WATCHUNG, NJ - A bear has been sighted in the area of Valley Road and Bayberry Lane, police advised. 
 
Residents are reminded to keep a safe distance and report sightings, police said.
 
 
On Thursday, a bear was sighted on Roberts Road behind Watchung Hills Regional High School around 1 p.m. and earlier in the day, a bear was spotted in the vicinity of Woodland School near the intersection of Mountain Avenue and Stirling Road.