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Watch: Bear caught on video swinging from bird feeder

CLEARFIELD COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) – When you try your best, but you don’t succeed, you hang on and go with the flow. A black bear in the northern area of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania tried to get access to a bird feeder near a family’s hunting cabin, but he wasn’t very successful.
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Champions selected at the Pennsylvania Angus Breeders’ Show

Pennsylvania junior Angus members led 100 entries at the 2021 Pennsylvania Angus Breeders’ Show July 3 in Huntingdon. Bain Wilson, Blacksburg, Virginia, evaluated the 16 bulls, 78 females and six cow-calf pairs before naming the champions. Beaver Creek RIP 033 claimed the grand champion bull title. Kolton Grim, Thomasville, owns...
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Altoona, PAMirror

Herons grace local skies

Many city-dwellers miss out on the host of interesting water birds which call Pennsylvania home. Living relatively close to water, Canadian Geese are a common sight flying over my house and yard. Flying in their characteristic echelon formation, I often hear their squawks and the batting of their wings before I see them.
Cambria County, PAWTAJ

Kennel cough outbreak at local humane society, donations needed

CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Humane Society of Cambria County detected an outbreak of kennel cough within the shelter’s dog population, prompting a 10-day quarantine and strict procedure of treatments and health protocols. Kennel cough is a serious and highly communicable airborne illness that is most often contracted in...
Clearfield County, PACourier-Express

FUREVER HOMES: Pets of the Week

Editor’s Note: If you are interested in adopting one of these animals, please check with the shelter or rescue to be sure the animal is still available. Mya is a 4-year-old Australian Shepherd mix. She was surrendered due to someone in the household being allergic to her. She is a sweet and high-energy girl who is great with kids and other dogs. Mya loves squeaky toys.
Clearfield, PAClearfield Progress

Beekeepers to meet in Clearfield County

HOUTZDALE — The Cambria-Clearfield-Blair County Beekeepers will meet in Clearfield at the Houtzdale Fire Hall, 601 Good St., Houtzdale on Sunday, July 11 at 2 p.m. The subject will be varroa mites. No fee will be charged. Need not be a beekeeper to attend. For more information, please call (814)...

Local organization’s fundraiser aids special needs people to acquire service dogs

BLAIR COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ)– An organization that provides service dogs for people with disabilities held its fifth annual golf tournament in the afternoon of July 22. Service Paws of Central Pa. hold the golf tournament every year as the event is the organization’s signature fundraiser with a goal to raise over $20,000.
Duncansville, PAMirror

It’s a stretch

Kinlei Sponsler, 5, (left) and Abby Smith, 7, reach to pet an alpaca from Lilly Mountain Alpacas during opening night of Duncansville Community Days on Thursday. The three-day event concludes with fireworks on Saturday at 10 p.m. Mirror photo by Patrick Waksmunski.
Ebensburg, PAThe Tribune-Democrat

"Dog Pawty" to be held at Lake Rowena

The Ebensburg Rotary Club will be hosting a “Dog Pawty” for all dog owners, dog lovers and their four-legged friends to help raise funds for a new dog park near Lake Rowena in Ebensburg. The Dog Pawty will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 14 at Lake...
Houtzdale, PAIndiana Gazette

Beekeepers to meet

The Cambria-Clearfield-Blair County Beekeepers will meet at the Houtzdale fire hall, 601 Good St., Houtzdale, on Sunday at 2 p.m. The subject will be varroa mites. The meeting is free and participants need not be a beekeeper to attend. For more information, please call (814) 472-7637 or visit for...
Huntingdon, PALancaster Farming

Winners Chosen at Pennsylvania Angus Breeders’ Junior Show

Pennsylvania Junior Angus members led 108 entries at the 2021 Pennsylvania Angus Breeders’ Junior Show, held July 1-2 in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. Judge Chris Mackey, Greeneville, Tennessee, evaluated the 14 bulls, 38 owned females, 30 bred-and-owned females, six cow-calf pairs and 20 steers before naming the champions. Beaver Creek RIP 033...
Huntingdon County,

Wildlife focus of library program

There are many types of wildlife in the state and it is important for people of all ages to understand them. Children had the opportunity to do just that Thursday as part of the Huntingdon County Library’s Elementary Tails and Tales program as state Game Commission Wildlife Conservation Officer (WCO) Amanda Isett came to teach about the different animals hunted and trapped in the state.
Clearfield County, PAClearfield Progress

4-H horse and pony roundup winners noted

Clearfield County 4-H members participated in the 2021 Clearfield County 4-H Horse and Pony Round-up Saturday, July 17, at the Clearfield County Driving Park’s Leonard Swisher Arena. Members participate in this show for an opportunity to qualify for the District VIII Horse Show in September. Cloverbud members were also given...

'Tails to Tales' at the Claysburg Area Public Library

The summer reading program theme this year is "Tails to Tales." This opened up many possibilities for the library to share animal stories. The library was able to bring in friends to share their experiences. The Claysburg Library would like to thank those who came and shared their knowledge and...
Cambria County, PAThe Tribune-Democrat

Humane Society of Cambria County taking applications for puppies

The Humane Society of Cambria County is now accepting applications for six fourteen-week old shepherd mixed breed puppies and eight thirteen-week old mixed breed puppies. The dogs arrived Wednesday from Texas, transported by Freedom Rides of Texas, which helps alleviate the overpopulation of cats and dogs within the state. A...

Adopt a Pet

Interested adopters can either visit the Central PA Humane Society at 1837 E. Pleasant Valley Boulevard, Altoona, or call (814) 942-5402. Hours are 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, with extended hours Friday from 12:30 to 7 p.m.
Texas StateWTAJ

New puppies arrive at Cambria County Humane Society from Texas

CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Humane Society of Cambria County announced the arrival of six, 14-week-old Shepherd mixed breed puppies and eight, 13-week-old mixed breed puppies from Texas. As part of the Freedom Rides of Texas, upwards of 30 thirty dogs, including the puppies, will arrive at the humane...