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Firefighters responded to a fire at a Kennedy Boulevard auto body shop in Jersey City on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016.


Jersey City firefighters responded to a one-alarm fire at a commercial auto body shop on Kennedy Boulevard near Morton Place just after 3:15 p.m. on September 21, Jersey City Spokeswoman Jennifer Morrill said.

Thursday, 13 October 2016 21:15

Police Use Stun Gun on Burglary Suspect in Robinson Township

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ROBINSON TOWNSHIP, PA--Police used a stun gun on a burglary suspect in Robinson Township, investigators told Channel 11’s Lori Houy.

Pro Spot International’s Innovative Solutions and Technology recently helped sponsor the inaugural golf tournament benefiting the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF), presented by I-CAR Greater Philadelphia Committee on September 15 at the Paxon Hollow Country Club in Media, PA.

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The Suffolk County Police Department's Arson Squad is investigating a fire at a Suffolk County auto body shop on the night of October 1st that left two firefighters with minor injuries.

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The former Ben's Auto Body could be the site of a new Wawa convenience store and gas station near the intersection of North Easton Road and state Route 313 in Buckingham.
Photo Credit: Chris Ullery


A Wawa convenience store and 12-pump gas station might be coming to the site of the former Ben's Auto Body near Route 313 and North Easton Road.


Flanked by store managers and an official welcoming committee, Johnston Mayor Joseph Polisena prepares to cut the ribbon during the grand opening of O’Reilly’s Auto Parts.

Photo credit: Sun Rise Photo by Pete Fontaine


Johnston’s West End has again landed on the national corporate map.

Monday, 03 October 2016 19:59

Snapshot: Vehicle Donation

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Capital Region BOCES CTE’s Dr. Valerie Kelsey and Executive Principal Denise Capece stand in front of the vehicle with Winifred Maloney (center), handing over the title to the 1997 Lincoln Town Car Gold Edition.


It had its glory days cruising the streets of the Capital Region, and now, a 1997 Lincoln Town Car Gold Edition will find a new purpose: educating the region’s youth.

Barry's Auto Body in Staten Island is hosting a scooter giveaway contest to celebrate more than three decades in the automotive industry.


Shawsheen Valley Tech senior Maren Williams, of Tewksbury, works on a 1967 Corvette that she is helping to restore during her co-op at The Bowtie Shop in Billerica. (LOWELL SUN / JOHN LOVE)


BILLERICA -- It seems that a lot of people are jealous of Maren Williams. Her classmates at Shawsheen Valley Technical High School are envious; her teacher wishes he once had the same opportunity.

Many independent collision repair facilities struggle with receiving proper compensation from insurance companies for repairs completed on vehicles, but Mike Parker, president of Parker’s Classic Auto Works Inc. in Rutland, VT, has been very successful in recovering these losses through assignment of proceeds lawsuits.