Thursday, March 19, 2015 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 37F; low 15F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 37F; low 16F.[/caption]
READ TEMPERATURE IN HUDSON: On thermometer in Studio A.
FAR LEFT: The temperature on the far left is from the Hawthorne Valley Farm Weather Page.
MIDDLE TEMP: Cairo from Weather Underground page.
FAR RIGHT: Catskill from Weather Underground page.
Local weather forecast
Today’s forecast is specific to Catskill, in Greene County:
Today: Sunny. High near 33. Wind chill values as low as zero. Thursday night, mostly clear. Low around 13.
Forecast for the next three days:
Friday: Snow likely, mainly after 3 p.m. Cloudy. High near 34. Friday night, a chance of snow showers, mainly between midnight and 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 24.
Saturday: A chance of showers after 2 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 45. Saturday night, a chance of rain and snow showers before 10 p.m., then a chance of snow showers between 10 p.m. and midnight. Mostly cloudy. Low around 23.
Sunday: Mostly sunny. High near 33. Sunday night, mostly clear. Low around 17.
Sunrise today: 6:59 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:06 p.m.
Length of the day: 12:07 hrs.
Today is the third Thursday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)
ANCRAM Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. in Town Hall at 1416 County Rte. 7, Ancram (329-6512).
CHATHAM Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. Town Hall, 488 State Route 295, Chatham (392-3262).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Board of Supervisors Public Safety Committee meeting, 5 p.m. at 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).
COPAKE Land Use Review Committee meeting, 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
COXSACKIE-ATHENS Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m. at middle/high school, 24 Sunset Blvd., Coxsackie (731-1800).
DURHAM Town Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. in Town Building, 7309 State Rt. 81, East Durham (239-6122).
GHENT Town Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at the Ghent Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
HUDSON Economic Development Committee, 6 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
KINDERHOOK Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
WINDHAM Town Board meeting, 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).
The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
2 a.m.: Net Neutrality Hearing Oversight of the Federal Communications Commission. U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, leads a hearing on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, entitled, “Oversight of the Federal Communications Commission.” Witnesses: - The Honorable Mignon Clyburn, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission - The Honorable Michael O’Rielly, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission - The Honorable Ajit Pai, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission - The Honorable Jessica Rosenworcel, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission - The Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communications Commission
6 a.m.: Background Briefing with Ian Masters Inside breaking international and national news. A radio program featuring international and national news, expert guests, policy makers and critics with analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy, political, cultural and social issues. This program goes far beyond the headlines and deep under the radar to bring forward truths unheard in the American media.
7 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show Local news, weather, events, music and more. Live from the WGXC Hudson Studio. Hosted by Michelle Lewis.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. National, daily, independent, award-winning news program providing audiences with access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S. corporate-sponsored media.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues.
10 a.m.: We the People: Robert J. Freeman In celebration of Sunshine Week, Robert J. Freeman, Executive Director of the New York Department of State Committee on Open Government will be in the studio for the hour to discuss the Open Meetings Law and Freedom of Information Law. Freeman has worked for the Committee since its creation in 1974 and was appointed executive director in 1976. Sunshine Week is a national initiative to promote a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information. Participants include news media, civic groups, libraries, nonprofits, schools and others interested in the public’s right to know. Call (518) 828-0290 to go on air during the show, or send your comments or questions via email to email@example.com. Or take three minutes and record a question or comment ahead of time at (518) 291-WGXC (9492). Hosted by Tom DePietro.
11 a.m.: One Size Fits All: 20150319 An hour-long investigation into the idea of amplified sound beginning with Wild Flag and concluding with Codona. The full playlist can be found at www.Facebook.com/OneSizeWGXC. Produced by Your Host.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: Captain Sharkey An anthology series of dramas and comedies for radio. Each week a program will be made up of one radio play. Produced at KSVR Studios at the radio station KSVR-FM in Mount Vernon, Washington. The actors are from the Skagit Radio Repertory Company. The producer is Joseph C McGuire. This week: "Known mostly for Sherlock Holmes. Arthur Conan Doyle wrote many other stories in his lifetime. Captain Sharkey is the violent tale of a pirate who is more real than most pirate characters in fiction. Warning this is a very violent story. " Edited by Jay Charles. Made with a grant from the Corporation For Public Broadcasting. From Pacifica Radio.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News