FL News Podcasts

Neighborhoods in the Network / It’s a Wonderful Life (Seneca Falls, NY)

12.05.07 | Martha Manikas-Foster

For the people of Seneca Falls, NY, watching the 1946 movie "It's a Wonderful Life" is more than a Christmas tradition. It's a reflection of their village, because they believe the fictional town pictured in the Christmas movie classic was modeled after their upstate home.

Neighborhoods in the Network / Dickens of a Christmas (Wellsboro, PA)

11.28.07 | Martha Manikas-Foster

Once a year, the people of Wellsboro, PA - as well as visitors and vendors - don Victorian costumes to sing, recite, sell their wares or just stroll the only downtown in all of Pennsylvania still allowed to be lit by gas lamp.

Neighborhoods in the Network / Gaslight Village (Wyoming, NY)

11.21.07 | Martha Manikas-Foster

Travel 45 minutes from either Rochester or Buffalo, New York and you'll find yourself in Wyoming, a village that lights its downtown with gas lamps and boasts over 70 buildings on the National Historic Registry.

Neighborhoods in the Network / Victorian Christmas (Westfield, NY)

11.14.07 | Martha Manikas-Foster

Enjoy a Victorian tea, caroling and carriage tours - and Santa arriving on a grape picker!

Neighborhoods in the Network / Wall That Heals (Scranton, PA)

11.07.07 | Martha Manikas-Foster

It's time to pause and remember the veterans of war, and Scranton Pennsylvania's Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art is doing just that by bringing a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to Scranton for November 8-12, 2007.

Neighborhoods in the Network / What’s Happening for Christmas (Warren, PA)

10.31.07 | Martha Manikas-Foster

Downtown Warren, Pennsylvania is kicking into gear this weekend as it begins the march toward December and its popular celebration of Warren's Old Fashioned Christmas.

Neighborhoods in the Network / Hunt of a Lifetime (Erie, PA)

10.24.07 | Martha Manikas-Foster

Volunteers in Erie, Pennsylvania are making wishes come true for young people battling life-threatening illnesses who dream of a hunting or fishing adventure.

Neighborhoods in the Network / Fall Foliage Festival (Cohocton, NY)

10.03.07 | Martha Manikas-Foster

There are changes in the air for the Cohocton Fall Foliage Festival's tree sitting contest, one of western New York's most well-known festivals.

Neighborhoods in the Network / Fabulous 1890s Weekend (Mansfield, PA)

09.26.07 | Martha Manikas-Foster

Mansfield, Pennsylvania was home to the world's first night football game, and the community celebrates by hosting the annual Fabulous 1890s Weekend.

Neighborhoods in the Network / Potato Festival (Savannah, NY)

09.19.07 | Martha Manikas-Foster

Just north of New York's Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, the town of Savannah remembers its agricultural heritage by hosting an annual Potato Festival.

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