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News for Industry

Wednesday, May 08, 2019
The board of Directors of AIMS International is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary Jane (MJ) Brewer as the next Executive Director. She will succeed Karen Oertley who announced her retirement last November. Brewer brings more than 20 years of industry experience to AIMS International and will assume overall responsibility for day-to-day management and operation of the association ...read more
Categories: Industry, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Ed Hodgdon, NEAAPA Secretary and Marketing Manager from Funtown Spalshtown USA, attended this year's IAAPA US Advocacy Days in Washington, D.C. on April 8 and 9. Joined by other NEAAPA members including Erik Beard from International Ride Training, Jim Seay, Sara Seay, and Alexandria Liu from Premier Rides, Gaylee Gillim from IALDA, Pete Barto of S&S Worldwide, Chad Wallace and Steve Bell from ...read more
Categories: Association, Education, Industry, Press Release
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – More than 100 persons gathered for the New England Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions’ (NEAAPA) 106th Anniversary Education Conference and Annual Meeting March 18-20 at the Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel here.  The highlight of event was the induction of Gene Dean, owner of Fiesta Shows/Dean Enterprises, Seabrook, N.H., into the NEAAPA Hall of Fame ...read more
Categories: Education, Industry, Association, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, June 12, 2017
By Ron GustafsonEditor, New England News  (Editor’s note: In 2010, Publisher Gary Slate of Amusement Today asked us to prepare an article related to the history of the New England Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (NEAAPA). Late NEAAPA Secretary/Treasurer Alan Ramsay dug through the association’s archives for information to forward to me while I conducted numerous telephone interviews ...read more
Categories: Education, Industry, Association, Fun Facts
Thursday, December 17, 2015
  MIDDLEBURY, Conn. – The electrified rail line that once weaved its way through the wooded hills of this quiet borough in northwestern Connecticut has been gone for more than 80 years.   Even though 1930 spelled the end of the line for the Connecticut Trolley Company, its most popular summer stop, one that filled the rail cars to capacity, lives on.   Quassy Amusement & Waterpark is nothing ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Industry