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July 7, 2011 local almanac

Jul 07, 2011 12:01 am
The National Weather Service predicts isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Thursday, and otherwise mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Thursday night should be mostly clear, with a low around 58. Friday there is a slight chance of showers, then a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Otherwisem partly sunny, with a high near 80. Saturday should be mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

Town meetings today
ANCRAM Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 1416 County Rte. 7, Ancram (329-6512).
AUSTERLITZ Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall, 812 Route 203, Spencertown (392-3260).
COPAKE Planning Board meets at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
GHENT Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
KINDERHOOK Zoning Board of Appeals meets at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
WINDHAM Town board meets at 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).

The skies above
TIDES Hudson: High, 8:05 a.m./Low, 2:56 p.m.
SUNRISE/SUNSET 5:31 a.m./8:30 p.m.
MOONRISE/MOONSET 12:43 a.m./ n/a

July 7 Satchel Paige, Pinetop Perkins, Ringo Starr, and Michelle Kwan.

Tune in today
WGXC MORNING SHOW Mariel Fiori and Antonio Flores-Lobs present the morning news, music, other features, agriculture reporting, in English and Spanish. 6-8 a.m.
DEMOCRACY NOW! Hosted by Amy Goodman. 8 a.m.
WGXC MORNING SHOW Norman Keyser updates the morning news, with Ellen Thurston and Joan Geitz on weekend events. 9-10 a.m.
TELL IT LIKE IT IS Christina Malisoff and Sam Sebren host. 10 a.m.
AL JAZEERA ENGLISH International news. 11 a.m.
CROSSROADS Alan Skerrett plays jazz, R&B, and more. Noon-2 p.m.
THE ART OF THE HUDSON VALLEY Scheduled Guests: David Anderson, Executive Artistic Director of Walking the dog Theater, who is directing Eurydice, opening at PS21 in Chatham, July 7 with music by Jonathan Talbott. Cara Benson, Program Manager at Millay Colony for the Arts in Austerlitz will also be a guest. Also, photographers Nicholas Kahn and Richard Selesnick will be on the show. Their exhibition at Carrie Haddad Photograph Gallery in Hudson, opens July 7 through August 14 and is titled "Mars: Adrift on the Hourglass Sea." Hosted by Chad Weckler. 2 p.m.
RADIO THEATER Experimental radio art. 3 p.m.
YOUTH RADIO 3:30 p.m.
WGXC AFTERNOON SHOW Antoine Guerlain hosts. 4-7 p.m.
THE JAZZ DISTURBANCE Cheryl K. hosts. 7 p.m.
69 The Magic Stranger plays psychedelic music from 1969. 9:30 p.m.
TRANSMISSION ART Radio theater, experimental sound, field recordings, radio art, mash-ups, shortwave radio news, and more through 6 a.m. Friday morning.