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Thursday, April 18, 2013 local almanac

Apr 18, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 63F; low 54F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 66F; low 54F.[/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 64. Tonight, a slight chance of showers. Cloudy. Low around 54.

Forecast for the next three days:

Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4 p.m. Cloudy. High near 75. South winds up to 17 mph. Showers and thunderstorms possible before 1 a.m., then showers likely. Low around 49.
Saturday: A chance of showers, mainly before 7 a.m. Mostly sunny. High near 57. Mostly clear, Saturday night. Low around 31.
Sunday: Sunny. High near 55. Mostly clear overnight. Low around 32.

Sunrise today: 6:08 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:41 p.m.

Length of the day: 13:33 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the third Thursday of the month.
(WGXC suggests you call ahead to confirm time and location.)

ANCRAM Board meeting at 7 p.m. in Town Hall at 1416 County Rte. 7, Ancram (329-6512).
CHATHAM Town Board meeting at 7 p.m. Town Hall, 488 State Route 295, Chatham (392-3262).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Public Safety Committee meeting at 6 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson.
COPAKE Comprehensive Planning Committee meeting at 7:30 p.m., at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
DURHAM Town board meeting at 7:30 p.m. in Town Building, 7309 State Rt. 81, East Durham.
GHENT Town Board meeting at the Ghent Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644)
COLUMBIA COUNTY Public Works Committee at 6 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson.
Common Council Economic Development Committee meeting at 6 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
KINDERHOOK Historical Committee meeting at 7 p.m., Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

Midnight to 5:59 a.m.: Free103point9 Transmission Arts overnight

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: U.S. House Debates CISPA The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act is back in the U.S. House this year, and the Obama administration is again threatening to veto the bill because of privacy issues.
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: World Amateur Radio Day This year marks the 88th anniversary of the founding of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU). To mark this occasion, the IARU and its more than 160 Member Societies will celebrate World Amateur Radio Day on April 18. For many years, the IARU Administrative Council has declared a theme for each World Amateur Radio Day. The theme for 2013 is Amateur Radio: Entering Its Second Century of Disaster Communications.
1 a.m.: Selected Songs: John Fahey Songs of acoustic guitarist John Fahey are featured.
3 a.m.: Rensselaer Contemporary Music Ensemble Performances of works by Bartok, Ravel, Crumb, Reich, Piazzolla, Rzewski, Oliveros, Kennedy, and Eastman. Curated by Michael Century.
4 a.m.: Selected Songs: Joyce Hinterding Joyce Hinterding is a cross media artist living and working in Sydney who focuses on a form of work concerned with energy and sound. At the heart of her work is the exploration of the seemingly invisible phenomena that pervade our very existence: electricity, the sounds of weather or electro-magnetic fields. Consistent throughout her oeuvre has been the desire to make the invisible visible.
5 a.m.: Radio Curious: Gregg McVicar Gregg McVicar, the host and producer of Under Currents is featured. Under Currents is Public Radio's freewheeling eclectic music mix of Triple A, Rock, Folk, Blues, Native, Americana, World, Reggae, Dub and Electronica. It brings you five hours of music every day. More information is available at undercurrentsradio.net. This show is from Pacifica Radio.
5:30 p.m.: Sprouts: Radio Vieques Vieques was used as a bombing range by the US military and has been partially transformed into a wildlife refuge on Puerto Rico. We look into what environmental effects this is still having and what the federal government is not doing. We also talk about the new community radio station being built there called Radio Vieques. See how radio and the environment go hand in hand. From Pacifica Radio.

6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.: WGXC Hands-On Community Radio

6 a.m.: Al Jazeera English
7 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show Hosted by Philip Grant. Morning news, music, interviews features and agriculture reporting. Call in with your views at 518-828-0290.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues with local news, events, music and more, with host Philip Grant.
2 p.m.: Between the Lines: Art Murphy and Nina Sklansky Catskill-based fine arts photographer Art Murphy loves invertebrate fossils. So much so, they have become something of an all-consuming passion. A passion that's resulted in an event most photographers can only dream about: a solo exhibition this September at the Museum of Natural History in Florence, Italy, which he likens to "the Sistine Chapel of fossils." Engaging, witty and articulate, Art takes us on a journey that begins more than 350 million years ago. Also channeling her passions: Nina Sklanksy, a Catskill resident who's launched a website, marketing campaign and attracted a team of like-minded souls all intent on promoting the village of Catskill.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: Constance Dunlap 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: A Sisters of Crime series about a young women named Constance Dunlap. Taking place during the Roaring 20's when women were breaking out of the confines of the Victorian era. Here's a women who is celebrating her gaining freedom with adventures in crime. In the first story her husband comes home to confess that he has embezzled from the bank where he works. What she decides to do is a surprise to her husband. From Pacifica Radio Archives.
3:30 p.m.: Kid's Brain Radio Live from the Catskill Community Center. Hosted by Sam Sebren and Matt Bua.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News
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