Wednesday, February 1, 2017 local almanac
Local weather forecast:
TODAY : Scattered snow showers before 1 p.m., then isolated snow showers after 2 p.m. Mostly cloudy. high near 39. Wednesday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 23.
FORECAST FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS
THURSDAY: A slight chance of snow showers before 9 a.m., then a chance of snow showers after 11 a.m. Partly sunny. High near 32. Thursday night, a slight chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy. Low around 14.
FRIDAY: Mostly sunny. High near 28. Friday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 14.
Sunrise today: 7:08=7 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:10 p.m.
LENGTH OF THE DAY: 10:03 hrs.
Today is the first Wednesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.
COPAKE Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
GREENE COUNTY Legislature Health Services, County Resources and Public Safety committee meetings, 6 p.m. at County Building, Caucus Room, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3255).
GREENPORT Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 600 Town Hall Drive, Greenport (828-4656).
HUDSON Common Council Youth and Aging Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m.; Arts, Entertainment and Tourism Committee meeting, 6:45 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren St., Hudson (828-1030).
JEWETT Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. at municipal building, 3547 Co. Rte. 23C, Jewett (263-4646).
KINDERHOOK Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
PRATTSVILLE Planning Board meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 14517 Main St., Prattsville (299-3125).
VALATIE Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Martin H. Glynn Municipal Building, 3211 Church St., Valatie (758-9806).
PUBLIC PROTESTS and VIGILS
MID-HUDSON Solidarity March, 5:30 p.m., Tue., Feb. 1 in Poughkeepsie. A march to support Muslims and refugees in the wake of recent events. Begins at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church and ends with a rally at the Poughkeepsie Post Office. Participants are asked to bring flash lights.
VIGIL FOR SOLIDARITY and Sanctuary, 7 p.m., Fri., Feb. 3 in Hudson. Organized by the Columbia County Sanctuary Movement in opposition to the presidential executive order of January 27. Participants will meet outside the Hudson Islamic Center, 35 N. Third St.
DONALD TRUMP Protest, 12:01 p.m., Sat., Feb. 4 in North Adams [Mass.] City Hall, 10 Main St., North Adams. General protest against Donald Trump's actions.
NO BAN No Wall Protest, 1:30 p.m., Sat., Feb. 4 at Duchess County Courthouse, 10 Market St., Poughkeepsie. The Muslim Student Organization response to President Donald Trump's Muslim ban and immigration policy with a protest.