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.
Mayor Bill de Blasio Drops Staten Island Chuck; Groundhog Predicts Long WinterThe Staten Island Zoo's celebrity groundhog predicted New York's brutal winter thus far will hang around a while longer.
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."
Long Island Groundhog Sees Shadow, Staten Island Groundhog Does NotGroundhogs in the Tri-State Area Saturday did not agree on whether there would be six more weeks of winter.
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.
Plants Blooming Early From Unseasonably Warm Weather 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.
Staten Island Zoo Features Much More Than Just Chuck The zoo is building an outdoor space for the Amur leopard along with opening a new exhibit titled "Rattlemania." They also recently got a Kinkajou.
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.