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Punxsutawney Phil predicted that spring will come on time and NASA satellite data suggests that residents in more than one-third of the US are now anxious for the prediction to come true.
NEW YORK, Jan 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- February 4, 1841 - from Morgantown, Berks County (Pennsylvania) storekeeper James Morris' diary..."Last Tuesday, the 2nd, was Candlemas day, the day on which, according to the Germans, the Groundhog peeps out of his winter quarters and if he sees his shadow he pops back for another six weeks' nap, but if the day be cloudy he remains out, as the weather is to be moderate." Every year, in the Punxsutawney town of Pennsylvania, the most famous "citizen,"...
Unique Badge Available Via Shout from Anywhere in the World HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While waiting for Punxsutawney Phil's prognostication, Foursquare users can take steps to earn the inaugural "PA Groundhog Day" badge Feb.
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Feb. 2 Event Expected to Draw 30,000 Visitors to Pennsylvania Wilds Region HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan.
Punxsutawney Phil, the weather-predicting groundhog in western Pennsylvania, was honored Saturday at the annual Groundhog Club Picnic before his winter sleep. The treats available at the picnic, held at Gobbler's Knob outside Punxsutawney, included an elixir of life his guardians believe extend Phil's years, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported. This is a really big deal, said Mike Johnston, a member of the Inner Circle, the group responsible for Phil's welfare.
Staten Island Chuck, one of those weather-forecasting groundhogs, chomped on the finger of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg Monday. He got my finger pretty good, the mayor said. Bloomberg was wearing gloves at the time so the damage wasn't very severe.
The legendary, weather-forecasting groundhog Punxsutawney Phil says the United States is in for six more weeks of winter.
TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- HCP & Associates, a Tampa-based International Marketing Consulting firm, will be traveling to Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania this Super Bowl weekend for a very special dedication.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.