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May 25, 2011 local almanac

May 25, 2011 2:04 am
The National Weather Service predicts Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Wednesday night there is a slight chance of showers after 2 a.m. and a low around 53. Thursday there is a 40 percent chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon, and a high near 81.

Town meetings today
ATHENS Village meeting at 7 p.m. at Community Center, 2 First St., Athens (945-1551).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Public Works Committee at 6 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson.
CLAVERACK A Public Hearing before the Zoning Board of Appeals for the Town of Claverack will be held on the following application(s): The following application(s) are on the agenda for board review at the May 25, 2011 meeting of the Town of Claverack Zoning Board of Appeals: Drake Petroleum Co. Inc.: XtraMart - Rte 23 & 9-H Tax Map #(SBL) 121 . 3 – 2 – 13 Special Exception for expanding hours of operation from previously approved 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Drake Petroleum Co. Inc.: XtraMart - Rte 23 & 9-H Tax Map #(SBL) 121 . 3 – 2 – 13 Area Variance for installation of new 84 square foot sign to replace two existing signs. New sign exceeds allowed square footage. Valley Oil Co.: 5848 Route 9-H Tax Map #(SBL) 131 . – 01 – 20. Site Plan for construction of new 80’ x 108’ garage. Schnackenberg, Jureen: 79 Donnelly Rd. Tax Map #(SBL) 123 . – 1 – 63 . 111 Site Plan Review for construction of 28’ X 40’ barn to house hay, firewood, and utility room equipped with solar panels. Columbia-Greene Humane Society: 125 Humane Society Rd. Tax Map #(SBL) 100 . 00 – 01 – 03 Verify Use for construction of a new animal shelter for the Columbia-Greene Humane Society. Polyak, Serafima: 60 Eagle St. Philmont Tax Map #(SBL) 113 . – 1 – 51 Use Variance for Additional Home Occupation of dog grooming, keep existing Home Occupation of growing and selling of fish, and removing Home Occupation of Boiler Maintenance. Public Hearing at 7:30 p.m. at Claverack Town Hall, 91 Church St., Mellenville.
GREENE COUNTY The Greene County Industrial Development Agency holds a Special Board meeting at 11 a.m. at Greene County IDA Office, 270 Mansion St., Coxsackie.
HUDSON Department of Public Works Committee meeting starts at 6 p.m.; Legal Committee meeting starts at 6:45 p.m at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
KINDERHOOK Historical Committee meeting at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).

Astronomical bodies
TIDES Hudson: High, 10:05 a.m./Low, 4:52 p.m.
SUNRISE/SUNSET 5:31 a.m./8:14 p.m.
MOONRISE/MOONSET 1:32 a.m./1:35 p.m.

MAY 25 Ralph Waldo Emerson, Raymond Carver, Frank Oz, Sugar Minott, and Paul Weller.

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WGXC MORNING SHOW Philip Grant and Norman Keyser updates the morning news. 9-10 a.m.
@ISSUE Victor Mendolia hosts a show about local politics. 10 a.m.
AL JAZEERA ENGLISH International news. 11 a.m.
THE SCHOEMER SHOW Karen Schoemer plays all sorts of music. Noon-2 p.m.
IMPRINT RADIO Terry Doyle covers Hudson Valley music. 2 p.m.
CATSKILL REVIEW OF BOOKS Author Sandra Veronesi talks about her boo "Quiet Chaos." 3 p.m.
YOUTH RADIO "Radio Explosion!" with Olivia Williams, Marie Lashay, and Courtney Murphy. 3:30 p.m.
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