Groundhog

Mayor Bill de Blasio and others pose with Staten Island Chuck on Feb. 2, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Happy To Not Hold Staten Island Chuck At Groundhog Day Ceremony

A 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.

01/08/2015

Ohio prosecutor Mike Gmoser holds a sign indicting Punxsutawney Phil for a "misrepresentation of spring." (credit: CBS 2)

Punxsutawney Phil Indicted For ‘Misrepresentation Of Early Spring’

Apparently upset over the lack of warm weather, Ohio prosecutor Mike Gmoser has filed an indictment against Phil, charging a “misrepresentation of early spring.”

03/22/2013

Groundhog Day

Long Island Groundhog Sees Shadow, Staten Island Groundhog Does Not

Groundhogs in the Tri-State Area Saturday did not agree on whether there would be six more weeks of winter.

02/02/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg holds Staten Island Chuck at the Staten Island Zoo on Groundhog Day - Staten Island, NY - Feb 2, 2011 - Photo: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office

Does Mayor Mike Still Have Grudge Against S.I. Chuck?

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.

02/04/2011