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More Newark Airport Cancellations; Snow Causes Most Closures In Years

Click on the 'replay' arrow to see that WABC-TV provided a video report of the trend of cancellations

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WABC-TV

The nation has seen the highest number of cancellations in 25 years. According to flightaware.com, 138 departing flights and 131 arriving flights were cancelled at Newark for a total of 269. That is about 28 percent of the airport's daily departing flights and 27 percent of its daily arrivals, according to WABC-TV.

More information can be found here: http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?section=news/local/new_jersey&id=9433679
Gene Baranowski February 15, 2014 at 10:28 PM
Can anyone please give me directions to the Newark, Ca airport. I've lived here for 42 years and haven't found it yet.
Bong Sativa February 15, 2014 at 10:50 PM
No one in Newark,California gives a rat's ass about snow caused flight cancellations in Newark,New Jersey unless Chris Christie caused them !!! This is just the sort of ineptitude we'll continue to see now that a handful of overworked & under-qualified hacks run our local Patch into the ground from afar. This was a barely credible source of local news prior to the last bloodletting of local editors & is now a worthless waste of it's reader's time. Who'd be foolish enough to waste their advertising dollars here anymore when disgusted readers are abandoning the Patch in droves ? The recent lack of comments is certainly an indication that the Newark Patch is not only dying,but is representative of every other Patch nationwide. It was a nice idea & I'll check occasionally to see if anyone at Patch Headquarters actually remembers where Newark,California is,but the Patch is an appalling failure & the new owners got just what they deserve !!!
WDH February 16, 2014 at 11:47 AM
Bong Satvia, please don't holdback next time, tell us what you really think... Smile.
Nadja Adolf February 17, 2014 at 05:00 PM
I've lived here for 15 years, and I haven't found the Newark Airport, either. The closest thing I've found is the little kids with the little gliders, if I leave out the guys who speed down Thornton from Newark Boulevard in an attempt to get airborne at the speed bumps. I could also care less about embezzlers in Westchester County; I find our own California scandals enough to keep straight since there are so many of them.
Samson Gich February 18, 2014 at 08:46 AM
Lets face it. Newark, Ca is a boring town. Same lovely weather. No snow days. Rarely any significant crime or murder. So yes, it it a boring journalistic assignment to cover. There is simply nothing that can create a sensational headline week in week out.
Birgitta Bower February 18, 2014 at 11:00 AM
R.I.P. Patch

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