Video: De Blasio Drops Staten Island Chuck Before Announcing More Weeks of Winter

Bill de Blasio and Staten Island Chuck today. (Photo: Rob Bennett/NYC Mayor's Office)
Bill de Blasio and Staten Island Chuck today–before the big drop. (Photo: Rob Bennett/NYC Mayor’s Office)

He dropped the furball.

Mayor Bill de Blasio had some trouble this morning with his first official Groundhog Day ceremony, as the skittish Staten Island Chuck squirmed out of his arms mid weather-reading, sending the critter barreling towards a wooden pointed fence and earning gasps from the crowd. Continue reading “Video: De Blasio Drops Staten Island Chuck Before Announcing More Weeks of Winter”