New York Newspapers

Albany Times Union ALPHA

The Times Union is a major daily newspaper, serving the Capital Region of New York. Although the newspaper focuses on Albany and its suburbs, it covers all parts of the four-county area, including the cities of Troy, Schenectady and Saratoga Springs. It is owned by the Hearst Corporation. The paper was founded in 1857, originally published as the Morning Times, and purchased by William Randolph Hearst in 1924. The newspaper has been online since 1996. The editor of the Times Union is Rex Smith, who has held the post since July 2002. George Hearst is the publisher. The newspaper is printed in its headquarters by the Hearst Corporation's Capital Newspapers Division. The Times Union features five segments: Front Section, Capital Region, Sports, Business, and Life.

Catskill Daily Mail

The Daily Mail has a lineage back to Greene County’s very first newspaper - The Catskill Packet -- which was actually started in 1792, eight years before the county was formed. After two changes, it became the Catskill Recorder in 1804, and by 1871 was simply The Recorder, which, despite a number of interim name changes, it still was in 1938. After another merger, it became the Examiner-Recorder until 1962, when it morphed into the Greene County News, which in turn became absorbed by the Daily Mail in 2003. Meanwhile, the Daily Mail got its direct start with The Catskill Morning Mail, a daily that began Nov. 25, 1879. Two years later, Nov. 1, 1881, it became simply the Daily Mail, and, with similar minimal variation, has published as such ever since.

Glens Falls Post Star

The Post-Star is a daily newspaper in Glens Falls, New York. Its circulation is roughly 35,000. It serves the counties of Warren, Washington and Saratoga in New York State including the cities of Glens Falls and Saratoga Springs. It is the sole daily newspaper published in Warren County. It competes with The Saratogian of Saratoga Springs and the Times Union of Albany for the Saratoga County market. The Post-Star is currently owned by Lee Enterprises out of Davenport, Iowa. Lee has managed the paper since February 12, 2002 when it took over operations at all Howard Publication's newspapers. On April 20, 2009, the Post-Star received its first Pulitzer Prize, for the editorial work of Mark Mahoney. It was the first Pulitzer Prize won by a Lee newspaper. The Post Star is published by Rick Emanuel and edited by Ken Tingley. Headquarters for the newspaper are located in Glens Falls, NY.

Hudson Register Star

The lineage of the Register-Star dates back to April of 1785 with the birth of the Gazette. The founders of the Gazette arrived in Hudson after beginning their careers in the newspaper business at The Connecticut Courant. Over time the Gazette ended its publication, reinstated and consolidated many times with other publications until the Daily Evening Register was established in 1866. On December 28, 1847, Alexander Webb evoked Hudson’s first daily paper, the Hudson Daily Star. After many new partnerships and purchases of the paper, the Register-Star was eventually created in 1953. The Register-Star is now headquartered in Hudson, NY and edited by Theresa E. Hyland. The paper is published by Mark Vinciguerra.

New York Daily News

The Daily News of New York City is the fourth largest circulated daily newspaper in the United States. The Daily News the first daily paper printed in tabloid form. The Daily News was founded by Joseph Medill Patterson in 1919. New York's several subway commuters discovered the tabloid format easier to handle, and readership gradually increased. By the time of the paper's first anniversary in 1920, circulation was over 100,000 and by 1925, over a million. The Daily Times has a large circulation still, as of 2012. On average, the paper?s readership is 579,636 on weekdays, 479,370 on Saturdays, and 660, 918 on Sundays. The paper is owned and run by Mortimer and Headquarters are located at 4 New York Plaza in New York City, NY. The Daily News continues to include big and dominant photographs, for news, entertainment and sports, as well as strong city news coverage, celebrity gossip, classified ads, comics, a sports section, and an opinion section.

New York Times

The New York Times is an American daily newspaper established and continuously published in New York City since 1851. The New York Times was founded on September 18, 1851, by journalist and politician Henry Jarvis Raymond. The print edition of the paper remains the largest local metropolitan newspaper in the United States and it is the third largest newspaper overall, behind The Wall Street Journal and USA Today. The New York Times serves 1,586,757 daily subscribers, 1,550,696 on Saturday, and 2,003,247 on Sundays. The paper features sections: News, Opinions, Business, Arts, Science, Sports, Style, Home, and Features. The New York Times has won 108 Pulitzer Prizes, more than any other news organization. The most recent Pulitzer Prize received was in April of 2012for the ?Did You Know? Facts about The New York Times? article. The publisher of the award winning Times is Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, Jr. and the editor is Jill Abrmson. Headquarters for the Times is located at The New York Times Building on Eighth Avenue in Manhattan, New York.

Oneida Daily Dispatch

The Oneida Daily Dispatch began in 1851 and is now a local newspaper that distributes to Madison County, N.Y. and its surrounding communities. The paper and its Web page present neighborhood news, financial news, classified ads, sports, community events and entertainment news. The newspapers daily circulation exceeds 7,000 and it is owned by the Journal Register Company, a parent company that also controls around 30 daily newspapers, circulating to over 675,000. The Oneida Daily Dispatch is based in Oneida, NY and is edited by Kurt Wanfried.

Poughkeepsie Journal

Bought in 1977 by the Gannett Company, the Poughkeepsie Journal is a newspaper based in Poughkeepsie, New York. This newspaper was founded in 1785 and then became a daily newspaper around 1860. The Poughkeepsie Journal is the oldest paper in New York State, and is the third-oldest in the nation. The Journal's primary coverage area is Dutchess County, although the entire Mid-Hudson Valley is covered in some form, along with some coverage of points south via the White Plains-based Journal News. The Journal is known to be a paper of historical significance given the various events that have happened in the Poughkeepsie area. One example occurred in 1788, where the editor of the Journal was the official reporter of the ratification of the United States Constitution by New York in that year. The paper also served as a induction of stories during the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration when the President was at his estate in nearby Hyde Park. In the book My Side of the Mountain, the Journal was mentioned under its name at the time, the Poughkeepsie New Yorker.

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Democrat and Chronicle is a daily newspaper providing the greater Rochester, New York area with news. The paper is located at 55 Exchange Boulevard in downtown Rochester, the Democrat and Chronicle managed by Gannett was purchased by Gannett in 1928.The Democrat and Chronicle is Rochester's only daily circulated newspaper. The Democrat and Chronicle was founded in 1833 as The Balance, later on, the paper gradually became known as the Daily Democrat. The Daily Democrat merged with another local paper, the Chronicle, in 1870, to become known as the Democrat and Chronicle. From 1928 to 1985, the Democrat and Chronicle was Gannett's flagship paper. In 2010, The Democrat and Chronicle ranked number one between many different US newspapers in market penetration, the percentage of readers in a metro area who read in print or online. The Democrat and Chronicle held that top spot for several years, and have been among the leaders since the 1990s. The Democrat and Chronicle is delivered to over 170,000 homes, 1300 retail stores and over 1000 news racks.


The Saratogian is a broadsheet-style daily newspaper published in Saratoga Springs, New York, United States. The paper has been published regularly since 1855. It covers all of Saratoga County, New York and specifically the city of Saratoga Springs.

Staten Island Advance

The Staten Island Advance is a daily newspaper published in the borough of Staten Island in New York City. The only daily newspaper published in the borough, and the only borough to have its own major daily paper, it covers news of local and community interest, including borough politics. It is currently owned by the Advance/Newhouse Group, which derives its name from this newspaper. The Advance was created in 1886 by printer John J. Crawford and businessman James C. Kennedy as the Richmond County Advance. The name was changed to the Daily Advance before the current name. Newhouse purchased the Staten Island Advance with Judge Lazarus in 1922. The original office of the Staten Island Advance was located on Castleton Avenue in the West Brighton neighborhood. In 1960, the paper moved to the current office on West Fingerboard Road in Grasmere.

Syracuse Post-Standard

The Post-Standard was founded in 1829 as the Onondaga Standard. It became The Syracuse Standard in the 1880s and was also known as The Daily Standard and The Weekly Standard. The newspaper merged with the Syracuse Post on New Year's Day in 1899 and at that time the name was changed to The Post-Standard. The Post-Standard is the major daily newspaper servicing the greater Syracuse, New York, metro area. Today, the papers are still owned by the Newhouse family, whose company is named Advance Publications. The Post-Standard publishes three additional editions: Cayuga, Madison, and Oswego for the other three counties of the metropolitan area. It has seven news bureaus throughout Central New York, as well as one in Albany (the state capital) and Washington, DC. After the merger with the evening paper, the circulation has increased to over 120,000. It is published and edited by Stephen A. Rogers and is located on Clinton Square in Syracuse, NY.

Troy Record

The Troy Record, also known as “The Record” is a tabloid-style daily newspaper published in Troy, New York. Published since 1896, it covers all of New York's Capital Region and specifically the city of Troy, which is the third largest city in the Capital area. On September 1, 2005, The Record changed from a traditional broadsheet layout to a tabloid format similar to that of certain big-city newspapers.

Watertown Daily Times

Founded in 1861, the Watertown Daily Times is a daily newspaper published in Watertown, New York that provides coverage of Jefferson County, Lewis County, and St. Lawrence County. The Times covers its geographically expansive coverage area through a network of bureaus and shared resources with its sister newspapers. In addition to Watertown and Washington, the newspaper has news-gathering operations in Lowville, Carthage, Canton, Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Massena and Malone. The Times produces a number of publications, including NNY Business, a monthly magazine featuring in-depth stories about the North Country’s economy and business community, NNY Living, a Bi-monthly cultural lifestyle magazine, NNY Living Homes & Premier Properties, a publication featuring luxury homes and vacation getaways and NNY Outdoors, a twice yearly publication featuring a mix of outdoor sportsman and lifestyle activities.

Westchester Journal News

The Journal News is a newspaper in New York serving the suburban New York City counties of Westchester, Rockland, and Putnam, a region known as the Lower Hudson Valley. It is owned by the Gannett Company, Inc. The Journal News was created through a merger of several daily community newspapers serving the three counties since 1850. For years prior to the October 12, 1998, merger that created The Journal News, 10 of the newspapers shared substantial content and printing presses. Gannett acquired nine of the newspapers in 1964 from the Macy family and added The Star in 1985. Today, The Journal News appears in the morning like other New York dailies. The Journal News features daily sections such as, Main News, Life and Style, Sports, and Classifieds, and weekly standing sections such as, Sunday Life, LoHud Weekend, Living Here, The Wall Street Journal, Real Estate Review, and Wheels and Wheels Extra over the weekend.