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News for Industry

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
The AIMS International Nomination Committee is pleased to announce a call for nominees to serve on the AIMS Board of Directors. The committee seeks nominees willing to lend their leadership and vision to AIMS International’s mission to improve safety in the amusement industry through leadership in education, and to contribute to defining the organization’s path forward. Per AIMS by laws ...read more
Categories: Industry, Press Release
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
S&S Worldwide and Kennywood unveil highly-anticipated roller coaster train for the Steel Curtain, the anchor attraction of the fan-centric Steelers Country themed area, opening in 2019. Since this summer’s announcement that Pittsburgh’s iconic Kennywood Park will open the groundbreaking Steelers Country attraction in 2019, football and roller coaster fans have been eager for news on one of the ...read more
Categories: Industry, Press Release
Monday, November 26, 2018
Veteran Amusement Industry Professional Plans Departure After 5 Years Serving the Safety Education Mission of AIMS International Karen Oertley, Executive Director of AIMS International, has announced her retirement effective April 2019. Oertley has served as Executive Director since 2014.  Karen has played a critical role in the growth of AIMS, and the AIMS International Board of Directors is ...read more
Categories: Industry, 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