Newspapers of Chateauguay Valley         

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Last edit: 2006-09-26

The following is a list of newspapers that were published in the Chateauguay Valley. The newspapers are listed in the approximate order in which the started. The list comes from the article, Founder's Days: First District Newspapers that appeared in a supplement to The Huntingdon Gleaner, September 30, 1953 to mark the 90th anniversary of the founding of the newspaper.

Started Closed Name Location Editor/Publisher Note
15 May 1859 May 1862 The Herald Huntingdon Village Josiah Ball  Likely the first newspaper
186? 186? The Journal Huntingdon Village   Initiated by local conservatives
18 September 1863 Still published The Gleaner Huntingdon Village Robert Sellar Initiated by local liberal
1873 1885 New Dominion Ormstown Andrew L. Speedon Became the Courier in 1885
08 March 1883 ? Farmer's Advocate Huntingdon Village   Named changed to the Huntingdon Advocate in 1884 when  management changed to Henry D. Somerville
1885 ? The Courier Ormstown J.J. Adams In 1886 A.M. Wright became manager.
14 March 1885 May 1885 The Sun Athelstan R. Rowe, Sr. A few months later the newspaper moved to Ft. Covington, NY
May 1885 Still published The Ft. Covington Sun Ft. Covington    
09 August 1889 ? Ormstown Record Ormstown McGregor & Cullen  
1889 ? The Enterprise Huntingdon Village P. Arley Kemp  
1895 1932 Ormstown Bulletin Ormstown J.H. Thomson Absorbed by the Gleaner
? ? Le Progress de Salaberry de Valleyfield Valleyfield    
1899 ? La Salaberry Valleyfield Nestor Wallot  
May 1936 ? La Gazette Valleyfield J.C. Lefebvre A subsidiary of the Gleaner
1939 ? Le Courier Beauharnois   Later combined with La Gazette
1939 1939 The Graphic-News Malone, NY   Created by The Gleaner
1952 1952 The Journal Huntingdon Village Bruce Parsons  
December 1952 ? L'Information Beauharnois Laurent Cyr  

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