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Temperatures Plunge As Snow Tapers Off

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  1. The National Weather Service's Winter Storm warning remains in effect until 6 a.m., with dropping temperatures following more snow overnight. Wednesday morning. Wednesday's forecast calls for the clouds to clear gradually, but with a high temperature of approximately 15 degrees and wind chills as low as negative 12. 
  2. United Way of Rockland County's Emergency Coat Drive continues through Friday at four drop-off locations, including the United Way office at 135 Main Street in Nyack.  Read more in this report on Patch. 
  3. Nyack and South Orangetown Schools will both open with two-hour delays Wednesday after dismissing early Tuesday. 
  4. Tuesday's scheduled Orangetown Council meeting was moved to Thursday, with a Police Commission at 7 p.m. followed by a workshop at 8 p.m. Nyack Public Schools Board of Education and Village of Piermont Board of Trustees meetings were also cancelled, but not make-up date announced. The Rockland County Legislature rescheduled Tuesday's meeting for 7 p.m. Wednesday, with a public hearing set to begin at 7:05 p.m. Check this report on Patch for more details on schedule changes caused by Tuesday's snow. 
  5. There will be a Conversation on the Common Core in the South Orangetown Central School District at 7 p.m. in the South Orangetown Middle School library. SOCSD Superintendent Dr. Ken Mitchell and Assistant Superintendent Brian Culot will discuss what the Common Core is, the reasons for its implementation, concerns and questions about it and how the district is handling it. 

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