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Abandoned in 1996, the haunting institution of Letchworth Village still stands as a monument to “Those Who Shall Not be Forgotten.”


Posted: 1/8/2016 7:23:39 PM   Reads: 363   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com Category: Ghosts

These are the stories that made us question our world and wonder who we could call. Throughout 2015 there were quite a few stories that sent chills down our spines, ranging from strange creatures to the US Government looking for volunteers to legally haunted houses, these are the top paranormal stories for 2015.


Posted: 12/30/2015 9:33:38 PM   Reads: 736   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com Category: Ghosts

Hidden away in the town of Mexico, NY is a pivotal stop from the Underground Railroad and a history that visitors still experience to this day and you can investigate for yourself.


Posted: 12/4/2015 5:24:19 PM   Reads: 539   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com Category: Ghosts

Situated high on a hill in Little Falls lies the historic castle-like Overlook Mansion and a forgotten legend.


Posted: 11/20/2015 7:12:37 PM   Reads: 437   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com Category: Ghosts

On Route 8 in a cemetery between Unadilla and Utica lies a crypt and the legend of Eunice Welch, a story of the undead that haunts area residents.


Posted: 11/3/2015 9:58:08 PM   Reads: 460   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com Category: Ghosts

Steeped in history and legends, New York is filled with stories of the forgotten, eerie and the weird that influence us everyday. Ghost Hunters and guests explored the floors of the haunted Hotel Utica on Halloween night in pursuit of the unknown.


Posted: 11/3/2015 9:57:15 PM   Reads: 430   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com Category: Ghosts

On Route 8 in a cemetery between Unadilla and Utica lies a crypt and the legend of Eunice Welch, a story of the undead that haunts area residents.


Posted: 10/30/2015 4:45:23 PM   Reads: 482   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com Category: Ghosts

Chris DiCesare known for being on SyFy Channel’s ‘School Spirits’ series and the movie ‘Please Talk With Me’ is coming to investigate Hotel Utica and has a special message for everyone.


Posted: 10/14/2015 3:24:19 PM   Reads: 357   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com Category: Ghosts

Kris Williams known for her tour on SyFy Channel’s Ghost Hunters as a member of the TAPS team is coming to investigate Hotel Utica and has a special message for everyone.


Posted: 10/12/2015 2:47:42 PM   Reads: 424   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com Category: Ghosts

These are the places where the stuff of legends comes to life. Allegedly. Thirteen haunted locations in Central New York that truly embody what a ghost story is whether it’s a phantom bride, a ghostly battle or ghostly guest.


Posted: 10/9/2015 6:18:14 PM   Reads: 432   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com Category: Ghosts

Here are 13 iconic haunted locations throughout New York state that you can investigate this October. Fall is upon us, and October is fast approaching. With October comes Halloween, which is the peak season for paranormal investigations. Everything takes on a spooky tone, and many locations open for public events start to offer special Halloween events. In addition to locally run events, there are many historic locations which offer opportunities for the public to investigate these historic haunted buildings.


Posted: 9/28/2015 1:40:51 PM   Reads: 545   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com Category: Ghosts

The 6th Annual Haunted History Investigations with Townsquare Media brings Haunts & Legends to the iconic Hotel Utica with special guests Kris Williams from Syfy Channel's Ghost Hunters & Ghost Hunters International along with Chris DiCesare of Syfy's School Spirits.


Posted: 9/17/2015 5:27:18 PM   Reads: 508   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com Category: Ghosts

Rutger Mansions and among them, one of the most legendary and iconic buildings in New York, the haunted Miller-Conkling-Kernan Mansion.


Posted: 9/17/2015 5:26:35 PM   Reads: 642   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com Category: Ghosts

One of the interesting facts about Central New York, that is usually pretty unknown, is the area’s contribution to the evolution of humane care in asylums. Utica’s psychiatric center was the home of the straight jacket and the Utica crib, Willard Asylum was the first place in NY to provide long-term mental health care, and the Newark State School, as it was initially called, was developed to provide primarily women skills that would allow them to be productive in society.


Posted: 8/14/2015 7:09:24 PM   Reads: 558   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com Category: Ghosts

Hidden away just to the north of Syracuse lies one of New York's most renowned ghost towns, Happy Valley, a community that has since fallen into legend. It is also the origin of the 'Hook-Man' legend it appears.


Posted: 8/14/2015 7:08:05 PM   Reads: 604   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com Category: Ghosts

In this episode Phil guides the explorers to the Steuben Memorial 20 miles north of Utica to uncover Major General Friedrich Wilhelm Steuben’s history with the Freemasons and the hidden secrets of the memorial that was built to commemorate him.


Posted: 7/6/2015 4:04:46 PM   Reads: 1005   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com Category: Conspiracy Theories

Saranac Lake, now a scenic town in the Adirondacks, was once the premiere destination for patients suffering from tuberculosis.These deceased patients are still observed today. Many of the former cure cottages are reported to be haunted.


Posted: 6/26/2015 7:28:39 PM   Reads: 422   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com Category: Ghosts

There have also been reports of seeing apparitions on the third floor, as well as strange noises. In fact, the activity became so noticeable that Ghost Hunters filmed an episode at the Otesaga.


Posted: 6/12/2015 5:08:08 PM   Reads: 574   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com Category: Ghosts

In this episode Phil guides the explorers to Hotel Utica in the city’s downtown. Towering over downtown Utica, the hotel serves as the city’s crown jewel, having hosted Presidents and Hollywood stars but the hotel lost some of its grandeur as it sat vacant at the end of the 20th Century. Now restored, the Hotel Utica is once again housing travelers but there are floors that remain off-limits to the public and rumors persist that departed guests still roam the halls.


Posted: 5/28/2015 6:06:44 PM   Reads: 1547   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com Category: Ghosts

In this episode Phil guides the explorers to Herkimer’s Historic Four Corners in downtown Herkimer. The Historic Four Corners are a series of buildings built during the 1800′s after a tragic fire and tied together by a murderous history that can still be felt today.


Posted: 5/20/2015 8:36:45 PM   Reads: 1041   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com Category: Ghosts

In 1869, the Willard Asylum For The chronic Insane was opened and each year the Willard Asylum opens its doors for a rare public tour.


Posted: 5/8/2015 4:06:30 PM   Reads: 551   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com Category: Ghosts

In this episode Eric guides the explorers to Delta Lake to explore the legend of the lost village of Delta that is rumored to still lie at the bottom of the Lake and uncovers a haunting discovery. Is the town still intact under the water? Does anything of the village still remain today?


Posted: 5/6/2015 6:50:18 PM   Reads: 604   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com Category: Ghosts

Happy Valley was a bustling village just north of the larger city of Syracuse. Legend states that during 1930′s, the entire village was wiped out by a plague, leaving empty shells of the community behind.


Posted: 4/20/2015 8:57:35 AM   Reads: 1019   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com Category: Ghosts

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is looking for people to stay at the historic haunted mining village ghost town of Garnet Montana through their volunteer residency program.


Posted: 4/16/2015 10:58:48 AM   Reads: 987   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com Category: Ghosts

In this episode Phil guides the explorers to the Oneida County Historical Society to unravel the mystery behind the Crown & Cross carved into the building along with some of its haunting legends.


Posted: 4/16/2015 10:56:37 AM   Reads: 883   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com Category: Ghosts

Steeped in history and legends, New York is filled with stories of the forgotten, eerie and the weird that influence us everyday.


Posted: 3/31/2015 2:21:43 PM   Reads: 1015   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com Category: Ghosts

When looking at what makes a good ghost story, the elements that are looked for are a tragic back story, a creepy location, and sometimes a tantalizing mystery. A lot of well-known ghost stories end up becoming more myth than fact, and the true tragedy of their haunting takes a back burner to the spirit sightings themselves.


Posted: 3/13/2015 1:39:46 PM   Reads: 1020   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com Category: Ghosts

Many sites in the Mohawk Valley have a significant history that have led to some of the most prominent hauntings.


Posted: 2/27/2015 1:06:40 PM   Reads: 855   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com Category: Ghosts

A strange cloud formation has appeared over British Columbia twice in the last two days. Could we see it over Central New York?


Posted: 2/25/2015 1:42:04 PM   Reads: 1059   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com Category: UFOs

As the folklore goes, Anna Tebidor was killed in a horrible car accident in the 1950s. Soon after her death, people started reported seeing a headless woman wandering down the side of a nearby road.


Posted: 1/23/2015 1:20:07 PM   Reads: 1097   Submitted By: RavenRequiem13   Source: lite987.com Category: Ghosts

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