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Thursday, May 16, 2013 local almanac

May 16, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 77F; low 39F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 77F; low 46F.[/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 sunny. High near 79. Mostly clear tonight. Low around 44.

Forecast for the next three days:

Friday: Sunny. High near 72. Friday night, mostly clear. Low around 43.
Saturday: Mostly sunny. High near 73. Mostly cloudy overnight. Low around 47.
Sunday: Partly sunny. High near 71. Mostly cloudy Sunday night. Low around 50.

Sunrise today: 5:32 a.m.
Sunset today: 8:11 p.m.

Length of the day: 14:39 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the third Thursday of the month.
(WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.)

ANCRAM Board meeting at 7 p.m. in Town Hall at 1416 County Rte. 7, Ancram (329-6512).
CHATHAM Town Board meeting at 7 p.m. Town Hall, 488 State Route 295, Chatham (392-3262).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Public Safety Committee meeting at 6 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson.
COPAKE Comprehensive Planning Committee meeting at 7:30 p.m., at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
DURHAM Town board meeting at 7:30 p.m. in Town Building, 7309 State Rt. 81, East Durham.
GHENT Town Board meeting at the Ghent Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644)
COLUMBIA COUNTY Public Works Committee at 6 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson.
Public Hearing related to the NYS Office of Community Renewal Community Development Block Grant Program opportunities. This is an opportunity for Hudson citizens to identify and discuss the community’s overall needs and priorities, including the needs of low and moderate income people, and to propose possible community improvement projects the city may wish to submit to the CDBG Program. Application ideas must fit into one of four categories: Economic Development, Small Business Assistance, Public Infrastructure, or Public Facilities. That public hearing will be held at 5:30 pm, followed by the Common Council Economic Development Committee Meeting at 6 p.m., at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
Historical Committee meeting at 7 p.m., Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

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

12 a.m. (midnight): Free Speech Radio News: Tennessee Governor Vetoes Ag-Gag Bill "Free Speech Radio News" was pre-empted in its usual 6:30 p.m. time slot Wed., May 15, due to the Cairo-Durham School Board Candidate Forum. The show airs at this time instead.
12:30 a.m.: Radio Stew: Time is Running Out Shortened episode of "Radio Stew," time-based.
1 a.m.: Women in Punk Rock A 1983 show from Pacifica Station KPFA producers Karen Sundheim and Elaine Jacobs with songs from The Slits, The Au Pairs, Unknown Gender, Wilma, The Avengers, Laurie Anderson, the Contractions and many more.
2 a.m.: Deep Wireless: Keynote Addresses Past "Deep Wireless" keynote addresses from Brandon LaBelle and Anna Friz are featured.
5 a.m.: Off the Hook: 20130516 Do not call during rebroadcast. Off The Hook, from the hacker zine 2600, airs every Wednesday night at 7 p.m. ET in New York City on WBAI 99.5 FM, and is rebroadcast the next morning at 5 a.m. on WGXC and free103point9 Online Radio. It is simulcast online via streaming MP3 and via shortwave on WBCQ The Planet at 5110 KHz. Join #offthehook on irc.2600.net to chat during the show. Email show at oth [at] 2600.com Do not call during the 5 a.m. rebroadcast.

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, weather, and events. Call 518-828-0290 to comment during the "WGXC Morning Show." Hosted by Philip Grant.
2 p.m.: Between the Lines: Brian C. Petti, Kenneth Hamrick Playwright and blogger Brian C. Petti has a new e-book memoir/blog just out: Sister Mercedes and the Temple of Doom. It's funny, scabrous, clever, insightful and real. But don't take my word for it, hear him read excerpts and answer questions on this week's Between the Lines. Later in the show, Kenneth Hamrick, artistic director of the Catskill Mountain Foundation; and Paul Taylor dancer Christina Lynch Markham discuss the innovative three-week Paul Taylor Dance Company residency at the CMF, designed to "bring dance to the people."
3:30 p.m.: Radio Theatre: The Embezzlers, Gunrunner An anthology series of dramas and comedies for radio. Produced at KSVR Studios at the radio station KSVR-FM in Mount Vernon, Washington. The actors are from the Skagit Radio Repertory Company. The producer is Joseph C McGuire. Story by Arthur B. Reeves, Adapted by Joseph McGuire. In "The Embezzler" the Sister of Crime heroine Constance Dunlap takes on 1920's Wall Street. A new friend has dealt himself a bad hand be embezzling for a crooked firm. Constance helps out the poor schnook. In the "Gunrunner," Constance meets a Latino revolutionary, Ramon Santos, who she helps finance his Junta with her Wall Street contacts. Meanwhile her nemesis Detective Ben Drummond is out to stop them. From Pacifica Radio.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News
7 p.m.: The Jazz Disturbance: Bob Gluck Join host Cheryl K. for an interview with keyboardist and educator Bob Gluck. He recently penned the book, "You'll Know When You Get There: Herbie Hancock and the Mwandishi Band" (University of Chicago Press Books). He has also released, "Textures and Pulsations" with keyboardist Aruan Ortiz, “two acclaimed pianists exploring wilding ranging realms of improvised music.”

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