WAMC New York News
4:23 pm
Fri October 21, 2005

Plan to Re-establish Emergency Call Boxes and Provide Cell Coverage on Adirondack Northway

Plattsburgh, NY – Some remote stretches of the Adirondack Northway are well known for their lack of cell phone service. Those same areas have had inactive emergency call boxes for years. Three North Country lawmakers say they have a proposal that could solve both the lack of cell coverage and re-activate some of the emergency phones along the highway.
WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.