Friday, February 17, 2017 local almanac
Today is Day 3 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: Mostly sunny. High near 35. Friday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 17.
FORECAST FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS
SATURDAY: Mostly sunny. High near 48. Saturday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 33.
SUNDAY: Mostly sunny. High near 47. Sunday night, partly cloudy. Low around 30.
Sunrise today: 6:47 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:31 p.m.
LENGTH OF THE DAY: 10:44 hrs.
Today is the third Friday of the month.
WGXC is unaware of any recurring public meetings scheduled for today.
NATIONAL GENERAL Strike, Feb. 17 through Feb. 20, nationwide. No work. No school. No shopping. A peaceful display of resistance and solidarity.
TRAINING for the Resistance workshops, 1 p.m., Feb. 19 at 45 Maple Street, Springfield, Mass. Hosted by Western Mass. Jobs with Justice.
NOT MY PRESIDENT'S DAY Rally, 12 p.m., Feb. 20, on the SUNY New Paltz campus at the JFT Concourse. Organized by Move Forward New York.
PAUL TONKO Town Hall, 5:30 p.m., Feb. 20 at Schenectady County Community College, 78 Washington Ave., Schenectady.
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.