Wednesday, March 18, 2015 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 31F; low 13F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 31F; low 15F.[/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: Partly sunny. High near 30. Wednesday night, partly cloudy. Low around 13.
Forecast for the next three days:
Thursday: Sunny. High near 33. Thursday night, mostly clear. Low around 13.
Friday: A chance of snow before 2 p.m., then rain and snow likely. Partly sunny. High near 36. Friday night, rain and snow showers likely before 8 p.m., then a chance of snow showers. Cloudy. Low around 28.
Saturday: Partly sunny. High near 47. Saturday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 23.
Sunrise today: 7:01 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:05 p.m.
Length of the day: 12:04 hrs.
Today is the third Wednesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)
CATSKILL Town Board meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 439 Main St., Catskill (943-2141).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Board of Supervisors Human Services Committee meeting, 5 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).
GHENT Planning Board, 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
GREENE COUNTY Legislature meeting, 6:30 p.m. All at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
HUDSON Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
STUYVESANT Zoning Revision Committee meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Dr., Stuyvesant (758-6248).
TACONIC town meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 909 Rte. 82, Taghkanic (851-7638).
TACONIC HILLS Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Central Office boardroom, 73 Co. Rte. 11A, Craryville (325-2800).
The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
1 a.m.: Vital Weekly: Asmus Tietchens Episode 973 of weekly experimental new music show, by folks formerly behind Staalplaat. Click on title for playlist 973.
2 a.m.: Net Neutrality Hearing FCC Chair Tom Wheeler testifying before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee March 17 about net neutrality.
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 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.: @Issue: James Campion Guest for the hour is James Campion, President of Columbia-Greene Community College. The Livingston resident has served in that capacity for almost 15 years. Prior to his appointment as president, Campion served as the college's Dean of Community Services and Executive Director of the Columbia-Greene Community Foundation. During his 36-year career in higher education, Campion has held several other administrative and adjunct faculty positions in community colleges. Hosted by Victor Mendolia, Debora Gilbert and Debby Mayer.
11 a.m.: Vinyl Rundown: Sly & the Family Stone In honor of Sly Stone's 72nd birthday on Sunday, March 15. This is the first 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.: Catskill Cabin Conversations: Christian Griffin The guest for the hour is Christian Griffin. He was the youngest of five kids, born and raised in Fairbanks, Alaska. He left Alaska at 18, and has lived in Texas, Utah and New York. He currently works at the Krafted Kup Coffee House in Poughkeepsie. Griffin will discuss the items he would choose to take to on a Catskill cabin getaway. Produced by Mike Porter and Andy Reid.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show: 20150318 Does the Confederate flag represent racism? After posting this question on social media, hosts Vern Cross, Kamal Johnson, and Ranier Blue take to the air waves to discuss this topic and more. Plus, the 5:30 freestyle, local news, events, music and more. Call in with questions or comments, (518) 828-0290.
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News