Thursday, December 11, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 33F; low 24F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 34F; low 25F.[/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: A chance of snow showers. Cloudy. High near 36. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. Thursday night, a slight chance of snow showers. Cloudy. Low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.
Forecast for the next three days:
Friday: A slight chance of snow showers. Cloudy. High near 37. Friday night, a slight chance of snow showers before 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 25.
Saturday: Partly sunny. High near 37. Saturday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 27.
Sunday: Partly sunny. High near 41. Sunday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 31.
Today is the second Thursday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)
CAIRO-DURHAM Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m. in the middle school cafeteria, 1301 Route 145, Cairo (622-8543).
CHATHAM Village Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall, 77 Main Street, Chatham (392-5821).
CLAVERACK Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 91 Church St., Mellenville (672-7911).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Board of Supervisors Salary Review Committee meeting, 5 p.m. at 401 State St., Hudson (828-1527).
COPAKE Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mountainview Road, Copake (329-1234).
GALLATIN Town Board meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 667 Route 7, Ancram (398-7519).
GREENE COUNTY Finance & Audit Committee meeting, 5 p.m. at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
GREENVILLE Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m. in the middle/high school library, Route 81, Greenville (966-5070).
KINDERHOOK Planning Board Workshop meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
LIVINGSTON Town board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 119 County Route 19.
NEW BALTIMORE Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 3809 Co. Rte. 51, Hannacroix (756-6671).
PHILMONT Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. at Village Hall, 124 Main St., Philmont (672-7032).
STUYVESANT Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Drive, Stuyvesant (758-6248).
TANNERSVILLE Village trustees meet at 7 p.m. in their Village Hall on Route 23A.
WINDHAM Town board meets at 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).
The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
2 a.m.: Alexander Turnquist, Sam Moss Dec. 10 performance at the Spotty Dog in Hudson, N.Y. Alexander Turnquist was a last-minute fill-in for snowed-in Liv Carrow. http://sammoss.net/ Sam Moss is a songwriter and string player. In fall 2013, he released his eighth solo album, No Kingdom. Moss has also released two albums with the old-time duo, The Howling Kettles, and compiled Imaginational Anthem Volume Five for Tompkins Square Records. In fall 2012 he was in residence at The MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, NH.
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, events, music and more. Live from the Hudson studio. Hosted Michelle Lewis.
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.: Prison Voices Project: Ferguson to New York Update on some of the protests around the police killings of Mike Brown, Eric Garner and others. The show will highlight related stories and discussions around the killings, connect the plot of political prisoners and announce some upcoming events in the area.
2 p.m.: The Passage: Bhante H. Gunaratana An informal talk by Bhante H. Gunaratana on the way to achieve world peace. (Hint: it won't happen overnight). With music by Joy Division, Bob Dylan, Bryan Ferry, and St. Hildegard of Bingen, a 12th century writer, composer, abbess, Christian mystic and polymath. Produced by Richard Roth.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: In Search of Captain Cat of Llareggub This edition of Radio Theatre features radio artist Colin Black's new work "In Search of Captain Cat of Llareggub," in which Black takes a character from Dylan Thomas's 1954 radio drama "Under Milk Wood" and creates a new fictional reality, or, as he puts it, "a space where the sea sings of the living, the dead and the imagined."
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News: New York Public Service Commission Local news headlines, national news headlines from Public Service News, weather, and more. In today's interview, we tune in today's Public Service Commission meeting in Albany. The meeting was webcast Dec. 11 at 10:30 a.m. We tune in highlights. On the agenda, Charter Communications cable franchise in Austerlitz.