Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Connecticut, Maryland, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine
John Constantino, vice president and office manager for Clove Auto Body, Port Richmond, is being honored with a Louis R. Miller Award. (Photo courtesy of the Chamber of Commerce/Steve White)
In 1994, John Constantino left behind a career on Wall Street and returned to Staten Island to take over the family business after the premature death of his father. In the process, he also became an active leader and supportive colleague to other Staten Island business owners.
2-Alarm Fire Burns through Auto Body Shop in Piscataway (Photo credit: John Michael Romano)
A two alarm fire broke out in the Able Auto Body shop on New Market Road in Piscataway, NJ at about 7:30 pm on January 9.
Hazleton, PA police are asking the public for help as they track down a man who illegally dumped waste in November.
Billy Walkowiak, president and founder of Collison Safety Consultants, has announced the opening of his fourth associate location, which will be the company’s fifth location in total.
A police chase started in East Rutherford and ended in New York. (Credit: Suffern Police Department)
An ex-con arrested after damaging three police cars in a stolen tow truck during a chase up Route 17 on January 2 had been freed after Hackensack police said he stole a car on New Year's Eve and a tomahawk from a famed statue at the public library nine days earlier, Daily Voice has learned.
(From L to R) Town Councilman Don Fischer, County Legislator Peggy Woodard, Town Supervisor Mike Edwards, Carubba Collision Corp. President Joe Carubba and Carubba Collision General Mgr. Yves Pierre–Louis
Joseph Carubba, president and CEO of Carubba Collision Corp., along with Town of Horseheads Supervisor Michael W. Edwards held the Official Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at their new Chemung County, New York, Carubba Collision shop, located at 131 Philo W Rd. in Horseheads, NY.
The remnants of Ridge Road Car Care on Ridge Road in Queensbury, as seen last year.
Photo credit: The Post Star
The Ridge Road property that includes the charred remnants of an auto body shop has been sold for the second time in two months, and the new owner has met with town officials in recent weeks to discuss a cleanup of the site.
Michael Patenaude, PPG regional sales manager, accepts the Sponsor of the Year award from SCC chapter director Cheryl LaPrade.
The New Hampshire chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities (SCC) honored PPG by naming it the organization’s Sponsor of the Year for 2016.
H&V Collision Center, the largest independent and family-owned collision repair company in the Capital Region, was recently recognized by Rensselaer County and the City of Troy for donations to veteran causes.
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A deserving mother was surprised with a newly refurbished car on December 24.
L to R: Shop Owner Danny Prokopis and Arthur Travaglini
WEST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — When Arthur Travaglini contacted News 8 in Connecticut he said his Christmas was ruined but now it appears his faith is restored. And so may be his car which he says was damaged by a snow plow during the December 17 storm.
Many collision repair industry professionals have taken up arms in reaction to State Farm's decision to lower labor rates in parts of NJ and NY, but amidst the outrage, a very recognizable voice is strangely absent. Industry advocate Larry Montanez of P & L Consultants has taken a different stance on this situation as he appeals to the industry to consider a logical approach.
Ulster BOCES Auto Collision Technology student Dachell Irizarry Garcia of Wallkill High School paints lockers for Drill instructors at the upcoming Ulster County Law Enforcement Group’s Police Basic Training course.
Drill instructors at the upcoming Ulster County Law Enforcement Group’s Police Basic Training Course in NY will have refurbished lockers, thanks to Ulster BOCES Auto Collision Technology students.