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Friday, 08 December 2017 23:26

Work on Car Dealership Draws Complaints in N. Strabane, PA

Written by Gideon Bradshaw, Observer-Reporter

Several neighbors of a site in North Strabane Township, PA, where construction on a new car dealership is underway, showed up at a meeting with questions and concerns Nov. 28.

In November, New York's Second Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the decision of a lower court, ruling that Nick's Garage in Syracuse, NY, had presented sufficient evidence to defeat summary judgment as it related to its allegations against Nationwide and Progressive in two separate cases. 

Icahn Automotive Group announced that one of New York City’s leading auto parts suppliers for the past 37 years---BS&F Auto Parts, and its team--- are now part of the Icahn Automotive Group.

H&V Collision Center, the largest independently owned collision repair business in the Capital Region of NY, announced that it has been certified by The Ford Motor Company to repair F-150 aluminum-bodied pickup trucks. 

Wednesday, 06 December 2017 21:41

Improvements Emerge at Holyoke's Dean Technical High School in MA

Written by Mike Plaisance, Mass Live

The sign at Dean Technical High School facing Main Street read, "97 percent attendance keep coming."

According to a recent press release, local auto body shop North State Custom sued Celebrity Auto of Westchester, NY, (DBA Mercedes Benz of Goldens Bridge) for $11.5 million, alleging that Celebrity was an unauthorized repair shop and otherwise engaged in unlawful activity. 

The Ulster BOCES Auto Collision Technology program recently received a grant from the I-CAR Collision Repair Education Foundation. 

Monday, 04 December 2017 22:18

Vandals Strike Decorations Outside Westfield, MA, Auto Body Shop

Written by Amanda Keane & Ryan Trowbridge, Western Mass News

It's a staple in the Westfield, MA, community---the Cloots Auto Body truck.

Monday, 04 December 2017 19:43

Greene CTC Students Paint Donated Police Cruiser in PA

Written by Trista Thurston, Observer-Reporter

Greene County Regional police were thrilled to receive a donated DARE car to add to their fleet. 

Junior and senior students in Brian McDonnell’s auto body repair classes at the Coopers Education Center in Painted Post, NY, received new uniforms, thanks to a generous donation. 

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