Thursday, March 2, 2017 local almanac
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Local weather forecast:
TODAY: A slight chance of rain between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Mostly sunny. Temperature will fall all day to around 34 by 5 p.m. Windy. Thursday night, mostly clear. Low around 22.
FORECAST FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS
FRIDAY: A chance of snow, mainly between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 32. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 10.
SATURDAY: Sunny. High near 22. Saturday night, mostly clear. Low around 9.
Sunrise today: 6:27 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:47 p.m.
LENGTH OF THE DAY: 11:17 hrs.
Today is the first Thursday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.
ANCRAM Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 1416 County Rte. 7, Ancram (329-6512).
ASHLAND Planning Board meeting, 6 p.m. at Town Hall, 12094 Route 23, Ashland (734-3636).
AUSTERLITZ Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 812 Route 203, Spencertown (392-3260).
CAIRO Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 512 Main St., Cairo (622-3120).
COLUMBIA County Board of Supervisors opiate meeting, 5 p.m. at 401 State Street, 1st Floor Committee Room, Hudson (828-1527).
COPAKE Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
COXSACKIE-ATHENS Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m. at middle school, 24 Sunset Boulevard, Coxsackie (731-1850).
COXSACKIE Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 16 Reed St., Coxsackie (731-2727).
HUDSON Common Council Legal Committee special meeting to discuss the Lodging Tax Proposed Local Law, 5:30 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street (828-1030).
KINDERHOOK Zoning Board of Appeals meeting (tentative), 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
STOCKPORT Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 2787 Atlantic Ave., Stottville (828-9389).
PLANNED PARENTHOOD Fundraiser, 5 p.m., Mar. 3 at Traghaven Whiskey Pub and Co., Tivoli. Bard's Jazz Today and The Cupcakes perform.
PEOPLE'S MARCH for Education Justice, 1 p.m., Mar. 4 at locations across New York: Buffalo, Rochester, Schenectady, Kingston and New York City. Organized by Citizen Action of the Hudson Valley and Alliance for Quality Education of New York.
NEW YORK CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION Day of Action, Mar. 13. Action at State Capitol in Albany by the NYCLU against policies of the Republican administration.