Verizon officials said recent installation locations in Queens include: Beach Channel Drive and Rockaway Beach Blvd. in the Rockaways; Willets Point Blvd. near the Cross Island Parkway and Francis Lewis Blvd. in Whitestone; Woodhaven Blvd. and Myrtle Ave. in Woodhaven and inside Grover Cleveland Park on Cypress Ave., between Forest and DeKalb Aves. in Ridgewood.
City Councilman Joseph Addabbo Jr. (D-Woodhaven) has introduced legislation that would require cell phone companies to alert residents within the vicinity of any proposed tower.
Verizon towers dialing up anxiety
The anxiety over cell phone towers is not new, as this article written 3 years ago by a concerned Astoria resident proves:
The Epidemic Spreads: Cellular Base Station Antennas
A Catholic church in Flushing is trying to force a cellular company to remove the cell phone towers it allowed them to install on their school building after an outcry by the parents of schoolchildren:
St. Mel’s Sues T-Mobile To Take Down Antennas
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