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May 19, 2011 local almanac

May 19, 2011 12:18 am
The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Greene and Columbia counties. The prediction for Thursday says there will be a 60 percent chance of more rain, with a high near 67. Thursday night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low around 57. Friday more scattered showers are predicted, with a high near 71.

Town meetings tonight
ANCRAM Board meeting at 7 p.m. in town hall at 1416 County Rte. 7, Ancram (329-6512).
CHATHAM Town Board Meeting at 7 p.m. town hall, 488 State Route 295, Chatham (392-3262).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Public Safety Committee meeting at 6 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson.
COPAKE Comprehensive Planning Committee meeting at 7:30 p.m., Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
DURHAM Town board meeting at 7:30 p.m. in Town Building, 7309 State Rt. 81, East Durham.
GHENT Town Board meeting at the Ghent Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644)
WINDHAM Town board meets at 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).

Astronomical bodies
TIDES Hudson: High, 4:50 a.m./Low, 11:43 a.m.
SUNRISE/SUNSET 5:36 a.m./8:09 p.m.
MOONRISE/MOONSET 10:47 p.m./7:19 a.m.

MAY 19 Jim Lehrer, Andre the Giant, Grace Jones, and Joey Ramone.

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WGXC MORNING SHOW Mariel Fiori and Antonio Flores-Lobos presents the morning news, and other features, agriculture reporting, and more, in Spanish and English. 6-8 a.m.
DEMOCRACY NOW! Hosted by Amy Goodman. 8 a.m.
WGXC MORNING SHOW Christina Malisoff reads the news and Joan Geitz and Ellen Thurston present weekend events in Greene and Columbia counties. 9-10 a.m.
TELL IT LIKE IT IS Christina Malisoff and Sam Sebren present a rare speech from Dr. Timothy Leary at RPI University. 10 a.m.
AL JAZEERA ENGLISH International news. 11 a.m.
CROSSROADS Allan Skerret plays many types of music, such as jazz, and R&B. Noon-2 p.m.
BETWEEN THE LINES Catskill's baseball authority, John Thorn, talks about his new book. 2 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 welcomes Gandalf as guest. 9:30 p.m.
TRANSMISSION ART Radio theater, experimental sound, field recordings, radio art, mash-ups, shortwave radio news, and more. Overnight.
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