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Monday, April 8, 2013 local almanac

Apr 08, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 72F; low 54F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 72F; 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 65. Monday night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Low around 50.

Forecast for the next three days:

Tuesday: A slight chance of showers before noon. Mostly sunny. High near 72. Tuesday night, a chance of showers, mainly after 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 49.
Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy. High near 68. A chance of showers overnight. Mostly cloudy. Low around 55.
Thursday: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. High near 69. A chance of rain overnight. Cloudy. Low around 47.

Sunrise today: 6:24 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:29 p.m.

Length of the day: 13:05 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the second Monday of the month.
(WGXC suggests you call ahead to confirm time and location.)

ASHLAND Town Board meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, Main Street, Ashland (734-3636)
CATSKILL Village meeting at 7 p.m. at the Firehouse, 1 Central Ave. (behind Walgreens) (943-3830).
COPAKE Environmental Committee meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
GREENE COUNTY LEGISLATURE holds Buildings & Grounds, Conservation, Public Safety, Highway, Government Operations, and Finance committee meetings at 6 p.m. at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
HUDSON Informal meeting of Common Council at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren St., Hudson (828-1030).
HUNTER Village meeting at 8 p.m.
NEW BALTIMORE Town meeting at 7:30 p.m. at 3809 Rt. 51, Hannacroix (756-6671)/
PRATTSVILLE Town meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 14517 Main St., Prattsville (299-3125).

WGXC RADIO COUNCIL will meet at 6:30 p.m., at the Hudson studio, 704 Columbia St., Hudson. The WGXC Radio Council oversees adherence to the WGXC Policies and Station Handbook and may fine-tune such policies as situations arise. The Council reviews and approves the annual WGXC operating budget and establishes and maintains fundraising to enable the station’s survival via internal policies which do not preclude the WGXC Radio Council’s representational responsibilities, both as reflects the diversity of the communities being served within the WGXC listening area, and the make-up of the WGXC Radio Council itself. Council members serve on at least one of the following committees: Fundraising, Outreach, Policy, Programming.

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

Midnight to 5:59 a.m.: Free103point9 Transmission Arts overnight

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: Headlines Radio and media news headlines.
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Radio Utopias Futuristic, idealistic visions of what radio can be from Gregory Whitehead, Brian Dewan, others.
1 a.m.: The Sound of the Voice Sometimes it is how you say it, not what you say. This show explores vocal artists such as Jaap Blonk, Gregory Whitehead, Anna Friz, and others.
3 a.m.: Golden Age of Radio: 20130408 Classic radio clips from Jack Benny, others.
5 a.m.: This Week in Radio News: 20130408 New York and other states consider privacy laws about radio-controlled drones. Prometheus Radio maps out where new LPFM stations may get created in the United States. The Brooklyn transmitter farmer Aereo can keep its thousands of mini-TV antennae tuned to local television. WBAI's "Off The Hook" discusses release of Aaron Swartz, internet activist, legal documents. And more.

6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.: WGXC Hands-On Community Radio

6 a.m.: Al Jazeera English
7 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show Hosted by Philip Grant. Morning news, music, interviews features and agriculture reporting. Call in with your views at 518-828-0290.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues with local news, events, music and more, with host Philip Grant.
10 a.m.: Law and Disorder: Guantanamo Bay Hunger Strike Attorney Omar Farah speaks with Michael Ratner about a hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay Prison with more than half of prisoners from Camp 5 and 6f participating. Farah says the hunger strike was triggered by an arbitrary crackdown by the prison administration including cell searches and a search of the prisoner's Qurans. This is viewed as out right desecration. More than half of the entire prison population has been cleared for release by every prominent national security and law enforcement agency in the US government, that includes the DOD, DHS.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News
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