FL News Podcasts

Neighborhoods in the Network / Sciencenter (Ithaca, NY)

11.05.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

Kids get excited about science when it’s presented in a hands-on and question-provoking way. In fact, the most recent edition of The Nation’s Report Card says more and more elementary school age kids have been channeling their natural curiosity into increased science knowledge. A ...

Neighborhoods in the Network / Project Safe Kids (Clarion, PA)

10.29.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

At a time when some are rethinking the safety and wisdom of traditional Halloween Trick-or Treating, the Zion congregations in Clarion and Karns City are planning celebrations where families can gather candy safely while also enjoying a bonfire, hayrides and refreshments.

Neighborhoods in the Network / Valley Forge National Historical Park

10.22.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

Many consider it the turning point of the Revolutionary War: the winter General George Washington’s Continental Army lived and trained at Valley Forge, just two hours south of Wilkes-Barre, PA. Martha Manikas-Foster interviews Supervisory Ranger Bill Troppman of the Valley Forge National ...

Neighborhoods in the Network / Family Fun with Glass (Corning, NY)

10.15.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

Make a telescope, join in a scavenger hunt, watch glass being formed...and even help break it! Join Martha Manikas-Foster for a look at Families Explore the Science of Glass, a low-cost day of family fun on October 19, 2008. It is one of about eight programs a year that engage families from 11:00 ...

Neighborhoods in the Network / Fall Pumpkin Festival (Catawissa, PA)

10.08.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

Cider from the farm, fresh baked apple dumplings, and a walk through a corn maze. Join Martha Manikas-Foster for a look at all that is available at the Rohrbach’s Farm Market this Friday and Saturday. It's part of the “Traditional Annual Pumpkin Fall Festival” in Catawissa, PA, ...

Neighborhoods In The Network / Mapping and Geocaching (Elmira, NY)

10.01.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

You can learn to wield a compass and read a topographic map---and maybe find some chocolate in the process! Join Martha Manikas-Foster to learn about Tanglewood Nature Center and Museum’s Basic Mapping instruction for families and children. The event will be held on Saturday, October 4th, ...

Neighborhoods in the Network / Deaf Awareness Week (Rochester, NY)

09.24.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

It's National Deaf Awareness Month, and Rochester, NY has the distinction of being home to the largest number of deaf people per capita of any similar metropolitan area.

Neighborhoods in the Network / Farm-City Day (Cohocton, NY)

09.17.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

As many as 2,000 people are expected to make the trek to Cohocton, NY on Saturday, September 20th for the 2008 Steuben County Farm-City Day. For no charge guests will have a chance to milk a cow, ride a hay wagon, walk a corn maze, taste cheese and more.

Neighborhoods in the Network / Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, NY)

09.03.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

A new school year may have begun, but there is still plenty of time to plan a weekend get-away before cold weather arrives. Join Martha Manikas-Foster to learn about the second largest waterfall in the world---that's right at our doorstep.

Neighborhoods in the Network / NYS Festival of Balloons (Dansville, NY)

08.27.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

Hot air balloon launches, balloon rides, arts and craft vendors, an international food court and more are on the schedule for this Labor Day weekend during the New York State Festival of Balloons in Dansville, NY.

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