Flooding plagues parking lot, garage & apartments at 191 Park Ave. in Yonkers

Heavy rains flooded the entire parking lot and garage area of a Yonkers apartment building today, but residents say that's nothing new. Resident Robert Ansbro

Residents say the flooding at their building is

Residents say the flooding at their building is nothing new.

YONKERS - Heavy rains flooded the entire parking lot and garage area of a Yonkers apartment building today, but residents say that's nothing new.

Resident Robert Ansbro says this happens at 191 Park Ave. so often that you can see rust underneath the metal leading upstairs. He says he has to prepare his apartment for potential disasters each time there is inclement weather.

Ansbro, 59, is suffering from emphysema and has several other health problems. He says the leaks got so bad in his bedroom that mold started to form inside the closet.

Since Ansbro suffers from respiratory illnesses, he had his doctors intervene, but he says still nothing was done. He has called his apartment home for 30 years now and says he'd really like to see a change the next time a storm comes rolling in.

"I hope that it's fixed properly so I could just live out the next couple of years of my life, just a little peacefully," said Ansbro.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Fire officials say the blaze broke out at 1 Carmel pizzeria damaged by fire
A group of GoFundMe contributors and a medical 2 Charitable acts help sick Texas boy get home
Kristina's Korner tracks the 3 Trending: "Star Wars Han Solo"
Kristina's Korner tracks the 4 Trending: "Angelina Jolie Eats Spiders"
The Powerball jackpot has climbed to over $400 5 Mount Vernon man pleads not guilty in stabbing death

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE