Sen. Schumer: Cell Towers Should Have Backup Power To Prevent Widespread Service Outages Like After SandySchumer said a nationwide plan to require power reserves for cell towers would help ensure no disruption in coverage following severe weather, a terrorist attack or any other events that may cause power failures.
Hearing Tuesday On Ridgewood Cell TowerNeighbors in Ridgewood who oppose the construction of a new cell phone tower are planning to make their voices heard on Tuesday.
Smithtown Man Charged With Cutting Cell Tower CablesAt a gated community of townhouses in Smithtown, a cell tower has sprouted just a stone's throw away. And a resident of one of the townhouses closest to the tower has been arrested for cutting the tower’s cables.
Fire Department At Odds With Historic Committee Over Cell Tower In YaphankYaphank fire commissioner Bill Peters says he's pushing for a cell tower to be installed even though the proposal is unpopular with many in the community.
Greenwich Residents Continue Battle Over New Byram Cell TowerThe current cell tower, resembling a flag pole, would give way to a taller one adorned with fake evergreen.
Greenwich Residents Protest Planned Cell TowerLocal residents in the Byram section of Greenwich are protesting against the idea of a giant four-carrier cell tower being erected in the neighborhood.
Cell Tower Gone From Lawn In Mount SinaiMichael DiMarco and his wife Lori came home from work yesterday to find that the 40-foot cell tower that was placed on their front lawn without their knowledge was gone.
L.I. Couple Wins Game Of Chicken Over Rogue Cell TowerAs one Long Island town official said, "it was a David and Goliath fight ...and David won." The cell tower that appeared on a couple's property without permission will be taken down by the company.
Cell Tower On Front Lawn Stuns Long Island CoupleShock could not even describe Lori DiMarco's reaction when she came home a few weeks ago to find a 40-foot-tall cell tower on her front lawn in Mount Sinai.
Hempstead Approves Tough Cell Tower Measures New cell towers are now banned within 1,500 feet of a home, a house of worship, a daycare center or a school in the Town of Hempstead.
Hempstead Residents Speak Out Against Cell Towers
Wantagh Up In Arms Over T-Mobile TowerThere’s towering trouble for hundreds of people on Long Island, as residents are fighting the wireless industry and lawmakers.