How do I find…

bullet  a current editorial story?
bullet  an editorial story printed more than 10 days ago?
bullet  a classified ad?
bullet  Birth Announcements?
bullet  a Wedding or Engagement Announcement?
bullet  Death Notices or Obituaries?
bullet  a photograph from The Buffalo News?
bullet  local event listings?

I would like to...

bullet  purchase a photo.
bullet  reprint an article or Link to an article from my website.
bullet  access an old article.
bullet  send a…writing submission.
          bullet …story suggestion.
          bullet …press release.
          bullet …Golden Years announcement.
          bullet …Letter to the Editor.
bullet  purchase a…Classified ad or Death Notice.
          bullet …a Display ad.
          bullet …an Internet ad.
bullet  list my upcoming event.

My newspaper...

bullet  Subscribe online
bullet  Home delivery pricing
bullet  Stop delivery for vacations
bullet  Delivery problems

The Buffalo News...

bullet  History
bullet  Donations/Sponsorships
bullet  Newspapers in Education
bullet  School group tours
bullet  Student Interns
bullet  Employment at The Buffalo News
bullet  Where is The Buffalo News located?


  How do I find a current editorial story?

If the story you are looking for is no more than 30 days old it is still available online at our website. You can go here to search by keyword or find the section the article appeared in and browse for your story.

  How do I find an editorial story from more than 10 days ago?

If the story you are looking for is more than 30 days old you can find it in our News Library online archive. The News Library has articles from The Buffalo News dating back to 1989. There is a small charge for downloading articles in this archive. Please go here. If you are having trouble with the News Library please contact (800) 896-5587 or send e-mail to newslibrary@newsbank.com. Employees of The Buffalo News cannot retrieve articles for you or answer questions about articles that appeared in The Buffalo News.

If your story is from earlier than 1989 or you still can't find it online you may try using your public library's periodical archive. You can find phone numbers for local libraries by using Buffalo.com's "Search" box to search the yellow pages.

Please note: Some syndicated content is not available for purchase online due to copyright prohibitions.

  How can I find a Classified Ad from The Buffalo News?

Classified Ads from The Buffalo News are found here. You can search the past 6 days' ads. If you're looking for an ad from any other date you may try using your local public library's periodical archive.

  How do I find Birth Announcements?

Because information will not be supplied by local hospitals and Buffalo City Hall, birth announcements will no longer be published in The Buffalo News.

Birth Announcements that appeared in The Buffalo News prior to June 2004 may be found within our online archive. If you can't find it there, we suggest you try the periodical archive at your local public library.

  How do I find a Wedding or Engagement Announcement?

Find stories and submission forms to include your information on this page.

  How do I find Death Notices or Obituaries?

If you're looking for a Death Notice, you can find them here. You can search and retrieve Death Notices for free back until Sept. 11, 1997.

Obituaries from the past 30 days can be found here.

If you're looking for an Obituary older than 30 days you can find them in the News Library online archive. This archive dates back to 1989.

If the Obituary you're looking for is older than 1989 or the Death Notice you're looking for is older than September, 1997 you may try using your public library's periodical archive. You can find phone numbers for local libraries by using Buffalo.com's "Search" box to search the yellow pages.

  How can I find a photograph from The Buffalo News?

You can purchase some (but not all) photographs from The Buffalo News by clicking here. Please note: copyright restrictions prohibits The Buffalo News from selling every photograph that was published in The Buffalo News.

  Where can I find out the dates and times for an upcoming Community Event, Sporting Event, Concert, etc.?

Use Buffalo.com to search our online community calendar. This calendar contains listings inputted by the event organizers themselves. If you don't see the event you're looking for that might mean the organizer doesn't know about our calendar. If so, we'd like to hear about it! You can also read The Buffalo News Gusto section online to find local event listings. Please note: the staff of Buffalo.com and The Buffalo News cannot answer specific questions about when and where local events are.

  I would like to purchase a photo from The Buffalo News.

You can purchase some (but not all) photographs from The Buffalo News by clicking here. Please note: copyright restrictions prohibits The Buffalo News from selling every photograph that was published in The Buffalo News.

  I would like to reprint an article or link to an article from my website.

Republication or commercial use of articles and photographs which appear in The Buffalo News have different costs and must be negotiated on an individual basis at the time of the request. Please contact The Buffalo News, One News Plaza, PO Box 100, Buffalo, NY 14240, via phone at 716-849-4504 or via fax at 716-856-5150.

  I would like to access an old article.

If the story you are looking for is more than 30 days old you can find it in our News Library online archive. The News Library has articles from The Buffalo News dating back to 1989. There is a small charge for downloading articles in this archive. Please go here. If you are having trouble with the News Library please contact (800) 896-5587 or send e-mail to newslibrary@newsbank.com. Employees of The Buffalo News cannot retrieve articles for you or answer questions about articles that appeared in The Buffalo News.
If the story you're looking for is older than 1989 you may try using your public library's periodical archive. You can find phone numbers for local libraries by using Buffalo.com to search the online yellow pages.

  I would like to send a writing submission.

Please send any writing submissions to the Editorial department at The Buffalo News via US Post mail. The address can be found on the Contact Us page.

  I would like to send a story suggestion.

Anytime you see or hear news, we'd like to hear from you. If you've got a tip about a general news event, call The Buffalo News at 716-849-4444, or fax your tip directly to our newsroom at 716-856-5150 or 716-847-0207. If your tip involves business news, call Grove Potter at 716-849-3492; sports, call Steve Jones at 716-849-4461; or Lifestyles, call Liz Kahn at 716-849-5576. Please do NOT send any unsolicited story suggestions to The Buffalo News via email or the Internet.

  I would like to send a press release.

To ensure that your press release gets to the correct person in a timely manner, do not send it to the main newspaper address; instead direct it to a specific editor or department.  Click here to download our Press Release Guidelines which contains name, email address, fax number and address of applicable contacts.

  I would like to send a Golden Years announcement.

To submit a Golden Years wedding anniversary announcement, print out this form, fill it in and mail to the address listed, or attach a completed PDF to an e-mail and send to: items@buffnews.com. There is no charge for a Golden Years announcement.

  I would like to send a Letter to the Editor.

The Buffalo News welcomes letters. Write to Everybody's Column, The Buffalo News, One News Plaza, P.O. Box 100, Buffalo, NY, 14240, or fax to 716-856-5150. You may also send an email to LetterToEditor@buffnews.com. You can also read the Submission Guidelines on this page. Every single letter which we print in the paper is verified by telephone, so be sure to sign your letter and include your address and a day-time phone number.

  I would like to purchase a Classified ad or Death Notice.

To place a Merchandise, Services, Automotive or Real Estate Classified ad, click here. All ads purchased online will appear in The Buffalo News and on our website.

All other Classified ads, including Death Notices, must be placed by calling 716-856-5555 or 1-800-777-8653. Ads cannot be accepted via email nor can rates be quoted via email

You can email the classified department but we can not supply pricing via email.

  I would like to purchase a Display ad.

Please email or call The Buffalo News' Advertising department. You can get the phone number or email them on this page.

  I would like to purchase an Internet ad.

Please email or call Buffalo.com's Advertising department. You can get the phone number or email them on this page.

  Can I list my community event on Buffalo.com or in The Buffalo News?

To have an event appear in the Around Town column in the print edition of The Buffalo News, send the information to: Around Town, The Buffalo News, P.O. Box 100, Buffalo, NY 14240. Fax: 856 5150. E-mail: citydesk@buffnews.com. Items in Around Town must be of general interest and open to the public. All information for publication must include a name and telephone number for verification.

  I want to subscribe to The Buffalo News online.

You can view subscription information and even subscribe online with a credit card here.

You have a number of options to pay for your Buffalo News subscription. You can receive a bill by mail or we can arrange automatic credit card billing on Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express.

Current subscribers can signup for Auto-Pay here.

You may also contact the Customer Service department at 716-842-1111 or (800) 777-8640 or via email to arrange the billing option that works best for you or if you have any other questions.

  What is your home delivery pricing?

You can view all that information and even subscribe online with a credit card here.

You have a number of options to pay for your Buffalo News subscription. You can receive a bill by mail or we can arrange automatic credit card billing on Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express.

You may also contact the Customer Service department at 716-842-1111 or (800) 777-8640 or via email to arrange the billing option that works best for you or if you have any other questions.

You can email the Customer Service department with any questions.

  How can I stop my newspaper when I go on vacation?

Manage your account online here. Or just give us a call at 716-842-1111 and let us know which day you would like the paper to stop and when you would like us to resume delivery. You can also arrange to donate your newspaper credit to tire Newspaper In Education Vacation Donation program which provides newspapers to schools all over Western New York. If you are interested in making a donation please mention it to the customer service representative who processes your vacation stop request.

You can email the Customer Service department with any questions.

  What if I have a problem with the delivery of my paper?

Buffalo News subscribers deserve the highest level of customer service we're able to provide. With that in mind, we want to know if you have any problems with the delivery of your paper. Just call us at 716-842-1111 or toll free at 1-800-777-8640 or you can email us.

  What's the history of The Buffalo News?

The Buffalo News was founded in 1880 by Edward H. Butler as a Sunday-only newspaper. Seven years later it became one of a handful of daily newspapers serving the Buffalo area, growing into the region's dominant news source. Warren E. Buffett purchased The News in 1977, resuming publication of the Sunday edition that had been dropped in 1914. The paper begin printing both morning and evening editions in 1982.

  Does The Buffalo News sponsor programs in the community?

The Buffalo News sponsors many community programs throughout the year. Our support ranges from cash donations to non-profit 501 c 3 organizations to the donation of newspaper space. We also provide prizes for fund raising events like auctions. We are especially interested in supporting organizations in which our employees volunteer. As a matter of policy, The Buffalo News does not purchase program or yearbook advertising, provide donations to individuals or sponsor golf tournaments. Due to the volume of requests, we cannot respond to telephone solicitations. Requests for all donations including sponsorship must be made in writing and sent to Carly Hartmans, Promotion Manager, One News Plaza, P.O. Box 100, Buffalo, NY 14240.

More information about Community Sponsorship, including an Application Form and full Sponsorship Guidelines, can be found here.

  Does The Buffalo News have programs that use the newspaper in school classrooms?

The Buffalo News, through its Newspaper In Education department, has a variety of programs we provide to schools to utilize the newspaper in the classroom. Teachers who participate receive newspapers, the cost of which is underwritten in large part by The News. In addition, we provide free curriculum guides and handouts for their students. Many local businesses, individuals and organizations sponsor newspapers in the classroom through the Partners In Education program. To find out how to sponsor a class or how to get your classroom NIE program funded, call 716-842-1111. Or you can e-mail: nie@buffnews.com.

  Do you give tours of The Buffalo News?

The Buffalo News offers tours of the building to school groups and other organizations. The tours are led by Buffalo News retirees and visit all of the departments, including the Editorial Department where our reporters write stories for the paper, and the pressroom where The News is printed. If you have a civic group or school group interested in touring The Buffalo News, call the Newspaper In Education department at 716-842-1111.

  I would like to apply for an internship.

If you're interested in an Editorial internship with The Buffalo News you may contact Stan Evans, Deputy Managing Editor at sevans@buffnews.com. If you are interested in an internship with Buffalo.com you may contact Buffalo.com's Interactive Managers at Buffalo.com PO Box 4220 Buffalo, NY 14240.

  I would like to apply for employment.

All inquiries of this type (including becoming a News Carrier) should be directed to The Buffalo News PO Box 100 Buffalo, NY 14240, attn: Human Resources.

  Where is The Buffalo News located?

Click here for a map to our building in downtown Buffalo, NY.