• Log Jam. Adirondack Mountains, New York
    Log Jam. Adirondack Mountains, New York
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n York the English royal house (a branch of the Plantagenet line) that reigned from 1461 to 1485; its emblem was a white rose
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Logs in Boom. Glens Falls, New York Logs in Boom. Glens Falls, New York
Six Mile Flume. Adirondack Mountains, New York Six Mile Flume. Adirondack Mountains, New York
Washington Welcomed in New York Washington Welcomed in New York
Map of New York showing range of gun Map of New York showing range of gun

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In New York City, approximately 1,600 people are bitten by other humans annually
    • York In cricket, to bowl a batsman out with a ball which pitches in his block-hole, or within a few inches of it.
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  • Mark Twain
    “In Boston they ask, How much does he know? In New York, How much is he worth? In Philadelphia, Who were his parents?”
  • Thomas E. Dewey
    Thomas E. Dewey
    “If you're not in New York, you're camping out.”
  • Michael Douglas
    Michael Douglas
    “I'm impressed with the people from Chicago. Hollywood is hype, New York is talk, Chicago is work.”
  • Murray Kempton
    Murray Kempton
    “The faces in New York remind me of people who played a game and lost.”
  • Jay Leno
    Jay Leno
    “The crime problem in New York is getting really serious. The other day the Statue of Liberty had both hands up.”
  • David Letterman
    David Letterman
    “New York now leads the world's great cities in the number of people around whom you shouldn't make a sudden move.”


New York minute - (USA) If something happens in a New York minute, it happens very fast.


In literature:

Wholesale introductions are not the custom in New York.
"The Complete Bachelor" by Walter Germain
If she could not feed a million of men better than Norfolk, Norfolk would be New York and New York Norfolk.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 87, January, 1865" by Various
This fact assured, his next act was to send to New York for Miss Strauss, who joined him at once, and they were married.
"Charles Frohman: Manager and Man" by Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman
It seems so funny that they have been in New York two whole days before us.
"Madge Morton's Victory" by Amy D.V. Chalmers
I am indebted to George H. Moore, LL.D., of New York city, for the following important document.
"Salem Witchcraft and Cotton Mather" by Charles W. Upham
Upon reaching New York he met with misfortune.
"The Art of Stage Dancing" by Ned Wayburn
After a week or ten days of discomfort and danger the jolted and jaded traveller reached New York.
"The Critical Period of American History" by John Fiske
The Duke of York in France.
"A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner
For that reason, I'm astonished that bread-making is left to men-bakers here in York.
"Phemie Frost's Experiences" by Ann S. Stephens
That to a Yorke, and from a Yorke!
"Shirley" by Charlotte Brontë

In poetry:

Johne makes a jarre 'boute
Lancaster and Yorke.
Bee stille gode manne,
and learne to mynde thie worke.
"Onn John A Dalbenie" by Thomas Chatterton
"For YORK , a warrior known to fame,
Uplifts the hostile spear,
EDWIN the blooming hero's name,
To ALBERT'S bosom dear.
"Edwin and Eltruda, a Legendary Tale" by Helen Maria Williams
New York! on through the sleeping flowers,
Through echoing midnight on to noon;
How strange that yonder is New York,
And here such silence and the moon.
""I Crossed The Orchard Walking Home"" by Richard Le Gallienne
Could he attain yon spreading Gloucester shore;
Could he and his cross York's majestic tide;
He, then, might laugh to hear the cannon roar
And far for safety ride.
"Arms And The Man - The Beginning Of The End" by James Barron Hope
Then Tilghman mounted on these Plains of York
Swift sped away as speeds the homing hawk,
And soon 'twas his to wake that watchman's cry
That woke all Nations and shall never die!
"Arms And The Man - "The Marquis"" by James Barron Hope
Look with twofold grace on her
Who from twofold root has grown,
Flower of York and Lancaster,
Now to grace another throne,
Rose in Scotland's garden set,--
Britain's only Margaret.
"Margaret Tudor" by Francis Turner Palgrave

In news:

NEW YORK — Barry Commoner , a scientist and activist who raised early concerns about the effects of radioactive fallout and was one of the pioneers of the environmental movement, has died in New York.
Farkas, Kassalow, Resnick & Associates www.eyewise.com New York, New York.
NEW YORK (AP) – The NHL and the NHL Players' Association resumed labor talks at the league offices in New York on Wednesday.
Last week the New York Daily News came out guns blazing against New York City's bold innovation designed to rethink how students learn math, the School of One.
The town of Niskayuna, Schenectady County, won the New York State Drinking Water Taste Test today at the New York State Fair.
Everything You Need to Know About Finance 2009 has been scheduled for Thursday and Friday, January 29 and 30, at the PLI New York Center, 810 Seventh Avenue, New York City.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's subways are set to roll again three days after Superstorm Sandy caused the worst disaster in the system's history.
Runners make their way through the borough of Queens during the 2011 New York City Marathon in New York.
NEW YORK – NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Douglas says his family's fame and history of substance abuse helped drive his son into drug addiction and crime in New York.
Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani on Thursday submitted a full-page ad to the New York Times attacking his rival, Hillary Clinton, and defending Gen David Petraeus.
There are "troubling and profound gaps" in how New York state school districts teach sex education, according to a new report by the New York Civil Liberties Union.
Brandon Jennings, right, steals the ball from New York's Baron Davis during a March 26 matchup in New York.
New York Rangers star Henrik Lundqvist made 57 saves in the Operation Hat Trick charity game at Boardwalk Hall to help Team New York beat Team New Jersey 10-6.
Thats because the Irvington Town Hall Theater is just off Broadway in Irvington, New York, about 20 miles north of New York City and just south of the Tappan Zee Bridge.
Hospital in New York City New York, NY www. mountsinai .org.

In science:

Our first aim is to derive a version of the Lasota-Yorke inequality for the action in the space Fα .
Perron-Frobenius spectrum for random maps and its approximation
York J. (1979), in Sources of Gravitational Radiation, Ed. L.
Inertial forces - a la Newton in General Relativity
Doob, Stochastic Processes, Wiley, New York, 1991.
A mechanism for randomness
Paterno, Physics and Applications of the Josephson Effect, Wiley-Interscience, New York, 1982; K. K.
A mechanism for randomness
Ninham, Random and Restricted Walks: Theory and Applications (Gordon and Breach, New York, 1970). A.M.
Experimental Implementation of the Quantum Random-Walk Algorithm