Monday, October 23, 2006
“ People phoning for help likely won't notice the change, but starting early next year, county dispatchers will begin handling emergency calls for at least seven more communities in the Valley.
By early in 2007, one -- and possibly two -- local dispatch centers will close. Dispatching duties will switch over to Allegheny County's 911 system in Pittsburgh.
Tarentum Dispatch will shut down operations early next year, and Harrison Dispatch is thinking about doing the same.
Tarentum and Harrison Dispatch are "ring-down" centers. ”
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