Profile of Dale Jarvis

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  • A token visit from Mr. Long Johns

    A little while ago, I met up with Carl Sooley of Heart’s Delight. I was interviewing Sooley about Bonfire Night memories, as part of the Heritage ...

  • A pair of haunted harbours

    There is certainly no shortage of haunted coves, harbours, tickles and bights in Newfoundland and Labrador. With such a deep history, and such a ...

  • Service with a ghostly smile

    As stories circulate in the weeks following hurricane Igor, the tales I like best are the ones about neighbours helping neighbours. Stories about ...

  • The tragic story of Kitty Casey

    This year, Tourism Elliston is busy planning its Roots, Rants and Roars fall festival. Keeping with Elliston’s reputation as being the root ...

  • Coffin keeps you awake

    About 10 years ago, I went looking for a ghost story from the town of St. Vincent’s, on the southern part of the Avalon Peninsula, for a local ...

  • Things that go bump in the upper room

    One good example of this is a tale which was told to me by a man who had grown up in the downtown area of St. John's. He and his family had lived ...

  • A mysterious light in the sky

    Over the years, celebrities such as Tom Cruise, Matt Damon, Woody Allen and Barbra Streisand have passed through. These visitors may have been ...

  • Jersey Boys: the Burgeo version

    Jeremiah was a fisherman. He got up in the dark early hours every morning and made ready to head out for a day on the water.One morning, Jeremiah ...

  • Tales of the Codroy lights

    Newfoundland unexplained - During the last week of July, storytellers from all over the world will be congregating in St. John's as part of the ...

  • Ghostly couple haunts the beach

    Newfoundland unexplained - In October 2001, I was told a strange story by a woman from the community of Francois. This woman claimed never to ...