Local Happenings About Johnstown and Vicinity

This day in Mohawk Valley History: September 26, 1899

The September 26, 1899 Johnstown Daily Republican reports on a Street Fair where Fort Plain Merchants Emulate a Western Custom.

The Cobleskill Index September 19, 1929

This day in Mohawk Valley History: September 19, 1929

The Cobleskill Index from September 19, 1929 headline reads “Plan New System For Marking The State Highways.”

Remembering September 11, 2001

The September 11 attacks, commonly known as 9/11, were four coordinated Islamist suicide terrorist attacks carried out by al-Qaeda against the United States on Tuesday, September 11, 2001.

Strikers on parade shortly after the initial walkout October 9, 1912 – January 6, 1913

Labor Day in the Mohawk Valley

The first Monday in September is often associated with the end of summer and  barbecues, but the history of Labor Day has its roots in the labor movement.

Mohawk Valley history: June 28, 1902, Poland, NY

This day in Mohawk Valley history from Poland in The Utica Observer, June 28, 1902, Utica, Oneida County, New York.

The Cobleskill Index “Round About Us” from June 20, 1918

Short Items of Interest Gathered From Our Exchanges, Telling of What Other People Are Talking About from June 20, 1918.

Happy Father’s Day to all of the dads in the Mohawk Valley!

Father’s Day is a special day recognizing dads and those that have served as father figures to many of us while growing up.


Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865, the date Major General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas, and delivered General Order No. 3