Yearly Archives: 2013

Weird NJ Index

We just made finding what’s weird where YOU live much easier with the brand new Weird NJ online index! All you have to do is enter the name of a town or story your looking for in our search engine and we’ll list all the articles from our vast database archives for you, by issue and page number! Continue reading

NEW Weird NJ Ghosts eBook

We are very proud to announce the release of Weird NJ’s very first true eBook, Home State Hauntings. It is a state of the art e-pub only compendium of ghost stories from around the Garden State for your iPad, Kindle and Nook tablet. Continue reading

Ed Jarrett: King of the Sandcastle

This year sand sculptor Ed Jarrett brought his castle building talents to Point Pleasant Beach on the Jersey Shore to help raise money for the relief efforts aiding Super Storm Sandy victims, and attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the world’s tallest sandcastle. Continue reading

Welcome to Hell: The Essex Mountain Sanatorium

During its abandoned year, rumors began to spread throughout the area of this isolated asylum at the Hilltop. It was rumored that the out-dated surgical implements, patient records, and medieval looking devices of restraint were still intact inside. Tales were told of the escaped or forgotten lunatics that roamed the grounds and hallways of the derelict buildings, and made their homes in the vast labyrinth of subterranean tunnels which permeated the facility’s foundations. Continue reading

Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital

Longtime Weird NJ contributor Phillip Buehler is about to release a book he has written and taken photographs for entitled WOODY GUTHRIE’S WARDY FORTY: Greystone Park State Hospital Revisited. Phil has just established a Kickstarter page to raise fund for the printing of this amazing documentation. Continue reading