Thursday, January 22, 2015 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 36F; low 16F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 35F; low 15F.[/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: A slight chance of light snow showers before 10 a.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 34. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Thursday night, partly cloudy. Low around 16.
Forecast for the next three days:
Friday: Mostly sunny. High near 33. Friday night, partly cloudy. low around 18.
Saturday: A chance of snow after 10 a.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 37. Saturday night, a slight chance of snow showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy. Low around 25.
Sunday: Partly sunny. High near 32. Sunday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 14.
Sunrise today: 7:16 a.m.
Sunset today: 4:57 p.m.
Length of the day: 9:40 hrs.
Today is the fourth Thursday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)
CHATHAM Village Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall, 77 Main Street, Chatham (392-5821).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Board of Supervisors Public Safety Committee meeting, 5 p.m. at 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).
COPAKE Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
DURHAM Task Force meeting, 7 p.m., Town Building, 7309 St. Route 81, East Durham (239-8260).
GERMANTOWN Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 50 Palatine Park Road, Germantown (537-6687).
GREENVILLE Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m. at high school, Route 81, Greenville (966-5070).
HUDSON Community Development and Planning Agency board meeting (tentative), 6 p.m. at 1 N. Front St., Hudson (751-1044).
STUYVESANT Greenway Committee meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Drive, Stuyvesant (758-6248).
WINDHAM Town Board meeting, 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).
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: Gbenga Akinnagbe Actor Gbenga Akinnagbe will join host Michelle Lewis by phone during the first hour. Akinnagbe is a Nigerian American actor, best known for his role as Chris Partlow on the HBO original series "The Wire." He will discuss his acting career, his role as a community activist and common misconceptions in the U.S. about Africa. Akinnagbe will also provide advice on how to follow your dreams. Plus, local news, weather, public meetings, music and more. Live from the Hudson studio.
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.: Prison Voices Project: Naomi Murakawa, Tony Platt Interviews with Professor Naomi Murakawa of Princeton University and author of, 'The First Civil Right: How Liberals Built Prison America" and Dr. Tony Platt, visiting scholar at The University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, and author of "The Child Savers: The Invention of Delinquency." The program takes a critical look at criminal justice reforms, particularly in the context of recent events in Ferguson, Missouri and Staten Island. It also features the poem Riot Act, April 29, 1992 by Ai and read by poet Reginald Dwayne Betts. Produced by Alexandra Cox.
2 p.m.: Catskill Cabin Conversations: Tom Antonoff The guest for the January episode -- broadcast at a special day and time -- is Tom Antonoff. He was born in Allentown, Penn., and graduated from SUNY Oswego in 1981, with a degree in geology. During the course of his career, Antonoff has been a petroleum geologist and an environmental geologist. His hobbies include eating, photography, racing (Triathlons) and hiking and camping. He is a member and lay leader at Dolgeville United Methodist Church. His son is an Air Force pilot, and his daughter a mathematician and data manager. Antonoff has no pets, no artificial joints, no false teeth, and no food or drug allergies. However, corrective lenses are required. He has been a male since 1959. Produced by Mike Porter and Andy Reid.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: Morton Feldman Says "Morton Feldman Says, Robert Ashley," from April 9, 2011 WGXC broadcast. Performed by Bill Hellermann and Max Goldfarb. Hellermann and Goldfarb perform Robert Ashley's "Morton Feldman Says" live in WGXC 90.7-FM's Hudson Studio on April 9, 2011. Wave Farm Executive Director Galen Joseph-Hunter introduces the broadcast, and asks a few questions afterward.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show: Louise Bliss, Dan Seward Louise Bliss, President of the Hudson River Historic Boat Restoration & Sailing Society will be in the studio to discuss the society's plans for 2015. Dan Seward, proprietor of John Doe Records, located in Hudson and Catskill, (and host of WGXC's "Battlefield Earth") will talk about Hudson's recent past, the first in a series called “Hudson is Changing.” Plus local news, weather, events, music and more, live from the Hudson studio. Hosted by Ellen Thurston and Tom DePietro, with Jake "The Intern" Ebel.
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News: Elric Walker, Ryder Cooley Local news, weather, listings of public meetings and national headlines from Public News Service. Plus, live performance from Elric Walker on guitar accompanied by Ryder Cooley on accordion and singing saw from "WGXC Afternoon Show" Jan. 16. The duo performs at BSP in Kingston Jan. 22.