Please consider joining a group to meet people and talk about anything that's on your mind, Hang With Friends.
I also recommend Eco-Logical and Climate Concerns, since New York's climate is changing. You might want to watch the video The Sky is Pink in Eco-Logical under the discussion Fracking releases methane, since your water supply is in danger.
After you've searched for topics of interest in "Groups" above and in the "Forums", don't forget to look at recent activity which hides along the right margin of the page all the way at the bottom.
Hi Adrian Welcome to this world of rationality, truth and peace, where common sense and science lead to freethinking wisdom --- as you know as a sensible non believer like us. We invite you to make good friends by joining the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 720 discussion topics and 3600 members. http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/originsuniverselifehumankindanddarwin