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Sen. Schumer FCC news conference Nov. 18, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Sen. Schumer: Cell Towers Should Have Backup Power To Prevent Widespread Service Outages Like After Sandy

Schumer 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.

11/18/2012

Cell Tower with Tree Disguise (file / credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Hearing Tuesday On Ridgewood Cell Tower

Neighbors in Ridgewood who oppose the construction of a new cell phone tower are planning to make their voices heard on Tuesday.

03/12/2012

Ronald Derisi (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Smithtown Man Charged With Cutting Cell Tower Cables

At 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.

12/02/2011

Main Street Fire House - Yaphank, NY (file / credit: Yaphank Fire Department)

Fire Department At Odds With Historic Committee Over Cell Tower In Yaphank

Yaphank 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.

11/16/2011

The site of a planned cell tower in the Byram section of Greenwich, CT - Mar 28, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Greenwich Residents Continue Battle Over New Byram Cell Tower

The current cell tower, resembling a flag pole, would give way to a taller one adorned with fake evergreen.

03/28/2011

A Cell Tower - File / Photo: Darren McCollester/Getty Images

Greenwich Residents Protest Planned Cell Tower

Local residents in the Byram section of Greenwich are protesting against the idea of a giant four-carrier cell tower being erected in the neighborhood.

03/04/2011

A partially constructed cell tower is seen on Lori and Michael DiMarco's Lawn - Mount Sinai, NY - Jan 31, 2011 - Photo: Lori DiMarco

Cell Tower Gone From Lawn In Mount Sinai

Michael 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.

02/11/2011

A partially constructed cell tower is seen on Lori and Michael DiMarco's Lawn - Mount Sinai, NY - Jan 31, 2011 - Photo: Lori DiMarco

L.I. Couple Wins Game Of Chicken Over Rogue Cell Tower

As 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.

02/04/2011

A partially constructed cell tower is seen on Lori and Michael DiMarco's Lawn - Mount Sinai, NY - Jan 31, 2011 - Photo: Lori DiMarco

Cell Tower On Front Lawn Stuns Long Island Couple

Shock 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.

02/03/2011

Cell Phone Tower (FILE) (Photo/Clipart.com)

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.

09/21/2010

(AP Photo/Dan Gill)

Hempstead Residents Speak Out Against Cell Towers

WANTAGH, N.Y. (1010 WINS) –  Some Long Island residents are up in arms over the proliferation of cell phone towers near their homes and schools. 1010 WINS’ Terry Sheridan says more one hundred people showed […]

08/16/2010

Wantagh residents are up in arms over the possibility of a new cell phone tower being built in town

Wantagh Up In Arms Over T-Mobile Tower

There’s towering trouble for hundreds of people on Long Island, as residents are fighting the wireless industry and lawmakers.

CBS 2–08/04/2010