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Playing in the Mohawk Mills Band (By: Bob Cudmore) September 23, 2017

Playing in the Mohawk Mills Band By Bob Cudmore, Focus on History, Daily Gazette, 09-23-17 As an Amsterdam reviewer wrote of the two-year old Mohawk Mills Band in 1929, “It is not easy for a group of men who have been ...

Fishing and hunting in Canada (By: Bob Cudmore) September 16, 2017

Fishing and hunting in Canada By Bob Cudmore, Focus on History, Daily Gazette, 09-16-17 Carpet manufacturers Stephen, John and Laddie Sanford of Amsterdam loved their horse farm in the town of Amsterdam. Other Mohawk ...

Ed Sullivan story correction (By: Bob Cudmore) September 14, 2017

ED SULLIVAN CORRECTION The parents of newspaper columnist and television star Ed Sullivan were Peter Sullivan and Elizabeth Smith of Amsterdam. A previous story in Focus on History and my book “Lost Mohawk Valley” incorrectly ...

Ames Village Museum (By: Bob Cudmore) September 09, 2017

The Ames, N.Y., museum By Bob Cudmore, Focus on History, Daily Gazette, 09-09-17 Ames, located between Canajoharie to the north and Sharon Springs to the south, has a population of about 150 people and is one of the smallest ...

Amsterdam trolleys (By: Bob Cudmore) September 02, 2017

Trolley days in Amsterdam By Bob Cudmore, Focus on History, Daily Gazette, 09-02-17 The streetcar era in Amsterdam lasted for 65 years. Amsterdam historian Jerry Snyder said trolley cars are “forgotten transportation” ...

Adirondack Power & Light (By: Bob Cudmore) August 26, 2017

The beautiful power plant By Bob Cudmore, Focus on History, Daily Gazette, 08-26-2017 One of the most striking architectural landmarks in our area is a former coal-burning power plant built on the Mohawk River/Barge Canal ...


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