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 […]


Don’t mess with Mother Nature

The recent severe Arctic outbreak that enveloped nearly the entire country has been attributed to the “Polar Vortex,” which is a swirling area of low pressure  near the North Pole. We just experienced the coldest outbreak in nearly 20 years, from the Rockies to the Atlantic coast south to the Gulf coast, including Florida. Pipes burst, electrical […]


Tips for extreme cold during record-breaking temps
THE COURIER/Photo by Cristabelle Tumola

New Yorkers were bundling up as best they could to deal with a record-breaking day of bitter temperatures. At 4 degrees, Central Park broke a 118-year record low for Jan. 7, according to NBC New York. The National Weather Service (NWS) also reported record low temperatures at JFK airport (6 degrees), LaGuardia Airport (4 degrees), […]


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