Thursday, June 8, 2017 local almanac
Today is Day 2 of the WGXC Radios in Motion 2017 Spring Pledge Drive. During the coming days, WGXC programmers, volunteers and staff must raise $20,000 to keep WGXC Hands-on Radio on the air, live and local during the coming months. Your support will make all the difference. Call (518) 697-7400 or go online to wgxc.org [slash] donate. Thank you for supporting creative community radio in New York's Greene and Columbia counties.
Local weather forecast:
TODAY: Increasing clouds. High near 77. Thursday night, a slight chance of showers after 3 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 51.
FORECAST FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS
FRIDAY: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10 a.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 76. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 55.
SATURDAY: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 81. Saturday night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8 p.m. Partly cloudy. Low around 61.
Sunrise today: 5:18 a.m.
Sunset today: 8:30 p.m.
LENGTH OF THE DAY: 15:11 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 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-GREENE Suicide Prevention Task Force meeting, 2 p.m. at Greene County Mental Health Center, Room 222, 905 County Office Building, Cairo (622-9163).
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 Planning Board public hearing on applications for site plan at 51 North Fifth Street; followed by regular meeting, 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren St., 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 County Route 51, Hannacroix (756-6671).
QUESTAR III BOCES Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m. at central office, 10 Empire State Boulevard, Castleton (477-8771).
STUYVESANT Town board 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).
Citizen Action HV Action Night, 5:30 p.m., every Tuesday at 7 Grand Street, Kingston. Information at firstname.lastname@example.org, or facebook.com/HVCitizenActionNY.
New Paltz Climate Action Coalition, 5 p.m., every Thursday at New Paltz Village Hall, 23 Plattekill Ave., New Paltz. Information at (845) 399-247 or email@example.com.
Faso Friday, 12 p.m., every Friday at U.S. Rep. John Faso's District Office, 2 Hudson Street, Kinderhook. Information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rock the Resistance, 4 p.m., 11 June at Bearsville Theater, 291 Tinker Street, Woodstock. Showcase of progressive organizations. Representatives of NY19Votes, Planned Parenthood of the Mid-Hudson Valley, Riverkeeper, IndivisibleNY19, Healthcare Education Project, Kingston Area Sanctuary Movement and other groups scheduled to speak. Hosted by Andrea Barrist Stern.
Rally for Voting Rights, 11:30 a.m., June 13 at West Capitol Park, Albany. Rally calling for five reforms to voting laws including early voting, automatic voter registration, restoration of parolee voting rights and more. Hosted by Citizen Action of New York.
Sentencing Rally for Albany Bus Incident Defendants, 9 a.m., June 16, at Albany County Judicial Center, 6 Lodge Street, Albany. Hosted by Indefensible.
Training in Non-violent Direct Action, 10 a.m., June 17 at 680 Central Avenue, Albany. Participants will learn about action and support roles, handling aggression, legalities and group decision-making. Hosted by PAUSE.