Sorry, as it sounds like you know... to go here:
And check your refund status you need social security number, filing
status (jont, single, etc) and refund amount.
The other two ways to get the status of your refund are to call in to IRS ...
TO go to a walk-in field office
From here: http://www.irs.gov/Refunds/Tax
IRS says the following:
"Our phone and walk-in representatives can only research the status of your refund if it has been 21 days or more since you filed electronically, more than 6 weeks since you mailed your paper return
Here's a list of all the Walk-in office in New York:
Caution: Many of Their offices are located in Federal
Office Buildings. These buildings may not allow visitors to bring in cell phones with camera capabilities.
Let me know if I can help further ...