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May 11, 2011 local almanac

May 11, 2011 1:29 am
The National Weather Service predicts a sunny day, with a high near 73. Wednesday night mostly clear, with a low around 44. Thursday should also be sunny, with a high near 76. Thursday night, a low around 51. Friday there is a 20 percent chance of showers after 2 p.m.

Town meetings tonight
VILLAGE OF ATHENS meets at 6:30 p.m at the Athens Community Center, 2 First St., Athens (945-1551).
CATSKILL The Town of Catskill Zoning Board of Appeals holds a Public Hearing about whether to allow the placement of an above ground swimming pool on lands owned by Robert Light Cap located at 158 Jefferson Heights Road. 6 p.m. at Catskill Town Hall, 439 Main St.
CLERMONT Planning Board meeting and public hearing and SEQRA review on the proposed boundary line alteration to add frontage from several parcels in town (Parcel Tax ID#181.03-2-7 to Parcel Tax ID#181.00-1-31, also add .16 acres more or less to Parcel Tax ID#181-03-2-7 on the south and east from Parcel Tax ID#181.00-1-31) at Town Hall at 7 p.m. at 1795 Route 9, Clermont (537-6868).
COLUMBIA COUNTY holds a full Board of Supervisors meeting at 7:30 p.m. at 401 State St. in Hudson.
COPAKE Resource Advisory Committee Meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234)
GHENT Planning Board Application meeting and Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, and Public Hearing, to consider the Appeal by the Kinderhook Sportsmens Club for an area variance to add 460 sq. ft extension to the rear of the existing main building in addition to roof replacement. 7 p.m. for each at Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644)
CITY OF HUDSON Planning Committee meets at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
JEWETT Town meeting at 7 p.m., at Municipal Bldg. 3547 Co. Rt. 23C (263-4626).
KINDERHOOK Town's 9 & 9H Corridor Committee at 7 p.m. at at Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
KINDERHOOK Village Board meeting and budget hearing, 7 p.m. at 6 Chatham Street, Kinderhook (758-9882).

Astronomical bodies
TIDES Hudson: High, 9:30 a.m./Low, 4:54 p.m.
SUNRISE/SUNSET 5:44 a.m./8:01 p.m.
MOONRISE/MOONSET 1:29 p.m./1:55 a.m.

MAY 11 Irving Berlin, Salvador Dali, Robert Jarvik, Mort Sahl, Eric Burden, Butch Trucks, and Tim Blake Nelson.

Tune in today
WGXC MORNING SHOW Philip Grant and Kieran Reilly present the morning news, and other features, agriculture reporting, and more. Agriculture recordings featured today. 6-8 a.m.
DEMOCRACY NOW! Hosted by Amy Goodman. 8 a.m.
WGXC MORNING SHOW Philip Grant reads the news, play music, and introduce local recordings, and more. There may be a recording of Chatham Planning Board meeting played. 9-10 a.m.
@ISSUE Hosts Victor Mendolia and Deborah Gilbert (from The Columbia Paper) will discuss the May 17 School Board election and school budget vote. Guests will include Hudson Superintendent of Schools, Jack Howe, School Board Member Peter Meyer, and Lynn Sloneker, the author of the Unmuffled blog. 10 a.m.
AL JAZEERA ENGLISH International news. 11 a.m.
THE SCHOEMER SHOW Karen Schoemer plays all sorts of music. Noon-2 p.m.
WGXC YOUTH SHOW Radio Explosion! hosts the show on Wednesdays. 3:30 p.m.
WGXC AFTERNOON SHOW Tom Roe hosts with an interview at 4:15 p.m. with the folks who run the Flying Deer Nature Center in New Lebanon; and at 5:15 p.m. with Sandy McKnight, talking about Hudson Valley Songfest 6 Saturday at Club Helsinki. 4-7 p.m.
TRANSMISSION ART Radio theater, experimental sound, field recordings, radio art, mash-ups, shortwave radio news, and more. Overnight through 6 a.m.