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Thursday, December 19, 2013 local almanac

Dec 19, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 39F; low 29F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 37F; low 29F.[/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: Partly sunny. High near 39. Thursday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 30.

Forecast for the next three days:

Friday: A slight chance of freezing rain before 9 a.m., then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy. High near 42. Friday night, light rain likely, mainly before 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 35.
Saturday: A chance of rain, mainly after 1 p.m. Cloudy. High near 49. Saturday night, rain likely. Cloudy. Low around 39.
Sunday: Rain likely before noon, then showers likely after noon. Cloudy. High near 55. Sunday night, showers likely. Cloudy. Low around 39.

Sunrise today: 7:20 a.m.
Sunset today: 4:25 p.m.

Length of the day: 9:05 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the third Thursday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.

ANCRAM Board meeting at 7 p.m. in Town Hall at 1416 County Rte. 7, Ancram (329-6512).
CHATHAM Town Board meeting at 7 p.m. Town Hall, 488 State Route 295, Chatham (392-3262).
COPAKE Comprehensive Planning Committee meeting at 7:30 p.m., at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
DURHAM Town board meeting at 7:30 p.m. in Town Building, 7309 State Rt. 81, East Durham.
GHENT Town Board meeting at the Ghent Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
KINDERHOOK Planning Board meets at 7 p.m. Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
WINDHAM Town board meets at 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: Silence The Federal Communications Commission considers an end to "sports blackouts," and an Italian label releases LP compilation of silent tracks. Plus the latest surveillance headlines from "Democracy Now!"
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Pirate Transmission Cammisa Buerhaus and C. Lavender take over the airwaves.
1 a.m.: Live On The Way Out Performances recorded at Freddy's in Brooklyn, before the basketball arena tore it down, with Shayna Dulberger, Bruce Eisenbeil, Ras Moshe, Andrew Drury, and others.
2:30 a.m.: Pauline Oliveros Recordings from the Kingston-based composer are featured.
3:30 a.m.: Bruce Schneier, Eben Moglen Security expert Bruce Schneier talks with Eben Moglen about what we can learn from the Snowden documents, the NSA's efforts to weaken global cryptography, and how we can keep our own free software tools from being subverted. The talk was at Columbia Law School's Jerome Greene Hall Dec. 12, 2013.
5 a.m.: Off The Hook: 20131219 Do not call during rebroadcast. Off The Hook, from the hacker zine 2600, airs every Wednesday night at 7 p.m. ET in New York City on WBAI 99.5 FM, and is rebroadcast the next morning at 5 a.m. on WGXC and free103point9 Online Radio. It is simulcast online via streaming MP3 and via shortwave on WBCQ The Planet at 5110 KHz. Join #offthehook on irc.2600.net to chat during the show. Email show at oth [at] 2600.com. Do not call during the rebroadcast.

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 Morning news, music, interviews features and agriculture reporting. Hosted by Phil Grant. 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 The Morning Show continues with local news, weather and events.
11 a.m.: One Size Fits All: 20131219 An hour long investigation into the idea of amplified sound, with Your Host. The program will begin with the Hampton Hawes Quartet, and conclude with William S. Burroughs and Kurt Cobain. Full playlist can be found at www.facebook.com/OneSizeWGXC
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: To All a Goodnight From Julio Martinez of KPFK 90.7-FM Los Angeles, via Pacifica Radio Network archives. "To All A Good Night"(26:07). "This is an an original radio drama written by Julio Martinez which traces the history of Santa Claus in a new and fun way. This story features Nicholas the Bishop of Smyrna, John Winthrop, the Puritans of 1647, The Saxons, the vikings, ChristKleinlein from Gernmany, Pere Noel from France, Washington Irving, John Pintard, the Montgomery Ward staff who brainstormed the Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer for their holiday catalog in 1939 and of course Mr. and Mrs Santa Claus."
3:30 p.m.: Kids' Brain Radio Live from the Catskill Community Center. Hosted by Matt Bua and Sam Sebren.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show

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