Long Island's two groundhogs were agreed with Punxsutawney Phil, the most famous groundhog of all, who all did not see their shadows, effectively predicting an early spring. New York City's Staten Island Chuck and Connecticut’s Chuckles also were in agreement. New Jersey's two groundhogs disagreed.
A&P warned 4,732 local Pathmark and Waldbaum's workers may be laid off a month after the grocer said 472 LI workers will get pink slips.
“This is a tragedy but not as bad as we think it might have been.”