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Wednesday, February 25, 2015 local almanac

Feb 25, 2015 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 25F; low 0F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 30F; low 6F.[/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: Partly sunny. High near 29. Wednesday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 3.

Forecast for the next three days:
Thursday: Cloudy. High near 16. Wind chill values as low as -4. Thursday night, cloudy. Low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -3.
Friday: Partly sunny. High near 20. Friday night, mostly clear. Low around -2.
Saturday: Sunny. High near 26. Saturday night, partly cloudy. Low around 3.

Sunrise today: 6:35 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:40 p.m.
Length of the day: 11:05 hrs.

Public meetings
Today is the fourth Wednesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)

ATHENS Village Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Community Center, 2 First St., Athens (945-1551).
CAIRO Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 512 Main St., Cairo (622-3120).
COLUMBIA County Board of Supervisors Public Works Committee meeting, 6 p.m. at 401 State St., Hudson (828-1527).
COPAKE Hamlet Revitalization Task Force meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mountain View Rd., Copake (329-1234).
HUDSON Common Council Public Works Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m.; Legal Committee meeting, 6:15 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
HUDSON Development Corporation meeting, 12 p.m. (noon) at 1 North Front St., Hudson (751-1044).
KINDERHOOK Historical Committee meeting, 7 p.m., Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
PHILMONT Village Board Workshop meeting, 7 p.m., Village Hall, 124 Main St., Philmont (672-7032).

The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
For WGXC Winter 2015 Pledge Drive: Day 14 WGXC's winter pledge drive began Thu., Feb. 12, and will culminate in a celebration of the station's four years of diverse voices and adventurous sounds on the the FM dial, Feb. 28. Tune in throughout the drive for a full slate of remote broadcasts, and turn out for special events in Greene and Columbia counties.

Radio Warfare: Takeover continues. Host Tim Livingston has taken over the WGXC Acra studio and he is broadcasting and streaming online non-stop, for 48 hours to help keep the voice of community radio alive and independent in Columbia and Greene counties. Livingston is spinning punk, garage, power-pop and rock 'n’ roll, all to raise funds as part of the For WGXC! Winter 2015 Pledge Drive. The entire takeover is streaming live online at http://comm.free103point9.org:8000/acra.mp3.m3u. Livingston is also live on 90.7-FM during various blocks of time, and will break in on other WGXC shows.

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 Local news, weather, events, music and more. Live from the WGXC Hudson studio. Hosted by Michelle Lewis.
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.
11 a.m.: Zoom: Jess Puglisi Special pledge drive edition live from the WGXC Acra studio at the Wave Farm Study Center in Greene Co. In studio for some inspirational pledge drive conversation will be Jess Puglisi, one of WGXC's wizards behind the curtain. Tune in for some neat music, lo-fi sounds and conversation! It will be fun...and you can support WGXC! Hosted by Tyson Hauf.
2 p.m.: The Barbershop Talks: Is Black Unity Possible? Vern and the crew return to where it all began for a special For WGXC! Pledge Drive remote broadcast from M & J's Hair Studio in Hudson. Hosted by Vern Cross, Kamal Johnson and the 18 Wheeler.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show: Ron Browz, Rashad Barksdale Players participating in the “Run This Town Event,” scheduled for Fri., Feb. 27, will stop by to talk about the event. Producer and rapper Ron Browz of the Ether Boy Label will call in to talk about being a part of the Celebrity Game. And Hudson native Rashad Barksdale, founder of the “It’s Ok To Dream” charity will also call in. Plus in the final half hour: Freestyle and so much more. Hosted by Vern Cross, Kamal Johnson and Ranier Blue.
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News
Wave Farm / WGXC Acra Contact Info
Mailing: PO Box 13 Acra, NY 12405
Main Office / Acra Studio
(518) 622-2598
WGXC Office
(518) 697-7400
WGXC Hudson Studio
(518) 828-0290
WGXC Feedback
(518) 212-7509 feedback@wgxc.org
Wave Farm / WGXC Acra Studio: 5662 Route 23 Acra, NY 12405
WGXC Hudson Studio: 369 Warren St. Hudson, NY 12534