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Glenn Josephides Veteran Collision 1


Glenn Josephides’ mantra is “Life is a learning lesson. If you don’t learn something during the day, the day was wasted.”

Captial Region BOCES Nijuan West
Nijuan West (right) and Kumar Sukhnandan (left), both of Schenectady, prepare the fender for sanding.


For their latest project, Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) students will be restoring a car that is at least twice as old as they are.

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. 

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.

Northeast Trade Show logo


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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