Staten Island Chuck predicts an early spring


| brennison@queenscourier.com

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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Queens’ Morning Roundup


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

morning roundup

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Periods of snow. Snow will be heavy at times especially this morning. Temps nearly steady in the low to mid 30s. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph. Snow accumulating 5 to 8 inches. Monday night: Scattered snow flurries and snow showers possible this evening. Becoming mostly clear later. Low 24. Winds N at 10 […]

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Snow slams city again; more in forecast


| editorial@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Melissa Chan

Another round of snow is impacting New York City, just as Staten Island Chuck predicted six more weeks of winter.

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Groundhogs see shadows, predict six more weeks of winter


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of NYC Mayor's Office's Flickr

Get ready to bundle up because winter is here to stay for six more weeks according to the nation’s two most famous groundhogs.

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Family Day at QBG


| vmimoni@queenscourier.com


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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