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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

Friday, 01 May 2020 21:50

DE State Farm Agents Unite to Donate

State Farm agents in Delaware are finding ways to help their neighbors.

On April 30, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will receive a donation of 50,000 face masks provided by franchise new car dealers in The Bronx, working in partnership with the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association (GNYADA.)

Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on April 28 outlined additional guidelines for the phased plan to re-open the state on a regional basis. 

Tuesday, 28 April 2020 00:47

NY-Based Industry Pioneer Dies at Age 95

Al Porcelli, a collision repair industry leader and educator and the founder and longest-serving official of the Auto Body Craftsmen’s Guild, died April 7 from conditions associated with a long life. He was 95.

A group of six Northeast states---Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island---on April 20 jointly announced a council formed by representatives of each to come up with a plan to reopen their economies as the coronavirus crisis starts to ebb in the weeks to come.

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced new details in his plan to reopen the state economy shut down by the coronavirus outbreak.