Thursday, February 23, 2017 local almanac
Today is Day 9 of the WGXC Radical Radio 2017 Winter Pledge Drive. During the coming days, WGXC programmers, volunteers and staff must raise $20,000 to keep WGXC Hands-on Radio on the air, live and local during the coming months. Your support will make all the difference. Call (518) 697-7400 or go online to wgxc.org [slash] donate. Thank you for supporting creative community radio in New York's Greene and Columbia counties.
Local weather forecast:
TODAY: Patchy fog before 7 a.m. Otherwise, mostly sunny. High near 68. Thursday night, a chance of showers, mainly after 10 p.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 43.
FORECAST FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS
FRIDAY: A chance of showers, mainly before 11 a.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 60. Friday night, a slight chance of showers before 10 p.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 50.
SATURDAY: A chance of showers, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1 p.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 60. Saturday night, rain likely before 1 a.m., then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy. Low around 33.
Sunrise today: 6:38 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:39 p.m.
LENGTH OF THE DAY: 11 hrs.
Today is the fourth Thursday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.
ATHENS Town Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at community center, 2 First Street, Athens (945-1052).
CHATHAM Village Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Village Hall, 77 Main Street, Chatham (392-5821).
CHATHAM Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 488 Route 295, Chatham (392-1651).
COLUMBIA County Board of Supervisors Finance Committee meeting, 3 p.m. at 401 State Street Office Building, Hudson (828-1527). COPAKE Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
COXSACKIE Town Board workshop meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 16 Reed St., Coxsackie (731-2727). HUDSON Community Development and Planning Agency meeting (tentative), 12 p.m. at 1 North Front St., Hudson (751-1044).
HUDSON Planning Board meeting, 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren St., Hudson (828-1030). Rescheduled from Feb. 9. WINDHAM Town Board meeting, 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).
Unofficial JOHN FASO Town Hall, 6 p.m., Feb. 24, at George Washington Elementary School. Organized by Citizen Action of the Hudson Valley. Local activists organized this town hall event for Faso. He is not expected to attend. The first-term Congressman is not holding public meetings with his constituents.
MAKE FASO LISTEN March, 2 p.m., Feb. 25, at U.S. Rep. John Faso's District Office, 2 Hudson Street, Kinderhook. Organized by Indivisible CD19NY.
PEOPLE'S MARCH for Education Justice, 1 p.m., Mar. 4 at locations across New York: Buffalo, Rochester, Schenectady, Kingston and New York City. Organized by Citizen Action of the Hudson Valley and Alliance for Quality Education of New York.