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The New York Ghost[1] was an American wizarding newspaper based in New York.[2] It was published daily from at least 1863[3] and offered an evening Sunset Edition as well as a West Coast supplement every Thursday. A single issue cost 0.03 dragots, while a 12 month subscription cost 5 dragots and was delivered by owl. Its slogan was "Enchanted Dispatches to the American Wizard."[2]

Known editionsEdit

20 November 1926 Sunset editionEdit

The New York Ghost - 20 Nov 1926 Sunset Edition
  • Grindelwald: Deadly Wizard Evades Capture
    • Threatens wizarding world with exposure
    • Authorities investigate claims of Grindelwald sighting in Bratislava
  • Aurors Dispatched Nationwide in Light of Exposure Crisis
  • CounsOWL: ?Questions? answered about your feathered friend!!
  • Weather
  • Recruiting: Become an Obliviator
  • Moon & Sun Aspects

28 November 1926 editionEdit

NewYorkGhost 1926-11-28

1 December 1926 Sunset Final EditionEdit

  • Grindelwald Attacks Intensify Risking War with No-Majs
  • I.C.W. convened for Emergency Talks
  • MACUSA...Is the USA Ready?
  • Love at First Bite: The Unlikely Tale of a Vampire
  • Yellowstone disturbances "holds no magical connections" says Picquery
  • Splinched Finger Chaos at Charleston Chicken Factory
  • Fire Halts Play at Annual Gobstones Convention
  • Acclaimed Poetess Denies Hoodwink Allegations
  • No-Maj Ingredients and Their Place in Modern Potion-making" - Los Angeles - California
  • Harbour the Magic of the Scottish Highlands with Hagpipes
  • Quidditch Quizzical: How Well do you Know the National League?
  • The medical modes of the rich and famous
  • Bogus Seer Defies Sceptics to Win Jackpot
  • Healers Demand Negotiations Over Working Hours
  • Electricity epidemic: Understanding the No-Maj phenomenon
  • Black magic: How to get the most out of your every day robes
  • Leading sneakoscope supplier boasts record sales
  • Stinksap Extract Sourced in Best-Selling Toothpaste
  • Weather
  • How to Win a Rust Repellent Cauldron
  • Games
    • Spot the Snargaluff
    • Rune Riddles
    • Pygmy Puff Pelmanism

6 December 1926 Sunrise Early EditionEdit

The New York Ghost - 6 Dec 1926 - Sunrise Early Edition
  • Is Anyone Safe? Grindelwald Spreads Fear Worldwide
  • No-Majs in Grave Danger Warns Piquery
  • Scourer descendants in magical identity crisis
  • Culture
    • Is No-Maj Literature Worth Reading?
    • The 984th Spell-ing Wasp National Competition arrives in NYC
  • Entertainer Convicted after Public Magical Juggling Display
  • Family Poltergeist Goes AWOL Following Altercation
  • MACUSA Officials Demand More Witches in the Workplace
  • Wizbiz
    • Hallowe'en sees record-breaking sales of No-Maj brooms
  • Prehistoric Manuscripts Prompts Doubt over Wandlore Dates
  • Venomous Tentacula Traps Burglar in Tenements Robbery
  • Grindewald's Stratagim? World Domination?
  • Confounded No-Majs Misunderstand Crucial Democratic Vote

6 December 1926 Sunset Final EditionEdit


7 December 1926 Sunset Final EditionEdit

The New York Ghost - 7 Dec 1926
  • Prominent No-Maj killed by magical beast: MACUSA Headquarters raises security level
  • President Seraphina Picquery calling for all Aurors to be on full alert: International support not yet confirmed.
  • Divination Supplement !Every Friday!
  • Undercover AURORS called to City Hall: Top Aurors Squad Apparated at City Hall to investigate
  • Major Investigation Department hunting all wanted criminals
  • Scared parents asking Ilvermorny School to hold all students during the holiday season
  • Wizards Baffled! Is Soccer the No-Majes Quidditch?
  • No-Majes in total Panic! MACUSA to protect agitated New York population
  • No-Maj Cabaret Singer is a Goblin?
  • Weather
  • Moon & Sun Aspects


  • The New York Ghost may be a play on the New York Post, one of America's oldest newspapers.

Behind the scenesEdit


Notes and referencesEdit

  1. Instagram post from MinaLima
  2. 2.0 2.1 Teaser trailer for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (see this image)
  3. The volume number of the 6 December 1926 issue was "LXIII," indicating that it had been in publication for sixty-three years at that time.
  4. See this image.

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