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Thursday, February 20, 2014 local almanac

Feb 20, 2014 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 44F; low 34F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 43F; low 33F.[/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 45. Thursday night, rain likely, mainly after 1 a.m. and 3 a.m. Cloudy. Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Forecast for the next three days:
Friday: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 4 p.m., then scattered rain. Patchy fog before 10 a.m. High near 49. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 27.
Saturday: Mostly sunny. High near 48. Saturday night, partly cloudy. Low around 28.
Sunday: Partly sunny. High near 41. Sunday night, partly cloudy. Low around 18.

Sunrise today: 6:43 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:35 p.m.
Length of the day: 10:51 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).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Public Safety Committee meeting at 5 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson.
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).
HUDSON Common Council Economic Development Committee meeting, 6 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
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
3 a.m.: A Soldier's Tale Stravinsky's "A Soldier's Tale" from Pacifica Radio's "From the Archives." Originally from "Free Music Store: Stravinsky's L'histoire du soldat" on WBAI. In December 1971 Pacifica radio station WBAI paid tribute to one of the great composers of our time Igor Stravinsky who had died earilier that year in April. With a great body of work to choose from, including Firebird, Patrushka and Rite of Spring, The Music Department chose Stravinsky's theatrical work L'Histoire du Soldat (The Soldier's Tale) (1918). It was performed live in front of the typical in studio audience at WBAI's Free Music Store on December 18, 1971. This part contains a performance of Stravinsky's theatrical work L'Histoire du Soldat (The Soldier's Tale) (1918). Cast includes Tim Jerome, narrator; Arthur Miller, a soldier; and Pat Shea, the Devil. Musicians include Jeanne Benjamin, violin; Richard Fredrickson, bass; Paul Gallo, clarinet; Charles Nussbaum, bassoon; James Stubbs, trumpet; Lawrence Benz, trombone; and Howard van Hyning, percussion. Orchestra is conducted by Henry Schuman. Produced and recorded in stereo by WBAI's Music Department. -English version of text translated by Sheldon Harnick.
5 a.m.: The Michael Slate Show The music that rocked the revolutionary struggles of the 1960's: The Black Panther Party, soul music, jazz and rock and roll.

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: 20140220 An hour-long investigation into the idea of amplified sound. Beginning with Wheelhouse and concluding with Rokia Traoré. Full playlist found at www.Facebook.com/OneSizeWGXC. Hosted by Your Host.
2 p.m.: Between the Lines: John McInerney This episode examines the nature of addiction in the wake of Philip Seymour Hoffman's death with family therapist, clinical social worker and psychoanalyst John McInerney. McInerney, with a practice based both in Greene County and Manhattan, has treated many addicts. He will discuss the physical, mental and spiritual ramifications of drug use, whether legal or illegal, and addiction. Hosted by Ann Forbes-Cooper.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: Marvellous Land of Oz Part 1 An anthology series of dramas and comedies for radio. Each week a program will be made up of one radio play. Produced at KSVR Studios at the radio station KSVR-FM in Mount Vernon, Washington. The actors are from the Skagit Radio Repertory Company. The producer is Joseph C McGuire. This week: Based on the story by L. Frank Baum; Adapted for radio by Heather Elliott. Here is the Oz story that has been partially adapted in the Disney film "The Return to Oz", but without the "controversial ending. This book is relatively unknown outside Oz fans as it does not feature Dorothy, but a new character named Tip. Who meets some old friends and introduces some new friends. From Pacifica Radio.
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 Hosted by Mark Bailey, Gregor Trieste and Jack Ross-Pilkington from the Hudson studio.
6 p.m.: Feature Story News
7 p.m.: The Jazz Disturbance: Cory Fischer-Hoffman Join host Cheryl K. for an interview with media-maker, organizer and activist-scholar Cory Fischer-Hoffman who hosts the Prison Voices Project on WGXC. The Prison Voices Project strives to build communication about the prison system in Greene and Columbia Counties through the use of radio, art, culture and personal narrative. Also that evening at 7pm at the Hudson studio, Fischer-Hoffman will facilitate a volunteer letter-writing night to respond to the dozens of letters received (some addressed to The Jazz Disturbance) by the Prison Voices Project from individuals incarcerated throughout the state of New York.throughout the state of New York.
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