Thursday, December 18, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 37F; low 27F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 38F; low 29F.[/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: A chance of snow showers, possibly mixing with rain after 11 a.m., then gradually ending. Mostly cloudy. High near 41. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Thursday night, partly cloudy. Low around 26.
Forecast for the next three days:
Friday: Mostly sunny. High near 36. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 21.
Saturday: Mostly sunny. High near 35. Saturday night, a slight chance of snow after 8 p.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 26.
Sunday: Mostly cloudy. High near 38. Sunday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 29.
Sunrise today: 7:19 a.m.
Sunset today: 4:25 p.m.
Length of the day: 9:05 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. in Town Hall at 1416 County Rte. 7, Ancram (329-6512).
CHATHAM Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. Town Hall, 488 State Route 295, Chatham (392-3262).
COXSACKIE-ATHENS Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m. at high school, 24 Sunset Blvd., Coxsackie (731-1800).
COPAKE Land Use Review Committee meeting, 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
DURHAM Town Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. in Town Building, 7309 State Rt. 81, East Durham (239-6122).
GHENT Town Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at the Ghent Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
HUDSON Common Council Economic Development Committee meeting is cancelled.
KINDERHOOK Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
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
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 News, weather, events, music and more. Live from the Hudson studio. Hosted by Michelle Lewis.
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.
11 a.m.: One Size Fits All: 20141218 The final hour of "One Size Fits All" in 2014. This hour-long investigation into the idea of amplified sound will begin the holiday festivities with Matteah Baim and conclude with a seasonal insight from William S. Burroughs and Kurt Cobain. Produced by Your Host. The full playlist can be found at www.Facebook.com/OneSizeWGXC.
2 p.m.: Between the Lines: Elaine Fernandez Elaine Fernandez, community activist and founder of the new Hudson Valley Playwrights group based in Rhinecliff, NY, discusses why she founded the group and the up-and-coming weekend of staged readings of new plays and monologues at the Morton Library on January 17 and 18, 2015. Plus, Ann Forbes Cooper bids a fond farewell after almost four years of hosting the show. She pays tribute to former guests and signs off with a reading of her own work.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: A Christmas Carol Laurence Olivier plays Scrooge in this radio theatre story of the Charles Dickens holiday classic. Plus Spike Jones and His City Slickers perform a special version of "Jingle Bells."
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show: "Sauerkraut" Seth Travins, Gene Shetsky “Sauerkraut” Seth Travins will be in the studio to discuss “Seth’s Sauerkraut Revue," his work with the Wiyos and his sauerkraut business. Hudson Mayor's Aide Gene Shetsky will come by to talk about Columbia County’s plans for the Lincoln Funeral Train Commemoration in April. Plus, news, weather, events, music and more. Hosted by Ellen Thurston and Tom DePietro, with Jake "The Intern" Ebel.
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News
7 p.m.: The Jazz Disturbance: Charlie Apicella Guitarist Charlie Apicella, who was born and bred in Hudson, NY, will talk about his Italian heritage, his familial musical influences, his education in music and his latest release with Iron City on Zoho Records, “Big Boss.” Hosted by Cheryl K.