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New Jersey Digitized Historic Newspapers

An index of all known digitized newspapers published in New Jersey

Middlesex County Digitized Newspapers

Carteret

Newspaper Title Access Notes
Carteret Press
(1925 - 1965)
Free Access via the Woodbridge Public Library  

Cranbury

Newspaper Title Access Notes
Cranbury Press
(1886 - 2017)
Free Access via the Cranbury Public Library Free online access is available for 1886-1922; Free access for 1886-2017 is available on-site only at the Cranbury Public Library
Cranbury Press
(2016 - Current)
Commercial Access via America's News  

East Brunswick

Newspaper Title Access Notes
Home News Tribune
(1903 - 2009)
Commercial Access via ProQuest Historical Newspapers  
Home News Tribune
(2010 - Current)
Commercial Access via ProQuest Digitized Newspapers  

Metuchen

Newspaper Title Access Notes
Metuchen Recorder
(1900 - 1981)
Free Access via the Metuchen Public Library  

New Brunswick

Newspaper Title Access Notes
Brunswick Gazette
(1791 - 1792)
Commercial Access via America's Historical Newspapers;
Commercial Access via Genealogy Bank
 
The Central New Jersey Home News
(1903 - Current)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  
Daily Home News
(1887 - 1930)
Free Access via the New Brunswick Public Library

Incomplete, coverage includes 1887, 1889, 1903-1926

Daily Home News
(1916) 
Free Access via the Matawan Aberdeen Public Library  
Daily News-Times
(1894)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  
The Daily Times
(1871 - 1916)
Free Access via the New Brunswick Public Library  
The Daily Times
(1890 - 1899)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  
Fredonian
(1811 - 1829)
Commercial Access via America's Historical Newspapers;
Commercial Access via Genealogy Bank
 
Guardian or New Brunswick Advertiser
(1792 - 1804)
Commercial Access via America's Historical Newspapers;
Commercial Access via Genealogy Bank
 
Jewish Journal
(1956 - 1971)
Commercial Access via America's Historical Newspapers;
Commercial Access via Genealogy Bank
 
Mainland Journal
(2011 - Current)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  
Political Intelligencer
(1783 - 1785)
Commercial Access via America's Historical Newspapers;
Commercial Access via Genealogy Bank
 
Political Intelligencer and New-Jersey Advertiser
(1783 - 1786)
Free Access via the Google News Archive  
Political Intelligencer and New-Jersey Advertiser
(1783 - 1785)
Commercial Access via Genealogy Bank  
The Weekly Times
(1896 - 1898)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  

Perth Amboy 

Newspaper Title Access Notes
Middlesex Megyei Magyar hirlap (Middlesex County Hungarian News)
(1930)
Commercial Access via America's Historical Newspapers Hungarian Language
Perth Amboy Evening News
(1903 - 1923)
Free Access via Chronicling America (Library of Congress)  
Perth Amboyi Magyar szo (Perth Amboy Hungarian Press)
(1920 - 1921)
Commercial Access via America's Historical Newspapers Hungarian language

Piscataway

Newspaper Title Access Notes
Piscataway-Dunellen Review and Chronicle
(1964 - 2006)
Free Access via the Piscataway Public Library Temporarily unavailable as of 6/5/2018

Somerville

Newspaper Title Access Notes
The Chronicle
(2003 - 2007)
Free Access via the South Plainfield Public Library Incomplete
The Chronicle
(2005 - 2007)
Commercial Access via Genealogy Bank  
The Messenger-Gazette
(2005 - 2013)
Commercial Access via Genealogy Bank  

South Amboy

Newspaper Title Access Notes
South Amboy - Sayreville Times
(1991 - 2014)
Free Access via the Sadie Pope Dowdell Public Library   
South Amboy Citizen
(1910 - 2000)
Free Access via the Sadie Pope Dowdell Public Library   

South Brunswick Township

Newspaper Title Access Notes
South Brunswick Forum
(1939 - 1942)
Free Access via the South Brunswick Public Library  

South Plainfield

Newspaper Title Access Notes
South Plainfield Observer
(1997 - 2012)
Free Access via the South Plainfield Public Library Incomplete
The Reporter
(1990 - 1994, 2003)
Free Access via the South Plainfield Public Library  

Woodbridge

Newspaper Title Access Notes
Avenel Bulletin
(1922 - 1923)
Free Access via the Woodbridge Public Library  
Fords Beacon
(1936 - 1960)
Free Access via the Woodbridge Public Library  
Independent Leader
(1940 - 1965)
Free Access via the Woodbridge Public Library  
Leader Journal
(1934 - 1939)
Free Access via the Woodbridge Public Library  
Leader Press
(1967 - 1970)
Free Access via the Woodbridge Public Library  
The Independent Hour
(1876 - 1877)
Free Access via the Woodbridge Public Library  
The Weekly Register
(1898 - 1902)
Free Access via the Woodbridge Public Library Incomplete
The Woodbridge Leader
(1926 - 1931)
Free Access via the Woodbridge Public Library  
The Woodbridge News
(1899, 1902)
Free Access via the Woodbridge Public Library Incomplete; 1899 and 1902 only
Woodbridge Independent
(1919 - 1939)
Free Access via the Woodbridge Public Library Incomplete
Woodbridge Leader
(1931 - 1934)
Free Access via the Woodbridge Public Library  

Last updated August 10, 2020

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