Wednesday, November 19, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 32F; low 23F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 31F; low 24F.[/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 31. Wednesday night, cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy. Low around 21.
Forecast for the next three days:
Thursday: Mostly sunny. High near 39. Thursday night, partly cloudy. Low around 20.
Friday: Mostly sunny. High near 39. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 22.
Saturday: Mostly sunny. High near 40. Saturday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 31.
Today is the third Wednesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All telephone numbers are in the 518 area code except where noted.)
CATSKILL Town Board meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 439 Main St., Catskill (943-2141).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Board of Supervisors Human Services Committee meeting, 5 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).
GHENT Planning Board, 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
GREENE COUNTY Legislature meeting and special Finance Committee meeting, both listed for 6:30 p.m. at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
HUDSON Zoning Board of Appeals public hearing, 6 p.m.; regular meeting, 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
STUYVESANT Zoning Revision Committee meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Dr., Stuyvesant (758-6248).
TACONIC town meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 909 Rte. 82, Taghkanic (851-7638).
TACONIC HILLS Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Central Office boardroom, 73 Co. Rte. 11A, Craryville (325-2800).
The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Mail Call Letters to DJs, gods, and others are heard out, from The Box Tops, Marvelettes, Flaming Lips, XTC, Hole, Dolly Parton, Johnny Horton, R.B. Greaves, Burning Spear, Lightnin' Hopkins, The Ink Spots, Freddie and the Dreamers, Allan Sherman, Buckethead, Tom Jones, and David Bowie.
1 a.m.: Vital Weekly: Eisuke Oooka Episode 956 of weekly experimental new music show, by folks formerly behind Staalplaat. Click on title for playlist 956.
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, events, weather and more.
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.
12 p.m. (noon): The Bedazzled Radio Show: Duane Allman An homage to the late Duane Allman without a single Allman Brothers or Eric Clapton track! Howard Duane Allman (Nov. 20, 1946 to Oct. 29, 1971) was an American guitarist, session musician, co-founder and leader of the The Allman Brothers Band until his death in a motorcycle accident in 1971 at the age of 24. The show will feature tracks by pre-Allman Brothers bands The Escorts, The Allman Joys, The Hour Glass and The 31st Of February, as well as songs featuring Allman's guitar playing by Clarence Carter, King Curtis, Aretha Franklin, Laura Nyro, Wilson Pickett, Otis Rush and jazz flautist Herbie Mann. Produced by Spike Priggen.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News: Jeff O'Neil Local headlines, weather, listings of local public meetings and more. Plus an interview with Peekskill Brewery Brewmaster Jeff O'Neil by Ken Landin of Crossroads Brewery in Athens about local beer.