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Monday, April 15, 2013 local almanac

Apr 15, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 63F; low 37F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 61F; low 39F.[/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:  Mostly cloudy. High near 61. Light and variable wind, up to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Mostly cloud tonight. Low around 42. South wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Forecast for the next three days:

Tuesday: Showers likely. Cloudy. High near 62. South wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. A chance of showers overnight. Cloudy. Low around 45.
Wednesday: A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. High near 65. A chance of showers, Wednesday night. Mostly cloudy. Low around 49.
Thursday: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. High near 69. Mostly cloudy overnight. Low around 57.

Sunrise today: 6:12 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:37 p.m.

Length of the day: 13:24 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the third Monday of the month.
(WGXC suggests you call ahead to confirm time and location.)

ATHENS Town meeting at 6:45 p.m. at Town Hall, 2 First Street, Athens (734-3636).
AUSTERLITZ Comprehensive plan meeting at 7 p.m., at 812 Route 203, Austerlitz (392-3260).
CANAAN Planning board meeting at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 1647 Route 5 South, Canaan (781-3144).
GERMANTOWN Town Board meets at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 50 Palatine Park Road, Germantown (537-6687).
GREENE COUNTY 6 p.m. meetings of Government Ops and Finance committees, plus party caucuses at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
GREENVILLE Town Board meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Town Offices, corner of routes 32 and 81, Greenville (966-8276).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

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

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: Headline Radio and media news.
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Dialing In Turn your dial, or dial in your phone, to this show about the sounds and songs of dialing. We'll learn "How to Dial a Rotary Phone," "Dial M for Murder," and order a dial wand. Songs from The Kinks ("Around The Dial"), The Replacements ("Left of the Dial"), Morrissey ("Dial-A-Cliche"), Scanner ("Turning The Dial"), and others. "Deal Dial Tone" radio play from 31 Down is also included.
1 a.m.: Susie Ibarra and Michael Century Rebroadcast from April 13, 2013. Legendary jazz drummer Susie Ibarra is live in the WGXC Wave Farm studio in Acra with Michael Century, pianist and composer, and Professor of New Media and Music in the Arts Department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute ahead of "Susie Ibarra's Circadian Rhythms and WorldDrum Performance" at EMPAC and in Troy, NY the following weekend in celebration of Earth Day.
3 a.m.: Golden Age of Radio: 20130415 Max Schmid's tour through radio before television.
5 a.m.: This Week in Radio News: 20130415 The week in radio and media headlines are reviewed. From Free Speech Radio News: "Former FCC Commissioner Michael Copps on media consolidation and threats to public airwaves." Also, Claire Gastanaga, Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia, discusses radio-controlled drones, privacy issues around them, and a new law in Virginia protecting citizens rights. And the Federal Communications Commission is asking the public for input on its indecency rules. Finally, in 1977 the Sex Pistols' "God Save the Queen," topped, but was emitted from the British pop charts, and now, "Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead," from the 1939 film "The Wizard of Oz," is number one without any recognition by the BBC. Tune in both here.

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.: Law and Disorder: Russell Maroon Shoatz We welcome back Bret Grote, a member of Russell Maroon Shoatz's legal team. Political prisoner Russell Maroon Shoatz who has spent 39 years in the US prison system. As many listeners may know, Russell Shoatz has been held under intense lock down spending no more than one hour a day outside of his cell for the past 21 of those years. He was locked up in 1972 for his activity as a member of the Black Liberation Army. Bret gives us an update in recent developments of the case.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News9:30 p.m.: LunarMoss: Conjure Sounds to help raise the vernal tendrils from beneath the earth . . . featuring recent releases from the sonic garage of Purling Hiss, to the psych-tinged, Herbcraft. More from Steven O'Malley's Ensemble Pearl, and Sondra Sun-Odeon.
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