Re: Fw: [Slovak-World] Re: Punxsutawney Phil
- The name Meko is Slovak, my Cousin Helen Shenosky (also Sovak) married Mike
Meko,believe he is a Cantor in the Punxy Greek Catholic Byzantine Church.
I was born in Sykesville and my Dad,Aunts,Uncles and Cousins are in Punxy
Never had the Pleasure of attending Groundhog day.
Fred G Kovalyak
--- ssultonia <ssultonia@...> wrote:
> Just got back from a trip and saw your question. On Feb 2, 1979
> Phil saw his shadow at 7:28AM, accurately predicting 6 more weeks of
> winter. In 1978 the PAHS Groundhog King and Queen were Paul Meko and
> Leslie Bozic. Sounds like a couple of young folks of Slovak ancestry.
> Woman of the Year was Mr. Merwin (Dorothy) Wood, one of my high school
> teachers and Man of the Year was Charlie Earhard Jr., of the radio
> And I apologize to the rest of the list for violating my own rule of
> getting off topic!
> --- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, George Sirko <gsirko@...> wrote:
> > Bill,
> > what did Phil predict for the winter of 1978 & 79? I lived in Big
> Run that winter. That was a bad one.
> > George
> > ----- Forwarded Message ----
> > From: Don Havlicek <n8de@...>
> > To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
> > Sent: Monday, February 5, 2007 7:54:39 PM
> > Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Re: Great News for Slovak-Americans
> > Punxsutawney Phil is an unusually adept prognosticator.
> > If he sees his shadow, there will be 6 more weeks of winter.
> > If he doesn't see his shadow, there will be 6 more weeks of winter.
> > Terrific dude.
> > Don Havlicek
> > ssultonia wrote:
> > > The first official trek to Gobbler's Knob was made in 1887.
> > > He saw his shadow and predicted 6 more weeks of winter. It wasn't
> > > until 1916 that the first films of the event were made.
> > > Regards,
> > > Bill (a Punxsutawney native)
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