UPDATE: Hurricane Sandy: Closings & Cancellations

Bensalem Patch will be continuing to update this post with lists of closing and delays caused by Hurricane Sandy.



Bensalem Patch will keep you updates on school and business closings and event cancellations. Check back often.

As we learn about closings and cancellations, we will post them here for you.

If you have a business or are running an event and want to add it to this list, post it in comments and we'll take it from there. You can also email joe.hart@patch.com.

Update: Closures for Tuesday, Oct. 30.


  • Aria Health School Of Nursing
  • Bensalem Christian Day School
  • Bensalem Township School District
  • Bucks County Community Coll - Bristol
  • Bucks County Community Coll - Bristol - Pm
  • Bucks County Community Coll- Perkasie - Pm
  • Bucks County Community College
  • Bucks County Community College - Perkasie
  • Bucks County Community College - Pm
  • Bucks County Head Start Inc.
  • Bucks County Technical High School
  • De La Salle Vocational
  • Delaware Valley College
  • Holy Family Regional Catholic School
  • Holy Ghost Preparatory School
  • Lasalle University - Bucks
  • Lasalle University - Bucks Pm
  • St. Charles Borromeo
  • University Of Phoenix - Bucks
  • University Of Phoenix - Bucks - Pm

Bucks County:

  • The 7 branches of the Bucks County Free Library (Doylestown, Quakertown, Perkasie, Langhorne, Bensalem, Yardley, and Levittown) will be CLOSED Tuesday, October 30, 2012.
  • All non-essential Bucks county government offices are closed again Tuesday, October 30. All non essential operations will be shut down; all essential (24/7 operations) personnel are required to report for their regular shift.


  • Bensalem TGI Friday's closed until at least 5 p.m. on Tuesday
  • Parx Racing has cancelled live racing for Tuesday

Closures for Monday, Oct. 29


  • Township Council's Monday Meeting has been cancelled. The next council meeting will be Nov. 5.
  • Public Safety Director Fred Harran said "township employees will report to work."


  • At the advice of the Township Emergency Management Team, Bensalem Township Schools and Offices will be closed on Monday, Oct. 29.
  • Bucks County Head Start Inc.
  • Bucks County Technical High School
  • School Lane Charter School
  • Holy Ghost Prep Closed Monday and Tuesday. All offices closed.  All school activities cancelled.
  • St. Charles Borromeo: Closed Monday
  • Bucks County Community College
  • Holy Family University will be closed Monday (October 29) and Tuesday (October 30). This includes all locations including the Woodhaven campus.
  • Due to the severe weather expected to hit our area, Delaware Valley College will be closed on Monday and Tuesday.


  • Bucks County Offices Closed Monday, October 29th. Essential (24/7) Personnel Must Report for Regular Shift
  • The Bucks County Courthouse and all county offices will be closed, Monday, October 29th, in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy. This includes the Bensalem Library.
  • All non essential operations will be shut down; all essential (24/7 operations) personnel are required to report for their regular shift.
  • The Bucks County Commissioners and the Bucks County Emergency Management Agency remind everyone to stay safe. Take precautions, and have a plan in place.
  • Due to safety concerns associated with Hurricane Sandy, PennDOT is closing photo-licensing centers in Philadelphia, Chester, Montgomery, Delaware and Bucks Counties on Monday, Oct. 29.


  • Parx Racing has cancelled live racing for Monday and Tuesday. The track expects to remain open for simulcast racing.
  • Oxford Valley Mall closed today.
  • Monday, October 29 Neshaminy Mall will be closed. At this time, Boscov's, Macy's and AMC will also be closed.
    Please check with Sears directly for their operating hours.
Bill October 28, 2012 at 05:29 PM
Camera Center Of York will be closed Monday 29th due to Hurricane Sandy...
Katie Ryan O'Connor October 28, 2012 at 05:54 PM
Thank you Bill for posting this. If you know of or own a local business that will be closed (or is definitely open once the storm hits) please share here with your neighbors.
Lux October 28, 2012 at 07:04 PM
Since power outages are inevitable having a long run time flashlight is a good idea. Lowes has a 65 hour run time flashlight for under $5.00 http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Flashlight-Mod-Increases-Run-Time-36X/?allstep I got mine in store. I also got one at Target. You can never have too many flashlights. More: http://armageddononline.org/forums/threads/34318-Cheap-long-run-time-flashlights Or go micro solar for under $50.00. http://www.instructables.com/id/Uses-For-Dead-Car-Batteries-And-Sealed-Lead-Acid-B/?allstep Emergency Led Lighting Made Ridiculously Simple: http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Led-Lighting-Made-Ridiculously-Simple/?allstep
Rachel October 28, 2012 at 10:41 PM
The Little Old House of Make Believe (www.believeinmakebelieve.com) located in Langhorne Borough isn't closing just yet (stay tuned tomorrow!) and could be just the spot to get out of the house with the little ones for our Black Cat-themed Open Play tomorrow! Call us with questions 215.630.5756 or to find out tomorrow's schedule.
matthew Dickson October 29, 2012 at 06:57 PM
Home depot is open...
Joe Hart (Editor) October 29, 2012 at 08:06 PM
Thanks Matthew.
Paul Curtis October 30, 2012 at 01:22 AM
You may want to bookmark this comprehensive weather prediction page and pass the link on to others... http://www.realityisfree.com/weather.html
sue domin October 30, 2012 at 06:19 PM
What happens to halloween?


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