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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 (state) 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. Our goal is to build the best free encyclopedia on New York (state) subjects by:

  1. Creating, improving, and maintaining articles that relate to the State of New York
  2. Categorizing, classifying, and organizing articles relating to the state.
  3. Providing recommendations and best-practices for editors working on the state's articles.
  4. Serving as as the central point of discussion for issues related to New York (state) on the English Wikipedia.


Active membersEdit

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

Username Areas of interest
Dellis12144 (talk · contribs) Resident of Rensselaer, New York, covering articles on the City of Rensselaer, New York, including a history of the Mayors of Rensselaer, New York.
Daniel Case (talk · contribs) Took us long enough to do this. Way past about time.
Lisapollison (talk · contribs) Just created Bardavon 1869 Opera House and working to expand it. It's a wonderful old theater in Poughkeepsie.
Purpetic (talk · contribs) Resident of Rochester, New York Grad of Irondequoit High School. Intrests in Upstate topics such as the Buffalo Bills and Adirondack Park.
AMK152 (talk · contribs) I live in Jamestown, New York
Bearian (talk · contribs) Contributing to articles about Albany, New York and New York City.
Gamer9678 (talk · contribs) From Cheektowaga
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.
Bentley4 (talk · contribs) Long Island, Finger Lakes Region, state government
Rlendog (talk · contribs) Native New Yorker transplanted to Jersey; interested in NY culture, sports and history
Muboshgu (talk · contribs) Politics
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.
WindingRoad (talk · contribs) Interests: NYC and Hudson Valley history and architecture. Reside NYC and Dutchess County.
C16sh (talk · contribs) NYC/Long Island/Westchester area.
Buffaboy (talk · contribs) Upstate NY kid, contributor/creator of WikiProject Western New York. We are recruiting contributors.
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.
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
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
DENAMAX (talk · contribs)
United StatesIndia SHISHIR DUA (talk · contribs) Covering the updates reagrdin' the United States and modifying them.
New York (state) NicoARicoA (talk · contribs) New York City, points of interest, updated photography
Dhpage (talk · contribs) From Jamestown, created Continental Charters Flight 44-2, 1953 New York Central Railroad accident, Chadakoin River, and Reginald Lenna.
Levineuwirth (talk · contribs) Lifelong resident of New York State interested in helping out.
TheTexasNationalist99 (talk · contribs) Recent resident of New York State particularly interested in Downstate New York.
Quantocius Quantotius (talk · contribs) Anything in project scope; willing to work on templates, modules, and other behind the scenes type stuff if time-insensitive.
New York (state) HugoHelp (talk · contribs) New York City - Mostly The Bronx, hospitals, and lists.
NYCDOT (talk · contribs) Reside on Long Island, I can write about Long Island areas, and MTA-related transit.
Tamimgimpala (talk · contribs) I cover articles about writers, artists/painters from New York. Also historians (mostly women).
Lallint (talk · contribs) Resident of Watertown, New York; Looking to get the article to FA Somehow, maybe somebody could help me?
Wil540 art (talk · contribs) Resident of Brooklyn, NYC; very interested in history of the city, especially Brooklyn. The New York related articles I've started are: Cartography of New York City, New York City waste management system, Trees of New York City, Skateparks in New York City, and some others.
Keystone18 (talk · contribs) New York geography, cities, towns, highways, organizations, people, education, sports.
Andrevan (talk · contribs)
Kodak03 (talk · contribs) Resident of Rochester. Interested in the Adirondacks, biographies, and local businesses.

Semi-Active membersEdit

Please move your username back to the main table if you decide to resume full-activity.

Username Areas of interest
Ryozzo (talk · contribs) New York State Law and Tax history.
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.
Cocoaguy (talk · contribs) NYC
Cheesebox (talk · contribs) Binghamton native. Interested in public transportation state wide and anything Greater Binghamton related.
Bdesham (talk · contribs) Mostly interested in Geneseo and environs.
Farkas2029 (talk · contribs) Will be working on members of the United States Representative from New York.
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
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
DrGaellon (talk · contribs) Westchester, NYC
MattWade (talk · contribs) Capital Region, interest in education
BlueH2O (talk · contribs) Rochester
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.
LanceBarber (talk · contribs) Schenectady County
Jonahman10 (talk · contribs) Chemung County
Kelvin13 (talk · contribs) Long Islander, interested in mapmaking, other graphical stuff, etc.
Initforthelutz (talk · contribs) WNY.
BRES2773 (talk · contribs) Works on transport in NYC, and Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Counties
Bopcicle22 (talk · contribs)
SpookyTwenty (talk · contribs) NYC, Greene County, photography

Former membersEdit

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

Username Areas of interest
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.
Kafziel (talk · contribs) Hudson Valley history and landmarks
Heymister14 (talk · contribs) Yankees fan, interested in Upstate NY, especially Franklin, Essex, and Hamilton Counties
Catdude (talk · contribs) Just adopted some articles as I type this (kindly see below).
Gamer9678 (talk · contribs) From Cheektowaga
TwinsMetsFan (talk · contribs) Lifelong resident of Rochester, NY. Founder/coordinator of project.
Jguard18 (talk · contribs) Westchester
Camelbinky (talk · contribs) Capital Region, history and transportation
Grungeman (talk · contribs) Long Islander living in the Shawangunks; interested in Long Island the Hudson Valley
Bernstein2291 (talk · contribs)
Pmcyclist (talk · contribs) Biographies and history of the Ossining and Albany areas
WikiCats (talk · contribs)
ThinkBlue (talk · contribs) I've been to New York and contribute to a Professional Wrestlers' article
Antepenultimate (talk · contribs) Expat, formerly lived in Western and Central New York; interested in articles relating to New York's protected areas and geography
JhonsJoe (talk · contribs) Focus on low importance politicians. - New York City Resident
Rekaiser (talk · contribs) Central NY, especially Syracuse, Liverpool, and Brewerton areas with an emphasis on history
Trulystand700 (talk · contribs) Citizen of New York City and loyal To New York
KU (talk · contribs) The Southern Tier, the Finger Lakes region, and Upstate New York
Ken Seh (talk · contribs) Interested in Upstate landmarks: Niagara Falls, Bear Mountain, etc. Lives in NYC.
Lvklock (talk · contribs) I live in the Syracuse area.
Njcraig (talk · contribs) General interest and assessment of articles, also member of WP:OREGON and others.
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.
JC7V7DC5768 (talk · contribs) Staten Island, Catskills, Saratoga Springs
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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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.

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