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Thursday, October 30, 2014 local almanac

Oct 30, 2014 12:05 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 53F; low 33F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 53F; low 34F.[/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: Partly sunny. High near 55. Thursday night, partly cloudy. Low around 32.

Forecast for the next three days:
Friday: Partly sunny. High near 53. Friday night, a chance of showers before 4 a.m., then a chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy. Low around 36.
Saturday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 9 a.m., then a chance of rain showers. Cloudy. High near 51. Saturday night, a chance of showers before 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 31.
Sunday: Mostly sunny. High near 44. Sunday night, mostly clear. Low around 29.

Sunrise today: 7:27 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:51 p.m.
Length of the day: 10:24 hrs.

Public meetings
Today is the fifth Thursday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)

KINDER MORGAN [energy company] meeting with Columbia County residents, 4 p.m. at New Lebanon Fire Station, 512 Route 20, New Lebanon (781-4686). PowerPoint presentation by company representatives followed by Q&A concerning the proposed Northeast Energy Direct Project to install a gas pipeline from the town of Wright in Schoharie Co. to Dracut, Mass. The pipeline would traverse northern Columbia Co.

The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
5 a.m.: Sprouts: Grassroots Radio Conference KHOI community Radio in Ames, Iowa hosted the Grassroots Radio Conference in August 2014 with the help of Pacifica Radio. Novice Radio Producer Jahnabimala Bhattacharyya from KHOI explored the medium of community radio through interviews with numerous participants of the conference. People from all over the continent, including many who are building new low-power stations, talk about the meaning of community radio as a medium.

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 News, weather, local events, music and more.
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: Cecilia Tkaczyk Democrat state Senator Cecilia F. Tkaczyk represents New York's 46th Senate District, which stretches from Amsterdam to Kingston, including Greene County. She is currently seeking reelection to a second, two-year term. The senator will discuss her service to date, her long-term goals, and her bid to return to Albany, among other topics. Tkaczyk is a resident of Duanesburg, in western Schenectady County. Hosted by Tom DePietro.
11 a.m.: One Size Fits All: 20141030 An hour-long investigation into the idea of amplified sound, beginning with Sugar Pie Desanto and concluding with Uri Caine. Produced by Your Host. Full playlist found at www.Facebook.com/OneSizeWGXC.
2 p.m.: Justice Speaks: A Youth-Powered Radio Production This hour-long broadcast explores the work of a group of Hudson youth leaders (ages 12-18) that came together for a five-week period in the summer of 2014, as part of the "Social Justice Leadership Academy" to build a space for exploration, play, and creative and political expression. Through hands-on experiences as on-the-street interviewers and on-the-farm harvesters, the teenagers explored systemic oppression and solutions for communities. The young people addressed various issues, including inequality, racism, food justice, gentrification, the school-to-prison-pipeline and youth power. This is a repeat of an Aug. 8, 2014 broadcast.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: War of the Worlds Orson Welles and the Mercury Players put on a radio show, about an invasion. Special one-hour edition of "Radio Theatre." On the 76th anniversary of The Mercury Theatre on the Air radio production, Wave Farm's WGXC presents "The War of the Worlds" with Orson Welles.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News