Concerns have arisen on the Upper West Side, as some residents have said they have been running into issues calling 911. As CBS 2’s Don Champion reported, the callers have found themselves connected to dispatchers across the Hudson River in New Jersey.
In addition to the physical devastation of superstorm Sandy, communications were disabled for many and the Federal Communications Commission is now holding hearings to try and prevent those failures in the future.
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.
A major Long Island township’s appeals board has rejected a cell phone company’s proposal to install six wireless antennas on the roof of a Jewish community center.
A plan to install new cell towers in Wantagh has many residents upset and some concerned about their health.