Is your community in Delaware County? If so, try searching the historic Times, 1876 - 1977. The Delaware County Daily Times was formerly The Chester Times (named after the city of Chester not the county!).
Offers full-text articles from newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. In English and Spanish, it offers additional viewpoints from those proffered by the mainstream press. Covers 1990-present.
Full-text of thousands of newspapers, magazines, news transcripts, reference works, and legal materials. Find local sources by going to the sources tab, browse sources and then limiting by country and region (United States and Pennsylvania).
The complete run of The Olney Times, 1928-2008, is available in print at the Greater Olney Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia. Call ahead to schedule an appointment if interested in using this archive: 215-685-2846.
The Philadelphia Inquirer is available online from 1829-1922; however, from 1923 through 1977, it is only available on microfilm at the Free Library of Philadelphia. There is no print index for these years.