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Thursday, April 25, 2013 local almanac

Apr 25, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 61F; low 34F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 64F; low 37F.[/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: Sunny. High near 62. A slight chance of rain showers after 1 a.m., mixing with snow after 4 a.m. Partly cloudy. Low around 35.

Forecast for the next three days:

Friday: Mostly sunny. High near 62. Mostly clear, Friday night. Low around 33.
Saturday: Mostly sunny. High near 69. Mostly clear overnight. Low around 41.
Sunday: Sunny. High near 72. Partly cloudy overnight. Low around 42.

Sunrise today: 5:57 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:48 p.m.

Length of the day: 13:51 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the fourth Thursday of the month.
(WGXC suggests you call ahead to confirm time and location.)

CHATHAM Village Board meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall, 77 Main Street, Chatham (392-5821).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Financial Review Committee at 1 p.m., Budget/Salary Committee at 2:30 p.m. and Salary Review Committee immediately following Budget/Salary, at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).
COPAKE Zoning Board of Appeals meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
GERMANTOWN Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 50 Palatine Park Road, Germantown (537-6687).
HUDSON HCDPA meeting (tentative) at 6 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren St., Hudson (571-1044).
STUYVESANT Greenway Committee meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Drive, Stuyvesant (758-6248).
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

Midnight to 5:59 a.m.: Free103point9 Transmission Arts overnight

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: Saving AM Radio While the United Kingdom considers eliminating AM radio, in the U.S. the Federal Communications Commission is considering several option to save AM radio. David Oxenford at the Broadcast Law blog has a report about AM radio's possible revival.
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: New Music April 2013 New sounds from Godspeed You Black Emperor! and others.
1 a.m.: Selected Songs: John Cage Hours of John Cage talking, performing, and being.
5 a.m.: Off the Hook: Surveillance After Boston 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 5 a.m. rebroadcast. This week: After the Boston bombings, there seems to be a new embrace of the surveillance state.

6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.: WGXC Hands-On Community Radio

6 a.m.: Al Jazeera English
7 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show Hosted by Philip Grant. Morning news, music, interviews features and agriculture reporting. 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 continues with local news, events, music and more, with host Philip Grant.
10 a.m.: Prison Voices Project: Prison Bus Tune in to hear about an exciting new initiative to brings together food justice and prison justice. Wassaic Community Farm is launching their Prison Bus CSA. After years of collaborating with Political Prisoner, Herman Bell -- young farmers and activists are growing food for family members of those incarcerated in Sullivan, Eastern, and Woodbourne Correctional Facilities. Family members pay $50 for a box of organic produce (which they can pay for on EBT/food stamps) and they get a free trip from New York city to visit their loved ones in prison (on a bus, soon-to-be-converted to run off of veggie oil). Farmers and organizers Erika Bruner and Jalal Sabur speak about their project and the show also features audio from the freedom archives on Herman Bell.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News
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