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The Journal News is a newspaper serving the New York counties of Westchester, Rockland, and Putnam. It is owned by the Gannett Company, Inc. Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq mi (141,205 km²)  - Width 285 miles (455 km)  - Length 330 miles (530 km)  - % water 13. ... Westchester County is a suburban county with about 940,000 residents located in the U.S. state of New York. ... Rockland County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Putnam County is a county located in the state of New York. ... A gannet Gannett Company, Inc. ...


The Journal News was created through a merger of several daily community newspapers serving the three counties. Although the current newspaper's name comes from Rockland Journal-News, which was based in West Nyack, N.Y., and served Rockland County, the Rockland Journal-News was actually the third-largest newspaper that Gannett merged to create the larger newspaper. The Reporter Dispatch from White Plains, N.Y., and the Herald Statesman in Yonkers, N.Y. were larger and served Westchester County. For years prior to the October 12, 1998, merger that created The Journal News, the 10 newspapers shared substantial content and printing presses. Gannett acquired nine of the newspapers in 1964 from the Macy family and added The Star in Peekskill, N.Y., in 1985. The phrase mergers and acquisitions or M&A refers to the aspect of corporate finance strategy and management dealing with the merging and acquiring of different companies as well as assets. ...


Newspapers that merged to create The Journal News:

Mamaroneck, New York may refer to two places in New York: The Town of Mamaroneck, a town in Westchester County The Village of Mamaroneck, a village partially within the town This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Mount Vernon is a city located in Westchester County, New York, immediately north of New York Citys The Bronx. ... New Rochelle City Hall New Roc City New Rochelle is a city in Westchester County in the US state of New York, 16 miles (26 km) from Grand Central Terminal in New York City. ... Peekskill is a city located in Westchester County, New York. ... Port Chester is a village in Westchester County, New York, United States. ... Tarrytown is a village located in Westchester County, New York. ... West Nyack is a hamlet (and census-designated place) located in Rockland County, New York. ... White Plains is a city located in Westchester County, New York. ... Yonkers is the fourth largest city in the U.S. state of New York (behind New York City, Buffalo, and Rochester) and the largest city in Westchester County, with a population of 196,086 (according to the 2000 census). ...

External link

  • TheJournalNews.com (recently also called Lower Hudson Online or lohud.com)

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