Bears in North Jersey are waking from their winter naps, and they are hungry and making appearances in residential areas.

When Linda Reinschmidt went to put out her garbage Tuesday morning, she knew she'd had a black bear pay her a visit. "The garbage was strewn around and I said, 'we've had company'," she says, "We'll have to buy a new door. He broke the 2x4. He wanted the food."


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