Arachnophobes in New York can rest a little bit easier today. Signs posted to utility poles in Brooklyn that purported to be looking for a missing tarantula were a joke.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had no mercy for a spider that crawled up onto his desk as he spoke to a group of children late last week.
They are not that common in the Tri-State Area, DuBois reported, but homeowners should still be on the lookout.