Facts on Rochester Newspapers

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Rochester is a one of the busiest and progressive cities in New York. As one of the boomtowns of the country Rochester has always economically strong, supporting various industries over the years. The progress of the city has made it one of the best places to live in the country and over the years it has been a true melting pot. As such, there is always something going on in Rochester. Known before as The Flour City, The Flower City and The Worlds Image Center, today it is now home to many top corporations and educational and scientific institutions. And with the progress over the years, there is always something to do, places to visit and events and activities to enjoy. It is no surprise therefore that there are many Rochester newspapers today.

In fact, the first Rochester newspaper dates back to 1833. One of the major Rochester newspapers is the Democrat and Chronicle. The Democrat and Chronicle is published daily. It first came out in 1833 and serves Rochester NY. At that time, it was under the name of Daily Democrat. Then it merged with Chronicle, another newspaper and became Democrat and Chronicle in 1870. In 2010 the Democrat and Chronicle is the number one US newspaper in terms of readership.

There is also the Rochester Post Express. The Rochester Post Express served the city from 1882 to 1923. It chronicled and reported almost all of the important historical events in the city, the country and across the globe. As one of the first of the many Rochester newspapers, it paved way for many Rochester ny newspapers. In 1923 it merged with Rochester Evening Journal. Later it became Rochester Evening journal and Post Express. The paper remained in circulation until 1937. Despite the demise of the first Rochester NY newspaper, the city supported many other Rochester newspapers.
Aside from the traditional Rochester newspapers, there are also other newspapers on the city. There was The Daily Record which was first published in 1908. The paper reports about business, real estate and other related topics. Then there is the City, a free alternative newspaper that comes out every week. It reports about music, movies, the arts and other alternative topics.

At present there are several Rochester newspapers. There are several campus newspapers from the University of Rochester. There are computer and technology newspapers. You can also find several religious Rochester newspapers. Then there are the usual business newspapers, lifestyle newspapers and real estate newspapers. And with a very long and interesting history, you can expect to find several historical newspapers, such as the Anti Masonic Enquirer, Liberal Advocate, North Star, Rochester Socialist, Telegraph, The Times Union and The World as It Is. Aside from the local Rochester newspapers, you can also find in Rochester several newspapers from the neighboring cities, such as the Buffalo News and the Syracuse Port Standard.