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Wednesday, March 25, 2015 local almanac

Mar 25, 2015 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 48F; low 38F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 49F; low 38F.[/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: Showers, mainly after 4 p.m. High near 48. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. Wednesday night, showers likely, mainly before 11 p.m. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, cloudy. Low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

Forecast for the next three days:
Thursday: Rain, mainly after noon. Patchy fog before noon. High near 52. Thursday night, rain before midnight, then showers likely after midnight. Low around 39.
Friday: A chance of showers, mainly before 2 p.m. Cloudy. High near 45. Friday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 28.
Saturday: Mostly sunny. High near 39. Saturday night, mostly clear. Low around 24.

Sunrise today: 6:48 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:13 p.m.
Length of the day: 12:24 hrs.

Public meeting
Today is the fourth Wednesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)

ATHENS Village Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Community Center, 2 First St., Athens (945-1551).
CAIRO Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 512 Main St., Cairo (622-3120).
COLUMBIA County Board of Supervisors Public Works Committee meeting, 6 p.m. at 401 State St., Hudson (828-1527).
COPAKE Hamlet Revitalization Task Force meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mountain View Rd., Copake (329-1234).
HUDSON Common Council Public Works Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m.; Legal Committee meeting, 6:15 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
HUDSON Development Corporation meeting, 12 p.m. (noon) at 1 North Front St., Hudson (751-1044).
KINDERHOOK Historical Committee meeting, 7 p.m., Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
PHILMONT Village Board Workshop meeting, 7 p.m., Village Hall, 124 Main St., Philmont (672-7032).

The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Normal Stockwell Interview with Norman Stockwell of WORT-FM at the World Forum of Free Media (WFFM) from March 22 to 28, 2015 at the site of the El Manar University in Tunis. The World Forum of Free Media was born as part of the World Social Forum through meetings between activists supporting the freedom of expression and the fight for another form of communication.
1 a.m.: Vital Weekly: Philippe Foch Episode 974 of weekly experimental new music show, by folks formerly behind Staalplaat. Click on title for playlist 974.
3 a.m.: FCC Budget Hearing The U.S. House’s Financial Services and General Government Committee held a budget hearing for the Federal Communications Commission Tue., March 24.
5:05 a.m.: Project Censored: Abby Martin, Ward Jordan, Michael McCray, Shelby Wade Peter, Mickey and their guests speak about independent journalism, transparency in government, and social justice education. Abby Martin speaks about her years as host of "Breaking the Set" on RT Television. Then Tanya Ward Jordan and Michael McCray examine new legislation meant to enhance whistleblower protection in government and the financial sector. Finally, Sonoma State University student Shelby Wade talks about organizing a Social Justice Week on her campus.

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: Neil Smith Athens Cultural Center board member Neil Smith will discuss the five-week series that will examine the origins and history of jazz. The series is presented by the D. R. Evarts Library and will be held at the Athens Cultural Center, "Jazz A-Z" will focus on a different musician every session. The series runs from March 18 through April 15. Hosted by Michelle Lewis. Plus local news, weather, events, music and more. Live from the WGXC Hudson Studio. Hosted by 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.: The Right Opinion: Robert LaPorta, Michael Milot Veterans Robert LaPorta and Michael Milot, of Claverack, N.Y, will talk about their military experience. Hosted by Ed Fertik.
11 a.m.: Vinyl Rundown: Sly & the Family Stone In honor of Sly Stone's 72nd birthday on Sunday, March 15. This is the second of two shows featuring the music of Sly & the Family Stone, from the group's early albums before their national hits, some early productions of Sly, and a look at Sly's creative peak between the "Stand!" and "There's A Riot Going On" albums. Hosted by Chris Bishop.
2 p.m.: Barbershop Talks: 20150325 Discussion of upcoming Staley B. Keith Social Justice Center events in Hudson, including the third annual State of the Community: Black Lives Matter Showcase, the After Party and the Easter Egg Hunt at Promenade Hill Park. Plus a classic "Truck Stop" from The 18 Wheeler and more. Call-ins are welcome at (518) 828-0290. Hosted by Vern Cross, Kamal Johnson and Janessa Moore.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News
7 p.m.: All Hopped Up (And Ready to Go): 20150325