School, Community Closings and Cancellations

Updated for Thursday.

Schools, businesses and other local organizations have announced plans to close in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

The most recent list is below, listing closings 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 
  • Lower Merion 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 through noon Thursday


  • Lower Merion School District: Closed
  • Friends Central School, Wynnewood: Open
  • Adath Israel: No report 
  • Friends School Haverford: Open
  • Haverford School: Open
  • Merion Mercy Academy: No report
  • Waldron Mercy Academy: Open
  • Montgomery Early Learning Centers: Open 
  • Perelman Jewish Day School: Open 
  • St. Charles Borromeo Seminary: Open 
  • Haverford College: Open 
  • St. Joseph's University: Open 
  • Bryn Mawr College: Open 
  • Harcum College: Classes canceled through Saturday
  • Rosemont College: Open
  • Villanova University: Open 
  • Agnes Irwin School: Lower School open; no report for Middle and Upper Schools
  • Baldwin School: Closed
  • Country Day School of the Sacred Heart: Open
  • Gladwyne Montessori School: Open
  • Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy: No report
  • Rosemont School of the Holy Child: No report
  • Shipley School: Open 
  • Gateway School, Wynnewood: No report


  • Main Line YMCA: Closed until further notice; members can visit the Kaiserman JCC in the meantime
  • Main Line Art Center: Closed 
  • Kaiserman JCC: Open 
  • Planet Fitness Ardmore: Open 
  • MilkBoy Coffee: Open 
  • Carlino's Market: Open 
  • Whole Foods Wynnewood: Open 
  • Suburban Square: Open 
  • Barbacoa: Open 
  • Wynnewood Lanes: Open 
  • Tired Hands Brewing Company: Open 
Ruth Harp October 29, 2012 at 11:40 AM
Whole Foods Market will be open for business at 8 am with our shelves stocked for any last minute shoppers. Please note that we will be closing early due to weather conditions, so check back for additional updates throughout the day.
Ruth Harp October 29, 2012 at 02:35 PM
Whole Foods Market Wynnewood will be closing at noon today. If you need any groceries to stock your pantry, our shelves are full and our team members are ready to assist you. Please be safe!
Amanda Mahnke October 29, 2012 at 06:57 PM
Thanks Ruth!
Ruth Harp October 29, 2012 at 07:15 PM
Due to weather conditions, Whole Foods Market is closed for the day. We hope to open at noon on Tuesday, depending on weather conditions.
Vashni November 01, 2012 at 01:28 PM
Lower Merion Schools closed on Thursday, November 1 due to continued power outages


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