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August 11, 2011 local almanac

Aug 11, 2011 12:08 am
The National Weather Service predicts Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Thursday night should be mostly clear, with a low around 56. Friday the prediction is sunny, with a high near 81. Saturday there is a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, but otherwise mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Sunday there is a 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 75.

Town meetings tonight
CHATHAM Village meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall, 77 Main Street, Chatham (392-5821).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Columbia County, in consideration of NYS Community Development Block Grant funded programs, will be holding a Public Hearing in the Committee Room at the Columbia County Office Building. The intent of this public hearing is to give a full description of the proposed project, to provide information on the estimated time schedule to accomplish the activity and to provide an opportunity for comment on the proposed 2011 CDBG Hudson Valley Creamery Job Creation Project. The Community Development Block Grant Program must meet one of three national objectives: benefit to low and moderate-income persons, elimination of slums and blight or urgent needs affecting the health and safety of the community. Up to $350,000 will be requested to support equipment purchases resulting in the creation of 20-25 jobs within a 24-month period. Minimally, 51 percent of the jobs will be made available to low-mod persons. All interested persons are encouraged to attend the hearing and offer comment. Written comments and questions can be mailed to Columbia County Planning and Economic Development, 401 State Street, Hudson.
COPAKE Town Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mountainview Road, Copake (329-1234).
GALLATIN Town Board meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 667 Route 7, Ancram (398-7519).
GREENE COUNTY Finance & Audit committee meets at 5 p.m. at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
HUDSON The City of Hudson Zoning Board of Appeals holds a public hearing to accept public comment on an application by Christopher Norman Chocolates for a Special Exception Use to manufacture chocolate confectionaries on the first floor of the structure located at 73 North 2nd Street for whole sale distribution. Please be further advised that the Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a meeting following the public hearing beginning at 6:30 p.m. At City Hall, Warren St.
KINDERHOOK Planning Board Workshop meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
LIVINGSTON Town board meets at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 119 County Route 19.
PHILMONT The Zoning Board of Appeals of the Village of Philmont holds a Public Hearing to consider the application for an area variance by Daniel and Kathy Wheeler for setback relief for a proposed addition with a proposed setback of 70 feet and required setback is 125 feet. The property is located at 34 Summit Street, Philmont, NY 12565, Tax map # 113.13-2-30, in a RLD zone. The applicant is requesting relief from the setback requirement as required pursuant to section 160-20-C of the Philmont Village zoning code. Philmont Village Hall.
STUYVESANT Town Board meets at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Drive, Stuyvesant (758-6248).
TANNERSVILLE Village trustees meet at 7 p.m. in their Village Hall on Route 23A.
WINDHAM Town board meets at 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).

The skies above
TIDES Hudson: High, 1:38 a.m./Low, 8:18 a.m.
SUNRISE/SUNSET 6:02 a.m./8:01 p.m.
MOONRISE/MOONSET 6:36 p.m./ 3:48 a.m.

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WGXC MORNING SHOW Sara Kendall updates of the morning news, and plays local music. Ellen Thurston outlines the weekend events, and interviews Hudson Music Festival organizer Rob Johanson. 9 a.m.
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AL JAZEERA ENGLISH International news. 11 a.m.
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