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  • Ghost tours in Lancaster and Strasburg

    Even with the weather outside frightful, it is not too soon to start thinking about outdoor activities. One that is unique and good for friends or relatives visiting the area is a walking tour of Lancaster, Strasburg or Philadelphia. A warning, though, this walk can be a bit creepy. It is a ghost tour. Tim Reeser, manager of Ghost Tours of Lancaster, and his wife, Eileen, started doing area ghost tours...

  • “Is there an afterlife?” Ghost-hunting at m...

    I recently invited a group of ghost hunters to my grandmother’s house because, as kids, my brother and I would wake up there feeling like someone was watching us. It’s not hard to find a ghost-hunting society — there are tens for every state. I picked through Cape Cod Paranormal, Essex County Ghost Project, Boston Paranormal Investigators, Cranberry Coast Paranormal, and finally landed on the...

  • Night of the ghost hunters

    It’s a raw and painfully cold winter’s night, and if there’s one place you’d rather not be at such an hour, it’s a haunted medieval building. Provan Hall, in Auchinlea Park, Easterhouse, dates from the 15th century and is one of the oldest properties in Glasgow, reputed to have not one, not two, but three ghosts. Normally, I’d be all for letting sleeping dogs lie...

  • Belle Grove to be featured on Syfy Channel’s ...

    Madison, fourth president of the United States, was born at Belle Grove Plantation in Port Conway. That house later burned, and the center section of what was to become a handsome white frame mansion was built on its foundation in 1791. Today, historic Belle Grove Plantation is a bed and breakfast run by Brett and Michelle Darnell. “Ghosthunters” stars Jason Hawes, leader of The Atlantic...

  • Castle ghost hunt for good cause

    A GROUP of brave people from Redditch will be hunting for things that go bump in the night in aid of a fantastic cause. The 10 members of the Macmillan Ghost Hunters will be spending the night at the stunning Warwick Castle on March 7 hunting spooks and spectres in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. The event is being run by Haunted Happenings, a company from Redditch. Read the full article.

  • Tales of the Paranormal: Skeptics and Believers

    Kylie Sturgess is a skeptic and an atheist, yet has taught religion and philosophy. She has a masters in paranormal beliefs, and currently teaches university students. As part of our Tales of the Paranormal series, we spoke with Kylie about her juxtaposing careers and beliefs. Listen to John Cecil’s interview with Kylie Sturgess. Image courtesy of sxc.hu.

  • City Puts Up Sign Touting Park’s Paranormal V...

    The city of Watertown, N.Y., puts up a sign acknowledging the urban legend about a mysterious spot that causes people to disappear or be teleported. WSTM’s Alex Dunbar reports. Watch the video.  Image courtesy of sxc.hu.

  • Paranormal Poll: Americans Believe in, ArenR...

    WASHINGTON – Sorry, Ghostbusters. A new paranormal poll finds that most Americans aren’t afraid ghosts – even though they believe in them. However, they do think ghosts want to “resolve unfinished business.” The new Nielsen Entertainment poll found that 57 percent of American adults specifically believe that ghosts exist and 47 percent believe in aliens. Men believe in...

  • NYC Paranormal Experts Talk Ghost Hunting, Supe...

    We recently spoke to a few paranormal investigators to ask about haunted houses, spooky moments and, of course, Ghostbusters. Read their responses below—and click through to some real locations they think are pretty creepy! How do you detect Paranormal activity? What equipment do you use? Jason Stroming, of the NY Paranormal Society: We mainly uses things like EMF detectors, which detect changes...

  • Iowa Paranormal Investigates Rumored Haunted Ho...

    OTTUMWA, IOWA — Hotel Ottumwa is one of Ottumwa’s most historical buildings. It opened it’s doors almost a century ago and since then has hosted many guests. With the guests came many stories. These stories, and some rumors, range from celebrity guests staying in the hotel along with hauntings. The hauntings is what sparked the interest of a paranormal investigative group, Iowa Paranormal. Iowa...

  • Perry-based Paranormal Research Team has Health...

    PERRY — Brian Hotchkiss’ life took an unexpected turn when he was 10 years old. He had run upstairs to retrieve a toy when he saw something … a woman dressed in a black mourning outfit, hovering over the floor and watching him. He tried to stop in his sock-clad feet, but slid through the apparition. “It scared the hell out of me, but still, at that point it was almost instant,” he said...

  • Top Ten Haunted House Films: Poltergeist (1982)

    Do you like to watch movies featuring things that go bump in the night? Countdown the Top Ten Haunted House Films with us to see which ones make the list! Steven and Diane Freeling live a quiet life in a California planned community called Cuesta Verde, where Steven is a successful real estate developer and Diane is a housewife who cares for their children Dana, Robbie, and Carol Anne. Carol Anne...

  • Top Ten Haunted House Films: The Shining (1980)

    Do you like to watch movies featuring things that go bump in the night? Countdown the Top Ten Haunted House Films with us to see which ones make the list! Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) arrives at the Overlook Hotel to interview for the position of winter caretaker, with the aim of using the hotel’s solitude to work on his writing. The hotel itself is built on the site of a Native American burial...

  • Favorite Friday Haunts: Borley Rectory

    Have you ever wanted to experience a haunted place or go on a paranormal investigation? Follow us on Favorite Friday Haunts to encounter some of the most haunted places on Earth! Unlike many of the other houses on our list, you won’t be able to take a tour of the Borley Rectory; the building caught fire and was ultimately demolished in 1944. Built in 1863 at the request of the Rev. Henry Bull,...

  • Top Ten Haunted House Films: The Changeling (19...

    Do you like to watch movies featuring things that go bump in the night? Countdown the Top Ten Haunted House Films with us to see which ones make the list! John Russell (George C. Scott), a composer living in New York City, moves cross-country to Washington state following the deaths of his wife and daughter in a traffic accident while on a winter vacation in upstate New York. In suburban Seattle,...

  • UNO Paranormal Summit – Oct 19

    Synergy Paranormal Investigations is so excited to be a part of the UNO Paranormal Summit Oct. 19, 2013. Save the date!

  • Little Girl Lost – Oct 26th

    Join Synergy Paranormal Investigations at Pioneer Village for a ghost hunting 101 session and an investigation on Oct 26th 2013. See you there!

  • Favorite Friday Haunts: Lalaurie House

    Have you ever wanted to experience a haunted place or go on a paranormal investigation? Follow us on Favorite Friday Haunts to encounter some of the most haunted places on Earth! Standing three stories high on Royal Street in New Orleans, the Lalaurie House was once the envy of the city’s high society. In 1831, a beautiful socialite by the name of Madame Lalaurie purchased the house with her...

  • Top Ten Haunted House Films: The Legend of Hell...

    Do you like to watch movies featuring things that go bump in the night? Countdown the Top Ten Haunted House Films with us to see which ones make the list! Physicist Lionel Barrett is enlisted by an eccentric millionaire, Mr. Deutsch, to make an investigation into “survival after death” in “the one place where it has yet to be refuted.” This is the Belasco House, the “Mount...

  • Favorite Friday Haunts: Monte Cristo Homestead

    Have you ever wanted to experience a haunted place or go on a paranormal investigation? Follow us on Favorite Friday Haunts to encounter some of the most haunted places on Earth! Theories vary regarding why some houses are haunted and others seem free of things that go bump in the night, but as we’ve seen from several other examples on our list, tragedy seems to be a common thread. It’s...

  • Top Ten Haunted House Films: Burnt Offerings (1...

    Do you like to watch movies featuring things that go bump in the night? Countdown the Top Ten Haunted House Films with us to see which ones make the list! The Rolf family takes a vacation at a large, shabby neo-classical 1890s mansion in the California countryside. The family consists of Marian (Karen Black), her husband Ben (Oliver Reed), their young son David (Lee Montgomery), and their elderly...

  • Favorite Friday Haunts: Villisca Ax Murder Hous...

    Have you ever wanted to experience a haunted place or go on a paranormal investigation? Follow us on Favorite Friday Haunts to encounter some of the most haunted places on Earth! After Andrew and Abby Borden were murdered in their Fall River, Mass. home in 1892, the property was eventually converted to a bed-and-breakfast that’s still in operation [source: Villisca Ax Murder House]. If the owners...

  • Top Ten Haunted House Films: The Others (2001)

    Do you like to watch movies featuring things that go bump in the night? Countdown the Top Ten Haunted House Films with us to see which ones make the list! The movie begins with Grace Stewart (Nicole Kidman) waking up from a nightmare. It is 1945 in Jersey, and her husband was fighting in France but he has yet to return home, even though the war has ended. She lives in a big, creepy house alone with...

  • Favorite Friday Haunts: Deane House

    Have you ever wanted to experience a haunted place or go on a paranormal investigation? Follow us on Favorite Friday Haunts to encounter some of the most haunted places on Earth! On Sept. 30, 1955, actor James Dean got into his Porsche 550 Spyder with his mechanic Rolf Wuetherich and set out for a race. On the way, Dean was involved in a deadly car crash that injured Wuetherich and killed Dean. According...

  • Top Ten Haunted House Films: The Haunting (1963...

    Do you like to watch movies featuring things that go bump in the night? Countdown the Top Ten Haunted House Films with us to see which ones make the list! Ninety years ago, Hugh Crain builds the mansion Hill House in a remote area of New England. When his wife is moving to the mansion, she has an accident and dies, leaving the bitter Hugh Crain and his daughter Abigail alone in Hill House. Hugh Crain...

Ghost tours in Lancaster and Strasburg

Posted on Apr 21 2014

Even with the weather outside frightful, it is not too soon to start thinking about outdoor activities. One that is unique and good for friends or relatives visiting the area is a walking tour of Lancaster, Strasburg or Philadelphia. A warning, though, this walk can be a bit creepy. It is a ghost tour. Tim Reeser, manager of Ghost Tours of Lancaster, and his wife, Eileen, started doing area ghost tours...

“Is there an afterlife?” Ghost-hunting at my grandmother’s house

Posted on Apr 21 2014

I recently invited a group of ghost hunters to my grandmother’s house because, as kids, my brother and I would wake up there feeling like someone was watching us. It’s not hard to find a ghost-hunting society — there are tens for every state. I picked through Cape Cod Paranormal, Essex County Ghost Project, Boston Paranormal Investigators, Cranberry Coast Paranormal, and finally landed on the...

Night of the ghost hunters

Posted on Apr 14 2014

It’s a raw and painfully cold winter’s night, and if there’s one place you’d rather not be at such an hour, it’s a haunted medieval building. Provan Hall, in Auchinlea Park, Easterhouse, dates from the 15th century and is one of the oldest properties in Glasgow, reputed to have not one, not two, but three ghosts. Normally, I’d be all for letting sleeping dogs lie...

Belle Grove to be featured on Syfy Channel’s “Ghosthunters”

Posted on Apr 11 2014

Madison, fourth president of the United States, was born at Belle Grove Plantation in Port Conway. That house later burned, and the center section of what was to become a handsome white frame mansion was built on its foundation in 1791. Today, historic Belle Grove Plantation is a bed and breakfast run by Brett and Michelle Darnell. “Ghosthunters” stars Jason Hawes, leader of The Atlantic...

Castle ghost hunt for good cause

Posted on Apr 07 2014

A GROUP of brave people from Redditch will be hunting for things that go bump in the night in aid of a fantastic cause. The 10 members of the Macmillan Ghost Hunters will be spending the night at the stunning Warwick Castle on March 7 hunting spooks and spectres in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. The event is being run by Haunted Happenings, a company from Redditch. Read the full article.

Why People Refuse to Believe in the Paranormal

Posted on Mar 31 2014

About a week before Halloween, the Inquirer ran stories about numerous encounters with ghosts by people, from celebrities to ordinary folk. Such stories have become an annual ritual of newspapers, magazines, TV and radio shows. Despite the first-person stories and documented research of respected parapsychologists all over the world, people, especially our Western-influenced countrymen, still doubt...

Ghosts of the Three Oaks Library: Paranormal Investigators Report Evidence of Haunting

Posted on Mar 28 2014

THREE OAKS – Just in time for Halloween, The Michiana Paranormal Society (TMPS) declared the Three Oaks Township Public Library as officially haunted and described their findings during a Saturday, Oct. 26, presentation that was plagued with equipment malfunctions. “Sorry for the delay. Mr. Warren is messing with us,” said Kim Wieczorek, TMPS founder, as she struggled to get her video presentation...

Minnesota Paranormal Group Describes its Work and Findings

Posted on Mar 24 2014

Justin Miner has never been slimed. And he doesn’t use a Proton Pack or an Ecto Containment Unit. Nor do he and his cohorts don khaki flightsuits while tearing around in a garishly adorned vintage ambulance. But know this: They ain’t afraid of no ghosts. Well, except for that one time. In the “body chute.” Unlike the Ghostbusters from the hit 1984 and 1989 movies of the same name, Miner’s...

Tales of the Paranormal: Skeptics and Believers

Posted on Mar 21 2014

Kylie Sturgess is a skeptic and an atheist, yet has taught religion and philosophy. She has a masters in paranormal beliefs, and currently teaches university students. As part of our Tales of the Paranormal series, we spoke with Kylie about her juxtaposing careers and beliefs. Listen to John Cecil’s interview with Kylie Sturgess. Image courtesy of sxc.hu.

Indian ‘Paranormal Enthusiasts’ Investigate Native Landmarks Rumored to Be Haunted

Posted on Mar 17 2014

In the fall of 2011, Mark Williams, feeling inspired by supernatural TV shows, posed to a friend: “How cool would it be to see Native Americans on that screen?” So Williams founded the Native American Paranormal Project (N.A.P.P), a group he describes as part-time explorers or “enthusiasts”—not like the professional paranormal investigators portrayed on such hit shows as “Ghost Hunters”...

City Puts Up Sign Touting Park’s Paranormal Vortex

Posted on Mar 14 2014

The city of Watertown, N.Y., puts up a sign acknowledging the urban legend about a mysterious spot that causes people to disappear or be teleported. WSTM’s Alex Dunbar reports. Watch the video.  Image courtesy of sxc.hu.

Paranormal Team to Tour Simpkins

Posted on Mar 12 2014

Western Illinois University has been known to have paranormal activity in some of the buildings on campus. In Tanner Hall, there was once a male student goofing off on one of the floors and he did not realize the elevator shaft was open. He ran into the void, thinking he was going to use the elevator and fell to his untimely death. It is said that he still roams the halls and opens the elevators when...

Paranormal Experts Can Help You Give Up the Ghost

Posted on Mar 10 2014

It’s tough to get a stench out of your home. Even worse? Ghosts. They’ll spook you without notice, knock stuff on the ground, and just make your abode feel abnormal. Before pesky poltergeists become a problem, ghost-proof your home with these expert tips. Avoid locations, locations, locations If you’re not yet a homeowner, there’s still time. Unless you want that 30-year mortgage...

Drexel Paranormal Investigators Haunted by the Unknown

Posted on Mar 07 2014

As one of the oldest cities in the country, Philadelphia is known for its historical sites. But most tourists miss out on the ghosts sometimes reportedly caught patrolling the famed spots. Besides the infamous Eastern State Penitentiary, paranormal activity has also been reported everywhere from the Edgar Allen Poe House and City Tavern to Independence Hall and even the Philadelphia Zoo. This means...

Paranormal Team Explores Life After Death In North Florida

Posted on Mar 03 2014

While ghost and ghoul costumes are everywhere Thursday on Halloween, what trick-or-treaters may not know is that North Florida is alive year-round with things that go bump in the night. Nick Estes, founder of Gainesville Paranormal, said the ghost hunting business fluctuates during the months of October and November. “A lot of these TV stations are running scary movie marathons throughout the month...

Paranormal Corner: Salem County-based JUMPS Lands Episode on TV

Posted on Feb 28 2014

When Doug Hogate Jr. grabbed his digital camera and “Ghost Meter” back in 2008, and set out to research the paranormal, he never dreamed he would be leading a team of 15 investigators into a new adventure as big as the one that recently came their way. In September, Hogate — founder and director of Jersey Unique Minds Paranormal Society — was contacted by producers at NBC who were looking...

Paranormal Researchers Visit Northfield to Share Tips, Techniques, Supernatural Tales

Posted on Feb 24 2014

Ghosts are taboo. For some, entertaining the idea of a sharing a space with a ghost might be difficult to stomach, and even more so if you call a paranormal group for help and a group of teenagers knocks on your door. The Teen Paranormal Society, facilitated by the founder of Great Northeastern Paranormal Research and mentored by the founder of Cumberland County Paranormal, is made up of a group of...

South Jersey Ghost Catchers Club Follows the Paranormal

Posted on Feb 21 2014

SEWELL Buying ghost-shaped cookies Thursday from the Ghost Chasers’ Club didn’t mean – ha-ha – that you believe in ghosts. But for the students selling those cookies at a table in Gloucester County College’s student center, disembodied voices and sourceless shadows and floating lights are no laughing matter. “I started it last fall,” founder and club president...

Paranormal Corner: Salem City Municipal Building

Posted on Feb 19 2014

Reaching the conclusion of whether or not a location is haunted can be like putting together a puzzle. “It’s a big puzzle,” said Doug Hogate Jr., founder/CEO of Jersey Unique Minds Paranormal Society. “After an investigation, we have to take all the pieces, put them together and come up with a conclusion — if we can.” During a recent investigation at the Salem City Municipal Building...

Central Coast’s Own Ghost-busters Investigate Paranormal Activity

Posted on Feb 17 2014

When dealing with mysterious noises, strange lights and shadowy presences, Central Coast residents know exactly who to call. The Central Coast Paranormal Investigators have been shining a light on the things that go bump in the night since 2007. Their motto? “Don’t fear the unknown.” Founder Mitch Flores and his team spend their nights staking out homes, hotels, restaurants and other local...

Paranormal Group Investigates Haunting at Local Library

Posted on Feb 14 2014

COLON, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) Halloween is the day we scare up all things frightening for our own enjoyment. But a public library in a west Michigan town says it has thrills and chills that last all year long. The Colon Township Library recently had paranormal investigators take a look at a possible haunting in its building. Newschannel 3 was able to get an inside look at the spooky findings. The Colon...

Paranormal Researchers

Posted on Feb 12 2014

FOREST CITY | Denise Mendenhall, lead investigator for the Paranormal Research Team of Iowa, uses a motto before jumping to conclusions. “Always look for the normal before the paranormal,” she said. “Not everything is paranormal.” Paranormal can be described as activity outside of scientific laws or contrary to nature. The stuff of ghosts or spirits, for example. Paranormal...

Paranormal Team Searches Twin Cities Homes For Ghosts

Posted on Feb 10 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Halloween is a night for fright, but what if you spend every day of the year convinced your home is haunted? The Twin Cities Paranormal Society gets dozens of requests to investigate so-called “haunted houses,” including one in North Minneapolis along Washburn Avenue, where a dog mysteriously ended up in the fireplace behind a barrier, lights go on and off and the...

‘Ghost Hunters’ Investigators to Recount Paranormal Tales at Kirby Center Wednesday

Posted on Feb 07 2014

Creaky stairs, threatening voices, sudden thumps – the unexplained doesn’t faze paranormal investigator Steve Gonsalves at all. As a child, he was more likely to get scared, he said, but in the end it fueled his passion for uncovering the causes of the paranormal. “It startles me, but then that quickly translates into excitement,” he said. “I’m able to investigate...

Paranormal Poll: Americans Believe in, Aren’t Scared of, Ghosts

Posted on Feb 03 2014

WASHINGTON – Sorry, Ghostbusters. A new paranormal poll finds that most Americans aren’t afraid ghosts – even though they believe in them. However, they do think ghosts want to “resolve unfinished business.” The new Nielsen Entertainment poll found that 57 percent of American adults specifically believe that ghosts exist and 47 percent believe in aliens. Men believe in...


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