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Niagara Gazette
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TypeDaily newspaper
FormatBroadsheet
Owner(s)Community Newspaper Holdings Inc.
PublisherJohn Celestino
Founded1854 as the Niagara Falls Gazette
Headquarters473 Third Street, Niagara Falls, New York, 14301 United States
Circulation10,500 daily and 10,700 on Sunday Audit Bureau of Circulations "e-circ"
Websiteniagara-gazette.com

The Niagara Gazette, also referred to as The Gazette, is a morning daily newspaper published in Niagara Falls, New York, United States, which covers several parts of Niagara County, including the Town of Niagara, and the City of Niagara Falls.

History[edit]

The Niagara Gazette is published daily except Tuesday

The Gazette was founded in 1854 as the Niagara Falls Gazette.[1]

The Gazette was owned by Gannett from 1954 to 1997. Gannett was formed in 1923 by Frank Gannett, a noted conservative,[2] in Rochester, New York as an outgrowth of a newspaper business he had begun in Elmira, New York in 1906.[3]

In a 1996 deal, that closed in 1997, Gannett acquired Buffalo's WGRZ.[4] Due to U.S. Federal Communications Commission regulations, Gannett was required to sell the paper.[4] It was bought by Community Newspaper Holdings Inc., along with other area newspapers such as the Lockport Union-Sun & Journal and the former Tonawanda News.[5]

Daily price[edit]

Niagara Gazette prices are: daily, $1.25 & Weekend/Thanksgiving Day, $2.50.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Staff. "LOCAL HISTORY DEPARTMENT". niagarafallspubliclib.org. Niagara Falls Public Library. Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  2. ^ Lichtman, Allan J. (2008). White Protestant Nation: The Rise of the American Conservative Movement. Atlantic Monthly Press via Amazon.com Look Inside. p. 87. ISBN 0-87113-984-7.
  3. ^ Neiva, Elizabeth M. Chain Building: The Consolidation of the American Newspaper Industry, 1955-80, in Business and Economic History, Vol. 24, no. 1 (Fall 1995)
  4. ^ a b "Press release: Gannett announces agreement with Argyle Television Inc". Gannett. Archived from the original on 7 January 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2012.
  5. ^ Gannett Foundation completes sale of the Niagara Gazette in Niagara Falls, N.Y.

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