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Seeking the Supernatural — Ghost Hunter Harvey Scheetz

(Frederick Magazine, mid-90s) “I have a new helmet here,” says inventor Harvey Scheetz, indicating a dark object that looks like a gigantic fly’s head, studded with many sensor-laden eyes. A television screen is tucked into the snout, and it’s air-cooled … Continue reading

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Is the Edgar Allan Poe House haunted?

By Anthony C. Hayes (Baltimore Post-Examiner, 5/11/2012) Jeff Jerome is often asked if he’s ever spent a night in The Edgar Allan Poe House. His answer has always been a whimsical, “No.” But any lingering regrets on the part of … Continue reading

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The Rooftop Madman of Baltimore (1951)

By Joseph Trainor (UFO Roundup, 3/23/2005) Right now, the hottest story in Forteana is El Loco de los Techos (Spanish for Rooftop Madman–J.T.), the weird black-clad entity that’s been terrorizing the barrio (neighborhood) of San Lorenzo in Santa Fe, Argentina … Continue reading

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