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  • Great America keeps 'history alive' with Kiddieland's Little Dipper

    Great America keeps 'history alive' with Kiddieland's Little Dipper
    Six Flags Great America is celebrating its 40th season 39 years after its June 1976 opening day, which might generate some confusion. When we reach our 39th birthday, not many of us will brag about starting our 40th year, even though we are.
  • Commentary: Savor those elementary school moments before they dance away

    This week, I attended my youngest son's spring dance at his elementary school. After 12 spring dances (counting my oldest son's tenure), this was my final one. Recognizing the significance of this milestone, I stayed for the whole program. The...

    Coaster Fans Ride Wicked Cyclone At Six Flags

    Coaster Fans  Ride Wicked Cyclone At Six Flags
    AGAWAM, Mass. — The Wicked Cyclone at Six Flags New England will not scare the bejeebers out of you. But it's still a really fun, speedy ride packed with some unexpected turns and plenty of "air time," which is roller coaster lingo for when your...

    School staff to police: Student arrived for field trip intoxicated

    A Maine South High School student was turned away from a senior class field trip after police say she showed up while under the influence of alcohol. Michelle Kaufman, 18, of the 1300 block of Lundergan Avenue, Park Ridge, was charged with underage...

    SeaWorld aims for tallest, fastest coaster in Orlando

    SeaWorld aims for tallest, fastest coaster in Orlando
    SeaWorld Orlando will debut a shark-inspired roller coaster named Mako next summer that will have a top speed of 73 mph and a drop from 200 feet — the fastest, tallest, longest thrill ride in Central Florida, the theme park said Wednesday. The...