Region 2 launched Operation: Hudson Hawk to conduct debris removal and muck out operations in the wake of flash flooding.
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ALBANY – Braving the smell of sewage, volunteers worked Saturday to remove waterlogged fixtures and furniture from the Elberon Pl. basement apartments that flooded during Tuesday's rain. Ten of the volunteers are members of the veterans service group Team Rubicon, which travels the world helping victims of earthquakes, floods, tornadoes, and other natural disasters. "We… Read More »
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Residents are still cleaning up after the severe storm that hit the Capital Region earlier this week. Some people in Albany received a little extra help Saturday. Several members of Team Rubicon spent the day cleaning houses and basements, which were washed out by Tuesday's storm. A gutted out basement is not… Read More »
Luigi Benincasa stared Friday at the gargantuan task of cleaning and repairing his basement apartments that were destroyed by flash flooding during Tuesday's storm when a couple of strangers appeared. "I didn't call anyone for help. They just showed up and asked if I needed help," Benincasa said Saturday as a brigade of volunteers hustled ruined… Read More »