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 […]
Over the next several weeks, Chautauqua Ghost will be featuring a three part series about the Black Panthers of Chautauqua County: Past and Present. Find out the folktale that originated from the actual event that spurred over 67 years of sightings of this predator. Read original 1940’s -2013 newspaper articles, interviews from eyewitnesses, photographs of […]
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 […]
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.
Reader Submission Here are a couple of stories that I know about. Hope they will be helpful to you. Let me know. Thanks. This happened in Cattaraugus County. But first here is a little history of the family who lived here. Three members of this family died in strange ways. The father, he was putting hay […]