Big ice storm headed to Franklin County area

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Interested Observer

Chambersburg, PA

#1 Feb 1, 2011
One of the rare times I agree with Matt.
Kelly

Greencastle, PA

#3 Feb 1, 2011
Mayor Pete should concentrate on getting the illustrious Hispanic Center to pay the back taxes owed.
Libby

Mercersburg, PA

#4 Feb 1, 2011
juan valdez wrote:
don't worry senoir petey we gona eat that woodchuck, we fry him up lots of peppers & serve him up at montezumas
please reserve a booth for little john. you will have to remove the table to all room for his massive tummy. In fact, you might have to take the front door of its hinges. while your at it, push a stool up for cletus slack jawed local. they can share a woodchuck or two or three or four or five...

Since: Oct 10

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#5 Feb 1, 2011
Oh come on!!!!
That is a weird thing they do up there!!! Who came up with that???
Lets pull this Whistle Pig out da hole and if he see's his shadow spring will be early???? Really????
Blah

Chambersburg, PA

#6 Feb 1, 2011
Must be a slow day when the biggest editorial in the PO is about a woodchuck.

Much ado about nothing. Get over it.
who

Shippensburg, PA

#7 Feb 1, 2011
Agree, really, this is what the PO editorial is? Why is anyone concerned about this. The mayor makes a comment while promoting Cburgs events and people feel the need to respond and now an Editorial. I predict the PO paper size will get even smaller maybe a 8.5 X 11 if this is what people are paying for.
Blah wrote:
Must be a slow day when the biggest editorial in the PO is about a woodchuck.
Much ado about nothing. Get over it.
Bubba mouth breaher

Greencastle, PA

#8 Feb 1, 2011
Chambersburg has a mayor?

really?

who knew?
Embedded Citizen

Chambersburg, PA

#9 Feb 1, 2011
Aren't we making a mountain out of a [groundhog] hill? Seems little ridiculous.
Oh No

Columbus, OH

#10 Feb 1, 2011
On the eve of groundhog day, if you have ever been in Iraq or Afghanistan it's groundhog day everyday!!! GO PHIL!!!!
Waynesboro Resident

Carlisle, PA

#11 Feb 1, 2011
I have never been to the ice fest in Chambersburg even though I don't live that far away. If I have a choice , I would go to Punxsutawey . We have a obnoxious politician here ; I don't need to wast my time visiting Chambersburg's obnoxious politician. ( Ours is not the Mayor )
Dan the Man

Abington, PA

#12 Feb 1, 2011
Waynesboro Resident wrote:
I have never been to the ice fest in Chambersburg even though I don't live that far away. If I have a choice , I would go to Punxsutawey . We have a obnoxious politician here ; I don't need to wast my time visiting Chambersburg's obnoxious politician.( Ours is not the Mayor )
I've been to Punxatawney for the groundhog thing. It looked like an excuse for people to get drunk. I'd never take my kids there. Ice Fest if far superior for families.
JBM

Chambersburg, PA

#14 Feb 1, 2011
who won the cake decorating contest? now that is news. havent seen anything in the paper.
Yep

Carlisle, PA

#15 Feb 1, 2011
Good Heavens! Have we degenerated to having to be concerned about comments made about an overweight rat?? I shoot them on sight.
Surely there are more pressing issues, in this town, that warrant attention by this so-called NEWS media.
Who CARES about comments made about a rodent used for another Pennsylvania town to promote themselves? If your only claim to fame is a big rat, than you are in a sorry state of affairs.

GEEZ! Get a life, people!
iceberg

Chambersburg, PA

#16 Feb 1, 2011
Bring on the big ice storm!! I got my skates all ready..........
yep

Carlisle, PA

#17 Feb 1, 2011
Yep wrote:
Good Heavens! Have we degenerated to having to be concerned about comments made about an overweight rat?? I shoot them on sight.
Surely there are more pressing issues, in this town, that warrant attention by this so-called NEWS media.
Who CARES about comments made about a rodent used for another Pennsylvania town to promote themselves? If your only claim to fame is a big rat, than you are in a sorry state of affairs.
GEEZ! Get a life, people!
Public Opinion's wonderful website placed this on the wrong story. Guess their janitor doubles as the webmaster??
Little Johns Mom

Mercersburg, PA

#18 Feb 1, 2011
I finks da rat will see his shadow tomorrow!
cashs grad

Harrisburg, PA

#19 Feb 1, 2011
I must agree with those shocked (among other reactions) by the uproar over the mayor's remarks and Punxatawney's reaction. While I may not necessarily see the humor in what the mayor said, the reaction from Punxatawney borders on ridiculous and the P.O. editorial is not far behind. What a waste of time and column space.
New Talent Please

Gettysburg, PA

#20 Feb 2, 2011
King Pete needs to be retired from his position.
What a piece of work.

Please do the right thing and simply abdicate your Throne.
Jorges Ugly Gringo

Gettysburg, PA

#21 Feb 2, 2011
Mayor Pete SPOKE?

Gee, I'm surprised and shocked he didn't deliver his message in Spanish.

Afterall, did he have an interprator for the estimated 2,500 ILLEGALS he allows to live in our town??

* population estimated by the local Hispanic Center and others.
Anon2

Lebanon, OH

#22 Feb 2, 2011
A blog that started out about a mayor and a groundhog somehow got to how many hispanic people live in Chambersburg and blaming the mayor for it - like he went and stood along 81 to invite them here.

Take a little responsibility for it: They wouldn't be here unless there was opportunities (jobs) for them; if all you complainers were working at those jobs there would be no reason for them to be staying around. Those apples aren't going to pick themselves, you know....

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