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Staten Island Chuck at the Staten Island Zoo on February 2, 2015. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Staten Island Chuck Plays Nice With De Blasio, Indicates There Will Be Early Spring

Groundhog 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.

02/02/2015

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

Mayor Bill de Blasio Drops Staten Island Chuck; Groundhog Predicts Long Winter

The Staten Island Zoo’s celebrity groundhog predicted New York’s brutal winter thus far will hang around a while longer.

02/02/2014

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

Mayor Bloomberg and Staten Island Chuck on Feb. 2, 2012. (credit: Twitter.com/@nycmayorsoffice)

Staten Island Chuck Says ‘Spring Is Coming’

Staten Island Chuck, the resident rodent prognosticator of the five boroughs, says spring is coming early. Chuck did not see his shadow.

02/02/2012