The New York Ghost[1] is an American wizarding newspaper based in New York.[2] It has been published daily from at least 1863[3] and offered an early Sunrise Edition and an evening Sunset Edition, as well as a West Coast Supplement every Thursday and a Divination Supplement every Friday. In 1926, 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]

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  • Vogue For Divination Studies: Ilvermorny School to Offer Extracurricular Xylomancy
  • Travel - Favorite Portkeys
  • Central Park Spectre...
  • Weekend Sojourns by Broom
  • Celestial Update
  • The Lunar
  • No-Maj Trapped in MACUSA Revolving Door
  • Public Notice: !Be Vigilant! ... !Be Prepared! ... !Be Safe! ...
  • Dark Wizard Terror Threat

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  • Wizards Baffled! Is Soccer the No-Majs Quidditch?
  • Bronx Ginger Witch prosecuted for wig theft...
  • De Vine and Daughters Crystal Balls ad
  • Tiny Trotters win the dance elf championship
  • Man-Hat-On Milliners for Wizards ad
  • Have Yourself a Fiesta in a Bottle - Reprinted run of Libatius Borage's sell out book
  • Classified
  • Christmas Trumpet Tunes
  • Cocktail Recipes
  • Ilvermorny End of Year House Results
  • Festive Feasts - This Christmas

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20 November 1926 Sunset edition

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  • Grindelwald: Deadly Wizard Evades Capture
  • Aurors Dispatched Nationwide in Light of Exposure Crisis
  • The MACUSA Index of Magical Exposure Threat - No. 22.77

28 November 1926 edition

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  • Gellert Grindelwald: Dark Wizard Strikes Again in Europe
    • European Aurors Ready to Fight
  • 'Pincushion' Pygmy Puff Extricated from No-Maj Haberdashery
  • Baltimore Bride Confesses to Permanent Sticking Charm
  • Picquery Condemns Voodoo Leniency
  • Justice must prevail! Picquery states
  • Culture
    • How the warble flute changed the New Orleans jazz scene
    • Magical Style: A Retrospective of No-Maj Hallowe'en Costumes
  • Sports
    • Essential timeline and in-depth interviews with top players
    • Quidditch Quick-Fire The Inter-State League in One Swift Summary
  • Consumer Climate: How the atmospheric charm has affected the shopping experience
  • Warlocks Dispute Recent Ruling Over Crystal Ball Regulation
  • Mystery Poltergeist Wreaks Havoc in Nashville Diner
  • Disqualified Seeker Repents Use of Unlawful Elixir
  • Tabby Talk
  • Weekend Breaks by Broom
  • Basic Witch
  • Romance in Runes - Reading the signs in your relationship
  • Hex-It
  • Ancient Wands Unearthed in Boise Archeological Dig
  • Herbologist Attacked by Mandrakes
  • Regulators Examine Use of Engorgement Charm in Home Improvement
  • U Hex A ad
  • Apparition age disputed after Albuquerque disaster
  • Hem-Line
  • The MACUSA Index of Magical Exposure Threat - No. 25.228

1 December 1926 Sunset Final Edition


2 December 1926 - Final Sunset Edition

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  • Wicked Wireless
  • Picquery Calls For Calm
  • Gellert Grindelwald marshals Dark wizards
  • Priceless Relic Or Obsolete Portkey? Decoding Your Attic Antiques
  • Mimbletonia fungus Served At No-Maj Gala Dinner
  • Japanese Kappa Washed Up on Western Seaboard - Aurors drafted in to placate befuddled Santa Barbara No-Maj sheriff
  • House-elf Sentenced Over Trifle Poisoning Scandal
  • Unexpected rainfall jeopardizes Pumpkin harvest
  • International demand for rare armadillo bile increases
  • Baltimore Broomstick Ban Continues
  • Flobberworm Mucus Boosts Infant Immunity, Say Healers
  • Dragonologists warn against hazardous pesticides
  • Animagi Campaign For Animal Welfare
  • Spirit sounds: how the banshee cry is soothing the senile
  • Gobstone Gallery: Team U.S.A's Success Throughout the Years
  • The Token Titbit: Gossip you can't be deprived of
  • Improve Your Foxtrot with a Tarantallegra Charm
  • Enchantress Rejects Claims of Foul Play in Beauty Pageant
  • Shikoba Wolfe Fine Wands ad
  • Genealogy - Magical skills to harvest from your ancestors
  • Darn it - Re-charm your rags!
  • Editorial
  • The MACUSA Index of Magical Exposure Threat - No. 99.547

6 December 1926 Sunrise Early Edition

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  • Is Anyone Safe? Grindelwald Spreads Fear Worldwide
  • No-Majs in Grave Danger Warns Piquery
  • Grindelwald's Stratagem? World Domination?
  • Scourer descendants in magical identity crisis - Heir reveals blight on family, seeking freedom from 'magical shackles'
  • Culture
  • Entertainer Convicted after Public Magical Juggling Display
  • Family Poltergeist Goes AWOL Following Altercation - Otherwise clement 'uncle Edward' jeopardizes wizard secrecy at family picnic in Central Park, hurling baked goods at No-Maj passers-by
  • 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
  • We Need Obliviators! MACUSA is Recruiting - If you think you have what it takes to become an obliviator at MACUSA...
  • Confounded No-Majs Misunderstand Crucial Democratic Vote
  • The MACUSA Index of Magical Exposure Threat - No. 99.885

6 December 1926 Sunset Final Edition



7 December 1926 Sunset Final Edition

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  • Prominent No-Maj killed by magical beast: MACUSA Headquarters raises security level
  • No-Maj Senator brutally murdered, hundreds of people injured. Panic soars! Pg. 2
  • President Seraphina Picquery calling for all Aurors to be on full alert: International support not yet confirmed.
  • Undercover AURORS called to City Hall: Top Aurors Squad Apparated at City Hall to investigate
  • MACUSA and The I.C.W. to crack down on illegal wizards
  • Aurors to Shut Down Speakeasies Around the Country
  • Major Investigation Department hunting all wanted criminals
  • Scared parents asking Ilvermorny School to hold all students during the holiday season
  • Sports
    • Wizards Baffled! Is Soccer the No-Majes Quidditch
    • USA Quidditch League Top Players in forbidden potions SCANDAL
  • WizBiz
    • WizTour in New York hit by fear!
  • No-Majes in total Panic! MACUSA to protect agitated New York population
  • Culture
    • No-Maj Cabaret Singer is a Goblin?
    • Casting commences on "Big Foot's Last Stand" Broadway adaptation at full speed
  • The MACUSA Index of Magical Exposure Threat -No. 67.26

6 January 1927

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  • Fearless Porpentina Goldstein (Re)Appointed as Auror
  • President Picquery to award Ms. Goldstein
  • Grindelwald Extradition Date Confirmed
  • Special Report: Is the wizarding world now at peace?
  • Other News: Alaska warlocks suspected in contraband
  • International Confederation of Wizards summit to take place in London
  • Culture
    • Priceless Relic or Portkey? Decoding your attic antiques
    • Spirit sounds: how the banshee is soothing the senile
  • Sports
    • Gobstone Gallery: Team USA's success throughout the years
  • The MACUSA Index of Magical Exposure Threat - No. 101.923
  • Genealogy: Magical Skills
  • Weather
  • Improve your Fox Trot
  • Games

30 May 1927 Sunrise Early Edition

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  • Grindelwald Extradition to Europe
  • International Confederation of Wizards Summit to take place in London
  • Presidential affairs
  • Editorial
    • Is the wizarding community now at peace?
  • Alaska warlocks suspected of contraband
  • Culture
    • Hit Broadway Musical 'Oh Rosana!' to enjoy wizarding adaptation
    • "You are Jazzed!" The ultimate jinx
  • Sports
    • Snitch stolen! Quidditch players baffled
  • Wizbiz
  • President Picquery to receive ICW prestige honor
  • How to identify an Obscurus
  • Major International operation in place
  • Obliviation emergency: tipsy No-Maj trapped in MACUSA revolving door
  • Squee! Wizards flee Blind Pig
  • Ilvermorny to introduce Creature Care Curriculum
  • Wolfsbane seeds found in No-Maj nursery
  • Confirmed: Caxambu water is magical and powerful
  • Presidential affairs
  • Ministry of Magic Aurors on Full Alert
  • End of the Rainbow "I Found the Treasure" Claims Free House Elf
  • The MACUSA Index of Magical Exposure Threat - No. 102.225
  • Weather
  • Moon & Sun Aspects
  • Divination Supplement !Every Friday!
  • Games
  • Firecracker Fitness: Pyrotechnics Aerobics
  • Wicked Wireless: Jazzy tuned to make you swoon
  • Revolutionize your rodent: nutritious feed to get the whiskers twitching
  • Tonight's Sky: Look out for constellations
  • Spirit & Spook: Your haunted portion
  • Leisure By Measure: Life balance solved through alchemy
  • Hi-Jinx & Havoc
  • Romance in Runes: Reading the Signs in your relationship
  • Obituary
  • Travel
  • Weekend Breaks by Broom - This week's hit spot: Nashville
  • Tabby Talk: Build better bonds with your feline friends
  • Basic Witch: How average is your spellwork?
  • Hex-It!
  • Games: Wizard's Checkers
  • Rune Riddles
  • In the next edition of The Ghost
    • Magical ?Myths? Revealed - 3 page Special
    • Ancient Egypt: Discover the truth about our magical ancestors - 2 page historical special
    • Dark Arts!Exposed!
    • Top Ten Brooms: The best accessories and the latest models! Special Feature
    • Recruitment Special - 2 page feature

Known positions

  • Editor
  • Reporter
    • Business and finance reporter
    • Sports reporter
    • Arts and culture reporter
    • Reporter for No-Maj Bureau
  • MACUSA Correspondent
  • California Correspondent
  • Chicago Correspondent
  • Divination Correspondent
  • Tennessee Correspondent
  • Michigan Correspondent
  • Spells Correspondent
  • Texas Correspondent
  • Missouri Correspondent

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Business and finance reporter

Sports reporter

Arts and culture reporter

Reporter for No-Maj Bureau



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

Behind the scenes


Notes and references

  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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