FL News Podcasts

FLN News / Change in Looks More Than Surface Deep

02.01.10 | Ed Thomas

It’s everywhere, from the covers of magazines in the checkout aisles to the nightly tv gossip shows to cable television channels: people changing their appearances by some degree of cosmetic surgery, to try to change their lives. Is it accepted, and is it working?

Food For Thought / Brown Fat

01.29.10 | Sherri Watters

Sherri talks about brown fat, which is fat that the body makes when you eat a lot of processed foods. There's science today that seems to think it will help you lose weight, but Sherri says the science is misleading.

Teaching & Learning Institute / Dealing With Budget Cuts in NYS Education

01.28.10 | Cecil Van Houten

In this podcast, Dr. Kerr shares the severity of the implications of the Governor's proposed $1.1 billion budget cuts in education in New York State. Reminding listeners that Pennsylvania will soon be in a similar situation he puts forth several ideas for how local school boards can begin to deal ...

Neighborhoods in the Network / Abba's Coffee House (Du Bois, PA)

01.27.10 | Martha Manikas-Foster

Join Martha Manikas-Foster for this Neighborhoods in the Network report on Abba’s Coffee House, a drug-free, tobacco-free and violence-free snack shop and concert venue at 49 West Long Avenue in downtown Du Bois, PA. It’s a place staffed by Christian volunteers where all young people are ...

FLN News / Census Numbers Count For NY

01.26.10 | Ed Thomas

THE U.S. CENSUS BUREAU’S OFFICIAL CAMPAIGN FOR 2010 BEGAN IN REMOTE ALASKA THIS WEEK, BUT ALSO IN THE SOUTHERN TIER WITH A NEW REGIONAL OFFICE COVERING CENTRAL AND WESTERN NEW YORK. FEDERAL AND STATE OFFICIALS ARE DOING EVERYTHING THEY CAN TO EMPHASIZE AN ACCURATE CENSUS MEANS FINANCIAL HELP, ...

FLN News / Reaching Out to AIDS Victims - Part II

01.25.10 | Ed Thomas

MORE THAN 33 MILLION PEOPLE WORLDWIDE LIVE WITH AIDS, AND MORE THAN HALF A MILLION DOCUMENTED DEATHS HAVE OCCURRED IN THE U.S., EVEN AS SOME PROGRESS IS IN MADE IN EFFECTIVE TREATMENT. IN THE SECOND PART OF HIS FEATURE REPORT, FLN'S ED THOMAS TELLS US ABOUT HOW CHURCHES AND MEMBERS OF THE FAITH ...

Teaching & Learning Institute / Teaching Good Reading and Handwriting Skills

01.21.10 | Cecil Van Houten

Ralph and Cecil discuss the importance of teaching children how to write and the value of good handwriting skills.

Neighborhoods in the Network / Love in the Name of Christ (Springville, NY)

01.20.10 | Martha Manikas-Foster

Join Martha Manikas-Foster for this Neighborhoods in the Network report on Love INC -- Love In the Name of Christ -- a social services ministry in Springville, NY, 40 miles southeast of Buffalo. It’s a ministry that has served the needs of almost 19,000 clients since it opened its doors in 1996.

FLN News / Reaching Out to AIDS Victims - Part I

01.19.10 | Ed Thomas

WHAT HOPE LIES IN RESEARCH TOWARD THE CURE OF AIDS, AND WHAT ARE FAMILIES OF THOSE AFFLICTED -- AS WELL AS THE CHURCH, AND THE GOVERNMENT --- DOING TO ENCOURAGE AND REACH THOSE HURTING RIGHT NOW? FLN'S ED THOMAS TAKES A LOOK AT ANSWERS TO SOME OF THOSE QUESTIONS, IN PART 1 OF A TWO PART FEATURE.

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