Thursday, November 20, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 36F; low 21F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 36F; low 22F.[/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 39. Thursday night, partly cloudy. Low around 21.
Forecast for the next three days:
Friday: Mostly sunny. High near 39. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 16.
Saturday: Mostly sunny. High near 40. Saturday night, a chance of snow showers before 3 a.m., then a chance of rain showers between 3 a.m. and 5 a.m., then a chance of snow showers after 5 a.m. Low around 32.
Sunday: A chance of snow showers before 8 a.m., then a chance of rain showers between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 51. Sunday night, rain likely. Cloudy. Low around 40.
Today is the third Thursday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All telephone numbers are in the 518 area code except where noted.)
ANCRAM Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. in Town Hall at 1416 County Rte. 7, Ancram (329-6512).
CHATHAM Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. Town Hall, 488 State Route 295, Chatham (392-3262).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Board of Supervisors Public Safety Committee meeting, 5 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).
COXSACKIE-ATHENS Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m. at high school, 24 Sunset Blvd., Coxsackie (731-1800).
COPAKE Land Use Review Committee meeting, 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
DURHAM Town Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. in Town Building, 7309 State Rt. 81, East Durham (239-6122).
GHENT Town Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at the Ghent Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
HUDSON Common Council Economic Development Committee meeting is cancelled.
KINDERHOOK Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
WINDHAM Town Board meeting, 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).
The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
12:05 a.m.: Taina Asili, Monica McIntyre Recorded live performance at the Spotty Dog in Hudson, Wed., Nov. 19.
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, events, weather and more.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. National, daily, independent, award-winning news program providing audiences with access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S. corporate-sponsored media.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues.
10 a.m.: We the People: Vincent Seeley Vincent Seeley will be the guest for the hour. Seeley, a Democrat, is a member of the Village of Catskill Board; he has served as a member for 10 yrs, eight of them as its president. He also represents District 1 on the Greene County Legislature. He was born, raised and educated in Catskill. Seeley will discuss the future of the village and town; the ongoing revitalization efforts and more. Call-ins are welcome and encouraged. Call (518) 828-0290 to be on the air and pose your questions to Seeley, or simply have your say. Hosted by Tom DePietro.
11 a.m.: One Size Fits All: 20141120 An hour-long investigation into the idea of amplified sound, beginning with jazz saxophonist Hank Mobley and concluding with jazz trombonist and bandleader Miff Mole's Little Molers. Produced by Your Host. The full playlist can be found at www.Facebook.com/OneSizeWGXC.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: I Thought Turkeys Could Fly Radio Thanksgiving traditions such as playing Rush Limbaugh's "The True Story of Thanksgiving," and dropping live turkeys from helicopters continue to this day. Dan Seward also contributes a local Thanksgiving story, Andy Griffith's "What It Was, Was Football" comedy routine joins the show, and Ray Davies contributes a holiday song.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News
7 p.m.: The Jazz Disturbance: Karen Mantler, Sam Sebren Composer Karen Mantler and longtime friend and WGXC programmer Sam Sebren will be in the studio. Sebren and Mantler, along with David Middleton and Paul Johnson, formed the experimental no-genre band Splotch in New York City from 1993 to 1999. Mantler has a new record, "Business Is Bad" on XtraWATT/ECM, with her trio featuring clarinetist Doug Wieselman and bassist Kato Hideki. In addition to songs from "Business is Bad," Mantler will play examples of her other work over the years. Hosted by Cheryl K.