FL News Podcasts

Neighborhoods in the Network / Race Fest (Addison, NY)

04.30.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

Every year on the first Saturday in May, the village of Addison, NY hosts the Addison Race Fest. This event includes a 30-mile bike race, a 12-mile canoe race, both 5- and 10-K foot races, as was well as a wheelchair race and a biathlon.

Neighborhoods in the Network / Renaissance (Bloomsburg, PA)

04.23.08 | Martha Manikas-Foster

On the fourth Saturday in April - ever since 1978 - Bloomsburg, PA closes Main Street and invites the community to come outside after the long winter.

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."