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Local Newspapers

All newspapers and microfilm must be used in the library.

The Journal News
  • October 12, 1998 – (microfilm except for most recent months)
    Selected stories from recent issues and an obituaries archives may be accessed at www.thejournalnews.com.
Yonkers Examiner
  • January 29, 1857 – December 21, 1863  (microfilm)
Yonkers Gazette
  • January 4, 1868 – December 30, 1893  (microfilm)
Yonkers Herald
  • January 2, 1891 – March 14, 1932  (microfilm)
Yonkers Herald Statesman
  • March 15, 1932 – October 11, 1998  (microfilm)
Yonkers Rising (successor newspaper to Martinelli’s Yonkers Home News and Times)
  • Current and recent back issues only
Yonkers Home News (published by the Alexander Smith Memorial Foundation, Inc., for Yonkers servicemen during WWII)
  • June 17, 1941 – January 29, 1946  (5 v., bound; last issue:  The Honored dead and wounded in the war – Note: there are some errors in this list)
Yonkers Statesman
  • December 3, 1863 – March 14, 1932  (microfilm)