Answer: NO, Do not trust anyone.Sorry to say this but I do not trust most of mine either. I have lived at various locations and quite safely too lol, my home being permanently watched by the neighbors opposite and often by those on both ends of the street too. Wow, makes me feel as famous as a rock star, to say the least. I think it was George B Shaw who said that "Man may choose his friends, but only God gives you your neigbours!"
Answer: York is a city in England that New York was named after, hence New York.
In 1624 the first permanent Dutch settlement was established at Fort Orange (now Albany). One year later Peter Minuit purchased Manhattan Island from the Indians for trinkets worth about 60 Dutch guilders and founded the Dutch colony of New Amsterdam (now New York City), which was surrendered to the English in 1664.
Answer: New York was early established by a Dutch voyager called Hudson. Itgrew up as a trade center and port city mainly inhabited by Dutchtraders. The British colony later annexed New York and made it acolonial province. However, during the revolution, the provincechanged hands as New York declared independence in 1776.