Weather Alert  

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING * WHAT...Snow. Total snow accumulations one to around two inches. Locally higher amounts up to around three inches. * WHERE...Southern Connecticut. Central and eastern Long Island in New York. * WHEN...Until 11 AM EST today. * IMPACTS...The hazardous conditions will continue into late morning. Plan on slippery road conditions and reduced visibilities.

Saturday's Top 10: Celebrating President's Day Weekend

Celebrate two of the greatest American Presidents.

Print Email

During the month of February we celebrate the birthdays of two of our greatest Presidents.  George Washington was born on February 22nd and Abraham Lincoln was born on the 12th.  Did you know that George Washington publically celebrated his birthday when he was in office?  The federal holiday Washington's Birthday honors the accomplishments of the man known as "The Father of his Country". It celebrated him for his leadership in the founding of the nation.  It was the first federal holiday to honor an American citizen.  For many years, each birthday was celebrated independently until Congress created a uniform system of federal Monday holidays.

Today, the February holiday has become well known for being a day in which many stores hold sales.  Kids love the day off from school or in year's past a whole week off.  Thanks to Superstorm Sandy, most districts are only closed on Monday this year.  Many of the places that traditionally offer winter break activities are extending their hours to accommodate kids in school this week.

Here are some fun things to do over the long weekend:

Let us know how you will spend the weekend on Forum