O'Rourke Media Group Buys Pennsylvania Newspapers

O’Rourke Media Group, based in Gilbert, Arizona, has acquired Times Publishing Newspapers in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. 

Terms were not disclosed. 

Times Publishing publishes Doylestown Observer, Fairless Focus, Langhorne Ledger, Morrisville Times, Newtown Gazette, Northampton Herald, New Hope News, Lower Southampton Spirit, Warwick Journal and Yardley Voice. 

These newspapers are delivered through the post office to over 120,000 households, 11 months per year. 

O’Rourke Media Group operates newspapers, websites and other publications in Delaware, Virginia and Vermont. The company plans to retain the Times Publishing staff. 

 “We are excited to invest in and build a digital audience around the Times Publishing Newspaper brands along with bringing our digital agency solutions to local businesses in these markets,” says Jim O’Rourke, CEO and owner of O’Rourke Media Group. “We also plan to replicate and expand this business model in many more markets in the Philadelphia region over the next few years.”    



“It has been an honor and a pleasure to serve along with my husband and Editor, Mark Allen,” says Donna Allen, who founded Times Publishing over 29 years ago. “We are so happy to have found Jim O’Rourke because he has proven that he’s able to successfully acquire, strengthen and continue publishing into the future.


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