Take a trip back in time through Portville’s historic newspapers! Through the services of the Northern NY Library Network in Potsdam NY, we have digitized our microfilm collection of Portville newspapers. Titles include The Portville Autograph, The Portville Review and The Portville Star and many issues from 1908-1969 are available. They can be viewed at the New York State Historic Newspapers (NYSHN) website. Whether you’re researching your family tree or just enjoy history, you’ll find a lot of interesting reading from days gone by.

You can find links to the three newspapers on the genealogy page.

Video tutorials are available to assist you as you began to explore the newspapers:

How to Use the Search Menu

Conducting a Personal Name Search

How to Use the Results Page

Portville Historic Newspapers