The Queens Chronicle is a free weekly newspaper based in the New York City neighborhood of Rego Park, Queens. It was founded in November 1978 as The Paper by Susan Merzon.
In 1984, it expanded beyond its Howard Beach constituency and was renamed the Queens Chronicle. In 1994, the paper's offices suffered a devastating fire.
The Chronicle has nine separate editions for various regions of Queens. Every Thursday, new editions of the Chronicle are distributed at more than 950 locations throughout the borough. As of September 2009, The Queens Chronicle was the largest community newspaper group in Queens; it published eight separate editions per week, covering the entire borough with a total circulation of 160,000 newspapers reaching 400,000 readers.