Hill-Con Paranormal Convention 2018

September 22, 2018
Hill View Manor’s Paranormal Convention

Hill View Manor, 2801 Ellwood Rd., New Castle PA  16101
724-657-6934 Event Manager: Carrie Triko

11:00 am – 6:00 pm
$10 Admission at door (cash only)

Speakers and vendors from all paranormal realms will be coming together to make this an amazing event. Lectures, Entertainment, and access to the Vendors are all included in the admission price.  Speakers will be available to answer questions throughout the day. Tours, and the night Investigation are a separate fee from the Admission price.

This event is family friendly, children of all ages are welcome. Ages 8 and under are free.

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Sept. 22, 2018 The Night of Hill-Con
9:00 pm – 5:00 am
$65 per person

This is separate from the daytime event.  This will not include a tour.  If you’d like to have a tour prior to the investigation we will have day tours during the event for $20 person.  If you book for the investigation online, bring your waiver and payment details and you will get the tour for $10.
We have 8 spots available at the door.  Online sales have ended. 



 Short tours of the inside of building start at the following times and last about 45 min.  The cost is $20 per person. (cash only).  You can sign up for a tour during the event inside the main entrance.
12:00 pm  –  1:00 pm  –  2:00 pm  –  3:00 pm  –  4:00 pm



Paranormal Crossroads Live

PCL, where the world comes to watch live paranormal broadcasting. Watch and chat live!

PCL will be doing a live video feed of the event.  Come join the fun and get on camera!


Trundle Manor
The Traveling Creep Show

Located in the Atrium
Trundle Manor is a private collection of weird things, unusual items such as taxidermy, jarred specimens, medical implements, and bizarre weaponry that have been made available to tour by the general public.

  Check out the MTV Extreme Cribs Episode on Trundle Manor!

Only Flesh

Welcome to the world of Only Flesh.. a twisted carnival of sideshow stunts and circus shenanigans. Beds of sharp nails and stairways of razor sharp machetes are just some of the toys these clowns play with! Watch, if you dare! www.facebook.com/onlyflesh www.youtube.com/user/MrRevlower

Show times are at 12:30 pm and 3:00 pm outside the atrium.

Living Dead Museum

Promoting their Living Dead Weekend and Museum with their Zombie Carnival

The Living Dead is a celebration of Zombies in Pop-Culture. Located in the town center of Evans City, PA, location of the original film, George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead , the themed attraction takes fans through a visual history of zombies in cinema and pop-culture. Displays of props and memorabilia are woven into a presentation featuring interactive experiences, and zombie gift shopping.



Sign up in the Lounge area in West wing

These games are similar to escape rooms but on a smaller and more simple basis. All proceeds are being donated to Hill View Manor for roof repair. They are sample LARP type games that will be played at  Maelstrom Mansion on September 28th. Check out the link and keep an eye out for an event like this at Hill View in 2019.
Mini games are $10 for groups of 5 people or less.
The Tragedy of Agatha: the Moving Portrait Mini Game

The Monster with 100 Faces: the Mask Mini Game

Youngstown Phantoms Hockey Team

Come and visit the Phantoms hockey team and their mascot Boomer.  Get photos with them and autographs. Spin a wheel for a chance to win free hockey tickets and other items.

Cleveland Ghost Busters
Come and get your photo with them!
Located outside


Greg “Copperhead” Graham
11:30 am

Greg “Copperhead” Graham has had a long time interest in paranormal investigating. His unique views and inquisitive nature made him a natural in this field. Copperhead has done countless investigations over the years and uses various techniques and unconventional approaches when seeking out the unexplained. He previously worked as a Paranormal Guide at the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, has been featured on Discovery 3D’s Forgotten Planet, Paranormal Challenge and Ghost Adventures Aftershocks. He was also interviewed for the 200th episode of Ghost Hunters.

Dave Spinks
Supernatural West Virgina
12:25 pm

Dave has been researching and Investigating the Paranormal since 1986 in various aspects, due to several experiences he had as a young man. He retired from over a 20 year Career in the U.S. Military and Federal Law Enforcement in 2011. Since that time he has investigated the paranormal on a full time basis and has conducted several hundred investigations during his time researching the supernatural. Dave not only investigates hauntings, he investigates reports of strange creatures, as well as UFO encounters. He has investigated some of the most notoriously reportedly haunted locations in the U.S. and several in Europe which has led to numerous hair raising and unnerving encounters as one might imagine. Recently Dave purchased the infamous haunted house known as Willows Weep to further his study of the phenomena related to hauntings. His sole purpose in investigating the paranormal is to answer some of man’s greatest questions…. Is there life after death? Are we alone in the universe? Are there unknown creatures walking among us? He believes there is, and that alone is his motivation. Dave has been featured on numerous syndicated radio shows, that include Coast to Coast AM and Darkness Radio. He has been seen on the Discovery Network’s, Destination America’s “Terror in the Woods” television show. He was also featured in the Small Town Monsters movie, The Flatwoods Monster: A Legacy of Fear “, Paranormal Zone T.V. and several local news stations just to name a few. He is often requested to be a guest at paranormal conferences as well as a guest speaker on many topics in the supernatural realm. He also contributed to the new highly successful book series, Woodknocks distributed by leprechaun productions. Dave’s latest book entitled ,West Virginia Bigfoot, will be release sometime in July 2018.  If you are interested in booking him as a guest or featured speaker email crpinvestigations@gmail.com

Shawn and Marianne Donley
How to Ghost Hunt when Traveling
1:20 pm

Learn tips for ghost hunting when traveling. Learn how to pack, what TSA agents might find suspicious when flying, and the best times to book an investigation just to name a few.

Full Time Shawn and Marianne work for a school district in north east Ohio. Shawn is the Technology Coordinator for the district and Marianne teaches high school biology and forensic science.

As a hobby, they are researchers and investigators of the paranormal and the owners of PANICd.com and DarkShadowGhostTours.com.
PANICd.com is a database of over 800 locations across the United States that have paranormal claims. For each location, we list the address, history, stories and folklore, paranormal claims, and any evidence we have either collected ourselves or have found from other paranormal investigators.

We invite paranormal groups or investigators to help contribute to the online database. If you have any information or evidence you would like us to link to on your website or YouTube channel, please contact us and we will be glad to make those links, giving you full credit. There is no costs associated with this service.

The YouTube Series “Our Haunted Travels” (on YouTube.com/PANICdVideos) and the book series of the same tittle, highlights the locations within the database that Shawn and Marianne have personally visited (almost 200 of them). Besides providing the information that is in the database, they also provide their theory as to why the location could be haunted, as well as, their personal experiences while visiting or investigation the location.

You can also catch their weekly podcast, “Untold History Revealed”, where they explore the depths of paranormal research, history, forensics, science, and true crime cases. The podcast is available on podbean.com and iTunes.

Join us on our Social Media or send us and email for more information or to contribute to the database.

Facebook.com/ PANICdatabase

Eric Altman
2:15 pm

Eric Altman is a Cryptozoologist, specializing in Bigfoot/Sasquatch with a combined 38 years of study and research of the phenomenon.  He is a well-respected field researcher, Director of the Pennsylvania Cryptozoology Society, and host and producer of the alternative talk show podcast, Beyond the Edge Radio.   Eric’s considers himself a paranormal enthusiast whose interest in all things paranormal.  
Eric has been actively investigating cases and sighting claims dating back to 1997 and or assisted in over 250 cases of Bigfoot sightings, encounters and claims in Pennsylvania.  Eric was an organizer of the East Coast Bigfoot Conference from 2000 to 2011 and beginning in 2016 he organized and hosted the Pennsylvania Bigfoot Camping Adventure, a charity fund raising event.  Eric is a much sought after public speaker and has lectured all over the country dating back to 2000.    Eric has been featured in multiple documentaries, television programs, and films on Bigfoot.  He has also contributed to, been interviewed and appeared on various radio interviews and print media.  To learn more about Eric, visit his websites http://www.ericaltman.net
http://www.beyondtheedgeradio.com Or visit him on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/erichowardaltman
Ronald Murphy
3:10 pm

Ron Murphy has been interested in things that go bump in the night since he has been a child. This passion for things in the shadows followed him to adulthood. He is now the author of the “On…” series, a multidisciplinary investigation into various paranormal creatures and phenomena. In total he has written 11 books on the paranormal from treatises to attempting to uncover the archetypal genesis of such cryptids as mermaids and werewolves. Ron has researched the entire East Coast of the US as well as in the United Kingdom. He is a renowned expert on faerie lore and is a well-established folklorist. He lectures throughout the US and is the host of two radio shows carried on the Paranormal UK Radio Network.

Almega Oscoe
4:05 pm

Oscoe is a visionary fine Artist, Author, Mystic and Consciousness Explorer. Oscoe has pushed his Mind to the Far limits of the Spirit World. The discussion will focus on meditation, Jinn and the Spirit Realm, GOD, gods and goddesses, shamanic Teacher Plants and Power Plants.

Stan Gordon
Strange Encounters of Pennsylvania
5:00 pm

UFO & Bigfoot Researcher and Author, Stan Gordon, will present an illustrated lecture called, “Strange Encounters of Pennsylvania,” and will cover a history of UFOs, Bigfoot, and other strange incidents that have occurred in Westmoreland County and the surrounding Pittsburgh area, as well as statewide.  Some of the topics covered will include the 1965 UFO crash-landing near Kecksburg, PA. Also discussed will be the massive wave of UFO & Bigfoot activity that occurred in 1973, low level UFO encounters, mini-UFOs, and strange creature reports. Stan will also give an update on more recent strange encounters that he has been investigating.   Hear about the latest reports from 2017 and 2018.  He will also have a display of UFO & Bigfoot information (when feasible) and will be doing a book & DVD signing.

Stan Gordon has been researching UFO sightings, Bigfoot encounters, and other mysterious events in Pennsylvania since 1959. Since then, he has been involved with the investigation of thousands of unusual incidents.        He is the primary investigator of the 1965 UFO crash incident that occurred near Kecksburg, PA. Stan has been taking calls on UFO sightings and other strange reports from the public since 1969, and he continues to receive unusual reports on a regular basis. He has given lectures both locally and nationally on the topics of UFOs, Bigfoot, Cryptids, and strange encounters since the late 1960s.

 He is the producer of the award winning UFO video documentary, “Kecksburg The Untold Story.” Stan is the author of three books, Silent Invasion: The Pennsylvania UFO-Bigfoot Casebook, Really Mysterious Pennsylvania, and his latest book, Astonishing Encounters: Pennsylvania’s Unknown Creatures. He appears frequently on radio and television programs discussing his research on these topics. He has been interviewed for TV and radio programs nationally and internationally. Stan has been seen on the History & Discovery Channel, SyFy Channel, Fox News Channel, Destination America Channel, and Unsolved Mysteries, as well as numerous other TV programs. He has been a guest on the Coast to Coast radio show several times.

 In more recent years he was also seen on The Close Encounters series on the Science Channel, Monsters & Mysteries in America on the Destination America Channel, Monumental Mysteries on the Travel Channel, In Search of Aliens on H2, and UFO Conspiracies on the Science Channel. Stan was featured in the recently released new documentary film “Invasion On Chestnut Ridge.” He also has a cameo appearance in the new family film “A Wish For Giants” that premiered in February of 2018. See www.awishforgiants.com for details. Stan is scheduled to take part in numerous new projects and speaking events in 2018. For update information on upcoming events and reports see: www.stangordon.info.

Stan’s more extensive Bio and pictures @ http://www.stangordon.info/wp/stan-gordon/

Stan also has a number of illustrated lectures also available on the subjects of the Kecksburg UFO crash, UFOs, Bigfoot, and mysterious creature encounters of Pennsylvania.

SantinaSantina – Psychic
$30 for 15 minutes

Santina is a clairvoyant, clairaudient, empathic, intuitive psychic-medium who has utilized her gifts since childhood. From an early age, she has communed with her own spiritual guides and crossed over loved ones. A certified Reiki practitioner, she offers Psychic Readings, Aura Readings, Energy Healing, and Spiritual Communication. A session can use any or all of these methods to provide a holistic, integrated approach that match your needs and interests. Pittsburgh: Santinagrace@gmail.com

PaulMeidingerPaul Meidinger – Psychic Medium
$30 for 15 minutes

Paul is a psychic, medium, and healer who has been studying the aura, chakras, metaphysics, and healing for over 25 years. He is a gifted teacher who has been teaching Soul Retrieval, Psychic Development, Auras, Spiritual Communication, Spirit Art, and Energy Healing. He provides the bollowing services •Spirit Communication •Aura and Chakra Readings •Energy and Spiritual Healing •Psychic Readings •Metaphysical and Spiritual Mentoring

Kathleen Addaia Taylor
$25 for 20 minutes

Kathleen is a psychic medium and healer, who has been involved in metaphysical studies for the past 9 years. She has taken classes at Lily Dale, New York and locally and is committed to her purpose of being an instrument to bring light into the world. She enjoys offering evidence of your loved ones in spirit, through her clear hearing abilities and heartfelt messages. Her excitement about the spiritual connections and abundant love available to us all continues to inspire her to share this truth with others.

Kathleen has a psychology background, completing her post graduate studies at Duquesne University, and she continues to be active in the educational field.

DeborahAnnDeborah Ann – Medium
$30 for 15 minutes

Deborah Ann is the founder of the monthly Mystical Psychic Fairs that have been around Pittsburgh and Washington Pa. for the past 6 years. She is a Psychic Medium and uses psychometry and has been reading the tarot for over 29 years.  She is also certified in Reiki, Angelic and Science of Mind Healing.  She has helped many people connect with loved ones from the other side and often has answered your questions before the end of the reading when you’re able to ask questions. She is dedicated in helping everyone she connects with and helps the with their Spiritual Path.  Deborah is available for private readings, parties, fundraisers, and other events.
Check out the Mystical Psychic Fair page:  https://www.facebook.com/MysticalPsychicFair?ref=ts&fref=ts
Deborah Ann: https://www.facebook.com/deborah.sibert.5
724-348-8063 or 412-927-9679

(Lobby gift shop) Hill View Manor Gift Shop
Hyland’s Home 
Custom Designs
LynAmies Quilts
LynAmies Quilts will be auctioning off a home made quilt.  She will be donating the money to Hill View Manor to help fix the roof.
(Glass Room by lobby) That Crazy Photo Booth
(122) Mary Kay / Color Street
(120) Dina and Daughter’s Beauty Co – Lip Scense
(122) Mc Glam – Papparazzi Jewelry
(120) Pure Romance by Christen
(124) It Works!
(138) Bee’s Bows Boutique
(131) Ginger Mysteries
(126) Pink Zebra
(137) Kitten DSS Entertainment Company
(126) Cookies & Candies by Christy
(131) Little Black Cat Resin
(138) Coblentz Creations
(125) Tastefully Simple
(121) LuLaRoe
(137) Suitably Awesome Productions
(Handmade goods and costumes)
(136) Inspired in Faith 
(124) Jordan Essentials
(142) Mountain State Paranormal
(132) Vicious Creations
(144) Healing Hand Creations
(141) Paranormal Research
Organization Of Freedom
(141) Ed Kelemen, Paranormal Documentarian
(140) Julia and Suzanne’s Boutique 
(145) Researchers Investigating the Paranormal
In Your Dreams 
(135) After Dark Illustration
(144) 4A’S Market Cafe 
(135) Innovations by Amber
(134) Crochet Craft Lady & One Busy Lady Tupperware
(142) Digital Paranormal Investigations
 (125) Thirty One
(132) The Chosen Wand 
(123) Kat’s Nature’s Works
(1N Nurses) Ghosts N’at Paranormal Adventures
 (123) Tracey Jewelry
(143) Spyral Eyed Studios
(143) Hempworx
(101) Mermaid Tales – Oyster with Pearl by Kristin