FL News Podcasts

Neighborhoods in the Network / National Parks (New York Harbor)

07.30.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

Looking for a vacation destination that is not too far away? Would you be surprised to learn that there are twenty-three beaches, fortifications, presidential and immigration sites that are all in New York Harbor and all part of our National Parks system?

Neighborhoods in the Network / Adirondack State Park

07.23.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

If the hot days have you wishing for cool mountain air and the cost of gasoline has your family re-thinking your long-distance vacation plans, join Martha Manikas-Foster for a "Neighborhoods in the Network" look at New York State's Adirondack State Park.

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.

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