Thursday, September 4, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 87F; low 61F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 85F; 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: Patchy fog between before 9 a.m. Otherwise, sunny. High near 84. Thursday night, partly cloudy. Low around 58.
Forecast for the next three days:
Friday: Mostly sunny. High near 88. Friday night, a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 a.m. Partly cloudy. Low around 69.
Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy. High near 81. Saturday night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Low around 53.
Sunday: Mostly sunny. High near 77. Sunday night, mostly clear. Low around 51.
Today is the first Thursday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All telephone numbers are in the 518 area code except where noted.)
ANCRAM Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 1416 County Rte. 7, Ancram (329-6512).
ASHLAND Planning Board meeting, 6 p.m. at Town Hall, 12094 Route 23, Ashland (734-3636).
AUSTERLITZ Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 812 Route 203, Spencertown (392-3260).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Board of Supervisors special Health and Medical Services Committee meeting, 5:10 p.m.; special meeting of the full board to review the payroll audit, 5:30 p.m., 401 State St., Hudson (828-1527).
COPAKE Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
COXSACKIE Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 16 Reed St., Coxsackie (731-2727).
GHENT Planning Board special joint meeting with the Town of Claverack Planning Board to continue review and discussion of the Ginsberg's Foods warehouse project, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
KINDERHOOK Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
STUYVESANT Board meeting workshop, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Dr., Stuyvesant (758-6248).
WINDHAM Town Board meeting, 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).
WGXC Outreach Advisory Committee meeting, 6 p.m. at the WGXC Hudson studio, 704 Columbia St., Hudson (697-7400). The WGXC Outreach Advisory Committee meets on the first Thursday of every month at 4:30 p.m., and helps support the station’s outreach efforts, including station events, presence at community events, outreach materials, and more. All are welcome to get involved with this aspect of WGXC 90.7-FM. To learn more, email jess [at] wgxc [dot] org.
The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Torture Wave Farm Artist-in-Residence, Patrick Quinn plays with President Obama's recent statement on torture for a durational work.
6 a.m.: Background Briefing with Ian Masters Inside breaking international and national news. A radio program featuring international and national news, expert guests, policy makers and critics with analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy, political, cultural and social issues. This program goes far beyond the headlines and deep under the radar to bring forward truths unheard in the American media.
7 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show News, events, music and more.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: Juke in the Back: 20140904 Host Matt The Cat digs deep to dust off some 78rpm shellac plattahs that never get played. Hear rare records by Edith Mackey, Dillard Croon Jr. & The Croon Brothers and Little Mr. Midnight., and Albert Collins' first single for the Kangaroo Label as well as Sollie McElroy's first record after leaving The Flamingos. Plus Gladys De Vore & The Flips' 1956 single for Sapphire Records and a Wynonie "Mr. Blues" Harris side.
10 a.m.: We the People: Matthew Frederick, Art Bassin Architect Matthew Frederick will be in the studio to continue the conversation about the proposed renovation of Hudson's town square, the 7th St. Park. Plus, Ancram Town Supervisor Art Bassin will call in with an update on the Columbia County Airport, and the recent realignment of the Board of Supervisors Airport Subcommittee. Hosted by Tom DePietro.
11 a.m.: One Size Fits All: 20140904 An hour-long investigation into the idea of amplified sound, beginning with Stereolab and concluding with the Gerry Mulligan/Chet Baker Quartet. Produced by Your Host. Full playlist at www.facebook.com/OneSizeWGXC.
2 p.m.: The Art of the Hudson Valley: Science Vs Nature Interview with the New York City-based electronic band Science Vs Nature (Christian Aydt and Kiley Thompson). Hosted by Chad Weckler.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: Rip Van Winkle Washington Irving's story of a Catskills man who falls asleep in the mountains for a generation, and wakes up in a very different world. Told through songs by the David Bromberg Band, Al Jolson, and others. Plus, Brian Dewan tells the story from the porch of Rip Van WInkle Motor Lodge in Catskill, for Max Goldfarb's "Deep Cycle" project.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show: Lydia Davis A conversation with author Lydia Davis about her work, and her new short story collection, "Can't and Won't" in advance of the reading Sun., Sept. 7, at the Chatham Bookstore. Davis is the author of one novel and six previous story collections, the most recent of which, “Varieties of Disturbance,” was a finalist for the National Book Award. She is the winner of the 2013 Man Booker International Prize. The interview was recorded at the WGXC Hudson studio, Tues., Aug. 5. Plus, news, weather, events, music and more. Hosted by Ellen Thurston and Tom DePietro, with Jake Ebel.
6 p.m.: Feature Story News