In snow-socked Northeast, spring seems far away - Article Photos 2/8

Jeffrey Colon carries his shovel across a bridge to help friends shovel out during a winter storm in Lawrence, Mass. Tuesday, March 19, 2013. Winter went out with a blast in the Northeast on Tuesday, snow and sleet delaying the start of school in some areas and making the morning commute an icy, slippery mess a day before spring starts. The nasty weather led some schools in upstate New York, Massachusetts and Connecticut to close, adding a few more snow days to school calendars. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)