MetroFocus: Full Episode November 15

November 14, 2012 7:00 PMvideo

MetroFocus airs Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. on WLIW, and on Nov. 15 at 8:30 p.m. on THIRTEEN and 10 p.m. on NJTV.

Hosted by Rafael Pi Roman, this edition of MetroFocus explores post-Sandy topics from the continuing efforts to bring light and heat to thousands, to tips on how to put traumatizing events in perspective for children.

Rick Karr reports on efforts to help residents at Knickerbocker Village on Manhattan’s Lower East Side and is joined by NY State Senator Daniel Squadron.

Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism students Jon Gerberg and Kristen Reed report from the Coney Island Gospel Assembly Church.

The failure of the power grid have left many people wondering where the system went wrong. An energy consultant provides perspective.

FEMA has said the most common need in Jersey City is housing for the large number of displaced victims.

Martin Robins, founding director of the Alan Voorhees Transportation Center at Rutgers University and former executive director of NJTransit gives an update on the NJTransit recovery.

Businesses are coming back to life in the areas of the city most affected by Hurricane Sandy. The city's Department of Small Business Services provides many resources.

An expert psychiatrist gives parents advice on helping children with post-storm anxiety and schools help students cope when they return to class.

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MetroFocus is made possible by James and Merryl Tisch, the Ford Foundation, Cheryl and Philip Milstein Family, Charlotte and David Ackert, Jody and John Arnhold, Betty and John Levin, and the Dr. Robert C. and Tina Sohn Foundation. Corporate funding is provided by Mutual of America.
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