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
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.
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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.
A Providence man accused of a murder at an auto body shop will go before a judge on December 20.
A Maryland woman paid extra for a dent-and-ding policy for her brand new car, but when she needed to cash in on it, her claim was denied.
A Manchester, N.H. auto shop gave back to Veterans by making several car repairs at no charge.
A West Springfield family found 'Go Home' keyed into their car in mid November.
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A local family turned to Western Mass News for help after they said that they were victims of a hate crime.
The Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission cleared Braddock Hills Borough Councilman Robert Henkel on December 1 of conflict-of-interest accusations in voting for and signing checks paid to his brother’s auto body shop for work on borough vehicles.
H&V Collision Center, the largest independent and family-owned collision repair company in the Capital Region, is joining with the Marine Corps to collect for Toys for Tots at all H&V locations in upstate New York.