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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.

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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.

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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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An auto body storage building goes up in flames in Cambridge, Maryland.

Alan’s Collision Center, an independent, single-owner Philadelphia auto body repair business, recently announced renewal of its Mercedes-Benz certification with an investment of $80,000 for required equipment and technical training to meet rigorous Mercedes-Benz collision repair standards.

Eleven vehicles had swastikas and other graffiti spray-painted on them over the weekend of February 26 in Orchard Park, NY.

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THE FOLLOWING ARTICLE IS A CONSUMER-ORIENTED STORY that is reprinted here so that Collision Professionals are more aware of activities and reports in the general media about Collision Repair. We do not endorse or critique any such services. ---Autobody News


In Greenwich, CT, where people rush around and busy parking lots can feel like treacherous games of musical chairs with cars, dings and dents are inevitable.