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The Express-Times
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner Advance Publications
Publisher Martin K. Till
Editor Joseph P. Owens
Founded 1855 as The Easton Daily Express
Language English
Headquarters Easton, Pennsylvania
 United States
Official website lehighvalleylive.com

The Express-Times is a daily newspaper published in Easton, Pennsylvania, with an emphasis on local news. It has won awards in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

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Ownership

The Express-Times is owned by Penn Jersey Advance, Inc. and is part of the Advance Publications family of newspapers and magazines. It is published by the Easton Publishing Co.

Management

1937 front page
  • Martin K. Till, president and publisher
  • Joseph P. Owens, editor
  • Robert F. Rothacker Jr., vice president, circulation/operations
  • Kenneth R. Vance, controller

Distribution

The Express-Times publishes three zoned editions (Bethlehem, Easton and New Jersey) and delivers to Lehigh and Northampton counties in Pennsylvania, Warren and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey.

History

First printed 1855 as The Easton Daily Express, the name changed to The Easton Express in 1917 and was abbreviated to The Express in 1973. In 1991, The Express merged with The Globe-Times of Bethlehem to become The Express-Times.

Sections

The Express-Times building in Easton, Pennsylvania.

The Express-Times has four editorial sections:

  • Front: Local, national and world news
  • Valley: Local news and obituaries from the Lehigh Valley
  • Sports: Local and national sports
  • Today: Local and national arts & entertainment
  • Editorials, classifieds, comics, horoscopes and puzzles also appear each day.

Inserts

The following are inserted into The Express-Times during the week.

  • Monday: The sports section is published in the form of a tabloid called SportsPLUS
  • Friday: Exposed, an entertainment tabloid
  • Saturday: Home Source, a real estate guide
  • Sunday: Leisure, Sunday (two features sections), news from The Wall Street Journal and full color comics.

Other publications

The Express-Times also publishes a weekly, The US, based in Nazareth, Pennsylvania.

External links

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