Black Bear Sighted in Rye Brook Release Date: June 05, 2012
Black Bear Update
A Black Bear was spotted late last evening in the area of N Ridge Street near Sleepy Hollow Rd. Rye Brook Police Department is monitoring the area and is requesting that if anyone sees the bears to contact their local police department. The Village of Rye Brook has been in contact with NYS DEC and according to them, negative encounters with Black Bears usually fall into one of the following categories:
Bears raiding bird feeders at residence;
Bears raiding garbage at residences and restaurants
Please remember to store your garbage in a sealed container that is not accessible to animals and do not leave pet food outside.