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Northeastern News

1HomePageMap small ne 0816Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Connecticut, Maryland, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine

New coronavirus cases across New York dipped to pre-shutdown levels, adding fuel to accelerating efforts to reopen New York City, Hudson Valley and Long Island next week, said Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf extended the state’s disaster declaration for COVID-19 another 90 days as legislation pends to terminate the order and curtail his authority over economic activity across the state. 

A Chester, NY, auto body shop owner says he’s facing death threats after racist remarks and provocative photos were posted to his social media accounts about the killing of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced May 28 he would sign an executive order that gives private businesses the right to deny entrance to anyone who does not wear a face mask.

A Jersey Shore used car dealer tried to sell desperately-needed personal protective equipment to New York City officials at a 400% markup as part of a $45 million COVID-19 price-gouging scheme, federal authorities charged.

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently issued an opinion providing helpful language policyholders and their counsel will likely cite in support of arguments for insurance covering business interruption losses related to the COVID-19 pandemic.