School, Community Closings and Cancellations

Some organizations are scuttling plans after Hurricane Sandy.

Some schools and government agencies are altering schedules for Thursday because of Hurricane Sandy's effects.

The most recent list is below, updated for Thursday, Nov. 1. Tell us in the comments section if your school or business should be added. Check back for updates.


  • Lower Merion Township offices: Open Wednesday
  • Lower Merion/Narberth libraries: Open
  • Lower Merion trash/recycling pickup: Regular trash and recycling
  • Montgomery County court houses: Open
  • Montgomery County offices: Open
  • Lower Merion Township parks: Closed until noon Thursday
  • Narberth borough offices: Open


  • Lower Merion School District: Closed
  • St. Margaret's School, Narberth: Open
  • Bala House Montessori School, Bala Cynwyd: Open
  • French International School, Bala Cynwyd: No report
  • Montgomery Early Learning Center, Narberth: Open
  • Bala Cynwyd School for Young Children: No report
  • Har Zion Temple Religious School: Open
  • Har Zion preschool: Open
lisa October 30, 2012 at 10:32 PM
The Gateway School in Wynnewood is closed Wednesday.
Amanda Mahnke October 31, 2012 at 01:15 AM
Thanks Lisa—I'll add that info to Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch! (ardmore.patch.com)
juf October 31, 2012 at 03:31 PM
is there trick or treating in lower merion tonight or not?
Eric Campbell October 31, 2012 at 03:50 PM
There's been no announcement by any government agency to say there *isn't*, so absent that, you can assume trick-or-treating is a go. And if someone does announce something, we'll report it here right away.
Amanda Mahnke October 31, 2012 at 04:55 PM
Lower Merion Township has recommended trick-or-treating be moved to Sunday: http://tinyurl.com/abzrgde


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