COVID-19 Coverage

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Williamsport -- To assist their neighbors during the COVID-19 situation, Pine Street United Methodist Church will be offering free meal bags to those in need. These meals will be available for pick-up at the Fellowship Hall during designated times or may be delivered if volunteers are available.

As the nation tries to deal with the coronavirus crisis and misinformation abounds, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is trying to ensure that food remains safe and available while providing accurate, useful information. On Friday, the FDA published answers to three important and frequen…

Looking for food? Northcentralpa.com is collecting all the information we receive about where you and your family can find food during the covid-19 shutdown. If you know of a service organization giving away food, please email joshb@northcentralpa.com

As we all continue to navigate purchasing what is needed for our families during isolation and distancing, residents are being reminded not to panic buy. The Secretary of Agriculture, Giant Foods, and the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank all recently voiced concerns over hoarding practices and…

My grandmother LOVED hot bacon dressing over tender, young dandelion greens. We never treated our lawn with any chemicals, just let Mother Nature take her course. As a result, had lots of safe, edible greens growing out back of the house. I clearly remember my Nana walking the yard, stooped …

March is National Nutrition Month, a campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to bring awareness to nutrition by encouraging the public to develop healthy eating and physical activity habits. This year’s theme is “Eat Right, Bite by Bite.”

Area residents and visitors are invited to enjoy a week out on the town from Friday, March 20 through Sunday, March 29 for the third annual Columbia and Montour County Restaurant Week.

In late December of 2019, the FDA announced a recall for potentially listeria-tainted hard-cooked eggs produced by Almark Foods' Gainesville, Georgia facility. The recall extended to a variety of national brands who used Almark Foods' eggs in their prepared foods. For a while, the FDA issued…

A lineup of local 'celebrities' will be seating, serving, and mixing up all of your favorite drinks at the Peter Herdic House in Williamsport! On Celebrity Waiter Night, a collection of local legends will collect tips that will be donated directly to the Northcentral Pennsylvania Conservancy…

The Gallery at the Warehouse Theatre in Wellsboro will be the venue for "Wine 101: Learn to Select and Pair Wines Like a Pro" presented by Gene Losey.

Selinsgrove, Pa. – BrightFarms, the leading supplier of locally grown salads for supermarkets, opened its largest greenhouse in late January. The new 280,000 sq. ft. farm in Selinsgrove, Pa. will deliver over 2 million pounds of fresh, local produce year-round in Pennsylvania and the tri-sta…

According to the National Chicken Council, Americans will consume more than 1.4 billion chicken wings this Super Bowl Sunday. Add to that countless slices of pizza and other munchies, and you’ll have a recipe for a winning Super Bowl party. But if you’re not careful, you could be putting you…

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In a bright, clean kitchen across town from their usual classrooms and laboratories, students majoring in culinary arts and other fields at Pennsylvania College of Technology learn more about food security, one of many considerations students discover as they explore the topic of food “susta…

Burns Suppers started in Scotland in 1801 to commemorate the fifth anniversary of Scottish Poet Robert Burns' death on July 21, 1796. Over the years the date of this annual event moved to the Sunday nearest his birth date, probably because whisky works better in January than in July.