Vintage New Times

John Lennon Remembered

by Staff

Syracuse New Times Archives

Thirty-four years ago (Dec. 8, 1980) musician and peace activist John Lennon was assassinated by Mark David Chapman at the entrance of The Dakota in New York City. Returning from a recording studio at roughly 11 p.m., Lennon was shot in the back four times by Chapman and rushed to Roosevelt Hospital where he was pronounced dead.



Lesbian Mothers Forced to Choose Their Lovers or Their Children

by Staff

FROM FEBRUARY 8, 1976

(TRANSCRIBED: SYRACUSE NEW TIMES, FEBRUARY 8, 1976)



(Flashback) Jackson and Wallach Twice As Good

THE Central New York theatrical event of 1982

NOTE: Transcribed from February 17, 1982 Syracuse New Times



Syracuse New Times – February 4th, 1971

by Staff

Vintage Syracuse New Times

In 1971, the Syracuse New Times was just three years old -  founded in 1969 by publisher Ken Simon (a 21-year-old senior at Syracuse University). Simon called it the “Orange Pennysaver” and later re-named it the “Campus Pennysaver” – but by the summer 1970 it was officially the Syracuse New Times.



Vintage Syracuse New Times

by Staff

January 21st, 1971

In 1971, the Syracuse New Times was just three years old -  founded in 1969 by publisher Ken Simon (a 21-year-old senior at Syracuse University). Simon called it the “Orange Pennysaver” and later re-named it the “Campus Pennysaver” – but by the summer 1970 it was officially the Syracuse New Times.



Vintage Syracuse New Times

by Staff

January 14th, 1971

Below is the January 14th, 1971 edition of the Syracuse New Times. In 1971, the Syracuse New Times was just three years old -  founded in 1969 by publisher Ken Simon (a 21-year-old senior at Syracuse University). Simon called it the "Orange Pennysaver" and later re-named it the "Campus Pennysaver" – but by the summer 1970 it was officially the Syracuse New Times.



Vintage Syracuse New Times

by Staff

January 7th, 1971

Time Warp! To jump back to 2014 - CLICK HERE Below is the January 7th, 1971 edition of the Syracuse New Times. Richard Nixon is president. The Vietnam War wages on. George Harrison releases "My Sweet Lord"/Isn't it a Pity" and later this year Janis Joplin releases "Me and Bobby McGee". Andy Warhol leads the New York art world with his portrait commissions of celebrities and art films. The Syracuse New Times was just three years old -  founded in 1969 by publisher Ken Simon (a 21-year-old senior at Syracuse University). Simon called it the Orange Pennysaver and later re-named it the Campus Pennysaver - but by the summer 1970 it was officially the Syracuse New Times.