FL News Podcasts

Neighborhoods in the Network / Maple Festival (Marathon, NY)

04.02.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

The Central New York Maple Festival, in Marathon, New York, has been celebrating small town life in a homespun way since 1971.

Neighborhoods in the Network / Rod Serling (Ithaca, NY)

03.26.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

Rod Serling, one of television's best-known writers, considered central New York State his home. Ithaca College will celebrate the work of this favorite son and the man behind "The Twilight Zone."

Neighborhoods in the Network / Mr. Rogers (Latrobe/Pittsburgh, PA)

03.19.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

March 20, 2008 would have been the 80th birthday of America's best loved television neighbor, Fred McFeely Rogers of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. People throughout the country will be wearing their favorite sweaters to commemorate the day.

Neighborhoods in the Network / Homeless Part II (Brockway, PA/Rochester, NY)

03.06.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

"Neighborhoods in the Network" continues to examine the problem of homelessness.

Neighborhoods in the Network / Homeless Part I (Brockway, PA/Rochester, NY)

03.05.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

The statistics are startling: in a five year period, about 5-8 million people in the United States will be homeless for at least one night.

Neighborhoods in the Network / Maple Sugaring (Danville, PA)

02.20.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

At the Montour Preserve, near Danville, Pennsylvania, you can follow the sugaring process from sap to syrup during two upcoming open houses.

Neighborhoods in the Network / Sled Dog Racing (Forksville, PA)

02.13.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

You don't need to travel to Alaska to enjoy the sport of dog sled racing. Teams from across the country travel each year to Camp Brulé in Forksville, Pennsylvania, just 40 miles from Williamsport, to run the races in the Endless Mountains 50.

Neighborhoods in the Network / Pymatuning Fun (Jamestown, PA)

02.06.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

Families can enjoy two events at the same location on the shores of Pymatuning Reservoir during the second weekend in February: the Pymatuning Winter Fun Days and the "Go Jump in the Lake Incident."

Neighborhoods in the Network / Ground Hog Day (Punxsutawney, PA)

01.30.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

Every February in Punxsutawney, science meets folklore in a Ground Hog Day ritual that began in the 1800s and achieved celluloid immortality in a 1993 movie.

Neighborhoods in the Network / Letchworth Sleigh Rides (Castile, NY)

01.23.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

Western New York's Letchworth State Park boasts of deep gorges and three waterfalls ranging from 70 to 107 feet high. Though lots of fun in the summer, the coming of cold weather doesn't put a stop to the activity at Letchworth - it just changes it.