Thursday, April 23, 2015 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 49F; low 32F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 48F; low 32F.[/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: Isolated showers. Mostly cloudy. High near 53. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Thursday night, a slight chance of rain showers, mixing with snow after midnight, then gradually ending. Mostly cloudy. Low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.
Forecast for the next three days:
Friday: Isolated showers after 3 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 52. Friday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 31.
Saturday: Mostly sunny. High near 59. Saturday night, partly cloudy. Low around 35.
Sunday: Mostly sunny. High near 60. Sunday night, partly cloudy. Low around 39.
Sunset today: 7:46 p.m.
Length of the day: 13:44 hrs.
Today is the fourth 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).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Board of Supervisors .1 [point one] Committee meeting, 1 p.m.; Finance Committee meeting, 1:30 p.m., at 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).
COPAKE Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
DURHAM Task Force meeting, 7 p.m., Town Building, 7309 St. Route 81, East Durham (239-8260).
GERMANTOWN Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 50 Palatine Park Road, Germantown (537-6687).
GREENVILLE Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m. at high school, Route 81, Greenville (966-5070).
HUDSON Community Development and Planning Agency board meeting, 6 p.m. at 1 N. Front St., Hudson (751-1044).
STUYVESANT Greenway Committee meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Drive, Stuyvesant (758-6248).
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 The WGXC Morning Show is a radio magazine show featuring local news, interviews with community leaders and personalities, a rundown of public meetings, local and regional events, with weather updates, and more about and for the community. Broadcast 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.
10 a.m.: Prison Voices Project: Beth Richie Broadcast of lecture by Dr. Beth Richie recorded live, Apr. 7, at SUNY New Paltz, entitled, "The Problem with Carceral Feminism." Richie's work focuses on the ways that race and ethnicity and social position affect women's experiences around violence and incarceration. She focuses on the experiences of African American battered women and survivors of sexual assault. Richie is the author of "Arrested Justice: Black Women, Violence and America’s Prison Nation." Produced by Dr. Karanja Keita Carroll and Dr. Alexandra Cox.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: Civil War 2061 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. Water...the last resource. Without water life is impossible. And in 2061 the water is disappearing and people are arguing over the right to water. With The United States of America on the verge of a great catastrophe where will all this lead? 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