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Thursday, March 21, 2013 local almanac

Mar 21, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 36F; low 18F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 37F; low 19F.[/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 38. Mostly cloudy tonight. Low around 19.

Forecast for the next three days:

Friday: A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy. High near 38. Mostly cloudy overnight. Low around 25.
Saturday: Mostly sunny. High near 44. Mostly clear, Saturday night. Low around 25.
Sunday: Sunny. High near 45. A chance of rain and snow, Sunday night. Mostly cloudy. Low around 31.

Sunrise today: 6:54 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:09 p.m.

Length of the day: 12:14 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the third Thursday of the month.
(WGXC recommends calling ahead to confirm time and location.

ANCRAM Board meeting at 7 p.m. in Town Hall at 1416 County Rte. 7, Ancram (329-6512).
CHATHAM Town Board meeting at 7 p.m. Town Hall, 488 State Route 295, Chatham (392-3262).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Public Safety Committee meeting at 6 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson.
COPAKE Comprehensive Planning Committee meeting at 7:30 p.m., at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
DURHAM Town board meeting at 7:30 p.m. in Town Building, 7309 State Rt. 81, East Durham.
GHENT Town Board meeting at the Ghent Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644)
COLUMBIA COUNTY Public Works Committee at 6 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson.
Common Council Economic Development Committee meeting is cancelled.

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

Midnight to 5:59 a.m.: Free103point9 Transmission Arts overnight

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: FCC Commissioner Steps Down "Free Speech Radio News" reports that Republican FCC commissioner Robert McDowell (R) announced during the Federal Communications Commission's monthly meeting, that he would be exiting the agency "in a few weeks."
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Deeper Into Movies Songs about movies, and clips from films, are featured. Including every pop culture reference, chronologically, in Quentin Tarantino films. Songs include "Deeper Into Movies" by Yo La Tengo; "The Right Profile" by The Clash, "Cassavetes" by Fugazi, "B-Movie" by Elvis Costello, ""Like Dylan in the Movies" by Belle & Sebastian; "Girls on Film" by Duran Duran, "Celluloid Heroes" by The Kinks, "Western Movies" by The Olympics, "It's All in the Movies" by Merle Haggard, "Mae Jean Goes to Hollywood" by The Byrds, and others.
2 a.m.: A Skewed History of Electronica From "The Chill Room," 14 September 2012, on killradio.org via Radio4All.org.
3 a.m.: U.S. House Hearings: Meteors and Asteroids The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee held a hearing March 19, 2013 titled, "Threats from Space: A Review of U.S. Government Efforts to Track and Mitigate Asteroids and Meteors."
5 a.m.: Off the Hook: 20130321 Do not call during rebroadcast! Shortened edition due to WBAI transmitter fund pledge drive. 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 5 a.m. rebroadcast.

6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.: WGXC Hands-On Community Radio

6 a.m.: Al Jazeera English
7 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show Hosted by Philip Grant. Morning news, music, interviews features and agriculture reporting. Call in with your views 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, events, music and more, with host Philip Grant.
10 a.m.: Education Radio: Diane Ravitch A talk by Education Historian and Former Assistant Secretary of Education Diane Ravitch. Ravitch presents arguments against No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top, within a larger critique of neoliberal education reform politics. WGXC broadcasts Education Radio via the Pacifica Audioport.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: The Most Dangerous Game From Radio Theater Project, KSVR Studios at the radio station KSVR-FM in Mount Vernon, Washington via Pacifica Radio. The actors are from the Skagit Radio Repertory Company. The producer is Joseph C McGuire.
3:30 p.m. Kids' Brain Radio live from the Catskill Community Center. Hosted by Matt Bua and Sam Sebren.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News
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