For a scary time, book a room near these 4 haunted places in the Northeast

Halloween is more than trick-or-treating, goblins and scary decorations.

Some folks actually like to head to haunted places to hunt ghosts and learn more about the stories behind why a place is haunted.

Below we list four such places in the Northeast and how you can lodge near those places through VRBO.com.

VRBO stands for Vacation Rentals by Owner.

Good luck with your scary vacation and don’t let the ghosts get you.

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The Amityville Horror House, Long Island, N.Y.

Amityville Horror House

In 1974, a boy killed his parents and four siblings at this house in Amityville, L.I.

Ronald DeFeo Jr. killed his parents and four siblings in this home in 1974. The horrific event captivated the media and a book called “The Amityville Horror” was released in 1977. A series of movies followed.

The house is said to be haunted by its violent past.

You can lodge close to the house

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ISL: NorthEast United FC’s Gerard Nus set to arrive in India

NorthEast United FC boss along with his coaching staff will arrive in India on Friday…

NorthEast United FC head coach Gerard Nus will be the third manager in the Indian Super League (ISL) after ATK Mohun Bagan’s Antonio Lopez Habas and Jamshedpur FC’s Owen Coyle to arrive in India.

Nus will be accompanied by his coaching staff and they will touchdown at Goa on Friday, following which they will have to self-quarantine themselves for 14 days before kicking off pre-season training.

NorthEast United had posted a picture of their head coach and his coaching staff at the Madrid airport getting ready to travel to Goa.

Star midfielder Federico Gallego had left for India on Wednesday and has already reached Goa on Thursday. The

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Concern over rise in virus cases in US Northeast

HARTFORD, Conn. — Dr. Deborah Birx of the White House coronavirus task force says she is concerned about the uptick in coronavirus cases in the Northeast.

She said Thursday at the University of Connecticut’s Hartford campus that a “very different” kind of spread is happening now.

She says it’s not happening in the workplace so much because people are taking precautions. She says more people are becoming infected because of indoor family gatherings and social events as the weather cools.

She says that was a lesson learned in the South during the summer when people went indoors for air conditioning.

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HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE VIRUS OUTBREAK:

— Washington DC health department asks Rose Garden attendees to get tested

— Paris hospitals on emergency footing as ICUs fill with coronavirus patients

— Am I immune to the coronavirus if I’ve already had it?

— President Trump

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A Fall Getaway for Two: Amtrak’s BOGO Sale for the Northeast U.S.

Just in time for leaf-peeping season, Amtrak is making it easier to plan a New England getaway for two with a buy-one-get-one-free sale. 

Book a seat on one of the rail carrier’s Acela or Northeast Regional trains, which operate between Boston and Virginia, for travel through Saturday, December 12, and you can bring along a companion for free.  

Available fares start as low as $30 (for Northeast Regional service between Washington, D.C., and Richmond, Virginia). Other appealing options include $56 for D.C.–Philadelphia; $66 for New York–Providence, Rhode Island; and $69 for Boston–Philadelphia. 

The cost for tickets along many routes falls under $100—and with the BOGO promotion, you get two seats for the price of one. 

You’ll need to book your trip at least three days in advance, and the deal is not valid for travel on Fridays or Sundays. And there are three additional blackout dates: November 24, 25,

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