Wednesday, June 7, 2017 local almanac
Today is Day 1 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: Patchy fog before 7 a.m. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny. High near 70. Wednesday night, patchy fog after 2 a.m. Otherwise, mostly clear. Low around 48.
FORECAST FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS
THURSDAY: Patchy fog before 8 a.m. Otherwise, mostly sunny. High near 75. Thursday night, a slight chance of showers after 11 p.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 50.
FRIDAY: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 74. Friday night, a chance of thunderstorms before 8 p.m. Partly cloudy. Low around 54.
Sunrise today: 5:19 a.m.
Sunset today: 8:29 p.m.
LENGTH OF THE DAY: 15:10 hrs.
Today is the first Wednesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.
COPAKE Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
GREENE County Legislature Health Workshop meeting, 5 p.m.; Health Services Committee, County Resources Committee and Public Safety Committee meetings, 6 p.m. at 411 Main Street, Catskill (719-3200).
GREENPORT Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 600 Town Hall Drive, Greenport (828-4656).
GREENVILLE Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 11159 Route 32, Greenville (966-5055).
HUDSON Common Council Youth and Aging Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m.; Arts, Entertainment and Tourism Committee meeting, 6:45 p.m., at City Hall, 520 Warren St., Hudson (828-1030).
JEWETT Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. at municipal building, 3547 Co. Rte. 23C, Jewett (263-4646).
KINDERHOOK Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
PRATTSVILLE Planning Board meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 14517 Main St., Prattsville (299-3125).
VALATIE Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Martin H. Glynn Municipal Building, 3211 Church St., Valatie (758-9806).
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.