Hasbrouck Heights Schools Closed, Wood-Ridge Early Dismissal, Vehicle Ban During Nor'easter


HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- Hasbrouck Heights Schools will be closed on Wednesday, March 21, due to a declared State of Emergency, announced the District via robocalls and email notifications to the parents.There will be no AM or PM KEYS, no sports, and no other activities will take place.

Lincoln School Achievement has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 27 at 6:30 p.m., per an email to parents. 

The Hasbrouck Heights Police Department also announced there will be no overnight parking granted due to the impending storm, they announced via Nixle and Twitter.

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Wood-Ridge Schools will operate on an Early Dismissal for Wednesday, it stated in an announcement to parents. The Junior/Senior High School wil dismiss at 12:13 p.m., while the Intermediate School and Catherine E. Doyle Elementary School will dismiss students at 12:28 p.m. Aftercare and all after school activities are canceled.

In addition, the high school's Winter Sports Award Dinner has again been postponed due to weather, according to the Athletic Department's Twitter feed. A new date will be announced soon.

Governor Phil Murphy earlier today declared a State of Emergency across all 21 counties for New Jersey beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday ahead of Wednesday's anticipated nor’easter, authorizing the State Director of Emergency Management to activate and coordinate response and recovery efforts. All state offices, Superior Court, and and County offices are closed on Wednesday, March 21. 

New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials strongly encourage all motorists to stay off the roads given the severity of the upcoming storm, it announced. Starting at 8 pm, Tuesday, March 20, the NJ State Police have issued a commercial vehicle travel ban on for the entire length of the following highways:

• I-78

• I-80

• I-280

• I-287

The commercial vehicle travel ban applies to:

• All tractor trailers

• Empty straight CDL-weighted trucks

• Passenger vehicles pulling trailers

• Recreational vehicles

• Motorcycles

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