Thursday, March 12, 2015 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 37F; low 14F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 37F; low 16F.[/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: Sunny. High near 39. Northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Thursday night, partly cloudy. Low around 14.
Forecast for the next three days:
Friday: Partly sunny. High near 42. Friday night, a chance of sleet, mainly after 3 a.m. Increasing clouds. Low around 28.
Saturday: A chance of sleet before 8 a.m., then rain after 11 a.m. High near 44. Saturday night, rain before 2 a.m., then a chance of rain and snow. Low around 32.
Sunday: A chance of snow showers before 11 a.m., then a chance of rain and snow showers between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., then a chance of rain showers after 1 p.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 44. Sunday night, a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 28.
Sunset today: 5:58 p.m.
Length of the day: 11:47 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.)
CAIRO-DURHAM Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m. in the middle school cafeteria, 1301 Route 145, Cairo (622-8543).
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).
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).
GREENVILLE Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m. in the middle/high school library, Route 81, Greenville (966-5070).
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
12:05 a.m. Radio Stew: Anna Ramos Interview with Radio Web MACBA (RWM) curator Anna Ramos about special broadcast featuring radio-related commissions by Radio Web MACBA from Barcelona, Spain. RWM is a radiophonic project of the Museum of Contemporary Art Barcelona (MACBA) that explores the possibilities of the internet and radio as spaces of synthesis and exhibition. The broadcast, at 8 p.m. Sat., March 14, features works by Hank Bull and Felix Kubin, as well as David Crowley's look at Oskar Hansen's links to the twentieth-century Polish electroacoustic scene, and the role of the experimental radio studio in Warsaw at the time; Franco Berardi remembering the days of Radio Alice, a legendary free radio in the seventies; Lawrence Abu Hamdan exploring the contemporary politics of listening and the role of the voice in law; and reintrepretation of Samuel Beckett's play 'Cascando', by Joan Morey.
1 a.m.: Selected Songs: Quintron From Wikipedia: "Quintron (real name Robert Rolston; born circa 1967, Germany) is an American musician and leader of the eponymous one-man-band, "Quintron". He is a celebrated nightclub organist and inventor, who has patented a number of his own inventions and often performs at his own private club, the Spellcaster Lodge, located on St. Claude Avenue in New Orleans’ 9th Ward. He frequently performs with his wife, fellow musician and puppeteer, Panacea Pussycat (also known as Miss Pussycat), co-founder of the 9th Ward's now defunct Pussycat Caverns. Quintron's most notable invention to date is the Drum Buddy, a mechanically-rotating, five-oscillator, light-activated drum machine."
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 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.
2 p.m.: The Passage Reggie Madison Interview with Hudson artist Reggie Madison, whose paintings are currently on view at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, and sculptural tribute to jazz legend Sun Ra opens at CR-10 in Linlithgo in June. With music by Sun Ra. Produced by Richard Roth.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: The Mask of Death An anthology series of dramas and comedies for radio. Each week a program will be made up of one radio play. 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. This week: "A crime thriller story presenting the evil Dr Satan. Dr Satan was a short story series in the 1930s pulp Weird Tales. Here rich millionaire Ascott Keane and his resourceful secretary Beatrice Dale fight the machinations of Dr. Satan who is out after money and power using weird science. In this case The Blue Bay Development Company is being threaten by the bad Doctor. Everything looks black until Ascott Keane is called in to solve the puzzle." Edited by Jay Charles. 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