UPDATED 2:00 PM (UPDATES IN RED)
Statement from the Columbia County Emergency Management Agency:
All Columbia County residents are advised to make sure you have all you need to sustain yourself and your family for at least 72 hours. This includes water (1 gallon per person per day), non-perishable food, and a manually operated can opener....flashlights and batteries.
Report power outages to PPL by calling 1-800-DIAL-PPL. Remember any non-working traffic signal is treated as a stop sign. If you do not need to, you are urged NOT to travel throughout the duration of the storm. Stay tuned to News Radio 930 WHLM for additional information as it becomes available.
Here are some of the school closings we have thus far
Bloomsburg University – Closed Monday & Tuesday
Columbia Co. Christian School
Columbia – Montour Vo – Tech
Columbia – Sullivan Head Start
Magic Carpet Pre – School
St. Matthew Pre School
The Bloomsburg YMCA pre – school canceled for Monday.
Sullivan County is closed today...
Hazleton Area Schools
Kings College – Closed through Wednesday
Lackawanna College – Closed Monday & Tuesday
Luzerne County Community College Closed Monday & Tuesday
MMI Preparatory – Close today and tomorrow
Penn State Hazleton – Monday and Tuesday
** The Columbia Montour Area Agency on Aiging and the Columbia – Montour Senior Centers will be closed Monday and Tuesday... and there will be no Meals on Wheels.
** The Lime Ridge Fire Company has canceled their Halloween Parade scheduled for Wednesday, October 31st.
** Due to predictions of high wind and heavy rain... the Columbia County Traveling Library bookmobile will not be on the road Tuesday, October 30th. All stops scheduled for Tuesday are canceled.
** The Veterans Memorial meeting scheduled for Monday is canceled.
** The Tuesday meeting of Com – D at the Bloomsburg Town Hall canceled.
** Mother Cabrini Church in Shamokin has cancelled Bingo for Monday..
**Berwick Retirement Village Safe Trick or Treat Cancelled.
**Catawissa First United Methodist Church soup sale postponed to Thursday11/8
**Social Security office in Bloomsburg closed today
**Berwick Retirement Village Safe Trick or Treat canceled
**District 4 Swim and Dive Rules Interpretation postponed to Monday 11/5
** Espy Halloween parade Tuesday is postponed to Wednesday
**Columbia County Historical and Genealogical Society Closed Tuesday
**Benton Halloween Parade Tuesday Canceled
**Columbia County Volunteers in Medicine Free Clinic closed today & tomorrow
**Berwick YMCA Trick or Treat Trail postponed to Wednesday 6 to 8 pm
**Bloomsburg Veterinary Hopsital is closing at 3 PM today
**No classes for the Catherine Treon School of Dance in Danville Monday
**Bloomsburg YMCA afternoon and evening aerobics classes canceled Monday
**Bloomsburg Public Library closed today
**Bloomsburg Sportsplex closing at 3:00 PM
**K-Fab closing at 3:00 PM today, will re-open Wednesday morning with day shift at 7:00 AM
**Union National Bank of Mt. Carmel, mt carmel and numidia offices, closed until Tuesday at 1:00 PM
**Columbia Mall will close at 4:00 PM, Sears and Dunhams will remain open