Thursday, March 20, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 47F; low 28F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 48F; low 28F.[/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: A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny. High near 49. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Thursday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 28.
Forecast for the next three days:
Friday: Mostly sunny. High near 44. Friday night, a slight chance of snow and sleet between 11 p.m. and 2 a.m., then a chance of snow. Increasing clouds. Low around 28.
Saturday: A chance of snow before 11 a.m., then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy. High near 46. Saturday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 25.
Sunday: Partly sunny. High near 39. Sunday night, partly cloudy. Low around 20.
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.: All Mixed Up: David Brenner An international mix of music, memories and politics as we travel from New York to the borders of two "Cold Wars" with Vladimir Putin, Barack Obama, Nikita Khrushchev, Richard Nixon, Sterling Hayden, Peter Sellers, Django Reinhardt, Bob Dylan, The Beatles, PreFab Sprout, The Firesign Theater, Moondog, Matt Monroe, Sting, Joe Jackson, Micah P. Hinson, Sarah Palin, Paul Robeson, Lawrence Ferlingetti, and more. Tributes to David Brenner, Tony Benn, Hal Douglas, and Mitch Leigh, with Ali G, Bobby Fischer, Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen, The Psychedelic Furs, Beck, The Beatles, The Heavy, Augustana, Tears For Fears, 10cc, The Kronos Quartet, and more. From Pacifica Radio via WBAI in New York with host Peter Bochan.
5 a.m.: Off the Hook: 20140320 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 rebroadcast. Rebroadcast from March 19, 2013.
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 and features. Hosted by Philip 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 continues with local news, weather, interviews and events.
10 a.m.: We the People: Bruce Potter A follow-up visit with Bruce Potter, superintendent of the Berkshire Union Free School District, about the newly opened Columbia-Greene Partnership Academy. The academy is the product of a collaboration between Questar III BOCES, the Hudson City, Catskill Central and the Berkshire Union Free school districts. "The Bridge," as it is also known, serves students who could benefit from more individual attention and creative approaches to learning. Hosted by Tom DePietro.
11 a.m.: One Size Fits All: 20140320 An hour-long investigation into the idea of amplified sound. We will begin with Al Green and conclude with Deer Tick. Hosted by Your Host. Full playlist at www.facebook.com/OneSizeWGXC.
2 p.m.: Between the Lines: Kyle Adams, John McInerney Catskill-based journalist Kyle Adams recently spent three years in Ukraine teaching English. He will discuss Ukrainian politics, the people and his hopes for the country. Also, a conversation with family therapist and psychoanalyst John McInerney about how to improve parenting skills, teenage eating disorders and other adolescent problems and anxieties. Hosted by Ann Forbes Cooper.
3 p.m. Radio Theatre: Ozma of Oz, Part 1 Ozma of Oz Part 1, Book Three in the Chronicles of Oz From KSVR Studios. 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: "Dorothy returns for another adventure this time not in the land of Oz, but the Land of Ev. Another fairyland where she mets some off kilter Baumian characters,TikTok, Princess Langwidere and the Nome King. There is one overarching law in fairyland animals can speak. So in this story we meet one of Baum's greatest characters Billina the Yellow Hen. 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.: Kid's 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