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School, businesses and museums close as winter storm arrives in Northeast Ohio

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Posted at 2:43 PM, Feb 02, 2022

CLEVELAND — Universities and businesses have closed on Friday due to the winter storm.

Click here to see all the school closings and delays that have been entered in our school closings system.

Cuyahoga County

  • Non-essential county employees were permitted to leave early Thursday, beginning at 1:30 p.m. "This is to facilitate a safe commute and does not apply to employees working remotely or those who took a vacation or sick day," county officials said in a news release.
  • Case Western Reserve University is closed Thursday.
  • Cuyahoga Community College is closed across all campuses Thursday. Online, blended and in-person classes are canceled.
  • Cleveland State University will be closed on Friday.
  • John Carroll University will be closed Thursday. Classes, student activities, sports events and practices are also closed. No remote classes.
  • Cleveland Metropolitan School District will swap to remote learning for Thursday and Friday.
  • The Cleveland Museum of Art is closed Thursday. It will reopen at 10 a.m. Friday.
  • The Italian American Museum of Cleveland will be closed Thursday.
  • Great Northern Mall will close at 4 p.m. Thursday and reopen Friday at 11 a.m. due to the weather. Macy's will be open regular hours.
  • The Cleveland Public Library will be closed on Friday.

Lorain County

There is no school Thursday for Lorain City Schools.

Portage County

All Kent State campuses will be closed Thursday, Feb. 3, due to severe weather. Some classes may continue online.

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Stark County

  • Walsh University announced that all classes will be moved to remote learning on Thursday.
  • The Pro Football Hall of Fame is closed Thursday.

Summit County

  • All University of Akron sites will be closed Friday, Feb. 4. All day and evening classes will be canceled on Friday at all UA locations. This includes in-person, online, and distance-learning classes.
  • The Akron Zoo will be closed Thursday due to the winter storm.
  • Stow City Hall offices will be closed Friday due to weather. Residents can call City Hall at 330-689-2700 for city services.

Wayne County

Wooster City Schools are closed Thursday.

CLICK HERE to read the full list of school closings and delays.

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