1st Winter Snowstorm of 2014 Hits Jefferson Township

Watch this page for storm-related closings and information updates.

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The white stuff began to fall in earnest late Thursday afternoon in northern New Jersey as a winter storm continued its journey along the eastern U.S.

Warnings were issued in advance to let residents know a severe storm encompassing a snowfall of 4-8 inches, blustery winds, near-blizzard conditions and bitterly cold temperatures was on its way. Not long after New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo did the same, New Jersey's Gov. Chris Christie ordered a statewide state of emergency Thursday afternoon and urged motorists to "stay off the roads."

  • Jefferson Township Public Schools are closed Friday; after-school and evening events are cancelled.
  • NJ Transit said it will cross-honor tickets systemwide through Friday. DeCamp Bus Lines officials say it will also cross-honor NJ Transit tickets.
  • All sites for the Morris County Senior Nutrition program will be closed Friday because of the impending winter storm, officials announced Thursday.
  •  The county's home-delivered meal service will also be suspended for the day. In preparation for weather events, home-bound clients receive nonperishable meals to sustain them throughout the storm. Any home delivered meals scheduled for Saturday will occur as planned. 
  • Morris County Superior Court in Morristown will be closed.

With the frozen precipitation no longer a mere prediction, other events will be cancelled or postponed and more important information will arise. We'll list the information we receive on this page and share its link on Facebook; if you know of cancellations or storm-related info, please share it here in the comments and on social media.


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