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New York Profile

The Dutch West India Company established the first settlement at Fort Orange near present day Albany in 1624 and another in New Amsterdam on the site of present day Manhanttan a year later. After the English took over in the 1660s, the colony was renamed New York, after the Duke of York. One of the original 13 states to join the Union (it entered in 1788), New York is known as the "Empire State." The state includes everything from skyscrapers in Manhattan to rivers, mountains, and lakes in upstate New York. Today, New York has the third largest population (after California and Texas), and remains the financial center of the country. The state flower is the rose, and the capital is Albany. ...Read more here: New York - The Empire State

Capital City:
Albany
Nickname:
Empire State / Excelsior State
Motto:
Excelsior (Ever upward)
Statehood:
July 26, 1788 (11th)
Origin of State's Name:
Named after England's Duke of York.
Largest Cities:
New York, Buffalo, Rochester, Yonkers, Syracuse
Border States:
Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Vermont
Land Area:
47,224 sq.mi., 30th largest
State Bird:
Bluebird
State Flower:
Rose (rosa)
State Tree:
Sugar Maple (acer saccharum)
State Song:
I Love New York

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New York Schools

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Elementary Schools

P.S. 156 Waverly School
(718) 498-2811
104 Sutter Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Guilderland Elementary School
(518) 869-0293
2225 Western Avenue
Guilderland, NY 12084

Middle Schools

I.S. 289
(212) 571-5659
201 Warren Street
New York, NY 10282
Ms 571
(718) 935-3978
80 Underhill Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238

High Schools

Central Islip Senior High School
(631) 348-5078
85 Wheeler Road
Central Islip, NY 11722
University Neighborhood High School
(212) 962-4341
200 Monroe Street
New York, NY 10002

Sex Offender Information for New York

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In New York, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.criminaljustice.state.ny.us/nsor/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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