Silver Creek residents warned of bear sightings

SILVER CREEK – Silver Creek Mayor Nick Piccolo warns village residents living on upper Burgess Street, upper Babcock Street and Babcock Street Extension of multiple recent bear sightings.

Residents are advised to supervise children and pets especially around dusk, when the bear has most commonly been sighted.

The Department of Environmental Conservation website recommends residents eliminate possible food sources for bears by not leaving out trash cans, bird feeders or grills.