Thursday, March 6, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 28F; low 9F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 27F; low 7F.[/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 27. Wind chill values as low as -14. Thursday night, mostly clear. Low around 9.
Forecast for the next three days:
Friday: Mostly sunny. High near 36. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 22.
Saturday: Partly sunny. High near 44. Saturday night, a slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 24.
Sunday: Partly sunny. High near 37. Sunday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 20.
Sunrise today: 6:20 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:52 p.m.
Length of the day: 11:31 hrs.
Today is the first Thursday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time 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
1 a.m.: Selected Songs: Marina Rosenfeld Marina Rosenfeld and Mats Lindström perform together at a recent Issue Project Room show, plus other recent Rosenfeld performances. Rosenfeld teaches at Bard College.
3 a.m.: Selected Songs: Sunburned Hand Of The Man Sunburned Hand Of The Man performance 02.26.14 at Turn It Up! Brattleboro, VT, and other performances.
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 Phil Grant returns for day five of the Radio On! Pledge Drive. Morning news, music, interviews and features. 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 The Morning Show continues with local news, weather and events.
10 a.m.: We the People: Doug McGivney Kinderhook resident and former town supervisor, Doug McGivney, will be in the Hudson studio to discuss the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's recent information sessions on the cleanup of the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund Site in the town of Nassau. The hour will also feature audio recorded by WGXC volunteer Chris Bishop during the meeting held Mon., Mar. 3, in Kinderhook. Hosted by Tom DePietro.
11 a.m.: One Size Fits All: Radio On! Pledge Edition An hour-long investigation into the idea of amplified sound. The special live Radio On! Pledge Drive edition will begin with The Handsome Family and conclude with John Fahey. Tune in and support WGXC Hands-on Community Radio by calling (518) 697-7400. Hosted by Your Host.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: First Time Caller, Long Time Listener During the WGXC Spring "Radio On" Pledge Drive, this show attempts to engage, and samples past, first time callers, long time listeners. Tune in. Call in at 518-622-2598 or Skype WaveFarm. Show hosted by Tom Roe live from Wave Farm. Feed will be available at http://comm.free103point9.org:8000/transmissionarts.mp3.m3u.
3:30 p.m.: Kid's Brain Radio: The Hauf Family Ingrid, Zephyr, Noah, and Harry Hauf will zoom into Catskill to make some noise along with anyone else who shows up! Co-hosted by Matt Bua and Sam Sebren.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show: Didi Barrett, Susan Simon State Assembly member Didi Barrett will join co-hosts Ellen Thurston and Tom DePietro in the Hudson studio to discuss Women's History Month. Susan Simon will discuss food in the Hudson Valley. Plus, news, weather, events, music and more.
6 p.m.: Feature Story News