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From A History of the City of Newark New Jersey Embracing Practically Two and a Half Centuries 1666 - 1913:

        For a half century and more, beginning with the spring of 1791, the newspapers of Newark were its most potent literary influence.  Curing that period some of the best-edited journals in the United States throve here.  The first publication of any sort produced in Newark was the half dozen or so copes of Hugh Gaine's New York Gazette and Weekly Mercury, issued during the fall of 1776, when Gaine, fearing to remain longer in New York because of the approach of the British, moved his printing Paraphernalia to Newark and who then, concluding that the patriot cause was practically lost, returned to New York and resumed his newspaper, but as an organ of the King.

Newspapers (microfilm) found at the NJ State Archives.

Newspaper Delivery Founded Ended 1873 1930
Anti-Jacksonian   1928      
Centinel of Freedom
(Newark's second newspaper)
  October 5, 1796 1895    
Citizen-Chat         Yes
East Orange Ampere Citizen Weekly       Yes
Italian Tribune Weekly July 29, 1931      
Jewish Chronicle         Yes
Jewish Morning Journal (Foreign)         Yes
Jewish Times         Yes
Jewish Voice         Yes
L'Italo Americano Weekly       Yes
Manufacturers' Gazette Monthly     Yes  
Master Painter and Decorator         Yes
Modern Spectator Weekly November 27, 1807      
Modern Messenger   1817      
Morning Post   1844      
Morning Star   October 22, 1906      
New Jersey Eagle   July 28, 1820      
New Jersey Freie Zeitung (German) Daily/Sunday 1858   Yes Yes
New Jersey Volksmann Daily/Sunday     Yes  
Newark Daily Advertiser Daily March 1, 1832   Yes  
Newark Daily Journal Daily/Weekly     Yes  
Newark Daily Mercury   1848      
Newark Daily Press   1872      
Newark Evening Courier Daily/Weekly     Yes  
Newark Evening Journal    1857      
Newark Evening News Daily September, 1883     Yes
Newark Free Press   1883      
Newark Gazette
(Newark's first newspaper)
  May 13, 1791 1804    
Newark Intelligencer    1827      
Newark Jewish Daily Forward Daily       Yes
Newark Ledger Daily/Sunday 1893     Yes
Newark Monitor   1829       
Newark Morning Eagle    1847      
Newark Morning Journal & People's Paper Daily     Yes  
Newark Morning Register Daily 1869    Yes  
Newark Morning Times   1891       
Newark Press-Register   1886       
Newark Star-Eagle         Yes
Newark Star-Ledger Daily/Sunday        
Newark Sunday Call Sunday May 18, 1872     Yes
Newarker Monthly       Yes
Patria Portuguesa Weekly       Yes
Republican Herald   December 25, 1804      
Roseville Citizen         Yes
Sentinel of Freedom & Weekly Advertiser Weekly 1796   Yes  
Temperance Advocate    1840      
Temperance Star   1842       
Tariff Advocate   1843         
Union Labor Messenger Monthly       Yes
Weequahic News Weekly       Yes
Woods Gazette   May 13, 1791      

 

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