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September 13, 2011 local almanac

Sep 13, 2011 12:09 am
The National Weather Service predicts Tuesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Tuesday night there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low around 58. Wednesday the sun should return, with a high near 74.

Town meetings today
EMERGENCY AGRICULTURE MEETING Cornell Cooperative Extension holds an "emergency" meeting for local farmers at 1 p.m. this Tuesday, Sept. 13 at the Agroforestry Resource Center, 6055 NYS Route 23, in Acra. "This meeting is designed to offer farmers the opportunity to access all of the different disaster relief efforts being carried on right now by the different organizations and agencies, and all in one place," according to their press release. "Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, (FEMA) the Farm Services Agency, (FSA) Farm Bureau, (FB) NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets, the Natural Resources Conservation Service, (NRCS) Soil and Water Conservation Districts, (SWCD) Farm Net, the Department of Labor, (DOL) the Department of Social Services, (DSS) Crop Insurers, the Watershed Agricultural Council, (WAC) Farm Credit East, and Cornell Cooperative Extension will be on hand to help answer your questions, and help direct you to programs within the disaster relief efforts that can best fit your needs." WGXC will also be on hand to air the meeting live on WGXC 90.7-FM and wgxc.org. For more information, please call the Cornell Cooperative Extension at (518) 622-9820. If you have special needs related to program participation, please contact the Agroforestry office in advance. At 1 p.m. at Agroforestry Resource Center, 6055 Route 23, Acra. 518-622-9820.
CATSKILL The Town of Catskill Planning Board holds a public hearing at Town Hall, 439-441 Main Street in the Town of Catskill, to consider a minor 2 lot subdivision of land located on Rt. 9W and Vosenkill, Catskill NY proposed by Katalin and Paul Varga. Written and oral comments will be accepted until the close of the public hearing. At 7:15 p.m. at Catskill Town Hall, 439 Main St.
CHATHAM Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at 488 Route 295, Chatham (392-3262).
COPAKE Board of Ethics, 7 p.m.; Comprehensive Planning Comm., 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234)
COXSACKIE Town board at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, Reed St., Coxsackie (731-2727).

The skies above
TIDES Hudson: High, 4:30 p.m./Low, 10:40 a.m.
SUNRISE/SUNSET 6:34 a.m./7:10 p.m.
MOONRISE/MOONSET 7:23 p.m. / 7:47 a.m.
This Full Moon is the Harvest Moon.

September 13 Sherwood Anderson, Bill Monroe, Roald Dahl, Yma Sumac, and Mel Torme.

Tune in today
WGXC MORNING SHOW Philip Grant presents the morning news, music, other features, agriculture reporting, and more. 6-8 a.m.
DEMOCRACY NOW! Hosted by Amy Goodman. 8 a.m.
WGXC MORNING SHOW Philip Grant updates of the morning news. 9 a.m.
AL JAZEERA ENGLISH International news. 11 a.m.
VOCAL CHORDS Lincoln Mayorga plays classical music. Noon-1 p.m.
EMERGENCY AGRICULTURE MEETING Cornell Cooperative Extension holds a meeting of local farmers and government representatives who can help farms damaged by the recent storms. 1 p.m.
YOUTH RADIO 3:30 p.m.
WGXC AFTERNOON SHOW Ann Forbes Cooper and Tom Roe update storm recovery news, and other news. 4-6 p.m.
LONG HAIRS Antoine Guerlain rocks out. 7 p.m.
BATTLEFIELD EARTH Special election night edition of "Battlefield Earth" with Dan Seward. Election results will be announced. 9:30 p.m.
TRANSMISSION ART Radio theater, experimental sound, field recordings, radio art, mash-ups, shortwave radio news, and more midnight through 6 a.m. Wednesday morning.
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