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Eastern Panhandle Paranormal Conference Coming to Martinsburg on August 29

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA—It’s going to be Ghost Time at the Apollo.

On August 29, the world of the paranormal will descend upon The Apollo Civic Theater in Martinsburg as APG Conferences produces the inaugural Eastern Panhandle Paranormal Conference. Some of the top names in the field, as well as a number of local paranormal authorities, will be on hand to share their knowledge with others who have in interest in all things supernatural.

“Our goal is to bring paranormal exposure to areas that have not had an opportunity to meet others with an interest in the supernatural,” said Anthony Atha, founder of APG Conferences LLC.

The event will be an all-day affair, with doors opening at 9 a..m. Shawn Kelly of Pittsburgh Paranormal Society will open the conference at 10 a.m. with his presentation, “Do Spirits Exist?” Sharon Kincaid of Southern Atlantic Paranormal will then discuss techniques on “Improving the Study of the Paranormal.” She’ll be followed by Vince Wilson, one of the paranormal field’s most technologically-savvy minds, who will discuss applied science in ghost hunting.

Other presenters include Rie Sadler of Eastern Paranormal Research, who will discuss historic haunts of the Old Line State; presentations from Joey Ward of West Georgia Paranormal Research Society and Russ Noratel the Baltimore Society of Paranormal Research; ordained Spiritualist minister and certified psychic Alexis Rolnick; and a lecture entitled “The Re-Haunting of Gettysburg,” by John Sabol, the “Ghost Excavator” seen recently on A&E’s “Paranormal State.”

Later that evening, the event will conclude with a Victorian Séance and Message Circle led by Rolnick.
Tickets are just $25 for basic admission, and an additional $35 for admission to the séance/message circle. VIP packages can be purchased for $70, which includes both basic and séance admission, as well as guaranteed seating in the first three rows of the Apollo. Vendor tables are also available for $50, with one basic admission included.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit

Founded by Anthony Atha, APG Conferences LLC is committed to bringing the best social conferences to those with an interest in the paranormal. APG has already produced conferences such as the Morgantown Paranormal Conference and the Western Pennsylvania Paranormal Conference, and looks to expand with events in Maryland, Ohio and other states in near future.

For interview requests with any of the participants or to cover the conference for your news media outlet, please contact Anthony Atha or assistant director Jess Kopyta at (202) 280-2556.

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