Thursday, October 2, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 69F; low 48F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 68F; low 49F.[/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 68. Thursday night, patchy fog after 2 a.m. Otherwise, partly cloudy. Low around 50.
Forecast for the next three days:
Friday: Patchy fog before 9 a.m. Otherwise, sunny. High near 70. Friday night, a chance of showers after 2 a.m. Increasing clouds. Low around 53.
Saturday: Showers, mainly after 8 a.m. High near 62. Saturday night, a slight chance of showers before 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 44.
Sunday: Sunny. High near 61. Sunday night, mostly clear. Low around 39.
Today is the first Thursday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All telephone numbers are in the 518 area code except where noted.)
ANCRAM Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 1416 County Rte. 7, Ancram (329-6512).
ASHLAND Planning Board meeting, 6 p.m. at Town Hall, 12094 Route 23, Ashland (734-3636).
AUSTERLITZ Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 812 Route 203, Spencertown (392-3260).
COPAKE Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
COXSACKIE Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 16 Reed St., Coxsackie (731-2727).
GHENT Town Board informational planning and working session, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
KINDERHOOK Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
STUYVESANT Board meeting workshop, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Dr., Stuyvesant (758-6248).
WINDHAM Town Board meeting, 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).
The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
Extended: Radio Love Pledge Drive (Day Fifteen): WGXC Hands-on Radio must raise $35,000 to support its operating expenses. The pledge number to call is (518) 697-7400. Or make your tax-deductible donation online at wgxc.org/donate.
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: FCC Football The Federal Communications Commission this week ended the NFL blackout rule, a rule meant to sell more tickets to football games for NFL owners by blacking out television broadcasts in local markets. The NFL vows to continue the practice on its own. Plus, the FCC is considering a case of fining broadcasters for using the term "Redskins," as it is a slur word against Native Americans. "South Park," and "The Daily Show" also weigh in on the matter.
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: Liz Shaw Kirkus, Hyochul Kim Interview with the Rev. Hyochul Kim, Executive Director of the Won Dharma Center, located in Claverack. Kim will discuss activities offered at the center and plans for the center's upcoming third anniversary celebration, Sat., Oct. 4. Kim's conversation with Tom Masterson was recorded Sat., Sept. 13, at the center. Plus news, weather, events, music and the Radio Love Pledge Drive. Live from the Hudson studio. Hosted by Cheryl Symister-Masterson and special co-host Liz Shaw Kirkus of Catskill.
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.: We the People: Barbara Dague Hudson resident and businesswoman Barbara Dague will discuss her plan to run for Mayor of Hudson in 2015. Dague has already declared her intention to the Hudson City Democratic Committee. Hosted by Tom DePietro.
2 p.m.: The Art of the Hudson Valley: Tambra Dillon Tambra Dillon, Co-Director of the Hudson Opera House will discuss the recent TedxHudson event, art and culture in the region and the continuing Radio Love Pledge Drive. Hosted by Chad Weckler.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show: Jack Kelly, Susan Simon Author Jack Kelly will be in the studio to talk about his book, "Band of Giants: The Amateur Soldiers Who Won America's Independence." Susan Simon will discuss food, agriculture and education in Columbia County. And the Radio Love Pledge Drive continues. Plus, news, weather, events, music and more. Hosted by Ellen Thurston and Tom Depietro.
6 p.m.: Feature Story News
7 p.m.: The Jazz Disturbance