Wednesday, February 22, 2017 local almanac
Today is Day 8 of the WGXC Radical Radio 2017 Winter Pledge Drive. During the coming days, WGXC programmers, volunteers and staff must raise $20,000 to keep WGXC Hands-on Radio on the air, live and local during the coming months. Your support will make all the difference. Call (518) 697-7400 or go online to wgxc.org [slash] donate. Thank you for supporting creative community radio in New York's Greene and Columbia counties.
Local weather forecast:
TODAY (President's Day): Partly sunny. High near 52. Wednesday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 37.
FORECAST FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS
THURSDAY: A slight chance of showers after 1 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 63. Thursday night, a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 41.
FRIDAY: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. High near 57. Friday night, a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 49.
Sunrise today: 6:39 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:37 p.m.
LENGTH OF THE DAY: 10:58 hrs.
Today is the fourth Wednesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.
ATHENS Town Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at community center, 2 First Street, Athens (945-1052).
CHATHAM Village Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Village Hall, 77 Main Street, Chatham (392-5821).
CHATHAM Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 488 Route 295, Chatham (392-1651).
COLUMBIA County Board of Supervisors Sewer Sub-committee meeting, 4 p.m.; Public Works Committee meeting, 5 p.m., both at 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).
COPAKE Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
COXSACKIE Town Board meeting, 6 p.m. at Town Hall, 16 Reed St., Coxsackie (731-2727)
HUDSON Common Council Public Works Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m.; Legal Committee meeting, 6:15 p.m.; both at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
NEW LEBANON Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m. at junior/senior high school, 14665 Route 22, New Lebanon (794-7600).
WINDHAM Town Board meeting, 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).
JOHN FASO Fundraiser, 5:30 p.m. at Fort Orange Club, 110 Washington Ave., Albany. Rescheduled from Feb. 9.
Unofficial JOHN FASO Town Hall, 6 p.m., Feb. 24, at Kingston Town Hall. Organized by Citizen Action of the Hudson Valley. Local activists organized this town hall event for Faso. The first-term Congressman is not holding public meetings with his constituents.
Make Faso Listen March, 2 p.m., Feb. 25, at U.S. Rep. John Faso's District Office, 2 Hudson Street, Kinderhook. Organized by Indivisible CD19NY.
PEOPLE'S MARCH for Education Justice, 1 p.m., Mar. 4 at locations across New York: Buffalo, Rochester, Schenectady, Kingston and New York City. Organized by Citizen Action of the Hudson Valley and Alliance for Quality Education of New York.