Essex County's Emergency Operations Center in the town of Lewis. The new communication system will provide for modern two-way radio linkages, as well as microwave and high speed data lines. Photo courtesy Essex County
Elizabethtown, NY, Dec 14, 2012 — The Adirondack Park Agency approved a new $16 million emergency communication system that will link first responders over a huge swath of the central and eastern Adirondacks.
APA commissioners voted unanimously to green light the project, which will mean improved communication for police, fire, and ambulance squads from Tupper Lake to Johnsburg to Elizabethtown. Go to full article
Crews from the North Country went south to help those affected by Sandy recover--this house on Long Island is owned by a firefighter. Photo: Jim Stinson, Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department