Summer Drink Recipes from 1959!

Cool down this summer with a few drink recipes from the 1959 Cazenovia Republican. Any one of these would make a great refreshment for your 4th of July celebrations!

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NYS Historic Newspapers Adds 7 Millionth Page

The front page of the October 25th 1953 issue of the Lackawanna Leader is the 7 millionth page to be uploaded to the NYS Historic Newspapers project.  This title is provided to us by the Lackawanna Public Library.The NYS Historic Newspapers...
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ASK THE LAWYER! is now available as a service to NNYLN members.

The Northern New York Library Network has acquired the services of an attorney to offer members timely input on intellectual property, digital rights management, vendor contracts, first amendment, civil rights, and other legal issues that can impact library...
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Plattsburgh Press-Republican Via Newsbank Database

The Plattsburgh Press-Republican is now accessible via our Newsbank subscription which also features the Watertown Daily Times. You can even create email alerts for both news sources! Newsbank is dedicated to providing easy access to the world’s largest repository of reliable information including diverse source types such as printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos. Access it on our website here.


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Happy Mother’s Day!

Don’t forget to wish your mother a happy Mother’s Day on the 14th of this month. Check out the lovely Mother’s Day poem featured in the Indian Time on May 6th, 1994. You can read the full page, including the fun messages left by children for their mothers by visiting NYS Historic Newspapers here.

April Fools!

Buffalo’s The Bee put a disclaimer up on its front page warning readers that the articles in this issue are not truthful. In bold lettering, the title instructs all readers to read the disclaimer before reading the rest of the paper. To read more of the paper from March 31, 1944 click here.

Corset Guide

A “helpful” corset guide was posted in the Geneva Daily Times on November 22nd, 1900. It discusses how to choose a properly fitting corset, and through the rhetoric of the article, the stigmas attached to wearing an ill-fitting one. To view the full page, click here.