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Category Archives: Groundhog News

  • Early Spring Said On The Way

    Posted on February 3, 2014 in Groundhog News

    Dunkirk Dave predicts warmer weather after not seeing his shadow By GREG FOX – OBSERVER Staff Writer , The OBSERVER Dunkirk Dave has spoken, and it’s beginning to look a lot like spring … possibly. The area’s favorite prognosticating groundhog did not see his shadow on a cloudy Sunday morning, but he did get a […]

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  • ‘Sidewinding’ her way into many hearts

    Posted on January 11, 2014 in Groundhog News

    There aren’t many people in Chautauqua County who haven’t heard of Dunkirk Dave, Bob Will’s famous groundhog. Dunkirk Dave, whose non-stage name is Sidewinder, is a docile female groundhog with a unique story. That story was recently immortalized in the book “Animal Superstars” by Aline Alexander Newman, so that even more people can learn Sidewinder’s tale of survival, and how she became one of the country’s most famous “weatherhogs.”

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  • Who’s Tom’s Favorite Groundhog?

    Posted on October 1, 2013 in Groundhog News

    Who is Tom Niziol’s favorite groundhog of all? Check out what this Weather Channel expert has to say!

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  • Local News

    Posted on February 2, 2013 in Groundhog News

    ChautauquaToday.Com reports that Dunkirk Dave had about 35 visitors this morning. Oh! And hey, you can hear an audio clip of Bob Will reporting on Dave’s prediction!  

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  • Dunkirk Dave on The Weather Channel!

    Posted on February 2, 2013 in Groundhog News

    Dunkirk Dave was fortunate enough to get a mention on The Weather Channel this Groundhog’s Day! Dave was ranked #4 in the line up of 11 prognosticating groundhogs for 2013!! Click here to watch the video! Click here to view the image!

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    Dunkirk Dave: SUPERSTAR!

    Posted on February 1, 2013 in Groundhog News

    The National Geographic organization sent freelance author Aline Alexander Newman and her husband photographer, Neil, here for one day last summer. They photographed Dunkirk Dave and interviewed me and my assistant, Bill Verge. Dunkirk Dave was chosen as an “animal superstar” and his special life will be featured in print and pictures in one of […]

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  • LA Loves Dunkirk Dave!

    Posted on February 1, 2012 in Groundhog News

    Dunkirk Dave was featured on the front page of the LA Times, according to Dave’s friend and handler, Bob Will. For woodchuck rescuer, every day is Groundhog Day Outside Bob Will’s front door is a hibernating local celebrity named Dunkirk Dave, who will draw his share of camera trucks on Feb. 2. But inside Will’s […]

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