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Williamsport, Pa. – The James V. Brown Library has announced its new virtual family program, the Little Red Hen Baking Club. The program will be hosted by Nina White, children's librarian. Each family participating is asked to submit a photo of themselves preparing, eating, or reviewing thei…


Mifflinburg, Pa. – Get "the works" at Herr Memorial Library's annual baked potato fundraiser: Spudfest! This year's event is carry-out only and advanced tickets are required. Ticket holders can pick up their meals at the library between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Friday, March 19.

Article reprinted with permission from First News NowBlossburg, Pa. – The Blossburg State Coal Festival Committee is excited to announce that they will be holding a festival this year on May 28 and 29, as well as, planning some events for Sunday, May 30, 2021.


Wellsboro, Pa. – If you have some layabout maple trees on your property, the Pennsylvania Department of Natural Resources can help you coax them into earning their keep. This Friday, February 12, from noon to 12:45 p.m., Hills Creek State Park staff will present an online Backyard Sugaring program.

There will be a Makers Market today at Up the Crick 44 today. Up the Crick 44 is located between Jersey Shore and Waterville at 5099 North Route 44. 

The Wellsboro Growers Market is from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. every Thursday through October 8 on the front lawn of the First Presbyterian Church at 130 Main Street in Wellsboro, next to the Green Free Library, weather permitting. 

The Wellsboro Growers Market will be from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. this Thursday, June 25 and every Thursday through October 8, on the front lawn of the First Presbyterian Church at 130 Main Street in Wellsboro, next to the Green Free Library, weather permitting.

The Wellsboro Growers Market will open for the 2020 season this Thursday, from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on the front lawn of the First Presbyterian Church at 130 Main Street in Wellsboro, next to the Green Free Library.

Millions of Americans celebrate Memorial Day each year, honoring fallen heroes and celebrating the upcoming summer season. While COVID-19 currently has the spotlight, the USDA is reminding Americans to take precautions to prevent foodborne illnesses.


Harrisburg, Pa. -- State Senator Gene Yaw (R - 23) and Representative Garth Everett (R - 84) have sponsored legislation in the form of two bills to reopen restaurants, bars, and private clubs, excluding nightclubs and music venues, located in "yellow and green" designated counties.

The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a public health alert on Wednesday morning concerning raw beef ravioli products from P&S Ravioli Company in Philadelphia that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.

Carlisle -- In April, The GIANT Company partnered with Team Pennsylvania to create a $250,000 emergency grant program to help food-related businesses cope with COVID-19. The response was overwhelming, and in response, the available funding has been doubled to $500,000.