HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported Friday an increase of 1,009 positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total of 93,876 cases statewide. Of these, 2,670 are probable cases of the coronavirus statewide.

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Last fall, Catherine Danae Elser, a Luthersburg native, traveled from her Prospect, Pennsylvania home to John Day Fossil Beds National Monument in Oregon to be an artist-in-residence for two weeks.

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported Thursday an increase of 832 positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total of 88,074 cases statewide. Of these, 2,501 are probable cases of the coronavirus statewide.

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DUBOIS — American Radio Relay League members across the nation participated in the organization’s annual Field Day last weekend. Clubs in Treasure Lake, Clearfield County, and Crooked Creek, Armstrong County, set up their amateur radio equipment in remote locations to demonstrate how hams op…

FRENCHVILLE — The 2020 Frenchville Picnic, sponsored by St. Mary Church, will still take place this summer as it has since the 1800s. But because of the current COVID-19 pandemic, adjustments have been made that include taking the event from a two-day affair to a single day.

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NEW BETHLEHEM — There has been an explosion of home gardening this spring, fueled by concerns over COVID-19. Area residents have fallen back on old skills or developed new ones in an effort to make up for product shortages in supermarkets, avoid crowded public spaces or get some exercise.

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NEW BETHLEHEM — From painters to potters, jewelry makers to sculptors, the new Gallery at New Bethlehem Town Center is now open with 10 artists offering their creations for sale in the heart of downtown.

Obituaries published during last week include the following:

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CLARION — The March of Dimes, originally founded in 1938 by Franklin D. Roosevelt to combat polio, has staged its annual springtime March for Babies the past 50 years to procure funds that go toward preventing premature births, birth defects, and infant mortality.