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On Thursday, June 8, the Greater Philadelphia-area I-CAR committee held its second annual fundraiser at the Scotland Run Golf Club, in Williamstown, NJ, to benefit the Collision Repair Education Foundation and local collision repair school programs. 

Thursday, 31 August 2017 17:13

Patterson Body Shop Comes to the Aid of Putnam SPCA

Written by Eric Gross, Putnam County Courier

The Putnam SPCA in Putnam, NY, recently purchased a used 2008 Ford Crown Victoria to replace its former 2004 Ford patrol car with more than 185,000 miles on its odometer.

Wednesday, 30 August 2017 18:17

CARSTAR Opens First Location in New York City

CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts, North America’s largest Multi-Shop Operator Network of independently owned collision repair facilities, announced the opening of its first two locations to serve New York City drivers.

Thursday, 24 August 2017 17:44

New Director Seeks to Alter Perception of Career and Technology Center

Written by Justin Strawser, The Daily Item

The new director of the Northumberland County Career and Technology Center (NCCTC) in Coal Township, PA, has a big vision for the school.

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Vehicles for Change, a nonprofit organization that addresses transportation issues, is looking for low-income, working Massachusetts residents in need of reliable transportation.

Friday, 18 August 2017 18:49

Service King Adds 17th PA Location

Service King Collision Repair Centers announced it has added its 17th Pennsylvania location after completing a deal to partner with Abernethy’s Auto Body located in Avondale, just 40 miles southwest of Philadelphia.

Monday, 14 August 2017 15:59

Man Charged with Stealing Tires, Rims from Watertown Auto Body Shop

Written by Alex Ceneviva, Staff

A Waterbury man was arrested August 7 after allegedly stealing tires and rims from a car at an auto body shop in Watertown, CT, then trying to sell them online.

A customized 1951 Ford wearing a gleaming PPG finish stole the show and drove off with the coveted Winfield Award for automotive excellence at the recent 18th annual PPG Syracuse Nationals held July 14–16 at the New York State Fairgrounds. Owned by Bruce Leven of Auburn, WA, built by Craig Wick and the team at Wicked Fabrication and painted by John Byers, Byers Custom—both also from Auburn—the dazzling Ford drew the approval of the crowd when the award was announced.

Thursday, 03 August 2017 21:24

Auto Body Shop Owner Indicted on Charges He Stole Porsche

Written by Heather Yakin, Times Herald-Record

A grand jury has indicted a New Windsor, NY, auto body shop owner on charges he stole a 1978 Porsche 911 and falsified paperwork to cover the crime and claim the car for his own.

On July 10, members of the New York State Auto Collision Technicians Association (NYSACTA) wrote to the Department of Financial Services to outline their position on photo appraisals and certain insurers' positions on initial inspections.

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