The Department of Environmental Conservation released a draft of its report on the benefits and risks of hydraulic fracking in New York. The public comment period is on!
On Thursday, teachers and administrators began the usual routines of room redecorating and meeting new students. But for several charter schools that have just opened their doors, this year is all about creating entirely new systems. The founder of a new charter school talks MetroFocus through the grueling steps it took to get his school up and running.
A graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) writes about the three sacred cows of an aspiring designer: sleep, coffee and Fashion Week.
Angela Sheldon, whose first day at Hunter College High School is Thursday, writes about how she’s going to teach her seventh and 10th grade students about the events of 9/11.
Lower Manhattan is my hometown, so it is difficult for me to express briefly my many memories of September 11, 2001. Standing outside my home and watching United Airlines Flight 175 strike the South Tower is forever etched in my memory as is the feeling of the ground shaking when the towers collapsed, as is the smell of the smoke […]
Heavy rains complicate disaster relief efforts in New York and New Jersey as Congress battles over the future of relief funding.
Photographer Camilo Jose Vergara documented the Twin Towers for 40 years before they fell on Sept. 11. Historian Anthony Robbins remembers when the towers were not so beloved. LOOK and LISTEN with our photo gallery and podcast.