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...

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...

February Almanac

Written By Roger Chambers February is a cold winter month with an average monthly high of 35°F and low of 15°. The record low is  -28°F on February 14, 1979, while temperatures of -10° to...

December Almanac

By Roger Chambers December usually means cold and snow, accented by sometimes bright sunny days that are all too short, with sunset before 5 p.m. December’s long nights are made more cheerful with the extensive...

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...

March Almanac ~

By: Roger Chambers March is a fickle month, with temperatures in March among the most variable of any month ranging from a low of -15°F to a high in the mid-80s°F. Some years there are...

May Almanac ~

By Roger Chambers May Holidays and Observances May 1 May Day / Celtic Beltaine; Law Day; International Labor Day May 2 Rhode Island Independence Day May 5 Cinco de Mayo May 8 Truman Day in Missouri May 10 Confederate Memorial...

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 Almanac: November 2017

By Roger Chambers November is a dreary, dismal month with skies gray skies. deciduous brown trees with orange remnants of the few remaining orange leaves. Days are short and cool to cold, with sunset before 5...

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...
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