The Daily Gazette in Schenectady, N.Y., takes over daily newspapers in Columbia, Greene counties


The Daily Gazette Family of Newspapers has taken over the operations of two more daily papers in the region.

Starting this week, the Schenectady, New York-based Daily Gazette Co. now operates The Register-Star in Columbia County and The Daily Mail in Greene County, and the papers’ joint website, Hudson Valley 360 ( The Gazette took over operations from the Watertown-based Johnson Newspaper Corp.

“We are truly excited to take on full operational control of The Daily Mail, Register-Star and Hudson Valley 360,” said Gazette President and Publisher John DeAugustine. “These products will be wonderful additions to our family of newspapers and only add to our mission of creating outstanding local journalism for generations to come.”

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