Tag: Punxsutawney Phil

Long Island Groundhogs Disagree on Winter Predictions

Long Island groundhogs Holtsville Hal and Malverne Mel disagreed on Groundhog Day Thursday morning for the first time in five years over whether there'll be a long winter or an early spring.

Both Holtsville Hal and Malverne Mel Predict Early Spring on Groundhog...

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.

Malverne Mel and Holtsville Hal Predict More Winter on Groundhog Day

Due to the winter storm, Brookhaven officials cancelled the event for Holtsville Hal.