Thursday, July 17, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 76F; low 52F.[/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: Sunny. High near 79. Thursday night, clear. Low around 52.
Forecast for the next three days:
Friday: Patchy fog before 7 a.m. Otherwise, sunny. High near 80. Friday night, clear. Low around 54.
Saturday: Mostly sunny. High near 83. Saturday night, partly cloudy. Low around 59.
Sunday: Partly sunny. High near 83. Sunday night, partly cloudy. Low around 60.
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 is CANCELLED (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 WGXC 90.7-FM
5 a.m.: In Other News: Wireless Electricity Surveillance From Pacifica Radio. Utility companies worldwide are replacing electricity gas and water meters with new generation smart meters. The so called smart meter is also a powerful transmitter and receiver using wireless microwave technology similar to cell phones to communicate back to the utility company. This information alone raises a long list of concerns that is at the core of resistance amid utility companies, local governments and aware communities. Some of the concerns include over-billing, electric grid vulnerable to hacking, surveillance and tracking, autism, inflammation in the body and degradation of red blood cells. If you're a regular listeners to this show, you'll recall we've talk about the physiological hazards of RF radiation and inappropriate use of wireless microwave technology with many guests in the past. We're joined today by Josh Del Sol, director and producer of the documentary film Take Back Your Power to talk about the public fight back, and the research conducted for the film.
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.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues.
10 a.m.: The Michael Slate Show: 20140717 Director Mark Levinson and Producer David Kaplan, will talk about their film, "Particle Fever." Nicole Guerra will discuss the death of Andy Lopez, a 13-year-old from Santa Rosa, California. Plus, singer and musician Lupillo Rivera, who on July 1, confronted a mob demonstrating against immigrant children being bused to a local Border Patrol station.
11 a.m.: One Size Fits All: 20140717 An hour-long investigation into the idea of amplified sound, beginning with Nat Couty and ending with Spiritualized. Full playlist at: www.facebook.com/OneSizeWGXC. Produced by Your Host.
2 p.m.: Between the Lines: Lora Lee Escobelli, Jim Milton, Jeanne Heiberg Theater and writing are the focus of this episode. Actress Lora Lee Escobelli will read an excerpt from the play "Amelia," which is set against the backdrop of the U.S. Civil War, and features local actors. Escobelli and director Jim Milton will discuss the production, which will be performed at the Orpheum Theater in Tannersville the weekend of Aug. 1. Plus, Athens-based writing teacher Jeanne Heiberg explains how her meditation exercises help writers dip deeper. Finally, in an ode to the season, some readings from favorite summer novels and a selection of summer songs to put us in the mood. Produced by Ann Forbes Cooper.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: Dark Tales An anthology series of dramas and comedies for radio. 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. Dark Tales returnes with a story about a couple who kill an Uncle for an inheritance, then wind up in a an atomic city for a thunderous end. Also a bonus satire of self help books originally from the first season, Gun Control. Produced by Joseph C McGuire. Edited by Jay Charles. Performers: The Skagit Radio Repertory Company. Made with a grant from the Corporation For Public Broadcasting. 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
6 p.m.: Feature Story News