If you ask a baseball fan, they’ll tell you there are two kinds of New Yorkers: Yankees fans and Mets fans. And according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University, Yankees fans are winning the numbers game—by a lot. Only 34 percent of New York City baseball fans prefer the Mets. And the Mets aren’t known for winning baseball games either. So reporter Sarah Wyman set out in search of what else is keeping them on the hook.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, has levied one billion dollars in fines against Wells Fargo. It’s the second major sanction against the bank in less than two years. This time around, Wells Fargo is being punished for duplicitously charging customers on car insurance payments and home loans. The fine is the first under […]
As the Baby Boomer generation grows older, more seniors than ever need geriatricians. But in New York, there are only half as many doctors who specialize in managing long-term and end-of-life care as the state needs to care for its aging population. Hospital chaplains are picking up the slack.
Sarah Wyman reflects on self-care, adulthood and the roommate she didn’t know she had.
For Columbia Radio News, I’m Sarah Wyman. —– After a morning of flip-flopping and fickle tweeting, President Donald Trump has signed a 1.3 trillion dollar spending bill, funding the U.S. government until October. The bill, which was rushed through the House and Senate early this morning, gave generously to the military but left […]
Spring is just around the corner in New York City. Barren trees are starting to show signs of leaves, flowers peek cautiously out from their planters…. and rats are emerging from their winter burrows and hitting the streets. With them come a host of health issues, and this allergy season, doctors are worried about their impact on respiratory health.
INTRO: Last week, it looked like spring might be coming early to New York City. But today… snow and rain are turning the streets into a slushy mess. As producer Sarah Wyman found out, if you’re struggling to make the call between sandals and snow boots, you’re not alone.
Governor Cuomo has a new plan to lift the MTA out of its eight month-long state of emergency. The proposal, developed by the advisory panel “Fix NYC,” would raise funds for the agency and limit congestion by making drivers pay to use Manhattan streets. In the past, congestion pricing has proved a divisive issue for New Yorkers, but this time around, they’re doing something radical… looking for common ground. Sarah Wyman has more.