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...

MoVa Almanac, November Edition

by Roger Chambers November is generally a cool to cold month with gray skies, rain, and sometimes blustery snowstorms, an early reminder of the coming winter season. The average high is 48°F and the average...

Book Review: ‘Dusk on Route 1’

by Roger Chambers The novel, Dusk on Route 1 by Cynthia Fraser Graves, offers its readers a clear regional setting, with a strong sense of place throughout. The setting, the town of Wells in southern...

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...

MoVa August Alamanac

By Roger Chambers There are no major holidays in August. Proclamation days include Women’s Equality Day. On that day in 1920, a proclamation giving American women the right to vote was signed by Secretary of State...

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...

May Almanac

By Roger Chambers May is usually a pleasant month with cool temperatures, not usually hot or cold. The high temperature is typically 65-75°F. Temperatures are usually 40-50°F in the early morning, though frost may occur...
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