Snow slams city again; more in forecast
THE COURIER/Photo by Melissa Chan

Updated Monday, Feb. 3 1:45 p.m. ANGY ALTAMIRANO AND CRISTABELLE TUMOLA Another round of snow is impacting New York City, just as Staten Island Chuck predicted six more weeks of winter. “Things are going to be messy today,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a press briefing Monday afternoon. “Snow is coming down faster than we can […]

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Groundhogs see shadows, predict six more weeks of winter
Photo courtesy of NYC Mayor's Office's Flickr

Get ready to bundle up because winter is here to stay, according to the nation’s two most famous groundhogs. Both Charles G. Hogg, also known as “Staten Island Chuck,” and Pennsylvania’s Punxsutawney Phil saw their shadows Sunday morning predicting six more weeks of cold weather. Photo courtesy of Punxsutawney Phil’s Facebook Page Mayor Bill de Blasio […]

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Staten Island Chuck predicts an early spring
Photo courtesy of Mayor Bloomberg's office

An early spring is on its way, though with the winter’s warm weather residents may not notice a difference. Awoken by chants of “Chuck,” New York’s season predicting groundhog, Staten Island Chuck, emerged from his log cabin at 7:30 a.m. this morning without seeing his shadow — signaling an early spring. “Six more weeks of […]

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Family Day at QBG

According to the city’s official groundhog, Staten Island Chuck, spring is almost here and Queens Botanical Garden (QBG) is getting ready. They’re inviting area families to participate in Family Day on Saturday, February 28, from 2 to 4 p.m. This special program will, among other things, provide them with a sneak peek at the Garden’s […]

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