 2012 at 04:53 PM
PASD schools are closed tomorrow. We just received a call.
Tom Sunnergren (Editor) October 29, 2012 at 05:12 PM
The Colonial has cancelled its evening screenings for tonight (Oct. 29)
Nevin Myers October 29, 2012 at 05:54 PM
Nevin Myers OGradys is closing at 2 PM
J Monson October 30, 2012 at 01:41 AM
Renaissance Academy is also closed Tuesday.


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