Monday, May 19, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 67F; low 45F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 68F; low 34F.[/caption]
READ TEMPERATURE IN HUDSON: On thermometer in Studio A.
FAR LEFT: The temperature on the far left is from the Hawthorne Valley Farm Weather Page.
MIDDLE TEMP: Cairo from Weather Underground page.
FAR RIGHT: Catskill from Weather Underground page.
Local weather forecast
Today’s forecast is specific to Catskill, in Greene County:
Today: A slight chance of showers after 1 p.m. Mostly sunny. High near 69. Monday night, partly cloudy. Low around 41.
Forecast for the next three days:
Tuesday: Sunny. High near 75. Tuesday night, a slight chance of showers after 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 50.
Wednesday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2 p.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 70. Wednesday night, showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy. Low around 54.
Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy. High near 70. Thursday night, a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 51.
Today is the third Monday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
ATHENS Town meeting at 6:45 p.m. at Town Hall, 2 First Street, Athens (734-3636).
AUSTERLITZ Comprehensive plan meeting at 7 p.m., at 812 Route 203, Austerlitz (392-3260).
CANAAN Planning board meeting at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 1647 Route 5 South, Canaan (781-3144).
GERMANTOWN Town Board meets at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 50 Palatine Park Road, Germantown (537-6687).
GREENE COUNTY 6 p.m. meetings of Government Ops and Finance committees, plus party caucuses at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
GREENVILLE Town Board meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Town Offices, corner of routes 32 and 81, Greenville (966-8276).
The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Readings Several "readings" of papers, reports, issuances, proclamations, transcripts, and radio theatre. This week tune in to a virtual press conference from the United Nations International Agency for Research on Cancer and their report on cell phones. Plus Cory Doctorow from "Boing Boing" reading his Guardian column, "Why it is not possible to regulate robots," and Anna Friz speaking about whale radio at the 2013 Trans-X Transmission Art Symposium.
12:30 a.m.: Noam Chomsky Noam Chomsky talk May 13 at the Cambridge MA Public Library, from "Truth and Justice Radio" via A-Infos Radio Project.
2 a.m.: Carousel Artist, producer, educator, Ann Heppermann, brings her Sarah Lawrence College students to Wave Farm and WGXC's Acra Studio for a live broadcast. Together, they bring you Carousel a world that only rides the waves of radio transmission. It’s a place where revolutionary movements rise up from the ground, girls in bikinis fight the patriarchy with herring, body snatchers drink frappuccinos, and dead men do tell tales. Carousel's stories collide to bring you a distorted world where radio functions as a mysterious plane of existence for strange creations to thrive. Warning: Carousel may include-cigarettes, deer, dancing orphans, bees, chemicals, manhole covers, arguing couples, daggers, gay uncles, and creamed herring. Carousel features works by James Bisno, Sarah Doherty Granoff, Gabrielle Greiner, Luke Hammerman, Ann Heppermann, Hannah Johnson, Nate LeBaron, Fossey Mettam, Richard Paek, Alexandra Pucciarelli, Cat Readick, Jeremy Slossberg, and Olivia Wohl. From May 10, 2014.
5 a.m.: This Week in Radio News: Net Neutrality A "Free Speech Radio News" report about the Federal Communications Commission's efforts to change net neutrality rules, and Amy Goodman from "Democracy Now!" offers an opinion on the matter. Plus, a look at radio waves, including cell phone waves, and their effects on humans, birds, and whales.
6 a.m.: Background Briefing with Ian Masters Inside breaking international and national news. A radio program featuring international and national news, expert guests, policy makers and critics with analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy, political, cultural and social issues. This program goes far beyond the headlines and deep under the radar to bring forward truths unheard in the American media.
7 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show News, weather, events, music and more. Peter Lievense hosts live from the Catskill studio.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues.
2 p.m.: The Barbershop Talks: The Frenzy The Frenzy will be reunited in person, in the flesh. New music, countless Skittles to be given out. Also Joel Leggo Legend will be fresh off his HOC Battle. Hosted by Vern Cross and Kamal Johnson.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Feature Story News