The Pennsylvania Paranormal Association - Research and Investigation

File No: 11-22-088
Location:  Scott Twp, PA - Lackawanna County

Investigation Date and Duration:
October 28, 2011 6:00 PM – 2:00 AM

Location Status:
Partially remodeled multilevel, multiwing building housing an electronics business.

Reported Activity:
Ongoing activity including noises such as knocks, bangs and footsteps. Employees feeling like they have been touched. Uncomfortable feelings in certain areas of the building and hearing voices with no one there. This is the third investigation at this location with evidence documented on the first two investigations.

Equipment Utilized:
DVR system with five IR cameras
Digital Camera (1)
Digital Voice Recorders (9)
EMF gauge (5)
Infrared Camcorder (3)
Thermometer (2)
Thermal Imaging Camera (1)
Laptop Computer
Laser (3)
Infrared boosters (4)
Ovilus X – test device
Motion Sensor (2)

Investigators Present:





Virginia (Psychic Medium)

Paranormal Weather:
Geomagnetic Field: Active
Solar X-Rays: Quiet
PWO: Average
Moon Phase: 96% of full - Waning Gibbous

Technical Notes: 
Limited power to the third floor and no power to the fourth floor apartment area

VR1 - Digital Voice Recorder: Stationary in the fourth floor hallway
- Digital Voice Recorder: Stationary in the third floor, west wing hallway
- Digital Voice Recorder: Stationary in the third floor, main building hallway

VR4 - Digital Voice Recorder: Stationary in the third floor, east wing hallway – This device recorded a series of strange bird-like sounds. No evidence of a bird or other animal was observed in this area during the investigation. The source of the sound is unknown.  Investigators near the area did not hear the sound.  The  sound starts at 4 seconds into the clip right after a cough by one of the investigators is heard.

VR5 - Digital Voice Recorder: Stationary in the basement cell area

VR6 - Digital Voice Recorder: Mobile with investigators
- Digital Voice Recorder: Mobile with investigators
- Digital Voice Recorder: Stationary in command (control device)
- Digital Voice Recorder: Mobile with investigators

DVR Cam1
Viewing fourth floor hallway
DVR Cam2
– Viewing third floor, west wing hallway
DVR Cam3
- Viewing third floor, main building hallway: This device recorded a motion light activation from a motion light that was set up in the hallway area at a time when no one was present in that area.
DVR Cam4
- Viewing third floor, east wing hallway
DVR Cam5
– Viewing basement, cell area
Camcorder #1
Mobile with investigators
Camcorder #2
Mobile with investigators
Camcorder #3
Mobile with investigators

No photos of evidential value were discovered.

EMF (Electro-Magnetic Field):
Standard baseline readings were taken throughout the building, with expected spikes near electrical appliances. No anomalous readings were detected.

Investigator Feelings / Personal Experiences:
Nothing to report
Nothing to report
At approximately 12:30am, Paulette witnessed a black shadow like mass cross the third floor, east wing hallway blocking out the top half of a window at the end of the hallway.
Nothing to report
Refer to Psychic Impressions

Psychic Impressions:

Upon arriving at the business and standing outside, Virginia felt a lot of intense Spirit activity on the property itself, more so in the back of the Asylum. People from the past were just walking around, still performing as they did years ago, with different levels of eras inter- mingling withoutacknowledgment of each other. Upon Virginia entering the Asylum, she felt she needed to go to the 3rd floor, where a male entity spoke with Virginia, telling her that he was an owner & that the 3rd floor was and is still his apartment. While Virginia was still on the 3rd floor, she began receiving from this male entity owner that there had been many levels of uses for the property. Virginia felt the property was a poor farm, Insane Asylum, retirement home and a Lab. This all was confirmed by the owners. As Virginia was leaving the 3rd floor, she received the name Bell and heard a Bell ringing. According to the owners, one of the people that were involved with the property was a man named Bell. While Virginia walked the 2nd floor, she felt so many souls just wandering around, pulling on her energies, revealing mental suffering, abuse and being strapped/tied down. As Virginia continued to walk the 2nd floor, she explained to the owners what she was hearing psychically was heavy walking and banging, like someone was bouncing a ball, doors slamming, unexplained sounds and walking up & down stairs in the stairwells. This was all heard and confirmed by the owners. As Virginia went down to the first floor where the new offices are, she was followed by a little girl entity, whom Virginia feels was part of the poor farm. As Virginia walked past a door on the first floor, the little girl entity talked about being X-rayed in that room. The client did confirm that, at one time, the door did have a sign that read X-Ray Room. Also while on the 1st floor, Virginia picked up Priest energy and also a Nun. As she continued, she came across a female entity with an M name that told Virginia she was a nurse.

Virginia felt pulled to the basement, where she felt a lot of tortured entities. As Virginia began walking though the old sections of the basement, she had an overwhelming feeling of great confusion, despair, abuse, starvation, mental illness, anger, and criminally insane energy. Virginia felt that people where locked down and left to die. Virginia also picked up animals that were used in the lab, mainly dogs & mice. She began to feel that there were a lot of animal remains/bones in the back of the property, along with human remains/bones. The animal bones where confirmed by the owners & also confirmed that the incinerator where they burned the dead was in the back. As Virginia stood in the hallway between the rooms, she started to pick up an older female entity, whom she felt was a patient. Virginia picked up the name Lily. Lily liked to sing, hum and twirl. She was very thin and looked very dirty, had some bruises, and was a very gentle entity. Lily gave information about two male entities who were orderlies that worked there and were very mean and said that we should be careful of them. As Virginia followed Lily, she took Virginia into what used to be the kitchen. When Virginia turned around, Lily pointed to a doorway where Virginia noticed a lot of faces of trapped souls watching her. As Virginia entered this room, she believed this to be an old walk-in freezer. The temperature was noticeably much colder than the rest of the room. As Virginia began to speak with these trapped entities, she notice that they were starving and very scared and these lost souls were still living in that state of mind, not knowing they have passed on. In this room, Virginia also picked up a doctor who asked Virginia, “Why do you seek the dead/death, when you will be there soon enough?”. With that, Virginia moved on into the stairwell where she felt very angry, sinister male entities who told her she needs to move on and get out. Virginia felt very threatened by these male entities. This is where the female entity, Lily, told Virginia that these were the orderlies and Lily was gone. Virginia began to feel and sense what these orderlies did in the stairwell. They played cards, smoked and abused patient. Virginia also felt rape happened in this space. She also picked up that criminally insane were kept in this basement area. While Virginia was standing in the stairwell, she felt people jumped to their death in the stairwell, but also felt some were pushed to their deaths. As Virginia left the old part of the basement, she heard an alarm ringing as she walked out the door, Virginia told one of the owners and the owner advised that they had to disconnect the alarm that was over the door because it would constantly go off for no reason. As Virginia went into the renovated section of the basement, she felt a negative energy near the bathrooms and was not sure what to make of it. Even the resident cat wouldn’t stay by the bathrooms, which Virginia picked up and the client did confirm. On the renovated side, Virginia picked up a female entity who talked about the poor house and her husband, who helped run it, and how they had 6 children. This female entity told Virginia they cut down all the trees and showed her how big the property really was back in the day, spanning across the street. She also showed Virginia where the water was where they took their animals to drink. The info the female entity gave to Virginia was confirmed by the owner.

These are the names Virginia picked up during the investigation; Elizabeth was on the 3rd floor, Mary/May, June, Margaret, Lily was in the basement, Dorothy, Rose, Mr. Bell was on the 3rd floor, Mr. Jones was on the 2nd floor, Rodger was in the basement, Rebecca was in the basement, Denise was in the basement, Robert, Richard, John, Henry, Harry, Peter, George, a name similar to or sounding like Browen. R.D. initials kept showing up throughout the whole investigation. Virginia also picked up the name Winston and an H name like Hemsely that she felt was important to the building.

Virginia was there to confirm what the client was experiencing. Virginia feels that the building and property/land is haunted with trapped souls, but also there is residual energy present.

This was the third investigation the PPA has conducted at this location. Part of the goal with this dates investigation was to gather psychic impressions along with documenting any additional physical activity. A few small events did occurred during the investigation such as a motion light activating with no known cause, the business phone system seemingly making internal phone calls by itself and one of our investigators seeing a black mass crossing a hallway. These are events that can be added to the many recorded experiences that have already been documented by previous investigations.

Metaphysical conclusions/recommendations: Virginia strongly advises the client to help cross over these forgotten trapped souls, human & animal, as they are still feeling emotional and physical pain because of their mental state. They don’t understand that they are dead and they still live like they did, starving, being abused, tortured, suffering, poor and abandoned like they were when they were alive. The feeling of hopelessness still is ongoing within the walls of this building. When someone owns a property that is haunted in this nature and when the trapped souls are released, in most cases, business picks up for the better because there is no more repression present. If souls are not released, the situation can become overwhelming at times and more negative energies will find their way and make it their home.

The PPA will continue to work with the clients to help them and any spirits that remain there. When and if the clients grant permission, The PPA will conduct a mass cleansing and releasal of any spirits that can be crossed over.

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