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Neighborhoods in the Network / National Military Park (Gettysburg, PA)

07.16.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

If you are looking for a family vacation destination, just down the road in Gettysburg, PA you’ll find the battlefield that marks the turning point in America's Civil War.

Neighborhoods in the Network / Flying Tigers Reunion (Geneseo, NY)

07.09.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

The World War II Flying Tigers are the stuff of legend. They are known for their daring exploits in China and for the distinctive shark's mouth painted on the nose of the Curtiss P-40s that they flew.

Neighborhoods in the Network / Renaissance Fest (Sterling, NY)

07.02.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

Twenty minutes south of Oswego, NY you'll find the Sterling Renaissance Festival. On six summer weekends you can immerse yourself in an Elizabethan village full of jousting, eating, and laughing---all in iambic pentameter, of course.

Neighborhoods in the Network / Youth Fishing Derby (PennYan, NY)

06.25.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

Many enjoy baiting a hook and waiting for a bite: most years well over a million fishing licenses are issued in New York and closer to two million are distributed in Pennsylvania.

Neighborhoods in the Network / Ithaca Festival (Ithaca, NY)

06.18.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

It is popular today to toss around words like "sustainability" and "going green." The Ithaca Festival in Ithaca, NY, however, is a celebration that is not just talking about making less of an impact on the environment---it plans to do something about it.

Neighborhoods in the Network / Monastery (Piffard and Pine City, NY)

06.11.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

A quiet life of faith in the Information Age---is it possible?

Neighborhoods in the Network / Jell-O (LeRoy, NY)

06.04.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

Many people keep a box or two of Jell-O in the pantry because it is so versatile. But did you know that this instant food--created in LeRoy, NY--revolutionized American cooking?

Neighborhoods in the Network / Letterboxing (Corning, NY)

05.28.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

The hobby known as "letterboxing" is popular around the world. The activity--called by the name the British use for their mailboxes--is full of strategy, secrecy and the fun of outdoor exploration.

Neighborhoods in the Network / Lucy-Desi Days (Jamestown, NY)

05.21.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

Jamestown, NY is once again celebrating favorite daughter Lucille Ball with its Memorial Day weekend festival called Lucy-Desi Days. Join Martha Manikas-Foster for her look at a celebration of "I Love Lucy" that includes television show screenings, city tours, a costume contest, and more ...

Neighborhoods in the Network / Train Museum (Medina, NY)

05.14.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

The people at the Medina Railroad Museum, an hour northeast of Buffalo, encourage learning through railroading. One way they do this by bringing in the biggest, blue-est, and most exciting train imaginable: a full sized Thomas the Tank Engine.

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