Yearly Archives: 2021

UPDATED: Who Killed Jeannette DePalma?

In this all-but-forgotten unsolved case from 1972, the body of a teenage girl was discovered atop a cliff, high above an abandoned quarry in the town of Springfield. The corpse was found thanks to a dog that brought home a badly decomposed human forearm to its master. The deceased would later be identified as Jeannette DePalma, a local teenager who had been missing for six weeks. Before long, witchcraft, satanism and police conspiracies would all become suspects in the bizarre case. Continue reading

Sept. 25: 7th Annual Paraunity Expo in Woodbridge

September 25th Weird NJ will at the 7th Annual Paraunity Expo taking place in Woodbridge, NJ. The Paraunity Expo is a New Jersey-based Paranormal Event which features Paranormal Celebrities, Real Paranormal Groups, NJ’s Best Mediums, Authors, Guest Speakers, and Unique Vendors. The … Continue reading

Pre-Order Weird NJ Issue #57 (Fall/Winter 2021)

Available SOON! Weird NJ Issue #57 (Fall/Winter 2021) That’s right, Weird NJ issue #57 is almost here and you can have it delivered right to your door, hot off the presses, this October of 2021! Our previous issue, #56, was so popular that it SOLD OUT in just a few … Continue reading

The Jet in the Woods

One of the most unexpected things that we’ve ever seen while wondering around in the woods of New Jerseys was the military jet fighter abandoned in the wilds of West Milford, located in the hilly northernmost part of the state. … Continue reading

Happy Friday the 13th From WEIRD NJ!

Jason Voorhees roams the streets and alleys of downtown Blairstown every Friday the 13th in tribute to the 1980 cult slasher classic “Friday The 13th, Part 1”, filmed in and around this quiet rural village in scenic Warren County, NJ. Horror film fanatics from across the country flock to the area to tour the local filming locations, concluding their visit with a screening of the movie at ROY’s HALL. Continue reading

Emily Haunts the Flanders Hotel, Ocean City

The boardwalk of beautiful Ocean City, NJ is family friendly resort that you might think would be the last place you’d find a haunting. But think again. The landmark Flanders Hotel, built on the boardwalk in 1923, has its own resident ghost. She’s known as the Lady in White, but her name in life is said to have been Emily. Emily’s thought to be the spirit of Continue reading

Joe Mulliner, the “Robin Hood of the Pines”

Often referred to as “The Robin Hood Of The Pine Barrens,” Joe Mulliner was a Tory outlaw who was forced to flee his home in 1779 to avoid arrest, then went on a crime spree throughout the Pine Barrens of Southern New Jersey, burning farmhouses, kidnapping, and holding up stagecoaches. Continue reading

Beware of the BLOB: It Came from the Jersey Shore!

It was August 6, 2003 that a large mysterious blob appeared in a Little Egg Harbor tributary. The Jersey State Police’s marine unit called in the Department of Environmental Protection, who poked and probed the blob and determined that it was not hazardous, though they could not say for sure just what it was. The gooey globster was Continue reading

Caldwell’s Mystery Sky Thread

One of New Jersey’s most baffling mysteries came in the form of a silvery “thread” that was suspended for several weeks over the house of Mr. and Mrs. A.P. Smith in the quiet suburb of Caldwell in Essex County. The … Continue reading