Monday, March 13, 2017 local almanac
Local weather forecast:
TODAY: Partly sunny. High near 29. Wind chill values as low as -1. Monday night, snow likely, mainly after 2 a.m. The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Winter Storm Watch for late Monday through Wednesday evening, for eastern New York and adjacent western New England. Snow accumulations of seven inches or more are possible through Wednesday evening. Mostly cloudy. Low around 20.
FORECAST FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS
TUESDAY: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 27. Tuesday night, snow likely. Cloudy. Low around 21.
WEDNESDAY: A chance of snow showers. Cloudy. High near 28. Wednesday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 15.
Sunrise today: 6:13 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:57 p.m.
LENGTH OF THE DAY: 11:43 hrs.
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).
CANAAN Town Board budget workshop at 6:30 p.m.; full board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 1647 Co. Rte. 5, Canaan (781-3144).
COPAKE Environmental Committee meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
GREENE County Legislature County Services, Public Works, Economic Development and Tourism, Government Operations, Finance committee meetings; Democrat and Republican caucuses, 6 p.m. at 411 Main Street (Caucus Room), Catskill (719-3270).
GREENVILLE Central Board of Education budget meeting, 6 p.m.; regular meeting, 7 p.m., middle school/high school library, 4982 State Route 81, Greenville (966-5070).
HUDSON Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m. in high school library, 215 Harry Howard Boulevard (828-4360).
HUDSON Common Council Informal meeting, 7 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren 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 Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 14517 Main St., Prattsville (299-3125).
TAGHKANIC public hearing on the 2017 preliminary town budget followed by the regular Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 909 Route 82, Taghkanic (851-7638).
NEW YORK CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION Day of Action, 12 p.m., Mar. 13. “Justice Does Not Compromise” An action at State Capitol in Albany by the NYCLU against policies of the Republican administration. The rally will be broadcast live on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
MARSHAL Training, 6 p.m., Mar. 13, at Club Helsinki, 405 Columbia Street, Hudson. Training to prepare activists to serve as marshals at demonstrations.
HOW TO RUN for Office, 12 p.m., Mar. 18. Location to be announced. Workshop training local candidates to run for office. Organized and presented by the Working Families Party.
I Stand with PLANNED PARENTHOOD Rally, 2 p.m., Mar. 18, Seventh Street Park (Town Square), Hudson. Rally for unfettered access to women's healthcare, LGBTQ health and access to abortion services. Sponsored by Indivisible CD 19 and Columbia County Democratic Committee.