YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. - Here are a few of the top stories from this week in Yorktown:
- Yorktown Police confirmed that a resident reported seeing a black bear near a home on Evergreen Street Thursday morning. Police said an animal control officer was assigned to the area and there have been no injuries related to the report.
- Two recent incidents involving pets caused New Castle Police to send out an alert to residents about coyotes Monday, but the latest statistics on coyote reports to the Department of Enivronmental Conservation show that incidents in New York are on the decline. There were at total of 36 incidents reported to the DEC in 2012, down from 39 in 2011 and 80 in 2007, according to the latest reports released by the DEC.
- AccuWeather.com released a report Wednesday that residents and homeowners on the Atlantic Coast should anticipate another active season in 2013.
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