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August 8, 2011 local almanac

Aug 08, 2011 12:22 am
The National Weather Service predicts a 50 percent chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11 a.m. on Monday, otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 86. North wind between 6 and 11 mph. Monday night should be mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Tuesday the chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 p.m., drops to 30 percent, and the day should be otherwise partly sunny, with a high near 81.

Town meetings tonight
ASHLAND Town Board meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, Main Street, Ashland. (734-3636)
CANAAN The Canaan Town Board holds a workshop meeting concerning wind power. The regular monthly meeting will immediately follow the workshop meeting at 6 p.m. at Canaan Town Hall, 1647 County Route 5, Canaan.
CATSKILL Village meeting at 7 p.m. at the Firehouse, 1 Central Ave. (behind Walgreens) (943-3830).
COPAKE Environmental Committee meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
GREENE COUNTY LEGISLATURE holds Buildings & Grounds, Conservation, Public Safety, Highway, Government Operations, and Finance committee meetings at 6 p.m. at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
HUDSON Common Council workshop meeting at 7 p.m., City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
HUNTER Village meeting at 8 p.m.
NEW BALTIMORE Town meeting at 7:30 p.m. at 3809 Rt. 51, Hannacroix (756-6671).
NEW LEBANON The New Lebanon Town Board has introduced a Local Law to amend the Campgrounds Ordinance of the Town of New Lebanon as set forth in Chapter 88 of the Town Code. The proposed changes to the ordinance incorporate the Camping Grounds regulations set forth in the Town of New Lebanon Zoning Ordinance adopted 8/9/2010; replace specific requirements set forth throughout the ordinance with reference to the appropriate State or County regulatory authority or Code including the New York State Sanitary, Building, Fire, and Property Maintenance Codes; and clarify the application process. A copy of said proposed law is available for public review in the office of the New Lebanon Town Clerk during regular office hours. A public hearing upon said proposed local law will be held at the American Legion Hall at 7 Mill Road in New Lebanon at 6:45 p.m. and that an opportunity to be heard will be given to those favoring or opposing the passage of said proposed law.
PHILMONT The Village of Philmont holds a public hearing on Government Immunity to Zoning Laws as it relates to the proposed DPW garage (Pursuant to Monroe v. Rochester, 72 N.Y.2d 338) prior to the regular monthly board meeting. At 7 p.m. at Philmont Village Hall, 124 Main St., Philmont. 518-672-7032
PRATTSVILLE Town meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 14517 Main St., Prattsville (299-3125).
TAGHKANIC Public Hearings on: Draft Local Law Small Scale Excavation 7 p.m..; Draft Local Law Sole Assessor 7:10 p.m.; Highway Garage/Salt Shed 7:20 p.m. A copy of the Draft Local Laws are available for viewing on the town’s web site at www.taghkanic.org, and copies are available at the office of the Town Clerk, 483 County Route 15, Taghkanic. If unable to attend the hearing all comments may be sent to Cheryl E. Rogers, Town Clerk, 483 County Route 15, Elizaville, NY 12523 or crogers42857@gmail.com. The regular meeting will immediately follow. At 7 p.m. at Taghkanic Town Hall, 909 Route 82, Taghkanic. 518-851-7638

The skies above
TIDES Hudson: High, 11:35 p.m./Low, 5:41 p.m.
SUNRISE/SUNSET 5:59 a.m./8:04 p.m.
MOONRISE/MOONSET 4:17 a.m./ 12:48 p.m.

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DEMOCRACY NOW! Hosted by Amy Goodman. 8 a.m.
WGXC MORNING SHOW Philip Grant updates of the morning news, and plays local music. At 10 a.m. local musician Greg Stewart will perform live in the WGXC Hudson studio. 9 a.m.
AL JAZEERA ENGLISH International news. 11 a.m.
MONDAY MUSIC MATINEE Lincoln Mayorga surveys local classical musicians with international reputations. Noon-2 p.m.
THE AG SHOW Kieran Reilly talks farming news. 2 p.m.
YOUTH RADIO 3:30 p.m.
WGXC AFTERNOON SHOW Greg Osofsky and Kaya Weidman host. 4-6 p.m.
STONE WALLS, STEEL BARS Cowboy Jim hosts the bluegrass show. 9:30 p.m.
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