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Sam Melman,17, presented with Community Service Award at Good Samaritan Hospital on July 28, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Huntington’s Sam Melman, 17, Awarded For Heroism In Alaska Bear Mauling

A teenager credits skills he picked up as a junior volunteer in the intensive care unit at Good Samaritan Hospital in helping him think clearly during a brutal grizzly bear attack in Alaska over the weekend.

07/28/2011

(credit: Handout via CBS 2)

Joshua Berg, Rockland Teen Mauled By Grizzly Bear In Alaska, Recovering

Seven teenagers were nearing the end of a month-long survival course when 17-year-old Berg noticed the mama grizzly. Berg yelled “Bear! Bear!” but it was too late, the bear came charging at him and took him down.

07/26/2011

(credit: Handout via CBS 2)

Grizzly Bear In Alaska Mauls Teenager Josh Berg Of Rockland County

A local teenager is fighting for his life after being mauled in Alaska and he’s not the only victim. Josh Berg of New City was with a group of teens learning survival skills when the grizzly bear attacked.

07/25/2011

Homeowner in Caldwell, NJ catches a bear dipping its paws into her pool on July 20, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

Bear Beats The Heat With Dip In Caldwell Pool

The hot weather is taking its toll on everyone, but one homeowner in New Jersey says she had an unwelcomed guest seeking refuge from the heat in her backyard.

07/21/2011

A black bear caused a scare in East Brunswick, roaming neighborhoods and climbing a tree. It was tranquilized and captured by authorities. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bear In Raritan Hit By Car, Climbs Tree

For the third time in two months, a bear stuck in a tree put on a show for some New Jersey residents.

07/15/2011

Telephone Handset (file / credit: clipart.com)

Nyack Looks At Local Reverse 911 System

A couple of nights ago, when a bear wandered through the streets of Nyack, residents were not warned.

07/08/2011

Oakland, NJ - File / Photo: Borough of Oakland

Grieving N.J. Family Facing Another Loss

The Borough of Oakland is threatening to remove their dogs.

09/16/2010

(Photo credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Hurt When Motorcycle, Bear Collide On NJ Highway

Two people were injured Saturday when their motorcycle collided with a black bear that unexpectedly ran across a northern New Jersey road.

09/11/2010

A Black Bear - File / Photo: China Photos/Getty Images

Wandering Bear Makes North Jersey Residents Anxious

Folks in this area aren’t used to seeing bears in their backyards.

08/31/2010

Black Bear File Photo (credit: Joe Kurz of Palisades Park)

Bear Spotted On N.J. Golf Courses

An unexpected visitor in Bergen County might just be smarter than the average bear – finding a way to spend his summer lounging around area golf courses.

WCBS 880–08/09/2010

Black Bear File Photo (credit: Joe Kurz of Palisades Park)

Black Bear Spotted At Bergenfield Country Club

Game officials in New Jersey have given up their search for a young black bear that was first spotted around noon Sunday.

1010 WINS–08/01/2010

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