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Paranormal Corner: Startling Experience at Barrett’s Plantation in Mannington Township

Posted on May 12 2014

Sports fans have their favorite arenas. Wine connoisseurs have their favorite tasting rooms. And paranormal investigators have their favorite haunted locations. A choice spot for Jersey Unique Minds Paranormal Society to investigate is Barrett’s Plantation House Bed and Breakfast in Mannington — a hotbed of paranormal activity. The final stop of this year’s Historic Ghost Tour of Salem...

What Could Be Scarier Than a Paranormal Hot Dog Stand?

Posted on May 05 2014

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va.—Stephen Hummel wanted to sell sausage, but the money in this old river town is in ghosts. Tourists and enthusiasts of the paranormal flock to his hot dog place because of its “Archive of the Afterlife: A Paranormal Museum,” a room full of haunted pictures, creepy dolls and prison weapons. “They tip me fives, tens and twenties,” says the 30-year-old entrepreneur....

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...

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”...

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 Investigators Probe SoCal Air Force Base

Posted on Jan 31 2014

Ghost hunters are investigating possible paranormal activity at a Southern California Air Force Base, just as revelers across the country don Halloween costumes and partake in the nation’s spookiest holiday. Employees at March Air Force Base in Riverside County have reported hearing strange noises and spotting even stranger movements. “It’s creepy. It’s like somebody’s watching...

Local Author Pens Book on the Paranormal

Posted on Jan 27 2014

WINCHESTER — When it comes to experiencing the paranormal, Clay Smith of Winchester recommends accepting the unexpected. In the book he’ll debut in Winchester on Nov. 2 with the help of Dustin Pari, formerly of SyFy’s “Ghost Hunter’s International,” Smith is writing to everyone: non-believers, believers and “over-believers” who see the paranormal even...

Are Ghosts Real? Local Team Investigates Paranormal

Posted on Jan 24 2014

LIMA — Eerie voices. Things that go bump in the night. Shadows moving out of the corner of your eye. Spooks and spirits are often the subjects of scary movies, but for many people, these supposedly fictional characters have a basis in reality. For Lima residents Austin Lawrence and Conner Newberry, the paranormal and supernatural are all too real, and they have formed a team to travel to various...

Ohio’s C-Bus Paranormal Returning to Madison Seminary for Two Public Hunts

Posted on Jan 20 2014

Johnathon Robson says he’s skeptical but certainly not a skeptic. That seems an accurate way to sum up the Mount Gilead man who in 2011 founded Central Ohio-based C-Bus Paranormal, a group that visits reputedly haunted locations around Ohio and beyond — members recently went to a well-known site in Iowa — looking for contact with spirits and the like. At times they find what they’re looking...

Paranormal Activity Plagues 85-year-old Garage in East Brady

Posted on Jan 13 2014

Butler County resident Ron Kirkpatrick never works alone in his garage along Third Avenue in East Brady. Several spirits are said to occupy the 85-year-old garage, which formerly housed Quaker State and Atlantic service stations, according to Kirkpatrick, 46, of Mars, a retired member of the Air Force. Today marks exactly eight years since Kirkpatrick purchased the building, which sat vacant for nearly...

Paranormal is the Normal for Slaton Couples, Lubbock Ghost Investigation Society

Posted on Jan 10 2014

Some people hunt for mushrooms, metal or prize bucks. Two couples from Slaton — the Fishers and the Smiths — make up the core of a paranormal investigation team known as the Lubbock Ghost Investigation Society that search out ghosts and other paranormal phenomena. There are five additional members of the group. Kelly Smith and the Fishers — Anita and Bill — have been friends since childhood....

Paranormal Corner: JUMPS director Doug Hogate Jr. leads group on Mullica Hill Ghost Walk

Posted on Jan 06 2014

Jersey Unique Minds Paranormal Society Founder Doug Hogate Jr. first formed his ghost research team in 2008. Since then, Hogate has investigated numerous historical buildings and private residences, seen many JUMPS members come and go, and received some notoriety as a leading paranormal investigator. A few weeks ago, Hogate was contacted by NBC television network. The representative asked questions...




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