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  • A year early, Dorney's bringing in parts for the 2012 coaster

     
    Even though Dorney Park's newest coaster Invertigo won't be ready until 2012, the park has already begun receiving parts of the inverted-boomerang style thrill ride....
  • Consumer Confidential: More jobs, more cars sold, more thrills at theme parks

     
    Here's your flash-in-the-pan Friday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: -- In the surest sign yet that the economy's on the mend, the unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in two years -- 8.8%. That's still......
  • Dorney Park's new Planet Snoopy 'Awesome'

     
    "Awesome" was the first thing my son said as we entered the new Planet Snoopy at Dorney Park in South Whitehall Township. The first thing he noticed was that all the generic Dorney Park trash cans in the expanded kids section had been replaced with...
  • Former Disney executive to head Cedar Fair

     
    A former Disney executive and hotel chain manager has been named president of Cedar Fair Entertainment Co., the Ohio theme park company that owns Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park. Cedar Fair announced Monday that Matthew A. Ouimet, 53, would......
  • Check out Dinosaurs and Stinger - new at Dorney - this weekend

     
     After you enter Dinosaurs Alive!, a new attraction at Dorney Park, you head down a path marked with imprints of ferns and giant footprints. Animatronic dinosaurs loom among the trees in the distance. The sound of snapping tree branches — as...
  • Dorney kicks off 125th anniversary this weekend

    The 125th season at Dorney Park begins with a special anniversary kick-off at the park's main entrance 9:45 a.m. tomorrow. Get there early. The first 125 guests get 125th anniversary T-shirts and and personally autographed copies of Wally Ely's book...
  • Dorney Park's roller-coaster relationship with neighbors is history

    Dorney Park's roller-coaster relationship with neighbors is history
    It was the kind of request that once would have drawn crowds of Cetronia residents in protest. Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom wanted more freedom to build thrill rides as tall as 200 feet. But at the February meeting before the South Whitehall...
  • Knott's Berry Farm parent Cedar Fair agrees to buyout by Apollo

     
    Cedar Fair, which owns Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park and other amusement parks nationwide, agreed late Wednesday to a $2.4-billion buyout by private equity firm Apollo Global Management. The deal follows a poor summer for Cedar Fair as the......
  • Knott's Berry Farm parent Cedar Fair cancels buyout deal, but stock rises on speculation of other offers

     
    Cedar Fair Entertainment Co., the amusement park owner whose properties include Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park, on Tuesday called off its buyout deal with private equity firm Apollo Global Management after major shareholders objected. But the...
  • Harry Potter’s magic wins Universal awards

     
    More evidence of Harry Potter's magic for Universal Orlando: Islands of Adventure was voted best theme park and Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey was voted best new ride by riders of ThemeParkInsider.com. Islands bested Busch Gardens Williamsburg...
  • Book makes Dorney Park's history fly by on the wings of a zephyr

    In a conversation about 20 years ago with someone from Philadelphia, I mentioned that I lived in Allentown. "Oh, I know Allentown," he said "Hess's, Dorney Park." While Hess's is no more, Dorney Park, actually located in South Whitehall Township,...