Wednesday, February 2

PUNXSUTAWNEY PHIL SHADOW BOXES ON GOBBLER'S KNOB

Is that a great headline or what (if I do say so myself)? Wonder if Dr. Seuss could make something out of that?

But to get to the story, it appears that we're in for an extended winter season of snow, ice and cold-cold temperatures, as the furry prognosticator disappointed northeasterners yesterday by pronouncing (in a manner of speaking) that they had best keep their furnaces fired up and settle in for a long spell of wintry weather.