This website uses cookies to store information on your computer. Some of these cookies are used for visitor analysis, others are essential to making our site function properly and improve the user experience. By using this site, you consent to the placement of these cookies. Click Accept to consent and dismiss this message or Deny to leave this website. Read our Privacy Statement for more.
ACE News
Filter news by category:

Read about recent events, essential information and the latest coaster and amusement industry news.

Displaying page 1 of 7
1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7

ACE News Articles
Friday, September 11, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
Obituary: Patti DeBlasi (1946 - 2020) »
Photo: Patti DeBlasi. View full-sized image . Patti DeBlasi passed away in July 2020. She was the daughter of J...
Friday, September 11, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
ACE Western Pennsylvania: Gary Baker Memorial Day 2020 »
Photo: Joel Brewton-Riling. View full-sized image . In honor of Gary Baker’s contributions to Lakemont Park and...
Friday, September 11, 2020   (3 Comments - view/add)
Gerstlauer Provides New Coaster to Bellewaerde »
Photo: Courtesy Bellewaerde. View full-sized image . One of the European parks least visited by Americans is Be...
Friday, September 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Movie Park Germany Announces — Sort of — a New Coaster for 2021 »
Photo: Cheri Armstrong. View full-sized image . In the light of a global pandemic, most ACE members weren’...
Friday, September 4, 2020   (7 Comments - view/add)
From the President - September-October 2020 »
I’ve come to realize that, at least for me, the internet is a double-edged sword when it comes to my coaster enthusiasm. A...
Friday, September 4, 2020   (3 Comments - view/add)
ACE Western Pennsylvania: KennyKon XXXI »
Photo: Joel Brewton-Riling. View full-sized image . “Welcome to the weirdest KennyKon ever” was ACE Wester...
Friday, August 21, 2020   (2 Comments - view/add)
Nuts & Bolts - July-August 2020 »
h6 { font-size: 16px; color: #353535; } .iframe-container { overflow: hidden;...
Friday, August 21, 2020   (3 Comments - view/add)
ACE Member Coaster Milestones - July-August 2020 »
2,000 — Cheryl Lewison, Hyperion. View full-sized image . 2,000 — Martin Lewison, Wacky Worm II. View...
Friday, August 21, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
ACE North Central: ACE Conquers Arnolds »
All photos by Tom Nickeson. View full-sized image . On Sunday August 2, a small group of 10 ACEers converged on...
Friday, August 21, 2020   (8 Comments - view/add)
Conservation Corner: The World’s Oldest Roller Coaster Rides Again »
* { box-sizing: border-box; } .column { float: left; width: 50%; padding: 5px;...
Saturday, August 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Germany’s Erlebnispark Tripsdrill Opens Two New Coasters »
Photo: Courtesy Vekoma. View full-sized image . Germany boasts many world-class theme parks. Elebnispark Tripsd...
Saturday, August 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Intamin Releases Details on Four New Concepts »
Autodrome is one of three models for Intamin’s new Hot Racer concept. Photo: Courtesy Intamin. View full-sized image ....
Saturday, August 8, 2020   (2 Comments - view/add)
Book Review: Imagineering an American Dreamscape, a Look at the Evolution of Theme Parks »
Imagineering an American Dreamscape, a Look at the Evolution of Theme Parks, by Barry R. Hill. View full-sized image ....
Saturday, August 8, 2020   (2 Comments - view/add)
Oceanfest 2020 »
Photo: Vanessa Thomas. View full-sized image . In early March, just before the pandemic shut down life as we kno...
Friday, July 24, 2020   (2 Comments - view/add)
Efteling debuts Max & Moritz, a Double Attraction From Mack Rides »
All Photos Courtesy Efteling. View full-sized image . ACE members who have visited Efteling (Kaatsheuvel, Ne...
Friday, July 24, 2020   (5 Comments - view/add)
Two-fer Connecticut - July 18, 2020 »
Quassy Amusement Park. Photo by Rus Ozana. View full-sized image . Plans for this event began last November. In...
Friday, July 24, 2020   (3 Comments - view/add)
Obituary: Byron Hughes 1966 – 2020 »
Photo from Byron Hughes Collection. View full-sized image . On July 9, Byron Lamar Hughes lost his lifelong...
Friday, July 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fun Fore All Fiesta 2020 »
Photo: Joel Brewton-Riling. View full-sized image . It’s hard to believe, but ACE Western Pennsylvania’s Fun...
Friday, July 17, 2020   (3 Comments - view/add)
Orion Changes the Skyline at Kings Island »
Photo: Derek Perry. View full-sized image . Sometimes they say “it is in the stars"… which is fitting for Orion...
Friday, July 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nuts & Bolts - July-August 2020 »
h6 { font-size: 16px; color: #353535; } .iframe-container { overflow: hidden; padding-top: 56....
Monday, July 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
My Most Difficult Coaster Credit - Part 2 »
ACE members shared some of their most difficult coaster credits to attain. Part 1 of the member stories can be found her...
Monday, July 13, 2020   (2 Comments - view/add)
From the President - July-August 2020 »
Coaster Con at Home is now in the history books — hopefully, the first and last. This event was a great example of what an...
Monday, July 13, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
Candymonium — The Sweetest New Ride at Hersheypark »
Photo: Ron Jiu. View full-sized image . After the coronavirus pandemic closed amusement parks in Pennsylvania f...
Friday, July 3, 2020   (5 Comments - view/add)
Coaster Con at Home: A Huge Success in Connecting ACEers While Apart »
Thursday Group Shot Screenshot: Jeffrey Seifert. View full-sized image . Coaster Con at Home offered ACE memb...
Friday, July 3, 2020   (3 Comments - view/add)
Adventureland Announces Dragon Slayer »
The two former loops of Dragon now hang banners promoting the upcoming Dragon Slayer . All photos by Tom Nickerson. Vi...
Friday, July 3, 2020   (5 Comments - view/add)
The Industry Reopens: What Can Guests Expect? »
All photos by Robert Ulrich. View full-sized image . A significant number of amusement parks and theme parks ha...
Friday, June 19, 2020   (2 Comments - view/add)
Nuts & Bolts - May-June 2020 »
h6 { font-size: 16px; color: #353535; } POSTED JUNE 19 Joyland Park Hit by Sand Storm...
Friday, June 19, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
Construction Zone - May-June 2020 »
Aquaman Power Wave , Six Flags Over Texas Many of the new-for-2020 coaster projects were put on hold in March with t...
Friday, June 19, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
ACE Member Coaster Milestones - May-June 2020 »
1,000 — Jeff Harper, Mako. View full-sized image . 800 — Bobby Nagy, Twisted Cyclone. View full-sized ima...
Friday, June 12, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Obituary: Doug Robinson 1971 – 2020 »
Photo: Jonathan Hawkins. View full-sized image . Doug Robinson, age 49, of Indian Trail, North Carolina, passed...
Friday, June 12, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
Obituary: Gary Naftz »
Photo: David Stremme. View full-sized image . On May 14, 2020, Gary Naftz passed away suddenly. Gary was a quie...
Friday, June 12, 2020   (4 Comments - view/add)
Conservation Corner: Protecting Your Collections »
Photo: Tim Baldwin. View full-sized image . In addition to taking lots of photos, many ACEers collect coaster-...
Friday, June 12, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Coaster Con at Home Approaches: All Members Encouraged to Participate »
View full-sized image . Coaster Con is about coming together to interact, build friendships and celebrate rolle...
Friday, June 12, 2020   (9 Comments - view/add)
Signs of Life Return to the Industry »
Wildcat — Frontier City Photo: Tim Baldwin. View full-sized image . There is no doubt that the world is living t...
Friday, May 29, 2020   (9 Comments - view/add)
Obituary: Ann Marie Robinson 1949 - 2020 »
Photo: B. Derek Shaw. View full-sized image . Longtime ACE member Ann Marie Robinson passed away on May 11, age...

Displaying page 1 of 7
1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7