Apparently upset over the lack of warm weather, Ohio prosecutor Mike Gmoser has filed an indictment against Phil, charging a “misrepresentation of early spring.”
Groundhogs in the Tri-State Area Saturday did not agree on whether there would be six more weeks of winter.
Jeremy Goodman of the Turtle Back Zoo – located in Essex County, N.J. – stopped by the CBS 2 studios to talk about Groundhog Day.
The nightmare continues for Bay, who must be feeling like he is living his own personal “Groundhog Day.” He was once again hurt trying to make an aggressive defensive play, which is the only way he knows how to play the game.
Staten Island Chuck, the resident rodent prognosticator of the five boroughs, says spring is coming early. Chuck did not see his shadow.
Will we see six more weeks of winter? And what is the origin of the tradition of the groundhog/shadow tradition?
The calendar may say February, but it doesn’t feel like it. Temperatures are expected to hit 60 degrees today and while that’s good for us, it may not bode well for early blooming plants.
At the end of Wednesday’s Groundhog Day ceremony, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg had some choice words for the toothy, weather-prediciting rodent.
The city’s own weather-predicting groundhog emerged from his solar-powered home at the Staten Island Zoo and delivered the news Wednesday morning.
For the first time in 15 years Groundhog Day has been cancelled in a Long Island town. Malverne Mel will not be able to come out and predict the weather Wednesday because of the latest winter storm.