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Tuesday, 04 April 2017 21:35

Man Drives Damaged Car to Body Shop After Fatal Hit and Run

Written by Bill Parry, Times Ledger

Corona Cyclist Killed Sunnyside
The NYPD puts an electronic billboard at the intersection where 32-year-old cyclist Gelacio Reyes was killed in a hit-and-run collision at 39th Street and 43rd Avenue in Sunnyside. (Photo credit: Bill Parry)

 

A 32-year old married father of three cycling home to Corona, NY on April 2 was struck and killed by an alleged drunk and unlicensed driver in Sunnyside, police said. 

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Panel: Livia Guarnieri of Axalta, Susanna Gotsch of CCC, Mike Anderson of Collision Advice, Andy MacDonald of VeriFacts, Caliber Collision's Jeff Brewer, Leigh Guarnieri of American Honda and Gary Ledoux from Honda

 

During AASP/NJ's 40th Annual NORTHEAST Conference and Tradeshow, American Honda held two unique educational opportunities for the shops on their ProFirst certification program.

Thursday, 30 March 2017 21:18

Burglary Suspect in Stolen U-Haul Crashes Into MA Body Shop

Written by Mike Carraggi, Patch National Staff

Stolen UHaul Chase Cambridge

 

A Cambridge, MA man's escape attempt ended in flames early Sunday, March 19 when the reportedly stolen U-Haul he was using to flee police crashed into a Revere auto body shop, police said.

Thursday, 30 March 2017 16:24

Mallery’s Auto Body Earns Assured Performance Certification

Written by Olean Times Herald

John Mallery Mallerys Body Shop
John Mallery, owner of Mallery's Auto Body Inc., announced that his shop has been certified by Assured Performance, a nonprofit consumer advocacy organization that oversees standards in the auto body shop.

 

Mallery’s Auto Body Inc. in Olean, NY has been certified by Assured Performance, a nonprofit consumer advocacy organization “for maintaining the right tools, equipment, training and facility necessary to repair the participating automaker-brand vehicles according to the manufacturer’s specifications.”


New Windsor Auto Body Arrest
Patrick J. Torpey (Photo credit: New Windsor Police Department)

 

The New Windsor Police Department has announced the arrest of a local Tow Truck/Auto Body Shop owner for providing false information on several New York State Department of Motor Vehicle documents.

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With 2017 marking AASP/NJ's 40th Annual NORTHEAST Conference and Tradeshow, it comes as no surprise that this year's event, held at the Meadowlands Exposition Center on March 17-19, was bigger and better than ever with a handful of firsts.

Attorney General Joseph A. Foster announced that his office brought a consumer protection enforcement action against Platinum Auto Brokers, Inc., formerly located in Nashua, now doing business as Derry Auto Brokers.

March is the month for celebrating women across America, but for Barry’s Auto Body, women are celebrated each and every day.

Wednesday, 15 March 2017 21:00

Ben’s Auto Body Celebrates 85 Years in Business

Written by Paul Briand, seacoastonline.com

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Mike Berounsky, left, and Jason Berounsky are fourth generation owners and operators of Ben's Auto Body on Mirona Road in Portsmouth, now in its 85th year as an independent collision repair shop.  (Photo credit: Paul Briand)


In January 1932, Herbert Hoover was president of the United States, the average cost of a new car was about $600, and Ben Berounsky established the roots of an auto body repair shop on Rogers Street.

Friday, 10 March 2017 22:00

Collision Repair, Body Shop Opens in Carver

Written by Kathryn Gallerani, Wicked Local Carver

Crossroads Collision Center Carver
Crossroads Collision Center & Auto Repair owners Chris Sprague and Jen Garneau welcome new customers to their business at 78 West Main Street. (Photo credit: Wicked Local Photo/Kathryn Gallerani)

 

At Crossroads Collision Center & Auto Repair in Carver, MA, they specialize in collision repair but work on all makes and models of cars.

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