Fear and panic gripped the residents of rural Chautauqua County during the summer of 1946. Over a dozen documented sightings of two large Panthers/Cougars, roaming within an area of less than 10 miles, culminated into an attack of a young boy on August 14, 1946 in Busti, New York. Little did the residents of the […]
A Brief History of Saint Bonaventure University It would seem that stories persist on every University campus across the world of ghosts roaming the halls haunting students from generation to generation. It is hard to decipher if these stories are just urban legend masquerading as fact or if a reality exists of spectral presences terrorizing the […]
Taking into account the unfamiliar territory and the unknown reaction of the native people to English settlement on nearby land it would seem that the Roanoke Island settlement was doomed from the start. So why has this story persisted over the years as one of the most intriguing disappearances of American history? In 1584 the […]
Reader Submission August 4th 2010 I lived in the house that James Prendergast once owned and every night he would appear he liked knocking pictures off the wall and open my kitchen cupboards.
If you have ever been to Ellington, New York you would know that the quaint little town, sitting around a well manicured square, harkens back to a time when small towns were everything. The local restaurant, garage, library and beautiful old houses are monuments to times past. Everyone knows one another and if they pass […]