"I don't think so. I hope it's just a fluke. I love winter _ skiing, snowmobiling, all that good stuff."
John Young, of Portlandville, Delaware Valley Spring Water driver.
"This is the best winter we've had in ages. I sure hope it means we're in for more mild winters."
Lou Tadross, of Cooperstown, Otesaga Resort Hotel chef.
"`I don't think so. I think it was a mild winter. I think next year could be full of snow."
Morgan Lane, of Lake George, SUNY Oneonta senior.
"Every once in a while, we have winters like this in central New York. This is a little black-sheep winter. But sometimes you do want some snow."
Audra Green, of Yorktown Heights, SUNY Oneonta senior.
"I can understand two or three weeks of a mild weather. But a whole mild winter. If it does stay like this it will make New York State more attractive as a place to live in the wintertime."
James Dean, of Cooperstown, village trustee.
"I think it's hard to predict."
Pinki Srivastava, of Cooperstown, executive in residence at Hartwick College.