De Blasio Criticized For Skipping Groundhog Day, Other Lighthearted EventsMayor Bill de Blasio did not attend the Groundhog Day ceremony again on Thursday.
Groundhog Day: Staten Island Chuck Says Early Spring, Punxsutawney Phil Calls For 6 More Weeks Of WinterStaten Island Chuck did not see his shadow when he emerged Thursday morning.
Groundhog Day: 5 Fast Facts On The Big PredictionCrowds gather with anticipation every Feb. 2 to see if groundhogs throughout the area see their shadow to signal another six weeks of winter. Here are some fast facts about the day and the critters that make the predictions.
New Jersey Community Cancels Groundhog Day Celebration After Groundhog DiesA New Jersey community's Groundhog Day celebration was canceled after its groundhog died.
Chuck And Phil In Agreement: Early Spring Is ComingStaten Island Chuck did not see his shadow as he emerged from his home at the Staten Island Zoo early Tuesday.
De Blasio To Skip Annual Groundhog Day Ceremony At Staten Island ZooThe mayor is skipping the annual tradition so he can campaign in Iowa for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
'Groundhog Day' Adaptation Coming To Broadway In 2017For the past couple of years, local jokes about Groundhog Day have had to do with an animal named Staten Island Chuck that slipped from Mayor Bill de Blasio’s hands – but not for much longer.
Staten Island Chuck Plays Nice With De Blasio, Indicates There Will Be Early SpringGroundhog Day 2015 in New York City brought the good news of an early spring, and even more good news for Mayor Bill de Blasio because Staten Island Chuck survived.
De Blasio Jokes Scientists Making Sure 'No Harm Befalls' Him, GroundhogGroundhog Day is Monday and Mayor Bill de Blasio is hoping the ceremony will go a little smoother this year.
De Blasio Happy To Not Hold Staten Island Chuck At Groundhog Day CeremonyA year after a groundhog slipped from Mayor Bill de Blasio's grasp during the annual Staten Island Zoo Groundhog Day ceremony, the zoo is reportedly making a change to prevent the mayor from handling the animal.
Mayor Bill De Blasio Ducks Dead Groundhog QuestionsMayor Bill de Blasio is declining to discuss the groundhog that died a week after slipping from his grasp.
Groundhog That Slipped Out Of Mayor De Blasio's Hands Died A Week LaterThe death is just coming to light now, but Staten Island Assemblyman Matthew Titone said the Staten Island Zoo assured him that the fall from the mayor's hands is not why the groundhog died.