Thursday, April 9, 2015 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 45F; low 39F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 45F; 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: A chance of drizzle, then a chance of rain or drizzle after 3 p.m. Cloudy. High near 45. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Thursday night, rain. Low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent.
Forecast for the next three days:
Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11 a.m., then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4 p.m. Cloudy. High near 60. Friday night, a chance of showers, mainly before 7 p.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 45.
Saturday: Mostly sunny. High near 56. Saturday night, mostly clear. Low around 35.
Sunday: Sunny. High near 64. Sunday night, mostly clear. Low around 39.
Sunset today: 7:30 p.m.
Length of the day: 13:07 hrs.
Today is the second Thursday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)
CHATHAM Village Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall, 77 Main Street, Chatham (392-5821).
CLAVERACK Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 91 Church St., Mellenville (672-7911).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Transportation Advisory Committee meeting, 1 p.m. at 401 State St., Hudson.
COPAKE Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mountainview Road, Copake (329-1234).
GALLATIN Town Board meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 667 Route 7, Ancram (398-7519).
HUDSON Common Council Legal Committee meeting, 6 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
KINDERHOOK Planning Board Workshop meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
LIVINGSTON Town board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 119 County Route 19.
NEW BALTIMORE Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 3809 Co. Rte. 51, Hannacroix (756-6671).
PHILMONT Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. at Village Hall, 124 Main St., Philmont (672-7032).
STUYVESANT Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Drive, Stuyvesant (758-6248).
TANNERSVILLE Village trustees meet at 7 p.m. in their Village Hall on Route 23A.
WINDHAM Town board meets at 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, music and and more. Broadcast from the WGXC Hudson studio.
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.: Prison Voices Project: Pascual Carpenter Update and re-broadcast of a previous show which focused on the felony-murder rule, and why Pascual Carpenter was incarcerated 23 years. Carpenter has just been released. This episode features an interview with Deirdre Sinnot, filmmaker of "23 Reasons Why 23 Years is Enough!" The film features Carpenter and explores the felony murder rule, which was used to sentence Carpenter to prison for 25 years to life. Carpenter contacted the "Prison Voices Project" from his cell in the Sing Sing Correctional Facility in Ossining, N.Y., and connected PVP with Sinnot, making this show possible. The film and the interview also explores the role the media plays in fueling a fear of young men of color, and the influence that fear has at sentencing. Produced by Alexandra Cox.
2 p.m.: The Passage: Mike Gladstone The late publisher, editor, designer, and historic preservationist M.J. "Mike" Gladstone loved Bob and Ray, and "Victory at Sea," the Richard Rodgers score to a documentary television series. In his honor selections from both will be played, along with short clips from a fireside interview at his home in Clermont approximately two years ago. Produced by Richard Roth.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: Railway Children Part 2 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. The classic story from E. Nesbit about city children who move to the English countryside next to a Railway Station. Where they have many adventures. Taking place during the Crimean War. Produced by Joseph C McGuire. Edited by Jay Charles Performers: The Skagit Radio Repertory Company. Made with a grant from the Corporation For Public Broadcasting. From Pacifica Radio.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News