Sheppton PA in 1963: A mine disaster coupled with a real life paranormal story

Sheppton PA: The location was one of the first rescues of trapped miners accomplished by raising them through holes bored through solid rock, an event that gripped the world’s attention during August 1963.. At press time, that was 57 years ago this month. The headlines initially were dire.. The idea that the entire world was …

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Retail hell and the murder of malls

So often, it seems that I am posting “end times” stories on this website. End times for schools in my area.. for churches.. for stores.. End times for the fabric of the once strong and proud coal region of Pennsylvania.. End times for so many things. Believe it or not, I am mostly a positive …

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Retail hell and the murder of malls

So often, it seems that I am posting “end times” stories on this website. End times for schools in my area.. for churches.. for stores.. End times for the fabric of the once strong and proud coal region of Pennsylvania.. End times for so many things. Believe it or not, I am mostly a positive …

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Sonic boom noises being heard across parts of Schuylkill County Pennsylvania

This one is hitting very close to Horror Report home base.. There are hundreds of comments on Facebook at the hour of people claiming to hear sonic booms repeatedly sounding near their homes in the central part of Schuylkill County PA.. Some even say that the booms are shaking their homes.. The towns of Cressona, …

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The school that wasn’t 

The school that wasn’t  While I had no original plans to write anything about this very personal issue, a few events took place that changed my mind.   I went to a little high school in the coal region of Pennsylvania named Cardinal Brennan Jr/Sr High School. It was a strange place. Catholic education echoed through …

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[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uy90EmDIpPM?feature=oembed&enablejsapi=1&origin=http://safe.txmblr.com&wmode=opaque&w=250&h=141] An amazing drone video of Centralia PA.. the town that was.And now the immense graffiti highway that is. By the way, the PA state police have warned that drawing male genitalia and other TUMBLR-ish comments on a former highway is still illegal. Warnings obviously haven’t stopped the visitors from adding their art, evidence …

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Kmart closes at Schuylkill Mall after 35 years

Kmart closes at Schuylkill Mall after 35 years A local story from my mall. Perhaps too be former mall.. With each anchor store closing and empty location, the demise of the Schuylkill Mall seems to get closer.. This weekend Kmart shut does for good. What remains is an imcreasingly empty vessel of yesteryear with running …

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