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Several local schools cancel outdoor activities over wildfire smoke

By Aidan Joly,


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Several local school districts canceled outdoor activities in recent days due to air quality from smoke from the Canadian wildfires.

You can see a full list of districts that have canceled activities below.

Amherst Central School District: All outdoor activities canceled Thursday.

Buffalo Public Schools: All outdoor activities during the school day canceled Thursday and Friday.

Clarence Central School District: Girls Flag Football final vs Pioneer postponed to Thursday.

West Seneca Central School District: Elementary track meet postponed to Monday.

For a list of more closings, click here.

In addition, sanitation pickup in the City of Buffalo has been suspended for Wednesday. Affected residents are asked to leave cans at the curb and crews will resume collection when conditions improve.

Aidan Joly joined the News 4 staff in 2022. He is a graduate of Canisius College. You can see more of his work here .

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