Think about visiting your local public library to find information on local history and events. You can search the area public libraries from here:
New York Heritage Digital Collections is a research portal for students, educators, historians, genealogists, and everyone else interested the people, places and institutions of historical New York State. The site provides immediate, free access to digital collections that reflect New York State's long history and is a product of the
You may use this site to find links to historical NYS newspapers.