Punxsutawney Phil is so last year’s weather forecaster – this year the one to watch on Groundhog Day is General  Determination – the Kettering University Bulldog.  Forget Gobbler’s Knob – the place to be, and see, is the "Beach" on Kettering’s campus. 

General DIf General D sees his shadow, you can bet there will be six more weeks of winter-like weather. If he doesn’t, then plan on an early spring.  So on Feb. 2 head for the Beach! And who knows better what the weather will be than someone who spends 365 days a year in it?

Who: General Determination - the Kettering University Bulldog
What: Predicting Spring
When: Saturday, Feb. 2 at 7 a.m. - prediction to take place at 7:15 a.m.
Where: The "Beach" at Kettering - where the Bulldog statue is along University Ave.
Why: Why not?
How: Dog whisperers will be on hand to translate General D's prediction.