Monday, April 13, 2015 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 72F; low 51F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 71F; low 50F.[/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 69. Monday night, showers likely, mainly after 1 a.m. Increasing clouds. Low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent.
Forecast for the next three days:
Tuesday: A chance of showers, mainly before 11 a.m. Partly sunny. High near 66. Tuesday night, mostly clear. Low around 38.
Wednesday: Sunny. High near 64. Wednesday night, mostly clear. Low around 38.
Thursday: Mostly sunny. High near 62. Thursday night, a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 43.
Sunset today: 7:34 p.m.
Length of the day: 13:18 hrs.
Today is the second Monday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)
ASHLAND Town Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, Main Street, Ashland (734-3636).
CAIRO Town Board meeting, 6 p.m. at Town Hall, 512 Main St., Cairo (622-3120).
CANAAN Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 1647 Co. Rte. 5, Canaan (781-3144).
CATSKILL Village Board meeting, 7 p.m. at the Firehouse, 1 Central Ave. (behind Walgreens) (943-3830).
CLAVERACK Planning Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 91 Church St., Mellenville (672-7911).
COPAKE Environmental Committee meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
GREENE COUNTY Legislature County Services, Public Works, Economic Development & Tourism, Government Operations and Finance committee meetings, and Republican and Democratic caucuses, 6 p.m. at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
HUDSON City School District Board of Education curriculum workshop, 6 p.m.; meeting, 7 p.m. at Hudson Jr. High School library, 215 Harry Howard Ave., Hudson (828-4360).
HUDSON Common Council special meeting to to consider an appointment to fill the vacancy in the office of First Ward alderman, 6:45 p.m.; Informal meeting, 7 p.m. at Central Fire Station, 77 N. 7th St., Hudson (828-1030).
HUNTER Village Board meeting, 8 p.m. at Village Hall, 7955 Main St., Hudson (263-4020).
NEW BALTIMORE Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 3809 Rt. 51, Hannacroix (756-6671).
PHILMONT Village Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Village Hall, 124 Main St., Philmont (672-7032).
PRATTSVILLE Town meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 14517 Main St., Prattsville (299-3125).
TAGHKANIC Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 909 Route 82, Taghkanic (851-7638).
The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
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: Katrin Hecker, Ed Fertik WGXC's radio magazine show featuring local news, interviews with community leaders and personalities, a rundown of public meetings, local and regional events, with weather updates, and more about and for the community. Following "Democracy Now!" stay tuned at 9 a.m., for a conversation with Katrin Hecker, executive director of AnimalKind in Hudson. "The Right Opinion" host Ed Fertik will also be in the studio. Broadcast live from the WGXC Hudson Studio. Hosted by "Mr. Peetie" Pete Lievense.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. National, daily, independent, award-winning news program providing audiences with access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S. corporate-sponsored media.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues.
10 a.m.: The Albany Report: Wes Gillingham, Kathleen Nolan Could New York become a major transportation hub for fracked gas and oil? While New York has banned high-volume hydraulic fracturing, gas and oil companies are planning an extensive buildout of pipelines and compressor stations to transport fracked fuel through New York from other states. Tune in to hear what’s happening in our rural communities that are facing new pipeline construction with guests Wes Gillingham and Dr. Kathleen Nolan from Catskill Mountainkeeper. Call (518) 828-0290 to go on air during the show, or send your comments or questions via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Or take three minutes and record a question or comment ahead of time at (518) 291-WGXC (9492). Hosted by Cecilia Tkaczyk.
11 a.m.: Zoom: Brian Dewan, Job the Afflicted and Emergency Response Brian Dewan will beam over to join host Tyson Hauf for a Zoom! Tune in for some Monday morning improvising. We will obliquely give instructions on how to respond to various chemical spills, and discuss Job the Afflicted, a man who did everything right and was punished.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News