Thursday, August 28, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 76F; low 51F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 75F; low 52F.[/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 78. Thursday night, mostly clear. Low around 52.
Forecast for the next three days:
Friday: Sunny. High near 76. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 57.
Saturday: Partly sunny. High near 81. Saturday night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 65.
Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9 a.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 85. Sunday night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Low around 68.
Today is the fourth Thursday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All telephone numbers are in the 518 area code except where noted.)
CHATHAM Village Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall, 77 Main Street, Chatham (392-5821).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Board of Supervisors .1 [point one] Committee meeting, 1 p.m.; Finance Committee meeting, 2 p.m.; Pine Haven Sub-committee meeting, 5:30 p.m. all 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, 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 News, weather, events, music and more. Live from the Catskill Community Center. Hosted by "Petee Pete" Lievense.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues.
10 a.m.: Prison Voices Project: Ralph Baker, Jared Ball An interview with Ralph Baker, a blind, African American photographer. Baker talks about his legal struggles, his claims to ownership of two Brooklyn buildings and his thoughts on current solitary confinement practices and excessive bail. He was convicted on charges of fraud and grand larceny in February. The telephone interview was recorded Apr. 26, 2014; Baker phoned into the WGXC Catskill studio from Riker's Island, New York City's main jail complex. He has since been sentenced and moved to the Sullivan Correctional Facility were he awaits the outcome of his appeal. Information on Baker's case can be found at therealralphbaker.blogspot.com. Plus, a broadcast of the presentation by Dr. Jared Ball entitled, "Colonialism and Mass Media Propaganda and Psychological Warfare," recorded at the Black is Back Conference, Mar. 26, 2011. Produced by Matt Bua.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: Chicken Hearts Arch Oboler's "Lights Out" radio show is featured, with an episode called "Drop Dead Chicken Heart," and Bill Cosby's "Chicken Heart" track about listening to that "Lights Out" radio show, and setting the couch on fire, to stop the chicken heart on the radio. Plus Charles Mingus' "Eat That Chicken" and Cibo Matto's "Know Your Chicken."
3:30 p.m.: Kid's Brain Radio Live from the Catskill Community Center. Hosted
by Matt Bua and Sam Sebren.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Feature Story News