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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2014   
Vol 7.42   
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Cell towers reentered local news of late as neighbors started noticing new activity on a previously controversial cell tower in rural Rochester. A little investigation has shown that local oversight of such matters has shrunk from what was little in the first place, hidden under other Congressional tax acts. Ah, progress... Courtesy photo
Once Again, A Rochester Tower Controversy Stirs
What Happens When Congress Keeps Cutting Local Cellular Controls?

KERHONKSON – The cell tower on City Hall Road in the Town of Rochester is once again the center of a dispute in the town.

The tower was erected in 1997 on land belonging to Cliff Wicks despite angry opposition from town residents. The town passed a moratorium on such towers, but lost its case in court... an inevitability, many have since said, considering the wording of the 1996 Telecommunications Act which specifically removed local municipalities' ability to prevent cell towers being erected.   > MORE


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Walkable Villages?
Complete Streets Off & Running @ Joint Meeting...
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What Is The Value Of This?
RVSD Parents Voice Testing Concerns...
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Stuck In A Tree For Nine Days!
Maine Coon Cat Survives Tall Wawarsing Trauma
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Notes From The Other Side
Sept 21: A March Day in the City
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Opinion
An Exchange Of Ulster County Letters Demonstrating The Fiery State Of Local Politics...
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Letters
Concerned About Plan To Close Transfer Stations - Sexual Assault Must Be Treated Seriously! - Cuomo's Contributors Make For A Telling List - Help Us Get An Ellenville Casino - Encourages Support For Hughes In Rosendale - A Letter To Ulster County Executive Hein - Another Endorsement For The Rosendale Race! - Become The Enemy To Defeat The Enemy? - Big Changes In The Organic Community
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Editorial
Urban Pioneering: More Than Gambling, It's Our Real Future!
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