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Some of the forest's scariest ghouls emerge from their hiding places to warm up by the fire. Photo: Zach Hirsch
Some of the forest's scariest ghouls emerge from their hiding places to warm up by the fire. Photo: Zach Hirsch

The stuff of nightmares: An outdoor fun house

It's the season for spooky things - scary movies, ghosts, haunted houses. Here in the north country: creepy forests. But, why? Why do we love to scare ourselves, or family and friends?

Earlier this month, Zach Hirsch went to a haunted forest in northern Lewis County, right on the border with St. Lawrence County, to look for some clues.  Go to full article
Little River Community School students prep for a weekend of spooky fun near Canton. Photo: Todd Moe
Little River Community School students prep for a weekend of spooky fun near Canton. Photo: Todd Moe

Halloween tricks all in good fun

A group of students from Little River Community School, near Canton, is putting the final touches on a haunted house. Actually, it's an old sugar shack in a grove of trees that will be filled with typical Halloween creepy characters and decor. It's part of this weekend's North Country Harvest Festival at Honey Dew Acres, near Crary Mills. The event will feature music, storytelling, pumpkins...and some spooky fun.

Todd Moe stopped by for a haunted house dress rehearsal.  Go to full article
A ghostly view of Dark Island's Singer Castle. (photo: Allan Smith)
A ghostly view of Dark Island's Singer Castle. (photo: Allan Smith)

Musical Halloween treat

Organist Sondra Goldsmith Proctor, who divides her time between Canton and Washington D.C., gave a pipe organ recital of music for Halloween recently. The program included Bach's creepy composition Toccata and Fugue in D Minor.  Go to full article

Books: Haunted Saratoga County

David Pitkin is a Chestertown writer who has collected hundreds of ghost stories from across the region over the past 35 years. He's the author of Saratoga County Ghosts and Ghosts of the Northeast. His latest book, Haunted Saratoga County contains dozens of ghost stories and tales from the southern Adirondacks. Todd Moe spoke with Pitkin about those stories in Saratoga county, which Pitkin says is the most haunted county in America.  Go to full article
The Tau Epsilon Phi frat house,  Potsdam. Some<br />say it's home to a number of ghosts.<br />
The Tau Epsilon Phi frat house, Potsdam. Some
say it's home to a number of ghosts.

Haunted Northern New York Explores the Paranormal

Todd Moe talks with North Country author Cheri Revai, whose book, Haunted Northern New York focuses on restless spirits and haunted sites from Sackets Harbor to Plattsburgh.  Go to full article

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