Wednesday, February 15, 2017 local almanac
Today is Day 1 of the WGXC Radical Radio 2017 Winter Pledge Drive. During the coming days, WGXC programmers, volunteers and staff must raise $20,000 to keep WGXC Hands-on Radio on the air, live and local during the coming months. Your support will make all the difference. Call (518) 697-7400 or go online to wgxc.org [slash] donate. Thank you for supporting creative community radio in New York's Greene and Columbia counties.
Local weather forecast:
TODAY: A cold front will move across the region beginning Wednesday. There is a chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy. High near 39. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. Wednesday night, a slight chance of snow before 11 p.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 24. Wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
FORECAST FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS
THURSDAY: A slight chance of snow after 9 a.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 31. Thursday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 17.
FRIDAY: Mostly sunny. High near 31. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 15.
Sunrise today: 6:49 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:29 p.m.
LENGTH OF THE DAY: 10:39 hrs.
Today is the third Wednesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.
CATSKILL Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m. at high school, 341 Main Street, Catskill (943-4696).
CATSKILL Town Board Committee meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 439 Main St., Catskill (943-2141).
COLUMBIA County Board of Supervisors Space Utilization Sub-committee meeting, 4 p.m.; Public Safety Committee meeting, 5 p.m. at 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).
GREENE COUNTY Planning Board meeting cancelled; full Legislature meeting, 6:30 p.m. at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
HUDSON Zoning Board of Appeals meeting (tentative) , 6 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren St., Hudson (828-1030).
NEW LEBANON Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m. at junior-senior high school, 14665 NY-22, New Lebanon (794-7600).
STUYVESANT Zoning Revision Committee meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Dr., Stuyvesant (758-6248).
TACONIC HILLS Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m. at high school, Board of Education Room, 73 County Route 11A, Craryville (325-0390).
NATIONAL GENERAL Strike, Feb. 17 through Feb. 20, nationwide. No work. No school. No shopping. A peaceful display of resistance and solidarity.
TRAINING for the Resistance workshops, 1 p.m., Feb. 19 at 45 Maple Street, Springfield, Mass. Hosted by Western Mass. Jobs with Justice.
NOT MY PRESIDENT'S DAY Rally, 12 p.m., Feb. 20, on the SUNY New Paltz campus at the JFT Concourse. Organized by Move Forward New York.
Unofficial JOHN FASO Town Hall, 6 p.m., Feb. 24 at Kingston Town Hall. Organized by Citizen Action of the Hudson Valley. Local activists organized this town hall event for Faso. The first-term Congressman is not holding public meetings with his constituents.