MetroFocus Full Episode: Public Housing After Sandy, Children’s Mental Health, Museum of Mathematics
In this edition of MetroFocus we report from New Jersey and New York six months after Sandy, and host Rafael Pi Roman follows up with New York City Housing Authority General Manager Cecil House. VIDEO
Gov. Chris Christie and HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan visited Highlands to discuss the ongoing recovery six months after Hurricane Sandy hit New Jersey.VIDEO
Voters in Mott Haven are undecided about the mayor's race, but do know what they want in the next mayor: the good of Bloomberg without the bad.
With a certain former congressman making waves in the New York City mayoral race, are Staten Island voters ready to forgive and forget?
This week on MetroFocus: discussing New Yorkers' outlook on corruption in Albany, following up with the Robin Hood Foundation almost 6 months after Sandy, and an interview with Maria from Sesame Street.VIDEO
Sonia Manzano’s novel, The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano, is a young girl’s coming of age story set in New York City’s “el Barrio” neighborhood in the late 1960s. This was a time when the city’s Puerto Rican - or “Nuyorican” - community was beginning to feel its strength and make political demands.VIDEO
To date, the Robin Hood Foundation has raised a total of $70.5 million to aid Superstorm Sandy victims.VIDEO
Fewer summer jobs will likely be available for workers this season as businesses in Seaside Heights continue to recover after Hurricane Sandy.VIDEO