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Thursday, July 25, 2013 local almanac

Jul 25, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 77F; low 55F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 79F; low 61F.[/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 76. Thursday night, a slight chance of showers between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 56.

Forecast for the next three days:

Friday: Mostly sunny. High near 81. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 58.
Saturday: Mostly sunny. High near 83. Saturday night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9 p.m. and 1 a.m., then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 67.
Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9 a.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 82. Sunday night, a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 66.

Sunrise today: 5:42 a.m.
Sunset today: 8:21 p.m.

Length of the day: 14:38 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the fourth Thursday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.

CHATHAM Village Board meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall, 77 Main Street, Chatham (392-5821).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Financial Review Committee at 1 p.m.; .1 [point one] Committee at 2:30 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).
COPAKE Zoning Board of Appeals meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
GERMANTOWN Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 50 Palatine Park Road, Germantown (537-6687).
HUDSON HCDPA meeting (tentative) at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren St., Hudson (751-1044).
STUYVESANT Greenway Committee meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Drive, Stuyvesant (758-6248).
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: Congress Debates NSA Spying From Free Speech Radio News: "Debate continued in Congress today on a more than $500 billion military spending bill. Lawmakers considered many controversial measures, including amendments to defund the NSA's domestic spying programs, transfer some detainees from Guantanamo Bay, combat a culture of sexual assault in the armed forces, and undo the 2001 law used to justify the so-called global war on terrorism. On Capitol Hill, FSRN’s Alice Ollstein reports."
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Cinema on the Radio Overnight filmic content.
5 a.m.: Off The Hook: 20130725 Do not call during rebroadcast. Off The Hook, from the hacker zine 2600, airs every Wednesday night at 7 p.m. ET in New York City on WBAI 99.5 FM, and is rebroadcast the next morning at 5 a.m. on WGXC and free103point9 Online Radio. It is simulcast online via streaming MP3 and via shortwave on WBCQ The Planet at 5110 KHz. Join #offthehook on irc.2600.net to chat during the show. Email show at oth [at] 2600.com Do not call during the 5 a.m. rebroadcast.

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 Morning news, music, interviews features and agriculture reporting. Also local news, previews of events in Greene and Columbia counties, music, and more. Call in to have your say at (518) 828-0290.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues with local news, weather, and events. Call 518-828-0290 to comment during the "WGXC Morning Show."
10 a.m.: Prison Voices Project: Trayvon Marton and Pelican Bay Tune in to hear the voices of those who participated in a vigil for Trayvon Martin in Hudson, as well as commentary on Trayvon Martin's death by Mumia Abu Jamal. Also, nearly 29,000 inmates in California state prisons have refused meals protesting prison conditions and rules. The protest is centered on the state's aggressive solitary confinement practices, but has attracted support from many prisoners with their own demands for changes in prison conditions. An interview with Delores Canales, a mother of an inmate in solitary confinement at Pelican Bay Prison and Carol Strickman, an attorney with Legal Services for Prisoners With Children will be featured. This segment was produced by Ken Nash & Mimi Rosenberg for Building Bridges. Hosted by Cory Fischer-Hoffman.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: Rock Star Stories From a time long ago, when boys and girls dreamed of growing up to become rock stars, a fictional story of a long-forgotten industry. Includes words and works from The Byrds ("So You Want to Be a Rock 'n' Roll Star"), Daniel Johnston ("I Picture Myself with a Guitar"), Elton John ("I'm Going to Be a Teen-Age Idol"), The Replacements ("Talent Show," "Kids Don't Follow," "Treatment Bound," "I Don't Know"), Foreigner ("Juke Box Hero"), Dr. Hook ("The Cover of the Rolling Stone"), and Jackson Browne ("The Load Out").
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News
7 p.m.: The Jazz Disturbance: Francesca Tanksley Pianist Francesca Tanksley will join host Cheryl K. for an interview. Tanksley will perform at Athens Riverfront Park August 2, as part of the 2013 Summer Concert Series. She studied piano with Sir Roland Hanna, Harry Jensen (Franz Liszt tradition) and composition with Jimmy Heath. Tanksley is a member of, and has recorded with the Billy Harper Quintet, the Jeff Siegel Quartet, the Erica Lindsay Quartet, and Howard Johnson's HoJo5, as well as leading her own group, the Francesca Tanksley Trio.
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