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Monday, March 9, 2015 local almanac

Mar 09, 2015 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 45F; low 21F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 45F; low 22F.[/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 light chance of snow showers before noon. Partly sunny. High near 43. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Monday night, mostly clear. Low around 25.

Forecast for the next three days:
Tuesday: Increasing clouds. High near 43. Tuesday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 34.
Mostly sunny. High near 50. Wednesday night, mostly clear. Low around 28.
Sunny. High near 42. Thursday night, partly cloudy. Low around 22.

Sunrise today: 6:16 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:55 p.m.
Length of the day: 11:38 hrs.

Public meeting
Today is the second Monday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)

ASHLAND Town Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, Main Street, Ashland (734-3636).
CAIRO Town Board meeting, 6 p.m. at Town Hall, 512 Main St., Cairo (622-3120).
CANAAN Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 1647 Co. Rte. 5, Canaan (781-3144).
CATSKILL Village Board meeting, 7 p.m. at the Firehouse, 1 Central Ave. (behind Walgreens) (943-3830).
CLAVERACK Planning Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 91 Church St., Mellenville (672-7911).
COPAKE Environmental Committee meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
GREENE COUNTY Legislature County Services and Public Works committee meetings, 6 p.m. at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
HUDSON City School District Board of Education workshop, 6 p.m.; meeting, 7 p.m. at Hudson Jr. High School library, 215 Harry Howard Ave., Hudson (828-4360).
HUDSON Common Council Informal meeting, 7 p.m. Bliss Towers, 41 N. 2nd St., Hudson (828-1030).
HUNTER Village Board meeting, 8 p.m. at Village Hall, 7955 Main St., Hudson (263-4020).
NEW BALTIMORE Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 3809 Rt. 51, Hannacroix (756-6671).
PHILMONT Village Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Village Hall, 124 Main St., Philmont (672-7032).
PRATTSVILLE Town meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 14517 Main St., Prattsville (299-3125).
TAGHKANIC Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 909 Route 82, Taghkanic (851-7638).

The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Bonnie Tyler Aaron Wilde, in a YouTube video talks about the musical structure of "Total Eclipse of the Heart" in great detail for 30 minutes. The song was originally written by Jim Steinman for Meat Loaf, but was subsequently released instead by Bonnie Tyler, becoming a number one hit in the UK during 1983.
5:05 a.m.: PCJ Network Plus: Broadcasting Board of Governors International radio and media show. The show is produced jointly by PCJ in Taiwan and Canada. Producer/Presenter: Keith Perron. This week: News about the Broadcasting Board of Governors.

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 Local news, weather, events, music and more. Live from the WGXC Hudson Studio. Hosted by Mr. "Peetie Pete" Lievense.
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.: The Albany Report: David Little School funding is a critical issue in rural communities. The conversation will focus on the education budget and what the governor's reform proposals mean for small city and rural schools with guest, David Little, Executive Director of Rural Schools Association. Call (518) 828-0290 to go on air during the show, or send your comments or questions via email to thealbanyreport@gmail.com. Or take three minutes and record a question or comment ahead of time at (518) 291-WGXC (9492). Hosted by Cecilia Tkaczyk.
11 a.m.: Zoom: Terraforming and the Genesis Device "I dreamed I was a physicist looking back, past tense, on my work in terraforming, and the use of the still experimental genesis device.... Turning dead and barren lands green and lush, and how this device in the wrong hands could be ultra-destructive. I hid myself away forever to live in self-imposed exile as a rural hermit with all the guilt of an Oppenheimer. Tune in for speculations on isolationist drift. (This is a work of fiction.) -- Host Tyson Hauf
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show Live from the WGXC Hudson Studio. Hosted by Kieran Riley.
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News
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