History, Geography, Homes, and State Resources of New York
Although the Empire State of New York is best identified with its urban allure and bright lights of New York City, it's; only half an hour and traveling just a few miles
from the outskirts of the Big Apple of new York to find the state's natural spectacular wonders.
Included are acres of mountains, farmland, forests and lakes, along with the most renowned "honeymoon capital" in the world at Niagara Falls. Besides a booming tourism
trade, the diverse state economy is headed up by the central position New York City participates in as headquarters to many of the world's top corporations. In addition,
New York is a leader in clothing, fashion, manufacturing, agriculture and hi-tech, Additionally, its expanding wine industry is home to 212 wineries located on over
30,000 acres in Long Island and upstate vineyards.
Although the Big Apple is thought to be the culprit for the overall high living cost in the state (about. 25% higher than the U.S. national average) the more the distance
is from the city environment, generally the more affordable the state is. The "second city", of new York, Buffalo, for instance boasts the next strongest economy in the
state, but nonetheless has been named as one of the nation's most affordable places to live. Home to practically 700 high-tech firms, Buffalo provides extensive networks
of fiber optics which also gives it the label of being among the the better wired municipally's in America.
New York Colleges.
At the level of post-secondary education, the statewide public university system is the State University of New York, commonly referred to as SUNY. New York City also has its
own City University of New York system, which is funded by the city. The SUNY system consists of 64 community colleges, colleges, undergraduate colleges and promotional
institutions, including several universities. New York's largest public university is the State University of New York at Buffalo, which was founded by US President and Vice
President Millard Fillmore. The four SUNY University Centers offering a wide range of academic programs are the University of Albany, Binghamton University, Stony Brook
University and the University of Buffalo
New York has two Major League Baseball teams, the New York Yankees (based in the Bronx) and the New York Mets (based in Queens). New York is home to three National Hockey
League franchises: the New York Rangers in Manhattan, the New York Islanders in Brooklyn and the Buffalo Sabres in Buffalo. New York has two National Basketball Association
teams, the New York Knicks in Manhattan, and the Brooklyn Nets in Brooklyn. New York has one Major League Soccer team: New York City FC. Although the New York Red Bulls
represent the New York metropolitan area they play in Red Bull Arena, located in Harrison, New Jersey.
New York is the home of one National Football League team, the Buffalo Bills (based in the suburb of Orchard Park). Although the New York Giants and New York Jets represent
the New York metropolitan area and were previously located in New York City, they play in MetLife Stadium, located in East Rutherford, New Jersey, and both have their
headquarters and training facilities in New Jersey. The Meadowlands stadium hosted Super Bowl XLVIII in 2014, in which New York and New Jersey shared hosting duties.
New York Airports.
There are 162 public airports in New York. New York's airports are the busiest in the US as they carry more than 100 million passengers each year. New York Airports has the
latest aviation technology and offers helpful assistance to customers.
The international airports in New York are Albany International Airport in Albany, Buffalo International Airport in Buffalo, Massena International Airport in Massena, John
F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, Stewart International Airport in Newburgh, Plattsburgh International Airport in Plattsburgh, Rochester Greater International
Airport in Rochester and Syracuse Hancock International Airport in Syracuse. In addition to these New York airports, there are other international General Aviation airports
such as Sullivan County International Airport at Monticello, Niagara Falls International Airport at Niagara Falls, Ogdensburg International Airport at Ogdensburg and
Watertown International Airport at Watertown.