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August 2, 2011 local almanac

Aug 02, 2011 12:06 am
The National Weather Service predicts Tuesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Tuesday night should be partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Wednesday there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, but otherwise mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Thursday, should be sunny, with a high near 84.

Town meetings today
CATSKILL Town Board meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 439 Main St., Catskill (943-2141).
COLUMBIA COUNTY There will be a meeting of the Columbia County Industrial Development Agency at 8:30 a.m. and the Columbia County Capital Resource Corporation 9 a.m. for the purpose of discussing any matters that may be presented to the Corporations for consideration. At 8:30 a.m. at 4303 Route 9, Hudson.
COLUMBIA COUNTY Finance Committee meets at 5 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State St., Hudson.
COPAKE Park Commission meets at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
DURHAM The Durham Town Board holds a Public Hearing on the following Site Plan Applications: Property owned by Edward Armstrong, parcel 49.00-6-30 located at 1105 Hervey Sunside Road, Cornwallville consisting of approximately 54.80 +/- acres. Their wish is to place a 140’ wind tower on this parcel. And Property owned by Robert Stefanko, parcel 63.00-3-8 located at 7591 Rt 23, East Windham consisting of approximately 17.10 +/- acres. Their wish is to place a 120’ wind tower on this parcel. Durham Town Board will hold a Public Hearing on the following proposed subdivisions: Property owned by Janina Rachubinski, parcel 21.00-4-57 located at 446 Stonitch Road, East Durham consisting of approximately 12.22 +/- acres. Their wish is to subdivide into two parcels of 2.04 +/- acres and 10.18 +/- acres. And Property owned by Barry Nesson, parcel 21.00-4-68 located at 4178 Route 145, Durham consisting of approximately 4.40 +/- acres. Their wish is to subdivide into two parcels of 1.7944 +/- acres and 3.7519 +/- acres. Town Board meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Town Building, 7309 State Rt. 81, East Durham (239-8260).
HILLSDALE Hillsdale The Zoning Board of Appeals of the Town of Hillsdale holds to consider the following application: A public hearing on a variance for Norman and Sandra Reisman, 4 Stonehill Drive, to build a bedroom addition on to existing house. At 7:30 p.m. at Hillsdale Town Hall, Main St.
HUNTER The Town of Hunter Planning Board meeting scheduled for Tues. Aug. 2 has been canceled. The next Planning Board meeting is Tues. September 6, at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall in Tannersville.
LEXINGTON Town Board meeting at 7 p.m., at Municipal building, 3542 Route 42, Lexington, (986-6303).
LIVINGSTON Zoning Board of Appeals meeting at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, County Rte. 19, Livingston (851-9441).

The skies above
TIDES Hudson: High, 5:51 p.m./Low, 12:07 a.m.
SUNRISE/SUNSET 5:53 a.m./8:11 p.m.
MOONRISE/MOONSET 9:19 a.m./ 9:35 p.m.

August 2 Hank Cochran, Garth Hudson, and Caleb Carr.

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WGXC MORNING SHOW Philip Grant presents the morning news, music, other features, agriculture reporting, and more. 6-8 a.m.
DEMOCRACY NOW! Hosted by Amy Goodman. 8 a.m.
WGXC MORNING SHOW Updates of the morning news. 9 a.m.
WORK Hosted by Max Goldfarb and Laura Kunreuther, on this program, they, "talk to neighbors in and around Columbia County about their experience and relationship to work, as well as the relationship between their work and the places they live." Different episodes of this show will air at 10 a.m. Monday, Tuesday, and Friday this week, and then take up a regular spot in the schedule the second Wednesday of the month at 2 p.m.
AL JAZEERA ENGLISH International news. 11 a.m.
VOCAL CHORDS Andrew Sosnowski plays vocal music. Noon-2 p.m.
COUNTERSPIN FAIR's weekly media show. 3 p.m.
YOUTH RADIO 3:30 p.m.
WGXC AFTERNOON SHOW Carl Ritchie, director/writer of The Real (Desperate) Housewives of Columbia County Musical, discusses his latest work, his career and what it was like to go to High School in the Himalayas. Hosted by Ann Forbes Cooper and Richard Roth. 4-6 p.m.
JMOORE Jeff Moore plays all sorts of music. 7 p.m.
BATTLEFIELD EARTH Dan Seward plays even more all sorts of music. 9:30 p.m.
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