This week on MetroFocus: the lesser known health threats transmitted by the common deer tick, crime in Camden, NJ, an interview with the filmmaker of PBS Nature’s “Leave it to Beavers”, and an up close look at an underwater classroom.
NJTV’s Lauren Wanko takes us to Toms River, New Jersey, where a debate over a beach replenishment dune building project has been ongoing since Hurricane Sandy devastated the seaside town.
A new report by the Center for an Urban Future details the city’s aging infrastructure, a dune-building project in Toms River is projected to move ahead, the Adirondack P-TECH program is trying out a new education model designed to reduce youth unemployment and keep graduates in the region and more.
At P.S. 333 on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, students are studying science in their very own rooftop greenhouse — one of 12 built as part of an initiative to put 100 greenhouse labs in New York City schools by 2020.
This week on MetroFocus: a new approach to mentoring, the Rockefeller Foundation president’s serious suggestions for resiliency in New York City, and bringing a workhorse from the Vietnam War back to life.
Rafael Pi Roman talks to New York Magazine’s Chris Smith about Governor Cuomo’s 2014 agenda, outgoing Lincoln Center president Reynold Levy discusses a decade of changes to the performing arts center, Meet the Coywolf, and more.