Rockland County Times: Senator and councilman working to improve cell service in mountainous areas of Rt. 9W
Senator Bill Larkin (R-39th District) and his possible successor Councilman Tom Basile (R-Stony Point) announced they are putting their collective minds together to solve a major nuisance for residents of Senate District 39 who drive along the U.S. Route 6 and Rt. 9W corridor.
The often windy, mountainous area leads to spotty-at best-cell phone coverage. The lawmakers see this as not only a nuisance, but a hindrance to travelers safety and well-being. In the 21st century we have all grown accustomed to relying on our cell phones in emergencies, but for most travelers heading north on Rt. 9W, no such safety blanket exists.
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