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Welcome to WikiProject New York (state) (WPNY), a WikiProject dedicated to improving Wikipedia's coverage of the U.S. state of New York. All editors interested in improving articles related to New York are encouraged to join the project by signing up at Participants.

Scope and goalsEdit

WikiProject New York (state) covers all articles relating to the US state of New York. As such, this project's primary goal is to categorize, improve, and organize articles relating to the state.


Active membersEdit

To join WikiProject New York (state), edit this section and add yourself to the following table of members. Members should also place member identification on their user page.

Username Areas of interest
Ryozzo (talk · contribs) New York State Law and Tax history.
WikiCats (talk · contribs)
Daniel Case (talk · contribs) Took us long enough to do this. Way past about time.
Kafziel (talk · contribs) Hudson Valley history and landmarks
WTGDMan1986 (talk · contribs) Loved playing on this stage in Tekken 2 (Arcade & PSX) and racetrack in Gran Turismo 4 (PS2). Wishes to revert vandalism and expand on articles.
Catdude (talk · contribs) Just adopted some articles as I type this (kindly see below).
JhonsJoe (talk · contribs) Focus on low importance politicians. - New York City Resident
Cocoaguy (talk · contribs) NYC
Cheesebox (talk · contribs) Binghamton native. Interested in public transportation state wide and anything Greater Binghamton related.
Lisapollison (talk · contribs) Just created Bardavon 1869 Opera House and working to expand it. It's a wonderful old theater in Poughkeepsie.
AMK152 (talk · contribs) I live in Jamestown, New York
Bernstein2291 (talk · contribs)
ThinkBlue (talk · contribs) I've been to New York and contribute to a Professional Wrestlers' article
Bearian (talk · contribs) Contributing to articles about Albany, New York and New York City.
Bdesham (talk · contribs) Mostly interested in Geneseo and environs.
Gamer9678 (talk · contribs) From Cheektowaga
Farkas2029 (talk · contribs) Will be working on members of the United States Representative from New York.
Doncram (talk · contribs) Adding articles to List of National Historic Landmarks in New York
DCDuring (talk · contribs) Contributing to Mount Vernon, NY and numerous non-NY articles.
Douglas Camin (talk · contribs) Resident of Binghamton, NY. Done lots of work on that article in particular, and other articles radiating out from of Poestenkill.
Kraxler (talk · contribs) I'm working mostly on History
Trulystand700 (talk · contribs) Citizen of New York City and loyal To New York
Lvklock (talk · contribs) I live in the Syracuse area.
Don Argus jr (talk · contribs) Expat upstater. I've been adding to the Upstate New York article in the past few months.
Cg-realms (talk · contribs) I contribute to List of National Historic Landmarks in New York semi-regularly and update articles about the Capital Region and state in general
Bentley4 (talk · contribs) Long Island, Finger Lakes Region, state government
DrGaellon (talk · contribs) Westchester, NYC
UpstateNYer (talk · contribs) Capital Region, interest in education
Rlendog (talk · contribs) Native New Yorker transplanted to Jersey; interested in NY culture, sports and history
BlueH2O (talk · contribs) Rochester
Grungeman (talk · contribs) Long Islander living in the Shawangunks; interested in Long Island the Hudson Valley
Camelbinky (talk · contribs) Capital Region, history and transportation
Njcraig (talk · contribs) General interest and assessment of articles, also member of WP:OREGON and others.
Muboshgu (talk · contribs) Politics
Pmcyclist (talk · contribs) Biographies and history of the Ossining and Albany areas
LtPowers (talk · contribs)
Pubdog (talk · contribs) National Register of Historic Places in New York
Jim.henderson (talk · contribs) NYC and suburban pictures and history
DanielPenfield (talk · contribs) Longtime listener, first-time caller.
Cmagha (talk · contribs) Basically, Upstate (and vile was the suggestion to delete that article back in June; shame, shame, shame. Carl Carmerer would have been appalled.
Adavis444 (talk · contribs) Greater Binghamton, the Southern Tier, Universities in New York, and SUNY
Gyrobo (talk · contribs) Mostly active in WP:HVNY and WP:CDNY, though I'd be happy to help on any New York article.
WindingRoad (talk · contribs) Interests: NYC and Hudson Valley history and architecture. Reside NYC and Dutchess County.
LanceBarber (talk · contribs) Schenectady County
Bardobro (talk · contribs) Southern Tier native, SUNY grad, former Ithaca resident, now living in MD. I'm interested in history, geography, and ecology: rivers, streams, and lakes, flora and fauna.
Jonahman10 (talk · contribs) Chemung County
C16sh (talk · contribs) NYC/Long Island/Westchester area.
Heymister14 (talk · contribs) Yankees fan, interested in Upstate NY, especially Franklin, Essex, and Hamilton Counties
Buffaboy (talk · contribs) Upstate NY kid, contributor/creator of WikiProject Western New York. We are recruiting contributors.
Kelvinsong (talk · contribs) Long Islander, interested in mapmaking, other graphical stuff, etc.
Ken Seh (talk · contribs) Interested in Upstate landmarks: Niagara Falls, Bear Mountain, etc. Lives in NYC.
Futurist110 (talk · contribs) Interested in (more) famous New York Governors. I added Gubernatorial portraits for all of the New York Governors wherever I was sure that these portraits were already in the public domain.
InItForTheLutz (talk · contribs) WNY.
Peter Flass (talk · contribs) Mostly Saratoga County, maybe as far south as Albany, but occasionally other areas I know anything about .
Epicgenius (talk · contribs)
PointsofNoReturn (talk · contribs) working on articles in Downstate New York, tri-state area
RES2773 (talk · contribs) Works on transport in NYC, and Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Counties
Vmanjr (talk · contribs) Binghamton native, former Ithaca resident; interests include Greater Binghamton, the Southern Tier, the Finger Lakes, Upstate New York, and local/state history/infrastructure/transportation
Ergo Sum (talk · contribs) Hudson Valley native and proud New Yorker
DASonnenfeld (talk · contribs) CNY resident; interested in historic sites, natural areas and reserves
KU (talk · contribs) The Southern Tier, the Finger Lakes region, and Upstate New York
Antepenultimate (talk · contribs) Expat, formerly lived in Western and Central New York; interested in articles relating to New York's protected areas and geography
Rekaiser (talk · contribs) Central NY, especially Syracuse, Liverpool, and Brewerton areas with an emphasis on history
Joeal532 (talk · contribs) NYC and Long Island
JC7V7DC5768 (talk · contribs) Staten Island, Catskills, Saratoga Springs
DENAMAX (talk · contribs)
Bopcicle22 (talk ·
   SHISHIR DUA (talk · contribs) Covering the updates reagrdin' the United States and modifying them.
NicoARicoA (talk · contribs) New York City, points of intreset, updated photography
Dhpage (talk · contribs) From Jamestown, created Continental Charters Flight 44-2, 1953 New York Central Railroad accident, Chadakoin River, and Reginald Lenna.

Former membersEdit

Thank you for your help! Please move your username back to the active table when you can participate again.

Username Areas of interest
TwinsMetsFan (talk · contribs) Lifelong resident of Rochester, NY. Founder/coordinator of project.
Jguard18 (talk · contribs) Westchester
Phyleea (talk · contribs) Street art in NYC

Member identificationEdit

Members of WikiProject New York (state) should place one of the following lines of Wikitext on their user page to add it to Category:WikiProject New York (state) members.

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[[Category:WikiProject New York (state) members]] none linked pages
{{Template:User WikiProject New York}} linked pages
{{Template:User WP New York}} linked pages
{{Template:User WP New York|invite}} linked pages

For other New York (state) user templates see Category:New York (state) user templates.

Guidelines and structureEdit

Articles within the scope of this project shall use the article structure guideline laid out by the most relevant WikiProject for a given article. For example, an article on a school should use WikiProject Schools's guideline and structure, while an article on a state-maintained or state-designated highway should use WikiProject New York State Routes's guideline and structure.

How you can helpEdit

edit·history·watch·refresh   To-do list for Wikipedia:WikiProject New York (state):

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All of WikiProject New York (state)'s articles are assessed for quality and importance using the criteria outlined at this project's assessment department. These criteria supplement those developed by the Version 1.0 Editorial Team. The current statewide assessment statistics are transcluded at right.

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Article alertsEdit

The project subscribes to Article alerts, a service that automatically notifies the project when pages within WPNY's scope enter various Wikipedia workflows (such as deletion discussions, good or featured article nominations, peer review, and others). These notifications can be found below.

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New articlesEdit

This list was generated from these rules. Questions and feedback are always welcome! The search is being run daily with the most recent ~14 days of results. Note: Some articles may not be relevant to this project.

Rules | Match log | Results page (for watching) | Last updated: 2019-11-11 20:01 (UTC)

Note: The list display can now be customized by each user. See List display personalization for details.



The following periodicals are available, in either abstract, citation, or full-text versions, from various subscription databanks. If you wish information from them, please drop me an e-mail indicating your own e-mail address and either the topic, journal, or period you are interested in, and I will forward to you the information I recover. John Carter (talk) 18:33, 6 February 2011 (UTC)

  • Afro-Americans in New York Life and History (2003-on)

Nope. Not gonna happen. User indefinitely blocked.  — Mr. Guye (talk) (contribs)  06:15, 18 November 2018 (UTC)

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Articles should have an infobox that concisely summarizes the article's content. See Category:Infobox templates for a raw list of infobox templates. Examples of infoboxes include:

Stub templatesEdit

Stubs should be tagged with an appropriate stub template. See Wikipedia:WikiProject Stub sorting/Stub types for a raw list of stub templates. Examples of New York-related stub templates include:

  • {{NewYork-stub}}: Generic template for New York-related articles

Project bannerEdit

{{WikiProject New York (state)}} should be placed on the talk pages of articles relevant to the state of New York. However, if the article is already tagged for one or more of this project's subprojects, please add {{WikiProject New York (state)}} only for Top-importance, High-importance, or select Mid-importance articles, as outlined in this project's importance scale. The project banner is shown below.

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This page is within the scope of WikiProject New York (state), a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of the U.S. state of New York on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
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 This user is a citizen of the U.S. State of New York.
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 This user is a native of the U.S. State of New York.
{{Template:User in New York}}
 This user lives in the U.S. State of New York.
{{Template:User interest New York}}
 This user is interested in the U.S. State of New York.
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{{Template:User New York Import}}
user lives in the state of New York but is not a native.
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