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Tuesday, September 9, 2014 local almanac

Sep 09, 2014 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 76F; low 53F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 76F; low 54F.[/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: Mostly sunny. High near 73. Tuesday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 56.

Forecast for the next three days:
Wednesday: Partly sunny. High near 76. Wednesday night, a slight chance of showers after 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 60.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. High near 78. Thursday night, showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy. Low around 58.
Friday: Mostly sunny. High near 73. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 49.

Sunrise today: 6:30 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:14 p.m.
Length of the day: 12:44 hrs.

Public meetings
Today is the second Tuesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)

CAIRO Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 512 Main Street, Cairo (622-3120).
CATSKILL Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 439 Main St., Catskill (943-2141).
CHATHAM Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Chatham High School, 50 Woodbridge Ave., Chatham (391-2400).
CHATHAM Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at 488 Route 295, Chatham (392-3262).
COPAKE Land Use Review Committee, 7 p.m.; Board of Ethics, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234)
COXSACKIE Town board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, Reed St., Coxsackie (731-2727).
DURHAM Chamber meeting, 7 p.m. at Town building, 7309 St. Rte. 81, East Durham (239-8260).
LEXINGTON Planning Board meeting, 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 3542 Rte. 42, Lexington (989-6476).
STUYVESANT Trails Committee meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Dr., Stuyvesant (758-6248).

PRIMARY ELECTION DAY Polls open noon to 9 p.m. Voters must be enrolled in the party holding the primary to cast a ballot. Various locations. Greene County Board of Elections (719-3784) and Columbia County Board of Elections (828-3115).

The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Wavelengths Thoughts and sounds about the length of waves, from surfing to transmission, across the spectrum. With excerpt's of Michael Snow's 1967 film, sounds of surf, Van Morrison, anothers.
2 a.m.: The Q Filmcast: The Conversation Hey, are you following me? No worries, Just setting the tone as we queue up this weeks selection, the (1974) paranoid thriller "The Conversation" from director Francis Ford Coppola staring Gene Hackman. Made between The Godfather and The Godfather Part II, The Conversation was a return to small-scale art films for Coppola. It tells the tale of sound surveillance expert Harry Caul (Gene Hackman), who is hired to track a young couple, taping their conversation as they walk through San Francisco s crowded Union Square. Knowing full well how technology can invade privacy, Harry obsessively keeps to himself, separating business from his personal life, even refusing to discuss what he does or where he lives with his girlfriend, Amy. Harry's work starts to trouble him, however, as he comes to believe that the conversation he pieced together reveals a plot by the mysterious corporate Director who hired him to murder the couple. After he allows himself to be seduced by a call girl, who then steals the tapes, Harry is all the more convinced that a killing will occur, and he can no longer separate his job from his conscience. "The Godfather Part II" and "The Conversation" earned Coppola a rare pair of Oscar nominations for Best Picture, as well as two nominations for Best Screenplay ("The Godfather Part II" won both).
5 a.m.: Making Contact: Kaaryn Gustafson, Hasan Elahi, Charles Duhigg, Jodie Berger, John Gilliom "Making Contact" episode about state surveillance. Guests include Hasan Elahi, artist and Associate Professor at the University of Maryland; Charles Duhigg, New York Times journalist and author of The Power of Habit ; Jodie Berger, public benefits lawyer; John Gilliom, professor of political science at Ohio university; Kaaryn Gustafson, welfare lawyer and University of Connecticut teacher.

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, events, music and more. Live from the Hudson studio. Hosted by "Petee Pete" Lievense.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
6 p.m.: Feature Story News
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