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By Lissa Harris on Friday, Apr. 5, 2013 - 9:04 am
Above: The Times Herald-Record's office in Middletown, Orange County. Source: Wikimedia Commons. The News Corp-owned media group that publishes the Times Herald-Record may soon be on the market, according to a story this week in the Wall Street Journal (... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2013 - 1:59 pm
The latest local casualty of the crisis in the newspaper industry: Jobs and wages at the Kingston-based Daily Freeman, whose corporate parent, the Journal Register Company (JRC), is emerging from bankruptcy for the second time in four years. In February,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jul. 3, 2012 - 6:00 pm
The Daily Freeman announced this morning that Jan Dewey, formerly the advertising director for the Poughkeepsie Journal, has been named the publisher of the newspaper. Dewey will also be in charge of overseeing operations at all of the Journal-Register... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Mar. 29, 2011 - 8:23 am
Amazing story in the Freeman today about Antonio Flores-Lobos, the editor of the Daily Freeman's Spanish publication Las Noticias, who stopped a suicidal woman on the Kingston-Rhinecliff bridge on Friday just as she was about to jump. The story is... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011 - 3:41 pm
The New York State Department of Labor's WARN system, which requires employers to provide 90 days' notice of layoffs, has a filing from the Oneida Daily Dispatch announcing that 17 workers will be laid off from the newspaper on March 22.  The Dispatch,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010 - 7:45 pm
Yesterday was a day for the history books: the last day that the Daily Freeman, published since 1871, rolled off its Kingston presses: As of today, the paper has shut down its local press and moved its printing to Troy, New York, a change that... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010 - 5:41 pm
Hinchey caught on tape by YNN telling Freeman reporter William Kemble to "shut up." Over the weekend, Daily Freeman correspondent William J. Kemble catapulted to fame among political wonks nationwide when he and Congressman Maurice Hinchey came close to... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Sep. 9, 2010 - 11:45 am
The Times Herald-Record reports that those tentative plans to shutter the Daily Freeman's local printing press and mailroom are looking a lot less tentative: The Daily Freeman newspaper has filed the required state and federal notices that the paper... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jun. 2, 2010 - 11:30 am
The bear that wandered around Kingston yesterday morning had encounters with several passersby and a "small dog" that chased it into a tree, according to the Daily Freeman. But it didn't help itself to a cup of coffee. The Freeman story says that one... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, May. 26, 2010 - 5:12 pm
It's been rough running a newspaper in the Catskills this week. A flaming power line took out the Daily Star's power for most of last night, causing significant delays to today's paper. The Star was able to report on its inability to report, however:... Read more
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