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Thursday, May 2, 2013 local almanac

May 02, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 77F; low 45F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 79F; low 45F.[/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: Sunny. High near 76. Tonight, isolated showers between 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.

Forecast for the next three days:

Friday: Sunny. High near 72. Clear overnight. Low around 40.
Saturday: Sunny. High near 73. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the afternoon. Mostly clear, Sat. night. Low around 43.
Sunday: Sunny. High near 75. Partly cloudy. Low around 44.

Sunrise today: 5:48 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:56 p.m.

Length of the day: 14:08 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the first Thursday of the month.
(WGXC recommends calling ahead to confirm date and location.)

ANCRAM Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 1416 County Rte. 7, Ancram (329-6512).
AUSTERLITZ Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall, 812 Route 203, Spencertown (392-3260).
COPAKE Planning Board meets at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
GHENT Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
KINDERHOOK Zoning Board of Appeals meets at 7 p.m. at 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

Midnight to 5:59 a.m.: Free103point9 Transmission Arts overnight

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: Tom Wheeler Nominated FCC Chairman Industry lobbyist Tom Wheeler was nominated for FCC Chairman by Barack Obama.
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: DJ Shadow Works of the disc jockey are, uh, sampled, and the show "Transmissions From Satellite 973" from WRIR via radio4all.org is included inside.
1 a.m.: Vital Weekly: Marc McNulty
2 a.m.: Recorded Delivery Janek Schaefer (b. 1970) "Recorded Delivery" (1995). A sound-activated tape recorder travels overnight through the UK Post Office via Recorded Delivery service. The Dictaphone automatically edits the 15-hour journey down to a 72-minute recording, capturing only the significant sounds right up until the parcel is signed for at the end, where it is to be exhibited in a self storage building. The highlight is the early morning post office workers talking about rude things they wished had happened the night before. Created for the group show 'Self Storage' curated by Artangel with Brian Eno and Laurie Anderson, Acorn Self Storage, Wembley, London. Excerpt, plus other Schaefer works.
3 a.m.: Henry Jenkins Spreadable Media "Free Forum" hosted by Terrrence McNally. Henry Jenkins discussing Spreadable Media, Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture.
4 a.m.: Dr. Michael Parenti and The Make-Believe Media Dr. Michael Parenti is an internationally-reknowned lecturer and author, most recently of "The Face of Imperialism." In this interview, he discusses the use of entertainment media as propaganda, and the relationship between government agencies and the production of such content. Later on in the talk, Dr. Parenti also provides his take on the media's coverage of the Obama Administration's escalating use of drones, and the recent death of Margaret Thatcher. From the Smells Like Human Spirit Podcast via radio4all.org
5 a.m.: Radio-Controlled Drones Protest Protest at annual shareholder meeting of the Boeing Aircraft corporation. Two shareholders explain why they are opposed to Boeing Corporation continuing its business in the manufacture of killer drones for the U.S. military.

6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.: WGXC Hands-On Community Radio

6 a.m.: Al Jazeera English
7 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show Hosted by Philip Grant. Morning news, music, interviews features and agriculture reporting. 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: Education News The WGXC Morning Show continues. Host Philip Grant is joined by education blogger Lynn Sloneker to discuss the news this week in education news, plus local news, events, music and more.
10 a.m.: A Nation at Risk 30 Years Later: The State of American Education Thirty years ago, "A Nation at Risk" sounded alarm bells on the state of our nation’s education system. What has changed in American education and American society since this pivotal paper was issued — and what still needs to happen? Join us for a broadcast of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute lecture by former U.S. education secretary William J. Bennett on our schools, our culture, our past three decades and our future. Bennett will be introduced by Chester E. Finn, Jr., president of the Fordham Institute.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: Make Mine Homogenized An anthology series of dramas and comedies for radio. 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. Widowed Farmer woman Hetty Thompson is taken aback one day when her favorite cow Gussie gives strange milk and her chickens are laying odd eggs. In this humorous story country good sense versus governments need for progress. See who has the upper hand.
3:30 p.m.: Kids' Brain Radio Broadcast live from the Catskill Community Center. Hosted by Matt Bua and Sam Sebren.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show: Jeff Gimmel, Susan Simon, Chris Jones Jeff Gimmel of Swoon discusses the Third Annual Ramp Fest Hudson at the Basilica, May 4. Susan Simon will be in the studio with the next installment of her series on cooking essentials, with salt featured. And Chris Jones will stop by to talk about the opening of the Hudson Farmers’ Market, this weekend. Plus news, events, music and more. Hosted by Ellen Thurston and Tom DiPietro.
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News
7 p.m.: The Jazz Disturbance: LunarMoss Come on and sign up with Outer Spaceways Incorporated for this special edition of The Jazz Disturbance hosted by LunarMoss. Focusing on the cosmic, and free sounds of the early 70's, with genre and boundary pioneers like Yusef Lateef, Eddie Harris, Leon Thomas and labels such as ECM, CTI and Flying Dutchman.
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