Wednesday, March 5, 2014 local almanac
Click here to download or listen to today's local news. PLAY AUDIO (5:50)
Weather right now
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 32F; low 1F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 31F; low 1F.[/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 light snow showers after 7 a.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 30. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Wednesday night, a slight chance of snow showers before 9 p.m. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear. Low around 4. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.
Forecast for the next three days:
Thursday: Sunny. High near 26. Wind chill values as low as -5. Thursday night, mostly clear. Low around 10.
Friday: Mostly sunny. High near 37. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 25.
Saturday: Partly sunny. High near 45. Saturday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 23.
Today is the first Wednesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
GHENT Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, P.O. Box 98, Ghent (392-4644).
GREENE COUNTY Meetings for Human Services, Health, and Education Committees at 6 p.m. at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
GREENPORT Town Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Greenport Town Hall, 600 Town Hall Drive, Hudson (828-4656).
HUDSON Hudson Common Council Youth & Aging Committee meeting, 6 p.m., and Arts, Entertainment & Tourism Committee meeting at 6:45 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
LIVINGSTON Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, County Rte. 19, Livingston (851-9441).
STUYVESANT Power Lines in Columbia County Meeting. Hosted by the Stuyvesant Town Board with representatives from the Public Service Commission. 7 p.m. at Stuvesant Town Hall, 5 Sunset Drive, Stuyvesant, NY 12173.
The day ahead on 90.7-FM
7 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show: Germantown, Chatham, Catskill, East Durham, Hudson, Cairo Tom Roe hosts live from the Wave Farm Study Center in Acra to begin day four of the Radio On! Pledge Drive. This morning, local town songs are featured. Plus, morning news, weather, public meetings, local interviews and events, and more. Call in with your views at (518) 622-2598.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show The Morning Show continues with local news, weather and events.
10 a.m.: @Issue: The Affordable Care Act A discussion of the Affordable Care Act, and ways to access the health care exchanges and enroll in a plan. Guests include Holly Hedgepeth, Health Insurance Navigator for the Columbia Healthcare Consortium; Sherry Wyckoff, MPH, and Nalini Purvis from Hudson River Healthcare, plus an additional Navigator who will discuss plans for people with special needs. Hosted by Victor Mendolia.
11 a.m.: Zooms: Karen Schoemer Follow host Tyson Hauf as he welcomes Karen Schoemer to Zooms, as they tiptoe blindfolded in rusty fields of gray in an attempt to mine some color.
2 p.m.: The Barbershop Talks: Modern Relationships Dr. Slay, Mr. Spring Collection and LL Cool Slay will take over for the big men versus women debate on modern relationships.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show: Jared Handelsman, Joel Shufeldt, the Athens Citizens Development Committee Jared Handelsman (from Catskill) and Joel Shufeldt, two local maple syrup masters, will discuss the history, the processes and techniques, and everything else to do with the glory that is maple syrup. Plus, Sam Sebren and other representatives of the Athens Citizens Development Committee will discuss the planned high voltage direct current project in that community. Plus, news, weather, events, music and more. Live from the Catskill Community Center. Hosted by Harry Matthews.
6 p.m.: Feature Story News