Nor'easter Blizzard Hits New England

Thousands of Flights Cancelled

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Thousands of Flights Cancelled

An airplane waited on the runway during the arrival of a winter storm at the Newark Liberty International airport in New Jersey.

Work weeks were cut short for many employees in the Northeast. Officials across the region closed schools and more than 3,000 flights were canceled as the airlines tried to take action prior to the blizzard making travel difficult, if not impossible.