Thursday, February 16, 2017 local almanac
Today is Day 2 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: A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy. High near 33. Thursday night, partly cloudy. Low around 18.
FORECAST FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS
FRIDAY: Mostly sunny. High near 33. Friday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 17.
SATURDAY: Partly sunny. High near 43. Saturday night, partly cloudy. Low around 31.
Sunrise today: 6:48 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:30 p.m.
LENGTH OF THE DAY: 10:41 hrs.
Today is the third Thursday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.
ANCRAM Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 1416 County Route 7, Ancram (329-6512).
AUSTERLITZ Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 812 Route 203, Spencertown (392-3260).
CAIRO-DURHAM Board of Education meeting, 6 p.m. at high school, 1301 Route 145, Durham (622-8543).
COXSACKIE-ATHENS Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m. at E.J. Arthur Elementary School, 51 Third Street, Athens (731-1750).
GHENT Town Board meeting, 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
GREENE County Industrial Development Agency Board of Directors meeting, 8 a.m. at IDA office, 270 Mansion Street, Coxsackie (741-5500).
GREENE County Fire Advisor Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Greene County Emergency Control and Training Center, 25 Volunteer Drive, Cairo (622-3548).
HUDSON Common Council Economic Development Committee meeting, 6 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren St., Hudson (828-1030).
KINDERHOOK Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 3211 Church St., Kinderhook (784-2233).
STUYVESANT Joint Zoning Law workshop, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Dr., Stuyvesant (758-6248).
WINDHAM Planning Board public hearing on site plan review application for Crown Fuels, 7:10 p.m. at Town Hall, Main St., Hensonville (734-4170).
NATIONAL GENERAL Strike, Feb. 17 through Feb. 20, nationwide. No work. No school. No shopping. A peaceful display of resistance and solidarity.
TRAINING for the Resistance workshops, 1 p.m., Feb. 19 at 45 Maple Street, Springfield, Mass. Hosted by Western Mass. Jobs with Justice.
NOT MY PRESIDENT'S DAY Rally, 12 p.m., Feb. 20, on the SUNY New Paltz campus at the JFT Concourse. Organized by Move Forward New York.
Unofficial JOHN FASO Town Hall, 6 p.m., Feb. 24, at Kingston Town Hall. Organized by Citizen Action of the Hudson Valley. Local activists organized this town hall event for Faso. 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.