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Byline: Dave Moore
Aug. 21--Virginia Piltz is confined to a motorized cart and hampered by the crumbling sidewalks and curbs around her Paquin Tower apartment as well as handicap-inaccessible stores and restaurants.
A simple trip to the movies becomes an expedition involving a special van.
Piltz often relies on cable television to provide a window to the world via the Discovery, Food and Weather channels.
That's why Piltz is dismayed by the possibility that Mediacom might stop free cable service to residents of Paquin Tower and Oak Towers, public housing high-rise apartments. Piltz is on a fixed income, and if she had to pay for cable TV, …