Points North - The Gouverneur Deanonian from 1945 to 1962 has been scanned and uploaded to the NY Heritage website. This upload consisted of 17 yearbooks containing 1,479 images. Further Deanonians will be posted soon as well! Take a look at them in the St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES Collection. See the rest of Points North here.
The Massena Observer - The largest metal coin ever minted, a 1644 Swedish "ten piece," has been placed on display in Pavilion of Sweden at the New York World's Fair. The 320-year-old copper coin measures 14 by 24 inches, is half an inch thick, and weighs 44 pounds. It is the first time it has been displayed outside of Sweden.
(Find this and more interesting articles on the NYS Historic Newspapers website.)
NYS Historic Newspaper Update - Our first foreign language paper, La Gazetta di Syracuse, has been uploaded to the database! Have a look at the new paper, in half Italian, half English, on the NYS Historic Newspapers website.
October 10 (Canton) - NNYLN 2014 Fall Conference