New York Skies (UFO Blog)

New York Skies is a weekly blog exploring UFO related news and events, sightings and reports from New York State.

15 years of Cylinder UFOs Over New York State

Cylinder UFOs, who knew they’ve been quietly growing in sighting numbers.

It was about 10:20 p.m. on June 2nd 2000 when a couple of Mineola, NY residents noticed something in the northern sky that appeared to be wobbling back and forth. The two brothers scrambled for a set of binoculars that they had. After a few minutes of observation one of the young men exclaimed, “It’s a UFO.”

Two UFO Photos – One UFO

Who knew that two UFO photos taken 15 years apart would reveal a particular class of craft.

For years there have been reports of UFOs buzzing various skyscrapers in and around the greater New York City area. Among the most notable are the Empire State Building and the Twin Towers of the original World Trade Center.

UFOs the Damned Data of Our Era

Damn Data on UFO’s

In his 1919 work, The Book of the Damned, Charles Fort coined the term damned data related to data about anomalous phenomena for which science had no logical explanation but rejected as impossible or simply ignored.

UFO Sightings for 2014 for New York

UFO Sightings for 2014 continue an upward trend

Who knew UFO Sightings for 2014 for New York would be continuing an upward trend?

Top 10 UFO Stories from New York Skies (2014)

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The Top 10 New York Skies UFO Stories of 2014

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UFO 1966 – The Lake Tiorati UFO

Consider the lake Tiorati UFO incident.

Twas the week before Christmas in 1966, when twenty-three-year old Vincent and two pals decided to do a little winter fishing. The winter weather was rather temperate for December so they decided to do their fishing at a spot along the Hudson River, about 40 miles north of New York City.

2011 UFO: The Nissequogue UFO Incident

Consider this account and photo of the Nissequogue UFO incident.

It was late August 2011, Puerto Rico and the Great Antilles had been battered by a category three hurricane; that storm’s name was Hurricane Irene. Coastal areas up the eastern seaboard braced for the worst as the storm and it’s 120 mph winds made its way northward, causing significant storm surge and coastal flooding. On the north shore of Long Island, the Suffolk County bayside community of Nissequogue, NY (pronounced NISS-ə-kwog) was dealing with surge flooding.

19th Century UFOs in New York State

Consider for a moment 19th Century UFOs in New York State.

A month doesn’t go by that someone contacts me and pronounces that UFOs are hogwash and simply some sort of mass hysteria or urban legend propagated since about 1940s. These individuals usually go to great verbose lengths to assure me that UFOs sightings are a recent occurrence over the past seventy years or so.

Two Bright Red UFOs at 10 O’Clock High

Check out this story of a man who saw a pair of bright red UFOs.

In early November 2014, Charles exited Interstate-84 westbound at exit 17 for Holmes, N.Y. As he came to a stop at the end of the ramp, facing north, he observed two bright red UFOs in the sky ahead of him, at about 10 o'clock high.

A 1790 Colonial UFO Sighting

He was playing his fiddle and an became witness to a 1790 Colonial UFO Sighting

He was playing his fiddle and an became witness to a 1790 Colonial UFO Sighting