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...

MOVA November Almanac

By Roger Chambers Almanac for November 2018 Holidays and Observances for November November 1 - All Saints Day November 2 - All Souls Day November 4 - Will Rogers Day, Oklahoma *November 6 - Election Day*  November 11 - Veterans’ Day November...

Mohawk Valley October Almanac

By Roger Chambers Many would agree that October is one of the most beautiful months of the year. On some days, bright cobalt blue skies contrast magnificently with various shades of green tree leaves shifting...

MoVa September Almanac

By Roger Chambers September culturally marks the beginning of autumn, though the season does not officially begin until the equinox of September on the 22nd. College and university start school in late August, while public...
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