Courier News

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Courier News
TypeDaily newspaper
EditorPaul C. Grzella, general manager
Founded1884 (as The Evening News)
LanguageAmerican English
Headquarters92 E Main Street, Somerville, New Jersey 08876 USA
CountryUnited States
Circulation32,840 daily, 32,163 Sunday (as of 2007)[1]
OCLC number14093085

The Courier News is a daily newspaper headquartered in Somerville, New Jersey, that serves Somerset County and other areas of Central Jersey. The paper has been owned by Gannett since 1940.[2][3]

Notable employees[edit]

  • John Curley, former president, chairman and CEO of Gannett Co., Inc, the first editor of USA Today, chairman of the Newspaper Association of America, and a member of the Gannett Board of Directors from 1983 to 2001. His newspaper career spanned 30 years with Gannett and including publisher of the Courier-News. The sports journalism department at Penn State is named in his honor.
  • Tom Curley, former president and chief executive officer of the Associated Press. Curley is also a former president, publisher, and one of the co-creators of USA Today. He was publisher of the Courier-News from 1983 until 1985.
  • Guy Sterling, retired journalist and currently author of several books and historian in Newark, New Jersey.


  1. ^ Audit Bureau of Circulations e-Circ data for the six months ending March 31, 2007, accessed November 1, 2007.
  2. ^ "About The courier-news. [volume] (Bridgewater [N.J.]) 1961-current". Library of Congress. Retrieved March 21, 2020.
  3. ^ "NJPA Member Directory". New Jersey Press Association. Retrieved March 23, 2020.

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