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“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...

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...

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 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...

NYC Paranormal Experts Talk Ghost Hunting, Supernatural Activities

Posted on Jan 17 2014

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...

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...

Shadows of the Paranormal

Posted on Jan 03 2014

Casting light on Long Island’s darkest corners Every community has its share of the dark and unexplained; every region has its urban legends and spook stories spoken about in hushed whispers. However, the Shadows of the Paranormal (SOP), a brave and intrepid group of spiritual sleuths, are casting light on Long Island’s darkest corners with a series of investigations and lectures on the subject...

Paranormal Investigators Want Volunteers for Carlisle Ghost Night

Posted on Dec 30 2013

A team of paranormal investigators are to spend a spooky night in Carlisle – and they are looking for volunteers to help them make a TV show about the experience. The programme maker – 3rd Eye Paranormal Investigations – is appealing for a ‘believer’ and a ‘sceptic’ to share the experience. The team has already made a pilot TV show in Cumbria at the Edenhall Country Hotel near Penrith. They...

Paranormal Activity in Kirwin?

Posted on Dec 27 2013

Is the ghost town of Kirwin haunted? Probably, according to a recent paranormal investigation and documentary. Haunted Hotels of America returned to the region in August to film the documentary. Led by brothers Clay and Seth Johnson (formerly of Cody and both Cody High School graduates), Haunted Hotels teamed up with Adventure Myths of Waldorf, Md. The crew spent four days researching, filming and...

Paranormal Phenomena in Downtown Melbourne

Posted on Dec 23 2013

MELBOURNE — Oh, the things that have gone on among the Christmas trees and the home décor. Hear the stories long enough and you might believe the current home of the Petite Boutiques, formerly the Christmas Cottage, in downtown Melbourne, is haunted. “Strange things have happened here,” Angela LoPresti, whose family has owned the building since 1985. Since that time the place has been investigated...

Finding Minnesota: Sauk Centre’s ‘Paranormal’ Palmer House

Posted on Dec 20 2013

SAUK CENTRE, Minn. (WCCO) – Some businesses buy costumes, fake blood and dry ice, and declare themselves “haunted” for a few weeks each year. A hotel in central Minnesota, however, has mysterious happenings year-round, and there are no costumes. The Palmer House in Sauk Centre draws paranormal investigators, psychics and even the Ghost Adventures team from the Travel Channel. It’s been called...

Signal Hill Paranormal Researchers Investigate Things that Go Bump

Posted on Dec 16 2013

LONG BEACH >> The sound of passing cars and oil pumpjacks mingled with wind rustling the trees as a small group of people entered the Long Beach Municipal Cemetery on Tuesday night. Mike Rusher and his wife, Yvonne, begin pulling equipment from their car in preparation for a paranormal investigation of the grounds. “We don’t know what we have until we’re done,” said Mike Rusher. “Sometimes...

Iowa Paranormal Investigates Rumored Haunted Hotel

Posted on Dec 13 2013

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...

Ghost Hunting with JABA Paranormal Investigations

Posted on Dec 09 2013

Paranormal Investigators are nothing new to Central PA, but there is a new team that’s joining the ranks.  The husband and wife duo known as “JABA Paranormal” have made some hair-raising discoveries, and they’re about to make a few more at Duffy’s Tavern in Boalsburg. For paranormal investigators John and Beth Karle, it was love at first fright. “We actually did ghost hunting on our...

RIVERSIDE: “I’m always searching for answers,” says searcher for the paranormal

Posted on Dec 06 2013

Ghosts, goblins and haunted houses have long been part of the Halloween experience. For Riverside resident Jon Kirchoff, spooky situations are all in a day’s work. Kirchoff is founder of Full Tech Paranormal, an investigative company hired by those who believe their homes or businesses are haunted. He noted his five-member team doesn’t conduct investigations to prove there is a ghost or a haunting,...




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