April 07, 2011
Do you know a family that deserves the keys to Lake Compounce?
For the second year in a row, Lake Compounce, the oldest, continuously operating amusement park in the country, will honor one very special, and deserving family with the ‘Keys to the Park.’
The family will experience a backstage tour, as well as unl... Read More »
May 16, 2008
Kennywood owners approve sale of amusement park chain to Spanish firm
A spokeswoman for Kennywood Entertainment says the family-owned amusement park chain has approved its sale to a Spanish firm that manages dozens of amusement, animal and water parks in the United States and Europe. Madrid-based Parques Reunidos hopes to c... Read More »
March 11, 2008
Kennywood owners divided on foreign sale
The sale of Kennywood Park is proving not to be as smooth a ride as management had bargained for. The deal to sell the storied amusement park and four sister venues to Parques Reunidos of Spain awaits approval from the Kennywood founders' dozens of heirs.... Read More »
December 11, 2007
New Chapter in Kennywood Entertainment History Announced
Kennywood Entertainment of Pittsburgh announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell its amusement park holdings, including Kennywood in West Mifflin, PA, Idlewild & SoakZone in Ligonier, PA, Sandcastle Waterpark in West Homestead, PA and N... Read More »
June 08, 2007
Story Land sued over 2004 injury
The family of a Maine child is suing the owners of Storyland over a head injury allegedly caused three years ago while the child was getting on a ride at the amusement park in Glen. The suit is being filed just as the family-owned theme park is being bou... Read More »
May 02, 2007
Kennywood operators buy NH amusement park
Kennywood Entertainment, which operates Kennywood and Sandcastle amusement parks in the Pittsburgh area, on Tuesday said it purchased Story Land, a New Hampshire amusement park. Financial terms of the deal between Kennywood and the Morrell Corp. were not... Read More »
March 10, 2006
Kennywood plans water park, new rides, hotel on 43 acres in ... - Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Kennywood Entertainment Co. continues to bank property around the landmark amusement park for future expansion.
The West Mifflin amusement park already has bought 15 acres and is acquiring another 28 acres, all in Duquesne. The land, purchased for $2.6 million, is part of its long-range master plan to expand when the Mon Fayette Expressway is built.