Tuesday, February 21, 2017 local almanac
Today is Day 7 of the WGXC Radical Radio 2017 Winter Pledge Drive. During the coming days, WGXC programmers, volunteers and staff must raise $20,000 to keep WGXC Hands-on Radio on the air, live and local during the coming months. Your support will make all the difference. Call (518) 697-7400 or go online to wgxc.org [slash] donate. Thank you for supporting creative community radio in New York's Greene and Columbia counties.
Local weather forecast:
TODAY (President's Day): Increasing clouds. High near 44. Tuesday night, a chance of rain, mainly between 9 p.m. and 4 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 34. There is a chance of a brief period of light mixed precipitation including freezing rain or freezing drizzle late Tuesday night into early Wednesday morning.
FORECAST FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS
WEDNESDAY: Partly sunny. High near 52. Wednesday night, partly cloudy. Low around 37.
THURSDAY: A slight chance of showers after 1 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 61. Thursday night, a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 41.
Sunrise today: 6:41 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:36 p.m.
LENGTH OF THE DAY: 10:55 hrs.
Today is the third Tuesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.
COLUMBIA County Local Emergency Planning Committee, 9 a.m.; Board of Supervisors County Government Committee meeting, 5 p.m. at 401 State St., Hudson (828-1527).
DURHAM Town Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Town Building, 7309 State Rt. 81, East Durham (239-8260).
HUDSON Common Council Finance Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m.; Common Council regular meeting, 7 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
HUNTER Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5748 Route 23A, Tannersville (589-6150).
PHILMONT Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m., Philmont Village Hall, 124 Main St., Philmont (672-7032).
TAGHKANIC Planning Board workshop meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, Route 82, West Taghkanic (851-7638).
VALATIE Village Board meeting (rescheduled from Oct. 11), Village Hall, 3211 Church St., Valatie (758-9806).
JOHN FASO Appearance, 8:30 a.m., Feb. 21 at Miss Monticello Diner, 406 Broadway, Monticello. Faso will discuss his first 50 days in office during a small business forum. Ticketed event.
JOHN FASO Fundraiser, 5:30 p.m. at Fort Orange Club, 110 Washington Ave., Albany. Rescheduled from Feb. 9.
Unofficial JOHN FASO Town Hall, 6 p.m., Feb. 24, at Kingston Town Hall. Organized by Citizen Action of the Hudson Valley. Local activists organized this town hall event for Faso. The first-term Congressman is not holding public meetings with his constituents.
Make Faso Listen March, 2 p.m., Feb. 25, at U.S. Rep. John Faso's District Office, 2 Hudson Street, Kinderhook. Organized by Indivisible CD19NY.
PEOPLE'S MARCH for Education Justice, 1 p.m., Mar. 4 at locations across New York: Buffalo, Rochester, Schenectady, Kingston and New York City. Organized by Citizen Action of the Hudson Valley and Alliance for Quality Education of New York.