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Thursday, October 3, 2013 local almanac

Oct 03, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 77F; low 46F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 73F; 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: Sunny. High near 76. Thursday night, a chance of showers, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Low around 55.

Forecast for the next three days:

Friday: A chance of showers. Cloudy. High near 76. Friday night, a chance of showers. Cloudy. Low around 57.
Saturday: A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. High near 76. Saturday night, a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 61.
Sunday: Mostly cloudy. High near 79. Sunday night, a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 59.

Sunrise today: 6:55 a.m.
Sunset today: 6:32 p.m.

Length of the day: 11:36 hrs.

Town meetings

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

ANCRAM Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 1416 County Rte. 7, Ancram (329-6512).
AUSTERLITZ Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall, 812 Route 203, Spencertown (392-3260).
COPAKE Planning Board meets at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
GHENT Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
HUDSON Common Council Special Legal Committee meeting at 6 p.m at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
KINDERHOOK Zoning Board of Appeals meets at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
WINDHAM Town board meets at 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

WGXC Fall 2013 Pledge Drive continues through Wed., Oct. 9. WGXC Hands-on Radio holds its bi-annual quest to raise $35,000 in support of its operating expenses. Tune in for special guests and programming all week. Contribute what you can and keep the airwaves open in Greene and Columbia counties.

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: Silk Road Blocked The Silk Road tor service was shut down and Ross William Ulbricht was arrested for running it, on Oct. 2. Will Oremus at Slate.com tells the story of how he got caught. Plus, North Carolina Rep. Mel Watt introduces the Free Market Royalty Act, which would charge terrestrial broadcasters music royalties.
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Sam Sebren Live from Wave Farm's Study Center, artist-in-residence Sam Sebren plays a live DJ set of noise and punk rock.
1 a.m. Not the Wind, Not the Flag; Lea Bertucci; Keir Neuringer Recorded live at Spotty Dog Books & Ale in Hudson, NY.
3 a.m.: Selected Songs: Tony Conrad From Wikipedia: "Tony Conrad (born Anthony S. Conrad in 1940) is an American avant-garde video artist, experimental filmmaker, musician/composer, sound artist, teacher and writer. His father was Arthur Conrad, who worked with Everett Warner during World War II in designing dazzle camouflage for the US Navy." His musical works are heard here.
5 a.m.: Off The Hook: 25th Anniversary Show Do not call during rebroadcast. Off The Hook, from the hacker zine 2600, airs every Wednesday night at 7 p.m. ET in New York City on WBAI 99.5 FM, and is rebroadcast the next morning at 5 a.m. on WGXC and free103point9 Online Radio. It is simulcast online via streaming MP3 and via shortwave on WBCQ The Planet at 5110 KHz. Join #offthehook on irc.2600.net to chat during the show. Email show at oth [at] 2600.com Do not call during the rebroadcast.

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 Morning news, music, interviews features and agriculture reporting. Also local news, previews of events in Greene and Columbia counties, music, and more. Call in to have your say 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, weather, and events. Call 518-828-0290 to comment during the "WGXC Morning Show.
2 p.m.: The Art of the Hudson Valley: Cynthia Mulvaney, Lee Gould The 19th Annual ArtsWalk is this month and it's time to "talk the Walk" with guests Cynthia Mulvaney, Executive Director of the Columbia County Council on the Arts, and Lee Gould, ArtsWalk Literary Chair. Hosted by Chad Weckler.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: Alternate Uses of the Frequency Pledge drive edition of "Radio Theatre" offers other uses of the 90.7-FM frequency if enough money is not raised to keep WGXC on the air. Tom Roe hosts live from Wave Farm's Study Center studio in Acra, NY.
3:30 p.m.: Kids Brain Radio: Live From Acra Sam Sebren hosts live from Wave Farm, with some of the best bits ever from "Kids Brain Radio." Echo Roe has a movie review of "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2." Call in at 518-622-2598 or Skype WaveFarm to join the fun. This is during the WGXC Fall 2013 Pledge Drive. Call 518-828-0290 to donate or go to wgxc.org/donate.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
Wave Farm / WGXC Acra Contact Info
Mailing: PO Box 13 Acra, NY 12405
Main Office / Acra Studio
(518) 622-2598
WGXC Office
(518) 697-7400
WGXC Hudson Studio
(518) 828-0290
WGXC Feedback
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Wave Farm / WGXC Acra Studio: 5662 Route 23 Acra, NY 12405
WGXC Hudson Studio: 369 Warren St. Hudson, NY 12534