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Schools and city offices closed Thursday due to storm

By Jonathan Greene
Published: February 12, 2014

A picture of Paterson Board of Education building

The city’s public school and local government offices will be closed on Thursday due to an impending winter storm, according to officials.

All after school activities and programs have been cancelled for Thursday, according to the district.

At the end of business on Wednesday city officials decided to shut down government offices for the following day due to the pending storm that is set to drop almost a foot of snow in the city. A winter storm warning has been issued by the National Weather Service.

The service estimates, “snow accumulation of 10 to 14 inches, along with around a tenth of an inch of ice.”

“Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only Travel in an emergency,” according to the service’s warning announcement.

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