Mohawk Valley Almanac for December 2020 By Roger Chambers

Winter officially begins with the winter solstice, after a record warm November. December has average high temperatures in the mid-30°s F and low of about  20°F.  Single digit or sub zero temperatures that may...

November 2020 Almanac

November Mohawk Valley Almanac November is a least favorite month to many with its mostly cloudy and cooler weather, previewing colder and shorter days to come. One needs a jacket, with afternoon high temperatures typically...

Mohawk Valley Almanac for October 2020

By Richard Chambers Holidays and Observances of October September 15- October 15     Hispanic Heritage Month October 5        Child Health Day October 6        German American Day October 9        Leif...

Mohawk Valley Almanac, May Edition

by Roger Chambers   Wile May has the major holiday of Memorial Day, many large events such as parades have already been canceled due to the covid-19 pandemic. Those with mothers not living in the same...

Almanac for April 2020

By Roger Chambers April is a transitional month weather wise. Many years there may be a few days that still feel very winter-like and there are usually one or two snow storms, but usually no...

Mohawk Valley Almanac, February Edition

by Roger Chambers For those who like outside cold and snow, February is a good month for snowshoeing, snowmobiling, sledding, and skiing. For those who prefer indoor activities, there is basketball, high school, college, and...

MoVa Almanac, October Edition

by Roger Chambers Holidays and Observances of October: September 15 - October 15: Hispanic Heritage Month October 1: Child Health Day October 6:  German-American Day October 8: Yom Kippur begins at sundown October 9: Leif Erikson Day October 11: General Casimir...

July Almanac for the Mohawk Valley

July has one of our most important and popular holidays, Independence Day, most commonly called the Fourth of July. It is widely celebrated with parades and fireworks in many cities and towns. Barbecues, boating...

May Almanac

By Roger Chambers Holidays and Observance of May May 1- May Day May 2 - Rhode Island Independence Day  May 5 - Cinco de Mayo; Ramadan begins at Sundown May 8 - Truman Day in Missouri May 12 - (Second...

Mohawk Valley January Almanac

By Roger Chambers There are two major holidays in January. New Year’s Day ends the holidays season with  a day feasting on holiday turkey, ham, lasagna, goose, or some other ethnic specialty foods. Many watch...
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